Board of Education Election 2023

The Board of Education is made up of seven district residents, who serve as volunteers. The board sets policy for the school district; policy which is put into action by the superintendent and his staff. Members are elected to office at the district vote and serve three-year terms. Terms are staggered so that two or three seats are open each year.

Interested parties should contact:
Jenna Lustig, District Clerk
[email protected]

View Candidate Biographies here (in same order as on ballot)
View Candidates' Night video here

Board of Education: 
Two seats available
Petition submission closed on April 17, 2023 @ 5 p.m.

West Irondequoit informational meeting for prospective candidates
Thursday, March 16 at District Office from 6:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

Monroe County School Boards Association Prospective School Board Candidate Seminar
Pre-registration required. Click here to download/open the registration document
Saturday, March 25, 2023 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Click here to visit a resource page by Monroe County School Boards for prospective candidates.
Candidate Qualifications
  1. Must be able to read and write.
  2. Must be qualified voter of the district, that is, a citizen of the United States, at least 18 years of age, and not deemed incompetent by a court. (Note: A convicted felon is barred from running for a seat on a school board, if his/her maximum prison sentence has not expired, or if he/she has not been pardoned or discharged from parole.)
  3. Must be and have been a resident of the district for a continuous and uninterrupted period of at least one year immediately before the election.
  4. May not have been removed from any school district office within the preceding year. 
  5. May not reside with another member of the same school board as a member of the same family. 
  6. May not be a current employee of the district.
  7. May not simultaneously hold another incompatible office. 
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