2:50 Board Member Term of Office

School Board

Board Member Term of Office

The term of office for a School Board member begins immediately after both of the following occur:

  1. The election authority canvasses the votes and declares the winner(s); this occurs within 21 days after the consolidated election held on the first Tuesday in April in odd-numbered years.
  2. The successful candidate takes the oath of office as provided in Board policy 2:80, Board Member Oath and Conduct.
The term ends 4 years later when the successor assumes office.


LEGAL REF.: 10 ILCS 5/2A-1.1, 5/22-17, and 5/22-18.
105 ILCS 5/10-10, 5/10-16, and 5/10-16.5.
CROSS REF.: 2:30 (School District Elections), 2:80 (Board Member Oath and Conduct), 2:210 (Organizational School Board Meeting)