Board Elections

Announcements

  • NOTICE OF TRUSTEE ELECTION

     

    Fort Bend Independent School District will conduct an Election for Trustees Position 1, 4, & 5 in the fall. The election has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and related public health concerns. The election will not be held on May 2, 2020. The postponement was possible following Governor Abbott’s  suspension of sections of the election code. Fort Bend ISD elections are conducted pursuant to a Joint Election Agreement with Fort Bend County, which selects the location of early voting and Election Day voting centers.

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Election Information

  • Your Board of Trustees, comprised of seven local citizens, provides an important public service to the Fort Bend community and serves without compensation. In accordance with the Texas Elections Code, Fort Bend ISD calls Board elections for the first Saturday in May of each year. Vacancies occurring after the election are filled by appointment until the next election is conducted.

     

    Specific information on upcoming elections, including the election calendar and filing deadlines, will be posted to this page as it becomes available.  General information and statutory requirements regarding elections are available in Board policy: BBA (Legal), BBB (Legal) and BBB (Local)

     

    Current Officers of the Board of Trustees

    President:  Jason Burdine  Vice President: Addie Heyliger  Secretary:   Dave Rosenthal     After canvass of each election, the Board elects a president, vice-president and secretary to serve a one-year term. The Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees consists of seven members.  Board members shall be elected for three–year terms, with elections conducted annually.  Election of Board members shall be by position.

     

    Trustees are elected to three-year terms on a rotating basis. Two are elected each year, one from each side of the district (Position 1, 2 and 3 on the West, and Positions 5, 6 and 7 on the East). Also, every third year, the “at large” Position 4, is elected.


    The seven Board of Trustees members are voted on by all residents of the district, and represent all residents of the District.
     
     
    Eligibility and Filing for Candidacy

    To be eligible to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to, the office of school board member, a person must: 1. Be a United States citizen. 2. Be 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election or on the date of appointment, as applicable. 3. Have not been determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be totally mentally incapacitated or partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote. 4. Have not been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities. 5. Have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the territory from which the office is elected for six months immediately preceding the filing date. Election Code 1.020, 141.001(a); Gov’t Code 601.009; Brown v. Patterson, 609 S.W.2d 287 (Tex. Civ. App.—Dallas 1980, no writ); Tex. Const. Art. XVI, Sec. 14 

      Applications filed are public records and can be reviewed upon request.

      Contact:  Gary Rosier  Executive Assistant to the Board of Trustees  281-634-1008

     

    Fort Bend Independent School District
    6431 Lexington Blvd.  Sugar Land, TX 77479  
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