2:40 Board Member Qualifications

A School Board member must be, on the date of election or appointment, a United States citizen, at least 18 years of age, a resident of Illinois and the District for at least one year immediately preceding the election, and a registered voter.

Reasons making an individual ineligible for Board membership include holding an incompatible office and certain types of State or federal employment.  A child sex offender, as defined in State law, is ineligible for School Board membership.

Legal Ref.:

Ill. Constitution, Art. 2, § 1; Art. 4, § 2(e); Art. 6, § 13(b). 105 ILCS 5/10-3 and 5/10-10.

Cross Ref.:

2:30 (School Board Elections), 2:70 (Vacancies on the School Board - Filling Vacancies)

First Reading: July 2012

Adopted: October 2012