2:50 Board Member Term of Office

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

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.

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)

First Reading: July 2012

Adopted: October 2012