2:50 Board Member Term of Office
The term of office for a Board of Education member begins within 7 days 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. 105 ILCS 5/10-16, and 5/10-16.5.
CROSS REF.: 2:30 (Board of Education Elections), 2:80 (Board Member Oath and Conduct), 2:210 (Organizational Board of Education Meeting)
ADOPTED: October 22, 2007
REVISED: May 26, 2015