School Board Members
2018-2020 School Board Members are Left to Right: Superintendent Kelly Moore, Jody Day - President (Place 7), Todd Thornton (Place 6), Tim Turner - Secretary (Place 4), Kelly Chambliss (Place 1), Bennie Norris - Vice President (Place 5), Gregg Grubbs, Asst. Secretary (Place 3) and Justin Smith (Place 2)
About the Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees shall consisit of seven members elected to serve, without compensation, for overlapping terms of four years each. Elections are conducted in November on the November uniform election date. Three trustee positions will be up for election on November 3, 2020. Eligible residents, residing within district boundaries, considering running for school board can access a free online training course through the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) which explains the roles and responsibilities of the position. https://www.tasb.org/services/leadership-team-services/resources/for-board-candidates/candidate-training-video.aspx
Terms and Election Schedule
Board members shall be elected for four-year terms, with elections conducted biennially, as follows:
The election for places 1, 2, 4, and 5 shall be held in 2018, 2022, 2026, and in four-year intervals therealfter.
The election for places 3, 6, and 7 shall be held in 2020, 2024, 2028 and in four-year intervals thereafter.
Method of Voting
To be elected, a candidate must receive more votes that any other candidate for the place.
Candidate filing period to file application for place on the ballot is the 30th day before the filing deadline. The filing deadline for a general election is 5 p.m. on the 78th day before election day. Application forms can be picked up at the Union Grove ISD Administration office, 11220 Union Grove Rd., Gladewater, TX 75647. They can also be accessed with the attached links.
Candidate's Guide to Primary and General Elections
The Election Code designates the Secretary of State as the chief election officer of the State of Texas. In order to provide information n the electoral process to all Texans, his office has prepared this guide in the expectation that increased information will result in increased participation.
Click here to access information: (https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/candidates/guide/2020/index.shtml)
Policy BBA(LEGAL) (http://pol.tasb.org/Policy/Code/786?filter=BBA)
Important Election Dates: https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/voter/2020-important-election-dates.shtml
Deadline to Post Notice of Candidate Filing Deadline: Thursday, June 18, 2020
First day to file for place on the ballot: July 20, 2020
Last day to file for place on the ballot: August 17, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
Last day to Register to Vote: Monday, October 5, 2020
First day of Early Voting by personal appearance: Monday, October 19, 2020
Last Day to Apply for a Ballot by Mail: Friday, October 23, 2020
Last day of Early Voting by personal appearance: Friday, October 30, 2020
Election Date: Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Polling Location: Upshur County Courthouse 100 W Tyler, Gilmer TX 75644
Terri Woodfin (email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Administrative Assistant to Superintendent/Board
Union Grove ISD
Phone: (903) 845-5509
Fax: (903) 845-6178