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AMARILLO ISD SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION – Saturday, May 1, 2021

Amarillo Independent School District Board elections are held in odd numbered years on a Saturday in May. Board members are elected for four-year terms on a rotating basis. 

In 2021, there are four positions up for election on the Amarillo ISD seven-member Board of Trustees. These four positions are currently held by appointee Doyle Corder, Robin Malone, appointee Kayla Mendez and appointee David Nance. 

If you are interested in applying for a position on the School Board and meet the eligibility requirements listed below, you may complete an application for a place on the May ballot.  Applications may be filed during the following time period:

Filing Dates and Times:  January 13, 2021 – February 12, 2021 

Applications may be submitted in person to the Business Office (room 240) at the Rod Schroder Education Support Center, 7200 Interstate 40 West, Amarillo, TX, 79106.  Business Office hours are 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.  AISD is closed for holiday on Monday, January 18, 2021.  

Notarized applications may be mailed to: Amarillo ISD Business Office, 7200 Interstate 40 West Room 240, Amarillo, TX  79106

Notarized applications may be emailed to: Elections@amaisd.org

Notarized applications may be faxed to:  806-354-4292

Applications in person, by mail, email or fax MUST be received no later than 5 p.m. on February 12, 2021.

Cumulative Voting

AISD Board members are elected according to an at-large cumulative voting method. This means that each voter has a number of votes equal to the number of trustee positions up for election. Voters may cast their votes in any combination for the candidates. Since they are elected at-large, AISD Board members do not represent a certain geographical area of the District; rather, they each represent all students and all residents of Amarillo ISD.

Eligibility

To be eligible for school board service, you must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Have not been convicted of a felony charge.
  • Be a resident of Texas and the Amarillo Independent School District.
  • Be registered to vote.

For more information about school board elections and qualifications for school board members, see policy BBA(LEGAL)(Opens in a new window) or call the AISD Business Office at 806-326-1121.

For more information about serving as an Amarillo ISD School Board member, visit “About the School Board” on our Board page: click here (Opens in a new window).

 

Filing Information