At least two local school districts will be holding trustees elections this fall. Candidate filing for a place on the school board is now open in Cumby and North Hopkins school districts.
Cumby Independent School District will have three places to be determined in the Nov. 5 election. All three are full three-year seats on the board. Currently, Jason Hudson, Tony Aguilar and Jody Jarvis are serving in those positions.
Aguilar is seeking a fourth full-term on the board; he was first appointed in March of 2013, then was elected in 2013 and 2016. Jarvis has been reelected and served consecutively on the board since May of 2013. Hudson was first reelected to Cumby ISD Board of Trustees in May of 2001 and has continued to be reelected and served consecutively since them.
Candidates may file for a place on the ballot for the Cumby ISD Board of Trustees election during regular office hours, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Thursday, with filing extended from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 19, the final day of filing. Applications may be picked up in person and returned, either by mail or in person, to Cumby ISD Central Administration Office, 303 Sayle St. in Cumby.
North Hopkins ISD
North Hopkins ISD also will hold a Nov. 5 trustees election for three full three-year term seats on the school board. Currently, Charlie Vaughn and Vicki Ferrell finishing out a full term on the board. Robert McPherson was appointed to fill out the term of Jim Westbrook; that term ends this year and the seat is up for election in November as well.
Candidate filing is open and will continue through Aug. 19 for the NHISD Board of Trustees Election. Candidates may pick up applications at the main school office during business hours through Aug. 19, when closing ends at 5 p.m.