Posted Date: 12/05/2017
Those interested in serving on the Enid Board of Education are encouraged to apply with the Garfield County Election Board by tomorrow’s 5 p.m. deadline. Seats up for election include: Office #4, Office #5 and an unexpired term for Office #3. See the Board Boundaries
The Garfield County Election Board is located at 903 Failing. Its office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The election is scheduled for February 13. If no candidate receives more than 50% of votes cast, then a run-off election will be held April 3. The offices are currently held by Trent Misak, Office #3; Willa Jo Fowler, Office #4; and Colin Abernathy, Office #5.
Qualifications for the positions include:
Once elected, members of the Board of Education are required to complete – within 15 months of election – at least 12 hours of instruction on education issues, including school finance, Oklahoma education laws and school board-related ethics, duties and responsibilities.
Those interested in filing are encouraged to contact Karl White, EPS Chief Financial Officer, by calling (580) 366-7000 or visiting 500 S. Independence. Information packets are available.