John Day 3 School Board Member, Zone 1

Employer / Organization

John Day 3 School District

Next Election

May 18, 2021

Filing Window

Feb 06, 2021 - Mar 18, 2021


School Board Members establish a shared vision for the schools that they represent which reflects a consensus of the board, community and district staff. The school board has a wide variety of additional responsibilities, such as adopting annual budgets and issuing interim financial reports, adopting the school calendar, negotiating contracts with employees (including the hiring of superintendents), approving curriculum materials and closing or constructing schools. Oregon school boards are often composed of 5 to 7 members, and the candidate must be a registered elector within the district for a minimum of 180 days prior to the election.

Application Guidelines
To file for this position follow these three steps. 1) Contact the elections office in the county that you reside in to verify that your address qualifies for the position and that you meet any other requirements. 2) Arrange to obtain the filing documents from the elections office, and double check with them filing paperwork submission dates. It is understood that first time or beginning candidates may need someone to review the paperwork with them, so it is useful to stop by the office in person during normal business hours, or arrange a time that you can speak with someone while picking up the filing papers. 3) Submit the filing papers and any other necessary documents to the city clerk/secretary during the filing window, which will be 101-61 days prior to the election. Candidacy filing papers can be acquired at and are submitted to the county elections, which can be found at this link:

Submit application to:
Grant County Supervisor of Elections, 201 S. Humbolt, Canyon City, OR, 97820, US