School Board Elections

The Board of Trustees is comprised of seven community members who are elected by the general public to serve for a term of three years each. On a rotating basis, Board seats are filled during annual elections held on the first Saturday in May. Trustees provide service to the Chapel Hill community without financial compensation.  

Information for Candidates

What does a board member do?

Are you considering public service on your local school board? Running for your local school board can be an exciting and at times challenging experience. We can help you learn more about the job of a school board so you can make an informed decision about running. After you've reviewed the resources listed below, see TASB'S resources for new board members for more information about the school board members' duties.