Candidates for Membership on the Board of Education


At the May 15, 2018 Annual School Budget Vote and Election of School Board Members, there will be two (2) at-large Board of Education vacancies on the ballot. The two candidates receiving the highest vote totals shall each be elected to a full three-year term to commence July 1, 2018 and expire June 30, 2021. The seats currently held by Tyler Sullivan and Daniel Miess expire June 30, 2018.

If you are interested in running for a seat on the S-GI Board of Education, a petition and informational packet will be available on this website shortly.

A free workshop provided by the Erie County Association of School Boards is available for anyone thinking about running for a board member seat.

Qualifications for School Board membership are:

  1. Must be a qualified voter of the school district.
  2. Must be able to read and write.
  3. Must be a resident of the district for at least one year prior to the election.
  4. Cannot be an employee of the Board of Education to which membership is sought.
  5. The only member of your family (that is, cannot be a member of the same household) on the Springville-Griffith Institute CSD Board.
  6. Not hold another incompatible public office.
  7. Have not been removed from a school district office within one (1) year preceding the date of appointment or election to the Board.

Prospective School Board Member Workshop