2022-23 Candidates for the Springville-Griffith Institute CSD Board of Education

At the May 17, 2022 Annual School Budget Vote and Election of School Board members, there will be two (2) at-large vacancies created by the expiration on June 30, 2022 of the terms of Allison Duwe and Jenna Kellerman, and to fill one (1) vacancy created by the expiration on May 17, 2022 of the term of Tyler Sullivan, who was appointed to fill a vacancy that resulted from a Board member’s resignation. The two candidates receiving the highest vote totals will be elected to full three-year terms to commence July 1, 2022 and to expire June 30, 2025, and the candidate receiving the third-highest vote total will be elected to a term to commence May 18, 2022 and to expire June 30, 2024.

Candidates appear in the order in which they will appear on the ballot. (Click the arrow to learn more about each candidate.)

Audio from Meet the Candidates Night on May 11, 2022
(Note: Due to technical difficulties, only approximately 40 minutes of the forum is available.)

May 17 Budget Vote & School Board Election

Polls will be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Voters will be able to cast their ballot at THREE voting locations.

  • High School Library Media Center (Polling District #3)

    • 290 North Buffalo Street, Springville, N.Y.

  • Colden Elementary School (Polling District #2)

    • 8263 Boston-Colden Road, Colden, N.Y.

  • Collins Center Fire Hall (Polling District #1)

    • Main Street, Collins Center, N.Y.

You must register and/or vote at the polling location you are assigned to, which is based upon the location of your residence an which voting district your residence is located in.

Voter Registration Day

If you are currently not able to vote on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 without preregistration, Voter Registration Day is scheduled for Thursday, May 12, 2022 between the hours of 12 noon and 8:00 pm at the following locations:

  • High School Library Media Center (Polling District #3)

    • 290 North Buffalo Street, Springville, N.Y.

  • Colden Elementary School (Polling District #2)

    • 8263 Boston-Colden Road, Colden, N.Y.

  • Collins Center Fire Hall (Polling District #1)

    • Main Street, Collins Center, N.Y.

You must register at the polling location you are assigned to, which is based upon the location of your residence and which voting district your residence is located in. If you need information on which voting district your residence is located in, please contact the District Clerk at 716-592- 3230 or via email at ktucker@springvillegi.org.

Voter Eligibility

You may vote on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 without pre-registration on Thursday, May 12 if you are a registered voter with the school district. You are considered a registered voter with the school district if you have voted in at least one school vote since 2018. You are also eligible to vote without pre-registration if you are a registered voter with the Erie or Cattaraugus County Boards of Election and meet the residency requirements. You can check online to see if you are a registered voter with the Erie County Board of Elections by visiting their website at www.elections.erie.gov, click on the ‘Voter Lookup’ box--then proceed to enter the information requested. If you need additional assistance or information on whether or not you are already eligible to vote on Tuesday, May 17, without preregistering, contact the District Clerk at 716-592- 3230 or via email at ktucker@springvillegi.org.

Absentee Ballots

Absentee ballot applications are available from the District Clerk in the Superintendent’s Office at the SGI Middle School located at 267 Newman Street, Springville. Please contact the District Clerk at 716-592-3230 or via email at ktucker@springvillegi.org to request an application for an absentee ballot. Once your application is completed, returned to the District Clerk and verified that claimant is entitled to vote, ballots will be mailed or given to the applicant(s) in person if hand delivered. Please note that applications for absentee ballots must be received by the District Clerk at least 7 days before the vote (by Tuesday, May 10) if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or the day before the election (Monday, May 16) if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter. Individuals who are registered with the Erie County or Cattaraugus County Board of Elections as permanently disabled/confined or as a military absentee voter will automatically be mailed an absentee ballot.