Lubbock ISD Board of Trustees Seeks Applicants For District 5 Seat After Resignation
The Lubbock Independent School District Board of Trustees is down one member after District 5 trustee, Scot Mayfield resigned last Thursday. Mayfield served on the Lubbock ISD Board of Trustees since elected in 2016.
The Lubbock ISD Board of Trustees is now accepting applications to fill the District 5 Trustee position. Trustees will interview candidates and appoint a new trustee that will serve the last two years of Mayfield's term. The next school board election is in May of 2024.
According to KAMC, those interested in serving have until July 15, 2022 to submit letters of interest and resume.
Interested applicants should send an email describing their interest in the position and a resume to trustee.district5@LubbockISD.org, or deliver a letter of interest and resume to the Superintendent’s Office at Lubbock ISD Central Office, 1629 19th St. Letters of interest and resumes must be received by 5 p.m. on July 15, 2022 to be considered.
What are the qualifications to be on the Lubbock ISD Board of Trustees you ask? Well, you must be a United States citizen. Be 18 years or older on the day your term begins among other qualifications according to Lubbock ISD.
- Be a United States citizen.
- Be 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term.
- Have not been determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be totally mentally incapacitated or partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote.
- Have not been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities.
- Have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the territory from which the office is elected for six months prior to the date the appointment is made.
- Be registered to vote in the territory from which the office is elected on the date the appointment is made.
You can find the full list of qualifications and a map of District 5 here.