Board of Trustees
The next Board of Trustees election will be held on May 6, 2023 for two at-large positions. Information on this site will be updated as received.
2023 Application and Election Timeline
Application for Ballot Filing Starts – Wednesday, January 18, 2023 @ 8:00 a.m.
Application for Ballot Filing Ends – Friday, February 17, 2023 @ 5:00 p.m.
IF THE OFFICE IS CLOSED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, PLEASE FILE YOUR APPLICATION BALLOT BY EMAIL TO ELECTION@RUSKISD.NET. THIS MUST BE DONE BEFORE THE DEADLINE OF 5:00 PM ON FEBRUARY 17, 2023. A CANDIDATE APPLICATION MAY BE FILED IN PERSON, BY MAIL, OR BY EMAIL
In-Person: 203 E. Seventh Street, Rusk, Texas 75785
Mail: 203 E. Seventh Street, Rusk, Texas 75785 (Please be advised that an application must be notarized prior to filing via mail)
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (Please be advised that an application must be notarized prior to filing via email)
Fax: 903-683-2104 (Please be advised that an application must be notarized prior to filing via fax)
IF THE OFFICE IS CLOSED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21st PLEASE E-MAIL YOUR WRITE-IN CANDIDATE FILING APPLICATION TO ELECTION@RUSKISD.NET OR FAX TO 903-683-2104 (PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE APPLICATION MUST BE NOTARIZED PRIOR TO FILING VIA E-MAIL OR FAX BY FEBRUARY 21st AT 5:00 P.M.)
Last Day to Register to Vote – Thursday, April 6, 2023
Early Voting Starts – Monday, April 24, 2023
Last Day to apply for Ballot By Mail - Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Early Voting Ends – Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Election Day – Saturday, May 6, 2023
ONLINE SCHOOL BOARD TRUSTEE APPLICATION
President Jake Ocker
Vice President Martin Pepin
Secretary Montie Sunday
Member Nathan Acker
Member Teresa Phifer
Member Tracy Session
Member Oliver Sturns
Rusk ISD School Board
School Board Election
Members of the Board of Trustees are from left to right are Superintendent Grey Burton, Jake Ocker, Montie Sunday, Oliver Sturns, Martin Pepin, Teresa Phifer, Tracy Session, and Nathan Acker.
Board meetings are normally held the second Monday of each month at 6:00 PM at the Administrative Central Office located at 203 East 7th Street. Check the Board Calendar to verify a specific board meeting date.