A School Board member must be, on the date of election, a United States citizen at least 18 years of age, a resident of Illinois and the District for at least one year immediately preceding the election, and a registered voter.
Reasons making an individual ineligible for Board membership include holding an incompatible office and certain types of State or federal employment. A child sex offender, as defined in State law, is ineligible for School Board membership
LEGAL REF.: Ill. Constitution, Art. 2, ¶ 1; Art. 4, ¶ 2(e); Art. 6, ¶ 13(b).105 ILCS 5/10-3 and 5/10-10.
CROSS REF.: 2:30, 2:70
ADOPTED: October 4, 1999
REVISED: January 29, 2004; October 30, 2014