2017-2018 Board Members re-relected
On May 16, 2017, three unopposed incumbent members were re-elected to the Board of Education for three-year terms effective July 1, 2017:
Carol Harvin (524), Tom Mayo (516) and Bill Strang (520).
Qualifications for a School Board member
- Must be a United States Citizen
- Must be 18 years of age
- Must be a resident of the Troy School District for one year prior to May 16, 2017
- Must be a qualified voter in the Troy School District
- What All Prospective School Board Members Should Know.
Role of the Board
The Board of Education is comprised of nine citizens who are each elected to three-year terms. This is an unpaid position. The primary responsibilities of the Board are to establish district policies; develop an annual budget for public approval; and vote on the Superintendent’s recommendations on personnel matters and contracts. Other duties include setting goals to achieve academic achievement, ratifying collective bargaining agreements as well as hire and evaluate the Superintendent.
The Board’s responsibilities and duties are derived from the State Constitution, the laws of New York State and the rulings of the New York State Commissioner of Education.
Troy’s Board of Education meets on the first and third Wednesday each month, with additional meetings as needed.
School Board Election – Tuesday, May 16
New Poll Hours: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Locations: Schools 2, 12, 14, 16, 18 and CHS