Director Elections

The election process is as follows:

  1. Available seats for the next year will be determined by ASBSD in December.
  2. Member districts will be notified of open positions by at least Jan. 1.
  3. Candidates planning to run for an available seat in their region and enrollment category must submit an application and profile introducing them and their qualifications to ASBSD by Feb. 17.
  4. Submitted candidate profiles and ballots will be distributed by ASBSD in March to school districts in the region that will be represented on the Board of Directors. In the event only one candidate declares intention to run for the available seat, that individual will be considered elected.
  5. Ballots for contested elections must be received in the ASBSD office by 5 p.m. on May 13.
  6. Member districts and candidates will be notified of election results by June 1 by ASBSD. Ballots will be counted by ASBSD’s Executive Director, Legal Counsel and Board President or designee.
  7. Candidates elected to the Board of Directors will take office in August at ASBSD-SASD Convention.

Seats in the following regions and enrollment categories up for election in 2023 include:

Central region with enrollment 700-1,399

  • Chamberlain, Eagle Butte & Winner

Download and complete the Announcement of Candidacy form and return it to ASBSD by Friday, February 17.

Northeast region with enrollment 265 & Under

  • Arlington, Big Stone City, Doland, Estelline, Frederick Area, Henry, Hitchcock-Tulare, Iroquois, Lake Preston, Langford Area, Leola, Rosholt, Summit, Waubay, Waverly & Wilmot

Download and complete the Announcement of Candidacy form and return it to ASBSD by Friday, February 17.

Southeast region with enrollment 265 & Under

  • Armour, Avon, Canistota, Corsica-Stickney, Marion, Montrose, Mount Vernon, Sanborn Central, Scotland, Tripp-Delmont, White Lake & Woonsocket

Download and complete the Announcement of Candidacy form and return it to ASBSD by Friday, February 17.

Southeast region with enrollment 266-699

  • Alcester-Hudson, Andes Central, Baltic, Bon Homme, Bridgewater-Emery, Centerville, Chester Area, Colman-Egan, Elk Point-Jefferson, Ethan, Freeman, Garretson, Gayville-Volin, Hanson, Howard, Irene-Wakonda, Kimball, McCook Central, Menno, Oldahm-Ramon-Rutland, Parker, Parkston, Plankinton, Platte-Geddes, Viborg-Hurley & Wessington-Springs

Download and complete the Announcement of Candidacy form and return it to ASBSD by Friday, February 17.

Western region with enrollment 700-1,399

  • Belle Fourche, Custer, Hot Springs and Lead-Deadwood

Download and complete the Announcement of Candidacy form and return it to ASBSD by Friday, February 17.

Contact Executive Secretary Katie Mitchell-Boe via email at katie@asbsd.org or at 605-773-2502.