Prospective School Board Members

  • In accordance with Executive Order 202.26, the annual Budget Vote and Board of Education Election will be delayed to Tuesday, June 9, 2020. All voting will be by absentee ballots (no in-person voting) which are to be provided to voters. Visit for more information on the proposed budget and the vote.

    The deadline for Board of Education candidate nominations is now May 11, 2020 (30 days prior to the vote). The minimum threshold of signatures requirement has been eliminated, though candidates must meet other requirements necessary to be placed on the ballot including any applicable residency and age requirements. Candidates will be listed on the ballot in alphabetical order.

    If you are interested in running for a Board of Education seat in the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Union Free School District, please complete and return the Nominating Petition to District Clerk Gina Santa Maria, 1500 Colvin Blvd., Buffalo, NY 14223 by 5 p.m. Friday, May 11, 2020. Candidates are also asked to provide a biographical summary and photograph. You may contact the District Clerk's Office at 874-8400 ext. 20342 or

    On Saturday, April 4, 2020, the Erie County Association of School Boards will conduct a free workshop for prospective school board members. Click here for more information on the Prospective School Board Member Workshop.

    Additional information from the New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA) on becoming a Board of Education member can be found at the following links: