What is the Role of an Elected School Board Trustee?

What is the role of a Great Falls Public School Board Trustee?

A school board trustee is responsible for adopting and enforcing all policies related to management of Great Falls Public Schools. Their ultimate purpose is to ensure the policies and practices of the district support all students, individually and collectively, to have appropriate opportunities to achieve academic success.

This is a voluntary position. None of the trustees are compensated. Great Falls Public Schools has seven trustees.

Learn more here: https://www.gfps.k12.mt.us/domain/130

There are seven community members running for the three-year term open school board trustee position. There are three open positions for this election. The candidates are (in alpha order by last name):

Brian Cayko
Mark Finnicum
Gordon Johnson
Rodney Meyers
Michael Nagel
Nathan Reiff
Paige Turoski

There are five community members running for the one-year term school board trustee position. The candidates are (in alpha order by last name):

Brad Anderson
Russell Herring
Scott Jablonski
Caitlyn Nash
Amie Thompson

Ballots will be mailed out mid April and elections will be held May 3, 2022 at the fairgrounds. Your vote matters!

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