Potential Dripping Springs ISD board of trustees candidates can file an application for the May election until 5 p.m. Feb. 16. The filing window opened Jan. 17.

The gist

Three seats are up for election and are held by Mary Jane Hetrick, Shannon O’Connor and Stefani Reinold. DSISD trustees are at-large representatives.

An informational meeting on becoming a school board candidate will be held in the Center for Learning and Leadership, 300 Sportsplex Drive, Dripping Springs, on Feb. 8 at 5 p.m.

What else?

Candidates for a school board of trustees in Texas must meet the following qualifications:
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Be 18 years old or older
  • Have not been convicted of a felony
  • Be a resident of Texas continuously for 12 months immediately preceding the filing deadline
  • Be a resident of the district continuously for 6 months immediately preceding the filing deadline
  • Be a registered voter from the territory of the office sought
For more information, visit www.dsisdtx.us.