Here’s who has filed to run in McKinney ISD’s May 1 school board elections

The filing period for the MISD school board election is open through Feb. 12. (Community Impact staff)
The filing period for the MISD school board election is open through Feb. 12. (Community Impact staff)

The filing period for the MISD school board election is open through Feb. 12. (Community Impact staff)

Four McKinney ISD board of trustees seats are up for election this year: Places 1, 2, 3 and 7.

Filings to run for the school board opened Jan. 13. Eight people have filed paperwork to run:

  • Incumbent Maria McKinzie for Place 1

  • Larry Jagours for Place 1

  • Incumbent Philip Hassler for Place 2

  • Erwin Garcia for Place 3

  • Chad Green for Place 3

  • Francisco Javier “Harvey” Oaxaca for At-Large Place 7

  • Joy A. Booth At-Large Place 7

  • Joseph Brian "J.B." Franze for At-Large Place 7

Place 3 incumbent Kathi Livezey did not file for re-election, according to the district website as of 8 p.m. Feb. 12.

Board members in MISD serve two-year, staggered terms and are not subject to term limits. Candidates for places 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 are elected by voters who reside in that specific subdistrict. Places 6 and 7 are elected at-large by voters across the school district.

After elections are finalized and results are canvassed, the MISD school board trustees elect a president, vice president and secretary to one-year terms.

The candidate filing period for the May 1 election closed at 5 p.m. Feb. 12.

By Francesca D' Annunzio
Francesca D'Annunzio covers K-12 and higher education, development, planning and zoning, and transportation in Frisco and McKinney. She attended college at the University of Texas at Austin, where she reported for the Daily Texan and interned for the Austin Chronicle. When she's not reporting, she enjoys spending time outdoors and experimenting in the kitchen.


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