Ahead of the upcoming school board election, Cy-Fair ISD is hosting a candidate forum Oct. 17 from 7-9 p.m. at the Berry Center theater, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. It will be streamed live on YouTube.

Candidates will have the chance to introduce themselves and answer questions submitted by local residents. Community Impact Houston Publisher Jason Culpepper is moderating the forum. Community members can submit questions for candidates here by noon Oct. 16.

A clear bag policy will also be in place for the event, according to district information.

On the ballot

Eleven candidates are running to fill four open seats. Q&As with each candidate are linked below.

Position 1
  • Todd LeCompte
  • Tonia Jaeggi
  • Cleveland Lane, Jr.
Position 2
  • Julie Hinaman
  • Ayse Indemaio
  • George Edwards, Jr.
Position 3
  • Leslie Martone
  • Michelle Fennick
  • Justin Ray
Position 4
  • Frances Ramirez Romero
  • Christine Kalmbach
Keep in mind

Early voting starts Oct. 23-Nov. 3, and Election Day is Nov. 7. Visit www.harrisvotes.com for more information on the election.