All five races are contested, and incumbents will be running to keep their seats in all five of them.
Here are the candidates who have filed to run in each race as well as what areas those districts cover. Each candidate is elected by voters within their district.
Coverage area: Northside/Northline, Independence Heights, Garden Oaks, Greater Heights,
• Matias Kopinsky
• Janette Garza Lindner
• Elizabeth Santos (incumbent)
Coverage area: University Place, Braeswood Place, city of Bellaire, Gulfton, Meyerland
• Caroline Walter
• Maria Benzon
• Sue Deigaard (incumbent)
Coverage area: Briarforest, parts of Eldridge/West Oaks, Braeburn and Sharpstown
• Gregory Degeyter
• Holly Flynn Vilaseca (incumbent)
• Kendall Baker
Coverage area: Greater Uptown, Upper Kirby, Afton Oaks/River Oaks, Lazybrook/Timbergrove, parts of Sharpstown, Montrose and Washington Corridor
• Dwight Jefferson
• Anne Sung (incumbent)
• Bridget Wade
• Mac Walker
Coverage area: Greater Fondren, Fondren Gardens, Central Southwest, South Acres, Crestmont Park, parts of Sunnyside
• Joshua Rosales
• Myrna Guidry (incumbent)
• Gerry Monroe
HISD board members serve staggered four-year terms with elections taking place every two years. The seats up for election in 2023 will cover districts II, III, IV and VIII, which are currently held by trustees Kathy Blueford-Daniels, Daniela Hernandez, Patricia Allen and Judith Cruz, respectively.
A map of each district's boundaries can be found here.
Look for more candidate information and future Q&A's in the Oct. 1 edition of Community Impact Newspaper and online at communityimpact.com/voter-guide.