The board of education shall consist of five (5) members. The term of office shall be five (5) years and will commence on the first regular, special or emergency school board meeting after the annual school election and after the member has been certified as elected. The offices of the members are designated by the numbers one (1) through five (5) consecutively, and each year the term of one of the offices expires. New members will be given the oath of office in the first regular, special or emergency meeting after their term begins.
A person appointed to fill a vacancy in the first half of the term of office will serve until the next succeeding election, when the office will be placed on the ballot for the balance of the unexpired term. Vacancies filled by appointment following delivery of the resolution calling for regular elections to the secretary of the county election board will be filled until the regular elections the following year. A person appointed to fill a vacancy after the first half of the term of office for the board position will serve for the balance of the unexpired term. Persons elected to fill unexpired terms will begin those terms at the next regular meeting of the board following the election. Revised: August 10, 1992