Due to the resignation of Mr. Michael Bryant on January 11, 2021, the District 303 School Board is now accepting applications to fill the seat in accordance with School Board Policy 2:70. Included on this page is information about the application process, qualifications of a school board member, and a timeline to fill the vacancy.

Candidate Interviews

At a Special School Board Meeting on Monday, February 22, 2021, the Board members will interview the following seven candidate finalists to fill the vacancy on the Board. The meeting will immediately follow the Business Services Committee meeting, but will not begin before 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be live streamed here.


Jeff Carpenter

Joseph Donaldson

Joseph Lackner

Jesse Mezera

Jennifer Schuh

Elizabeth Skubisz-Doren

Kelly Taylor


Candidate applications can be found at this link in BoardBook.

School Board Policies

Board Policy 2:40 - Board Member Qualifications 

Be a United States Citizen
Be at least 18-years old
Be a resident of Illinois and the District for at least one year immediately preceding the appointment
Be a registered voter
Not be a child sex offender

Board Policy 2:70 - Vacancies on the School Board - Filling Vacancies

The School Board has 60 days to accept applications and appoint a new School Board member. The appointed School Board member will serve on the School Board from the date of appointment until the consolidated election in 2023. 

Application Process

Qualified and interested community members should submit a resume and a letter explaining their interest in serving on the District 303 School Board by 3:00 p.m. on January 29, 2021. Please send both the resume and letter of interest to the attention of:


Christine Rachford

School Board Recording Secretary

District 303 Administration

201 S. 7th Street

St. Charles, IL 60174

christine.rachford@d303.org

Letters and Documentation