INCUMBENTS FACE CHALLENGERS
DISTRICT 5 SCHOOL BOARD
GARY UBBEN VAN SHAVER
SEAT A SEAT B
|DISTRICT 5 SEAT A||Brian Brown||3/19/2012||3/19/2012||3/19/2012|
|Gary Ubben - INCUMBENT||2/6/2012||3/30/2012||3/30/2012|
|Freddie E. Walker||2/15/2012||2/27/2012||2/27/2012|
|DISTRICT 5 SEAT B||Van Shaver - INCUMBENT||2/6/2012||3/2/2012||3/2/2012|
County Board of Education & Qualifications
School board members in each county are required to be elected by the people from districts of substantially equal population.
Board members must be elected to staggered four-year terms, and may succeed themselves.
Board members in special school districts may serve different terms of office established by private act but must be popularly elected on a staggered term basis. T.C.A. § 49-2-201.
Boards of education may have "no more members than the number of members authorized by general law or private act for boards of education in existence on January 1, 1992, or the number of members actually serving on a board on January 1,1993," or the General Assembly, by private act, may establish the membership of particular school boards at any number not less than three nor more than eleven. T.C.A. § 49-2-201.
Members of the board of education must be residents and voters of the county in which they are elected, and, except in a few counties, must possess a high school degree or G.E.D.
Members of the county legislative body and other county officials are not eligible for election to the board of education. T.C.A. § 49-2-202(a).
Members of the board of education are not eligible for election as teacher or any other paid position under the board. T.C.A. § 49-2-203(a)(1)(D).
SOURCE: COUNTY TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE SERVICE (CTAS)
Family Ties Run Deep in Loudon County Politics
BOE members Van Shaver and Dr. Gary Ubben attend April Commission meeting; Yarbrough was absent.
Political Quiz -- While personalities differ with the two, what one thing do both school board members have in common?
0Answer: Van Shaver's son, Austin, and Gary Ubben's spouse, Sharon Yarbrough, both serve on Loudon County Commission.
Commissioner Austin Shaver (L) & Commissioner Sharon Yarbrough (L) - March meeting
DISTRICT 5 SEAT B
D-5 B BOE Van Shaver talks while challenger Jeremy Buckles (blue shirt) listens at April Commission meeting.
DISTRICT 5 SEAT A
D-5 A BOE Gary Ubben (L) & Craig Simon (R) - Simon is running un-opposed for D-7 Tellico Village seat
Teresa Karimian (L) -- Brian Brown (M) -- Freddie Gene Walker (R) listen - April 12TH BOE meeting
Van Shaver Seat B & Brian Brown Seat A challenger talk after meeting