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Becoming a Board Member

Onalaska School Board members are elected in accordance with Wisconsin Statute 120.06.  Elections are held in April each year.  Members are elected for a three year term. Citizens interested in running for the Board need to circulate nomination papers (after December 1, 2023) and file the campaign registration statement and declaration of candidacy no later than 5:00 p.m. January 2, 2024. Forms should be returned to the District Office at 237 2nd Ave S. 

There are three seats open for the April 2024 election; all are three year terms. Members whose terms expire in April 2024 are: Tesia Marshik, Aaron McDonald, and Mark Cassellius.

The following incumbent Board of Education member(s) whose term of office expires in April 2024 and whose seat will be contested at the 2024 spring election have filed a Notification of Non-Candidacy, as provided under section 120.06(6)(b)3 of the state statutes:
Currently none 

By filing the Notification of Non-Candidacy, the incumbent(s) listed above have given advance notice that they do not presently intend to be a candidate for reelection to their office. 

To file to be a candidate in a regular election, you must complete the forms linked below

CF-1 Campaign Registration Statement
EL-162SD - Declaration of Candidacy - School Board Candidates
EL-169 - Nomination Papers (100-200 Signatures Required)
2024 Guide for Candidates