Board of Education Elections
The Hinsdale Township High School District 86 Board of Education consists of seven members elected to serve a term of four years. Board Member's terms are staggered so there are three or four seats contested at each biennial election. Current D86 Board of Education Members and their term in office is available here: https://d86.hinsdale86.org/domain/250
As outlined in Board of Education Policy 2:10 School District Governance, the Board's powers and duties include the authority to adopt, enforce, and monitor all policies for the management and governance of the District's schools. The District 86 Board of Education Policy Manual is available here: https://d86.hinsdale86.org/policy
Beginning in January 2018, a group of students, teachers, parents, administrators, and two Board members began working on creating a strategic plan for the District. May 17, 2018 representatives of this group presented the strategic plan to the Board of Education. On May 21, 2018, the Board of Education adopted the District 86 Strategic Plan: https://d86.hinsdale86.org/domain/383
As detailed in Board of Education Policy 2:30 School District Elections, School Board elections are held at the Consolidated General Election on the first Tuesday in April of each odd-numbered year. If that date conflicts with Passover, the election moves to the second Tuesday. The canvass of votes is conducted by the election authority within 21 days after the election. Hinsdale Township High School District 86 is located in DuPage and Cook Counties and falls within the election authority of the DuPage County Clerk: https://www.dupageco.org/election/
Vacancies caused by death or resignation are filled by appointment by the remaining board members until the next election.