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Board Filing Period Opens January 18

January 17, 2023

The window to file an application to be a Dripping Springs ISD Board of Trustees candidate for the May 2023 election is Jan. 18 through Feb. 17. Two seats will be up for re-election in 2023 – those currently held by Ron Jones and Barbara Stroud. DSISD trustees do not represent "places," but rather are at-large representatives.


An application form can be downloaded here. Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17:

  • In person to: DSISD Administration Building (510 W. Mercer St.)

  • By mail to: DSISD, attn: Sheila Lamb, PO Box 479, Dripping Springs, TX 78620

  • By email to:

  • By fax to: 512-858-3099

An informational School Board Candidate Academy will be held Feb. 13 at 5:00 p.m. in the DSISD Central Office Board Room. Superintendent Dr. Holly Morris-Kuentz will share information about the role and responsibilities of Board members, and answer questions. Attending the meeting does not commit an individual to running for a trustee seat; it is informational in nature. 

Board of Trustee candidates in Texas must meet the following qualifications:

  • Be a United States Citizen

  • Be 18 years of age or older

  • Not be mentally incapacitated (as defined in policy)

  • Have not been convicted of a felony (as defined in policy)

  • Be a resident of Texas continuously for 12 months immediately preceding the filing deadline

  • Be a resident of the district continuously for 6 months immediately preceding the filing deadline

  • Be a registered voter from the territory of the office sought

See Board Policy BBA Legal for details on the above qualifications and other specific requirements.