students and parents

The Board of Trustees consists of seven members serving terms of three years, with elections held annually.  The terms of one-third of the Board members, or as near to one-third as possible, expire each year. [Education Code 11.051(b), .059]

Election of Board members of the District shall be on the May uniform election date. [Election Code 41.001]

The next election of Mesquite ISD Board Members will take place on May 6, 2017.

The filing period runs from Wednesday, Jan. 18, through Friday, Feb. 17, 2017.  For more information about filing to run for the Board of Trustees, see Linda Samples in the Superintendent’s Office. She can be reached at (972) 882-7311 or

The following places will be on the May 6 ballot:

  • Place 3, currently held by Gary Bingham
  • Place 4, currently held by Greg Everett
  • Place 5, currently held by Robert Seward

All three incumbents have indicated they intend to run for another three-year term.


For more information about Board service and running for the board, click here to view an informative presentation.