Board of Education Election

2019 Election

The next school board election will be held in November 2019. Information will be posted as it becomes available. 

Poudre School District (PSD) has established a director district plan of representation. All school directors are voted on at large (i.e. - eligible electors of the school district vote for one candidate from each director district). Four directors will be elected in the November 2019 election.

Directors with terms expiring in 2019 include:


Current Director


District A

DJ Anderson 

2019 (Appointed)

District B

Nate Donovan


District F

Rob Petterson


District G

Naomi Johnson

2019 (Appointed)


Serving as a PSD Board of Education Director is a volunteer position. Board of Education Directors serve four-year terms. Meetings are generally held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. The meeting on the second Tuesday is a full business meeting beginning with a dinner session usually beginning at 5:30 p.m. The meeting on the fourth Tuesday usually begins at 5:30 p.m. with a dinner session then a short business meeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by a work session. Traditionally, regular Board meetings are not held in the month of July. Board members also serve on one or more special committees that meet periodically throughout the school year.


Board member candidate qualifications

Pursuant to Colorado State Statutes, a candidate for the office of school director:

  • Shall be a registered elector of Poudre School District for at least 12 consecutive months prior to the election;
  • Shall be a resident of the director district for which he or she is a candidate at the time of filing the notice of intention and supporting petition; and
  • Shall not have been convicted of, plead guilty or nolo contendere to, or received a deferred judgment and sentence for a sexual offense against a child.

Please note that candidate qualifications will be verified through the records of the Larimer County Clerk and Recorder. Background checks will be conducted.

Throughout the election period, candidates are required to fulfill filing/reporting obligations. See the timeline (posted when available) and the Secretary of State’s office for details. (Note: Fulfilling state filling requirements are the sole responsibility of the candidate)


Individual candidate information

C.R.S. 22-31-107 provides that school districts with more than 1,000 students post in a prominent area on the school district’s official website, an image of the written notice of intention by each candidate for school district director and their candidate contact information. Click on the candidate name to view the written notice of intention which includes contact information. As required, candidates are listed in alphabetical order by surname under the director district they are a candidate for.

Contact Information

Board Secretary
Tessa Oppenheimer | 970.490.3607 |