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Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year!! ******Grape Creek ISD will be providing required school supplies for ALL students this year!!******

Our School Board

GCISD Board Election to be Held May 1, 2021
Candidates for Board Announced
 
Mark your calendars for May 1, 2021 and come to one of the polling locations listed in our elections announcement to cast your votes for up to four (4) candidates running for a seat on your GCISD School Board.  Candidates will include (in the order they will be placed on the ballot, determined by drawing):
 
Jeff Lashley
Rebecca (Becky) Buck*
Stephanie Tankersley
Fred Contreras*
Ronny Clayton
Aaron C. Flint*
Barton F. Gamble
Diane James*
 
(* Incumbent)
 
For additional information concerning what is on the ballot, voting details, and a roster of ballots returned by mail, please access the Tom Green County Elections Office at
 
Click on the link below to access the Election Notice with Polling Locations:
 
Diane James   
President diane.james@grapecreekisd.net 
Fred Contreras
Vice President fred.contreras@grapecreekisd.net 
Becky Buck
Secretary becky.buck@grapecreekisd.net 
Mike Diaz
Trustee mike.diaz@grapecreekisd.net 
Kacey Doucet
Trustee kacey.doucet@grapecreekisd.net 
Scott Stephens
Trustee scott.stephens@grapecreekisd.net 
Aaron Flint
Trustee  aaron.flint@grapecreekisd.net  
Angie Smetana       Superintendent  angie.smetana@grapecreekisd.net
Texas School Board CEU Requirements - Updated 2021:
 
Continuing Education Hours for all Board Members must be reported at the last regular board meeting prior to the Board Election.  The following was publicly reported at a regular-scheduled board meeting of the Grape Creek ISD held April 13, 2021.
 
Becky Buck - Met all Requirements
Fred Contreras - Met and Exceeded Requirements
Mike Diaz - Did not Meet Requirements - Lacks Child Abuse Prevention - 1 hr - Scheduled to Complete:  April 30, 2021
Kacey Doucet - Did not Meet Requirements - Lacks Cybersecurity - 1 hr; Child Abuse Prevention - 1 hr every 2 years; Student Outcomes - 3 hours every 2 years; 5 additional hours - Scheduled to Complete:  May 31, 2021.
Aaron Flint - New Board Member and Exempt from Requirements
Diane James - Met and Exceeded Requirements
Scott Stephens - Met all Requirements
 Grape Creek ISD Board of Trustees
The Grape Creek ISD Board of Education meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Monday of each month in the community room at the Administration Building, 8207 U.S. Hwy. 87 North.  The public is always invited to board meetings.  Audience participation at a board meeting is limited to the public comment portion of the meetings.  Persons who wish to make comments to the board shall sign up before the meeting begins, indicating the topic about which they wish to speak. Public comment may be made regarding items on or off of the agenda at regular board meetings, but is restricted to agenda items only at called or special meetings.

 

Regular meetings, special called meetings or public hearings are posted on the front door of the administration building at 8207 U.S. Hwy. 87 North, as well as on this website.

Regular Scheduled Board Meeting Dates
 
September 14, 2020
January 11, 2021 May 11, 2021
October 19, 2020 (moved to 19th)
February 16 2021
(moved to Feb. 16)
June 14, 2021
November 9, 2020 March 8, 2021
July 13, 2021
(moved from July 12)
December 14, 2020
April 13, 2021
(rescheduled to April 13, 2021)
August  9, 2021
 
 
Please consult the calendar below for details and dates concerning the May 1, 2021 GCISD School Board Elections.  The election will be held for four (4) seats on the board, all for full four-year terms.  Deadline to file for a place on the ballot is 5:00 pm Friday, Feb. 12, in the Grape Creek Administration office, located at 8207 US Hwy. 87 North.  For more information or answers to any questions, please contact:
 
     Teri Snowden
     Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent
     Grape Creek ISD
     8207 US Hwy 87 North
     San Angelo, TX. 76901
     PH:  325-658-7823, ext. 1000
     FX:  325-658-8719
 
School Board Candidate Terms

Our board members serve 4-year terms and elections are held in May on odd-numbered years.  The terms of Becky Buck, Fred Contreras, Diane James and Jimmy Hill will expire in May 2021.  The terms of Mike Diaz, Scott Stephens and Kacey Doucet will expire in May 2023. 

 
2019 School Board Elections Canceled
Unopposed Candidates Elected to Office
 
The May 2019 GCISD Board Elections were canceled due to all candidates running unopposed.  Mike Diaz, Scott Stephens, and Kacey Doucet ran unopposed in the General Election for full four-year terms.  All were sworn into office at the June 10, 2019 board meeting. 
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2017 School Board Elections Canceled
Unopposed Candidates Elected to Office
 
The May 2017 GCISD Board Elections were canceled due to all candidates running unopposed.   Becky Buck, Fred Contreras, Diane James, and Jimmy Hill ran unopposed in the General Election for full four-year terms.  Kacey Doucet was elected for the unexpired four-year term left vacant by Scott Smetana with two years remaining on the term. All were sworn into office at the June board meeting.  Tom Walker, current board president, chose not to run for re-election.
Grape Creek ISD adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operation than last year's tax rate.