Election Information

Greenville Public Schools is seeking candidates for the following vacancies for the board elections on the November 3, 2020 ballot:

  • Three (3) - Six (6) year terms

All Schools now hold their board elections in Even Year November Elections.  


A school board member must be, on the date of the election, an U.S. citizen; at least 18 years of age; a resident of Michigan for at least 30 days; a resident of the school district on or before the 30th day prior to the date of the election and a registered voter in the school district where he or she is a candidate.

Filing Deadline: 

The filing deadline is Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 4:00pm with the Montcalm County Clerk. Candidates may file petitions or pay a $100 nonrefundable filing fee. An Affidavit of Identity is required for every candidate and for those in districts with a population over 10,000 a Statement of Organization is also needed.  Withdrawal deadline elapses at 4:00pm on July 24, 2020.  

PDF DocumentMontcalm County School District Trustee Signature Requirements - 2020  

Petitions for the Board of Education Trustee Greenville Public Schools will be available in the Greenville Public Schools' Central Services Facility or Montcalm County Clerk’s office.  Due to COVID-19, all GPS buildings are currently closed to the public. The Montcalm County Clerk's office is open limited hours to process requests and accept candidate filings. For those needing to obtain a candidate packet or file for office, appointments can be made by emailing vitals@montcalm.us.

If you have questions, please call Kristen Millard, Montcalm County Clerk at 989.831.7339.



PDF Document2020 Candidate's Guide to School Board Elections from the Michigan School Board Association

PDF DocumentRoles and Responsibilities of a Board Member

PDF DocumentEight Traits of An Effective School Board

PDF DocumentMASB Goverance Standards of Effective School Boards