It is anticipated there will be a vacancy on the Galena USD #120 Board of Education following the April 6, 2021 election.     

Under Illinois law, when vacancies occur on School Boards, the remaining members of the School Board must fill the vacancy within 60 days of the vacancy notice.  The legal requirements to serve on a public School Board are:  a United States citizen; at least eighteen years of age; a resident of Illinois and the Galena School District for at least one year; and must be a registered voter. 

The Board of Education is accepting applications to fill the anticipated vacancy.  In accordance with Board policy, the appointed candidate would fill the vacant seat until the April, 2023 election.  In order to be considered for the anticipated School Board vacancy, interested parties should complete the Board Member Application (which is available on the district website:, and forward the Application and a resume to  Applications will be accepted through Friday, April 23, 2021.   The anticipated position will be filled at the May regular Board meeting.

Application (PDF version)

Application (MS Word version)