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Canyon ISD School Board Elections

Order to Canvass Votes for November 7, 2023

BBB(Local) Board Members: Elections

Membership: The Board shall consist of seven members.

Method of Election: Election of Board members shall be by place.

Method of Voting: Plurality – To be elected, a candidate must receive more votes than any other candidate for the place.

Election Date: General election of Board members shall be on the May uniform election date.

Terms and Election Schedule: Board members shall be elected for four-year terms, with elections conducted biennially, as follows:

      The election for places 1, 2, and 7 shall be held in 2019, 2023, 2027, and in four-year intervals thereafter.

      The election for places 3, 4, 5, and 6 shall be held in 2021, 2025, 2029, and in four-year intervals thereafter.

DATE ISSUED: 2/14/2018

Board Member Place Year Elected Term Expires

Mandi Palmer
*Place 1 was appointed Oct 2023 - A Special Election for remainder of the term in May 2025

1 2023* 2027
Katharyn Wiegand 2 2023 2027
Laurie Gilliland 7 2023 2027
Matt Parker 5 2021 2025
Jenni Winegarner 6 2021 2025
Casey Posey
*Place 3 was elected in a Special Election for the remainder of the term in May 2023
3 2023* 2025
Bill Jenkins 4 2021 2025


CISD Board Election Policy (Legal)

CISD Board Election Policy (Local)

CISD Board Member Eligibility and Qualifications (Legal)


Open Records Request Information


The seven members of the Canyon ISD Board of Trustees provide an important public service to the Canyon and Amarillo community and serve without compensation. The Board is the district’s policy-making body. Elected by voters residing within the Canyon ISD boundaries, the Board functions in accordance with state and federal statutes. The overall purpose of the Board is to set the direction for the operation of the school district.