Written by Jameca Patrick-Singleton
The city of Flint clerk’s office has certified 15 candidates all vying to fill 5 seats opening up this Fall on the Flint Community School Board. Those seats include 3 seats with a six-year term that will expire December 31, 2028. One partial four-year seat that will expire December 31, 2026 and 1 two-year partial seat that will expire December 31, 2024.
Those who have been certified are as follows:
Six-year seats expiring December 31, 2028
- Linda K. Boose
- Claudia Perkins
- Lakeisha Tureaud
- Emily Doerr
- Melody Relerford
- Dylan Luna
- Carol McIntosh
- Chris Del Morone
- Audrey Young
Partial four-year seat expiring December 31, 2026
- Terae King jr.
- Donyele Darrough
Partial two-year seat expiring December 31, 2024
- Michael Clack
- Allen Gilbert
- Leslie Haney
- Kasey Calvert
Four of the candidates currently hold seats and are seeking re-election including Allen Gilbert, Linda Boose, Chris Del Morone and Carol McIntosh. Gilbert, Del Morone and Boose have all served partial terms. Both Gilbert and Del Morone were appointed in September of 2021 by the school board after the resignations of former board members Diana Wright and Vera Perry. Boose was appointed in March of 2022 after Adrian Walker left the board to pursue a new career opportunity with the State of Michigan.
The school board seats will be decided in the November 8, 2022 general election. More information about the platforms of each candidate will be forthcoming in a later edition of the Flint Courier News.