Grand Island Public Schools
123 South Webb Road
Grand Island, NE 68802
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Upcoming GIPS Board of Education Elections & Board Workshop Events

2022 marks another election year and with it comes Board of Education opportunities. 

There are five seats that are up for election this year on the Board of Education for Grand Island Public Schools (GIPS); one seat in Ward B, two seats in Ward A, and two seats in Ward C. It is important to note that redistricting has occurred as of December 2021. The latest boundaries for the three School Board wards may be found HERE on the GIPS website and may be found on the Election Commissioner’s site as well.

GIPS will have five Board of Education members whose term will end on January 5, 2023:

Ward A:

  • Mr. Terry Brown
  • Dr. Dan Brosz

Ward B:

  • Mrs. Bonnie Hinkle

Ward C:

  • Mr. Carlos Barcenas
  • Ms. Erika Wolfe


January 5, 2022 marks the first date patrons may file to run. 

Incumbents have until February 15, 2022 to file to run for reelection while non-incumbents have until March 1, 2022 to file.

If patrons wish to learn more about being a Board of Education member for the district, GIPS is offering three informational workshops this month:

  • Thursday, January 20 at Noon - Convention and Visitors Bureau, 201 West Third Street
  • Thursday, January 20 at 6:30 PM - Stolley Park Elementary, 1700 West Stolley Park Road, Door 15
  • Sunday, January 23 at 2:00 PM - Engleman Elementary, 1812 Mansfield Road, Main Doors

The free workshops are designed to provide an inside look into the roles, various committees, and details involved for active Board members. Patrons interested in potentially running for (re)election are encouraged to attend. For more information regarding Board of Education workshop events please reach out to the GIPS District Office at 308-385-5900. 

The vision of Grand Island Public Schools is to prepare students to make positive contributions to society and thrive in an ever-changing world through the mission of, “Every Student, Every Day, A Success! In educating students, we teach hearts as well as minds.”

For details as it pertains to running for Board of Education election, please contact the Hall County Election Commission. 

Media Inquiries
Mitchell Roush , Marketing & Communications
308-385-5900 ex. 201127