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Calling Community Leaders: Step Up for the Future of Ukiah Unified School District!

Follow this link to see if you reside in Trustee Area 6. The Declaration of Candidacy must be filed with the Registrar of Voters before August 11, 2023. Please call the Mendocino County Assessor, County Clerk at 707.234.6819 with questions.


How to Register for the Election?

Interested candidates can obtain the necessary forms for declaring their candidacy for nomination at the office of the Mendocino County Assessor, County Clerk, Recorder (Registrar of Voters), located at 501 Low Gap Road, Room 1020, Ukiah, CA 95482. The Declaration of Candidacy must be filed with the Registrar of Voters at the above address before August 11, 2023. 


Why Run for the School Board?

Serving on the School Board is a noble responsibility that allows individuals to contribute significantly to the betterment of our Ukiah schools. As a School Board member, candidates will have the chance to:

  1. Impact Young Lives: Directly influence students' educational experiences, laying the foundation for their future success.
  2. Shape Policy: Participate in shaping the policies and guidelines that govern the school district, ensuring a conducive and inclusive learning environment.
  3. Provide Community Stewardship: Play an essential role in fostering collaboration among parents, teachers, students, and the wider community.


Your candidacy will contribute to the democratic process and the continued excellence of our educational system. If you are a passionate individual with a heart for education and a vision for the future, we invite you to take this opportunity to be a catalyst for high-quality education in Ukiah Unified School District.

For further information, contact Deb Ornelas at 707.472.5002, [email protected], or visit