Becoming a School Board Member

  • Any person is eligible to be a member of the Board of Trustees, without further qualifications, if he/she is:

    • 18 years of age or older
    • a citizen of California
    • a resident of the school district
    • a registered voter
    • not legally disqualified from holding civil office

    A person is disqualified from holding any office upon conviction of designated crimes specified in the Constitution and laws of the state. (Government Code 1021)

    An employee of a school district may not be sworn into office as an elected or appointed member of that school district's governing board unless and untile he or she resigns as an employee.  If the employee does not resign, the employment will automatically terminate upon being sworn into office. (Education Code 35107)


    Please visit the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters website for updated information.

    Current SUSD Board Members:

    • Eric Cao - 2022
    • Sophia Kao - 2020
    • Cynthia Miller - 2022
    • Arati Nagaraj - 2020
    • Phyllis Tung - 2022

    Additional Information: