March 1, 2024

HCSD Letter_ BoE Nominating Petitions 2024.docx

Dear Hudson City School District Community,

The Hudson City School District School District Board of Education will have two non-paid seats up for election on Tuesday, May 21, 2024. There will be two (2) three-year terms ending in June 2027 as follows:

  • Incumbent: Selha Graham (7/1/2021 – 6/30/2024)
  • Incumbent: Lauren Jones (10/10/2023 – 6/30/2024)

Starting today, March 1, 2024, nominating petitions are available to be picked up at the Central Office, located at 215 Harry Howard Avenue, Hudson, NY, 12145, and are due May 7, 2024.

If you’re interested in joining the Hudson City School District  Board of Education, please contact the Board Clerk to get a nominating petition (518-828-4360, ext. 2101). Prospective candidates must have a primary residence in the Hudson City School District, be at least 18-years-old and be a registered voter. Prospective school board candidates must obtain at least 100 signatures on the nominating petition (supporters who sign the petition must also be residents in the school district).

School board candidates should be committed to public education and the advancement of the school district. Responsibilities of school board members include:

  • Creating a shared vision for the future of education at HCSD
  • Setting the direction of the school district to achieve high student performance
  • Creating strategic partnerships with community stakeholders
  • Budget development and adoption
  • Policy development and adoption

Learn more about what school board members do by clicking here. Check out the upcoming Board of Education meeting schedule by clicking here. Meet current board members by clicking here.

For further information, please contact Tracy Gaffney, Superintendent’s Secretary and Board of Education Clerk, at 518-828-4360, ext. 2101 or


The Hudson City School District