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12/28/15 – Board of Control Nominations Sought

December 27, 2015 2015-2016 News Releases


Per the provisions of Article IV, Section 2-B, of the KHSAA Constitution, this is to advise you that the term of office for Board of Control members will expire June 30, 2016. The terms of Board members Donna Bumps (at-large, Regions 1-8), Jeff Saylor (Section, Regions 13-14) and Henry Webb (Sections, Region 15-16) expire as well as Ron Dawn (Non Public, Regions 9-16). Mrs. Bumps, Mr. Saylor and Dr. Webb have served only one term and are eligible to seek an additional, and Mr. Dawn has served all or part of two terms and is ineligible to seek an additional term).

The KHSAA Constitution stipulates that nominees for elected Board vacancies hold a valid Kentucky Teaching Certificate issued by the Kentucky Department of Education and be an employee of an accredited KHSAA member school or system in the appropriate region that is in good standing with the KHSAA. The candidate must be employed in the Section he/she is to represent and must remain employed in that Section during the tenure of office. No Board member is eligible to serve more than two (2) consecutive terms with no further limits as to lifetime eligibility.

The KHSAA Constitution provides that nominations for membership on the Board of Control shall be signed by five Principals or Designated Representatives from five different member schools within the regions named above. Nominations shall be received by the Commissioner not later than January 31, 2016. The nominations may be in the form of one letter with all relevant signatures on the letterhead of a member school, or separate letters from each nominating school. These nominating signatures must come from the Principal or Designated Representative from five different member schools in the regions listed above. The up to date listing of eligible Principals and Designated Representatives can be found in the school directory on the KHSAA website at, and it is this list that will be used for verification by the staff. Ballots for the election will be distributed prior to February 15th and must be received by the KHSAA on or before March 1, 2016.

Please advise if you have any additional questions.


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