Boulder Valley School District

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Laura Takmajian Shafer

Secretary, Superintendent/ Board of Education

Board of Education

Like all school districts in Colorado, Boulder Valley School District is governed by an elected Board of Education. The Boulder Valley Board of Education has seven members who each represent one of seven different districts throughout the geographical area of BVSD. Each member serves one four-year term per election up to a maximum of two terms or eight years total service.

Are you passionate about our schools? Want to make a difference in our community? Consider running for Boulder Valley School District’s Board of Education.

This fall, four of Boulder Valley School District's seven Board of Education seats will be up for election, including two that are open due to term limits.  

If you have questions about Board service, please contact the Board Secretary, Laura Shafer at 720-561-5114 or by email at You can also visit our website, for information as it becomes available. 

The BVSD Board of Education 2023 election will take place on November 7, 2023. For information on becoming a candidate, the election process and more. Visit the elections page below.

2023 BVSD Board of Education Election InformatION

\We host “live” public participation during the 6:00pm regular meetings. You may choose to speak in person at the Board meeting, or you may choose the virtual option utilizing Google Meet. The Board allows a maximum of 60 minutes of public comment. Additional speakers may address the Board at the conclusion of the business agenda. All comments will become part of the permanent record. 

Your request to speak at the meeting must be made prior to 12 p.m. on the day of the meeting by completing the Request to speak during public participation form (English) or Solicitud para hablar durante la sesión de participación pública en la reunión del Consejo de Educación (Spanish). If you have questions for the Board Secretary, you may call 720-561-5114, or email As with normal public comment, the first and last names will be included with an individual's Public Comment. 

Complete form to speak at Board Meeting