Four candidates have officially filed for election to three seats on the West Fargo School Board.

As of Monday, Feb. 24, Incumbent Patti Stedman as well as Connie Faulkner of Harwood; Trisha Page of Horace and Shannon Grave of West Fargo have for candidacy with the West Fargo Schools business office.

Three school board member terms expire in June 2020: current Board President Patti Stedman, Andrea Payne and Dan Schaeffer.

Payne, who was elected in 2016 to her first term, is not planning to seek reelection.

The seven-member school board each serve four-year, at-large terms. The school board encompasses not just West Fargo but parts of Fargo and the communities of Horace and Harwood.

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Candidates must file two documents with the district's business office by 4 p.m. April 6: an affidavit of candidacy and a statement of interest. Election documents can be found on the West Fargo School Board's website. Interested candidates may contact the business manager by phone at 701-356-2002 or by email at for more information. The business manager’s office is located at the Leidal Education Center, 207 Main Ave. W., West Fargo, ND 58078.