NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Nacogdoches ISD Athletic Director Farshid Niroumand is one of several candidates who have signed up to run in the upcoming school board election.
Niroumand, Carolyn Cogburn, Demond Jackson, Vincent Shepherd, Le'Ann Solmonson and Charlene Root Stidham have each signed up for the at-large position.
Manuel G. Guerrero and G.W. Neal are signed up to run for the District 2 position.
Richard Fenton, James H. Montoya and Michelle Williams are signed up to run for the District 3 position.
Niroumand said he began considering running for school board over the Christmas break. He said he will remain a school employee at least until the election.
If Niroumand were to win a school board seat, he would have to step down as a school employee.