School Board Elections

The following are informational and reference materials relating to serving on the Platte County R-3 School District Board of Education.

Board Policy BBF - School Board Member Ethics
Missouri School Boards' Association - Information for Board Candidates
Missouri Ethics Commission - Personal Financial Disclosure Information
Missouri Ethics Commission - Candidates & Committees Information

Vicki L. Diggs, BOE Secretary
Platte County R-3 School District, Board of Education
[email protected]
816-665-6976 - Cell
816-858-5420 x. 2100       


Five File for Three Seats on PCR-3 Board of Education

Five candidates have filed for three positions on the Platte County R-3 School District’s Board of Education. Filing closed for Board of Election candidates on December 27, 2022.

Candidates (listed in ballot order) are as follows:

  • Tyler Fadler
  • Matt Craine
  • Amy MacCuish
  • Bobby Vann 
  • Sharon Sherwood

The seats up for election are currently held by Sharon Sherwood, Buffy Smith, and Bobby Vann. The annual municipal election will be held on April 4, 2023. For more information about the PCR-3 Board of Education, visit the Leadership channel of the District's website. Board of Education members are elected to three-year terms during at-large elections. Elected board members must complete 18.5 hours of board member training within the first year.

The last day to register to vote in the April 4, 2023 Election is March 8, 2023. Patrons may register to vote in any of the Platte County R-3 School facilities or at the Board of Elections offices. Persons can also register by mail by visiting this website.