Two board members filed to retain their seats Tuesday morning.

There are two open seats on the Union School Board. The two incumbents, Matt Borgman an Christy Eads, have filed for re-election.

Board member qualifications include:

All candidates must be citizens of the U.S.

Candidates must be resident taxpayers of the Union R-XI School District and have resided in Missouri for a minimum of one year immediately preceding the election or appointment date.

Candidates must be at least 24 years old.

They cannot be delinquent in the payment of state income taxes, personal property taxes, municipal taxes or real property taxes on place of residence.

They also cannot be a registered sex offender, or found guilty or pled guilty to a felony under Missouri law.

Additionally, candidates cannot be convicted or pled guilty to a felony or misdemeanor under federal law.

Candidates must file all required campaign disclosure reports with the Missouri Ethics Commission, when applicable, for all previous elections in which they were candidates.

Newly elected members are required by law to successfully complete 16 hours of orientation and training requirements within one year of the date of the election.