Nominations Open for Noblesville School Board Seats • Current Publications


Candidates have begun filing cases for local school board races in Hamilton County that will be decided by voters this fall.

Five candidates have filed petitions to run for the Noblesville School Board beginning Aug. 8, according to the Hamilton County Elections Office.

Joe Forgey, who currently sits on the school board and was first elected in November 2018, has filed for a universal seat. He is a retired pediatric dentist and has served as school board chair for the past two years.

Noblesville residents Misti Ray, Melba Kiser, Chuck Haberman II and Brian Laskey have also filed for a seat at large, according to the elections office. There are two open seats that will be decided by voters in the November 8 general election.

Kiser, who is retired, has worked in pharmaceutical production, electronic monitoring with microbiological supervision in a food factory, and research and development. She said in July that she wanted to make sure taxpayers’ money gives all students the best education possible.

Haberman, who is currently assistant director of economic development for the city of Noblesville, said in a statement that he was thrilled to be a candidate for the Noblesville school board.

“I have spent the past several years pursuing a deeper connection to the Noblesville community and serving in leadership positions on the Chamber of Commerce and Ivy Tech Board of Directors that interface with our offerings. K-12 education,” Haberman said. “As a recent graduate of the Miller Ambassador program offered by the school district, and as my own children enter Noblesville schools, I have found that my driving force is to ensure that all of our children receive the best opportunity kindergarten to grade 12 education.

There are two open seats that will be decided by voters in the November 8 general election.

Those wishing to run as a candidate for the school board must submit all necessary documents by noon on August 26.


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