9140 – Bylaws – Organization – Board Representatives

Policy – x
Regulation –
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Adopted – 7/16/1998
Revised – 10/22/2009
The Governing Board may appoint any of its members to serve as its repre-sentatives on District committees or advisory committees of other public agencies or organizations. Due to open meeting law requirements, a majority of the Board shall not be appointed to serve on the same committee.

When making such appointments, the Board shall clearly specify, on a case-by-case basis, what authority and responsibilities are involved. Board representatives shall not grant District support or endorsement for any activity without prior Board approval.

If a committee discusses a topic on which the Board has taken a position, the Board member may express that position as a representative of the Board. When contributing individual ideas or opinions on other topics, he/she shall make it clear that he/she is speaking as an individual, not on behalf of the Board.

EDUCATION CODE
4000-4014 County committees on school District organization
35020-35046 School District officers and agents (power of governing board to employ or appoint)
35160 Authority of governing boards
GOVERNMENT CODE
54952.2 Meetings
CSBA Date – 10/95

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