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Elk Grove USD  |  BB  9140  Board Bylaws

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The Board of Education may appoint any of its members to serve as its representatives 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.

(cf. 9270  Conflict of Interest)

(cf. 9320  Meetings and Notices)

When making such appointments, the Board shall clearly specify, on a casebycase 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.

(cf. 1220  Citizen Advisory Committees)

(cf. 9010  Public Statements)

(cf. 9130  Board Committees)

At its annual organizational meeting, the Board shall designate one Board member as its representative to elect members to the county committee on school district organization. (Education Code Section 35023)

The Board shall provide the representative with nominees to this committee.

A Board member is eligible serve as a member of the county committee on school district organization. (Education Code Section 4007)

(cf. 9100  Organization)

Legal Reference:


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


54952.2 Meetings

Management Resources:


California Department of Education District Organization Handbook, 2010


adopted: October 1, 1984 Elk Grove, California

revised: April 3, 1989

revised: September 3, 1996