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At the annual organizational meeting, the Board of Education shall elect a clerk/vice president from its own membership. (Education Code 35143)

(cf. 9100 - Organization)

The duties of the clerk/vice president shall be to:

1. Report closed session items at a public board meeting in accordance with the law

2. Certify or attest to actions taken by the Board when required

3. Maintain such other records or reports as required by law

4. Sign documents on behalf of the district as directed by the Board

(cf. 9324 - Minutes and Recordings)

5. Serve as presiding officer in the absence of the president and vice president

(cf. 9121 - President)

6. Attend agenda planning meetings with the board president and superintendent

7. Perform any other duties assigned by the Board

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

17593 Repair and supervision of property (duty of district clerk)

35038 Appointment of clerk by county superintendent of schools

35039 Dismissal of clerk

35121 Appointment of clerk in certain city and high school districts

35143 Annual organizational meetings

35250 Duty to keep certain records and reports

38113 Duty of clerk (re provision of school supplies)

GOVERNMENT CODE

54950-54963 Ralph M. Brown Act

Management Resources:

CSBA PUBLICATIONS

CSBA Professional Governance Standards, 2000

Maximizing School Board Leadership: Boardsmanship, 1996

WEB SITES

CSBA: http://www.csba.org

Bylaw NOVATO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: August 26, 2008 Novato, California

revised: May 6, 2014