Agenda Item
Meeting Date:
1/10/2019 - 6:30 PM  
Category:
OPENING ACTIVITIES  
Type:
Action  
Subject:
Organizational Meeting - Election of Officers  
ACPS Division Objective :
 
Policy:
BCA - School Board Organizational Meeting  
Enclosure:
Superintendent Memo regarding recommendation for Clerk of the School Board.  
File Attachment:
 
Summary:
The Code of Virginia section 22.1-72 requires school boards to organize annually. The organizational meeting shall be held in January or July if the school board serves a county in which its members are elected.

Code of Virginia section 22.1-76 establishes that the school board shall elect its chairman, shall approve a designee of the division superintendent to attend meetings of the school board in his/her absence, and on the recommendation of the division superintendent shall appoint a clerk of the school board. The school board may also elect a vice-chairman and may appoint a deputy clerk.

In order to facilitate the Board’s organizational activities, the Superintendent is designated to serve as
chairperson pro tem until a chairperson is elected. The newly elected chairperson immediately assumes
the chair position and presides over the remainder of the meeting.

The term of the chairman, clerk and any vice-chairman and deputy clerk shall be one year.
 
Funding:
None.  
Recommendation
1) Elect a chairperson and vice-chairperson, and
2) appoint Jennifer Johnston as the School Board Clerk.
 
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Jennifer Johnston - School Board Clerk
Signed By:  
Dr. Matthew Haas - Superintendent