BBB(LOCAL) - BOARD MEMBERS: ELECTION AND APPOINTMENT

Board of Directors Elections

Members of the Board are elected on an at-large basis. Members are elected by all member school districts and serve staggered terms. Following the filing deadline [see BBB(LEGAL)], which closes at 5:00 p.m. on February 20, the Chair Of The Regional Advisory Committee or designee shall conduct a drawing of the names of candidates in order to determine placement on the ballot. Names of candidates shall be placed on the ballot in the order drawn.

Official ballots, in accordance with Election Code 52.061-52.064, shall then be developed and distributed to the boards of trustees of the school districts in the region.

The Board shall canvass the official ballots, and the candidates receiving the greatest number of votes shall be declared elected.

The term of newly elected Board members shall take effect following the administration of the oath of office. A Board member shall retain the position until a successor has been duly elected and has been administered the oath of office. [See BBB(LEGAL)]

Vacancy

The resignation of a member of the Board shall be effective when accepted by the Board. The vacancy created shall be filled by appointment for the remainder of the unexpired term. Any person appointed to fill a vacancy must meet the general qualification requirements. [See BBA(LEGAL)]

Region 20 Education Service Center

BBB(LOCAL)-X

LDU-22-04

DATE ISSUED: 5/31/2004