State Board Policy

DESCRIPTOR TERM: Officer's Duties
CODE: 1407
ADOPTION DATE: July 2, 1984
REVISION:  June 20, 1986

The duties of the Chairman are as follows: The Chairman, except where the Board shall otherwise provide, shall appoint all committees required for the transaction of business of the Board, and shall preside at all meetings at which he/she is present. As a member of the Board, he/she shall be entitled to cast a vote on all matters, but if he/she casts such vote during the calling of the voting roll, he/she shall have no further vote for the purpose of resolving a tie vote, but otherwise may do so. The Chairman shall have such further duties as may be given him/her from time to time by the Board.

The duties of the Vice-Chairman are as follows: The Vice-Chairman shall assist the Chairman in the duties of the Chairman's office, as the Chairman may direct, and shall preside at meetings and appoint members of committees, as provided in the duties of the Chairman during the Chairman's absence or incapacity. In the event of the Chairman's death, resignation, incapacity or disqualification, the Vice-Chairman shall act in place of the Chairman in all respects until the vacancy shall be filled or the incapacity removed.






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