Appointment of student member of board upon student petition—
Upon receipt of a qualifying student petition, the Board of Education may appoint a nonvoting student member to the Board in addition to the regular members authorized by law.
Requirements for petition—
To qualify, the petition shall have the signatures of:
- At least 500 students regularly enrolled in high school in the District; or
- At least 10% of the number of students regularly enrolled in high school in the District, whichever is less.
Term of office—
A student member’s term is for one year, beginning on July 1 and ending the following June 30.
Student member qualifications—
To be qualified, a student board member shall be enrolled in a high school in the District and may be under 18 years of age.
Student member participation—
A student member has the right to participate in all open board meetings.
Entitlement to expense allowances—
A student board member is entitled to expense allowances granted other board members under Section 53G-4-204.
Immunity for acts of board—
A student member is not liable for any acts of the governing board.