Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 1/11/2018 - 6:30 PM
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.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Jennifer Johnston - School Board Clerk
Signed By:
Dr. Pamela Moran - Superintendent