In order to provide the School Board gain a greater insight into student activities, programs, and needs; and to encourage student involvement in school district governance activities the board may allow one nonvoting student member(s) on the Board of Education. The role of student member is advisory.  The board shall decide whether to have a student member at its regular May board meeting or at such other meeting determined by the board. 


Selection and Term of Student Member


The student member shall be the student body or student council president, the senior class representative, or a representative elected from and by the entire student body, as designated by the voting members of the School Board.


The term of office will be one school year, beginning on September 1 and ending on June 1.


Student members will not participate in executive or closed sessions.




Student members may not introduce motions.


Student members are expected to attend all public meetings of the Board and can be appointed to committees of the Board at the discretion of the president.


The president of the board, in consultation with the Superintendent of Schools, has the right to bar the participation of a student member at the board's discretion.  The decision of the board president is final and is not subject to review. 


Adopted on: August 12, 2013

Reviewed on:  March 13, 2016

Revised on: June 13, 2016