Policy 1210 - Qualifications, Terms and Duties of Board Officers

The Board officers are the Chairman and Vice-Chairman. These officers are elected at the annual organizational meeting.

Chairman: The Board elects a Chairman from its members for a one- (1)-year term. The duties of the Chairman are:

  • Preside at all meetings and conduct meetings in the manner prescribed by the Board’s policies;
  • Make all Board committee appointments;
  • Sign all papers and documents as required by law and as authorized by the action of the Board; and
  • Close Board meetings as prescribed by Idaho law.

The Chairman is permitted to participate in all Board meetings in a manner equal to all other Board members, including the right to participate in debate and to vote. The Chairman may not make a motion, but may second motions.

Vice-Chairman: The Vice-Chairman shall preside at all Board meetings in the absence of the Chair, and shall perform all of the duties of the Chair in case of the Chair’s absence or disability.

Legal Reference:
I.C. § 33-506 Organization and government of board of trustees

Policy History: First Reading 10/29/02
Adopted on: Second Reading 11/26/02
Revised on: