FILE:  ABCB

 

QUALIFICATIONS FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

 

 

A person is legally qualified to become a member of the Pointe Coupee Parish School Board provided:

 

  1. The person is a resident of the election district;
     

  2. The person is a qualified elector;
     

  3. The person is able to read and write; and
     

  4. The person is not serving on certain other Boards specified in the Constitution of Louisiana.

 

However, it is desirable that members of the Board have a genuine interest in and devotion to public education, a willingness to give time and effort to the work, a capacity for understanding people, and the ability to work cooperatively with others.

 

Further, no person elected to this Board shall exercise any of the powers of membership until he/she has been duly qualified as a Board member.

 

Adopted:  December 7, 1976

 

 

Ref:     Constitution of Louisiana, Art. VIII, Sec. 8(a)

La. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§17:52, 17:71.2, 17:71.3

 

Pointe Coupee Parish School Board