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Descriptor Code: BBA
Board Officers  
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The officers of the Board of Education shall be a Chair, a Vice-Chair, and a Secretary

ex officio.

The Chair and the Vice-Chair shall be elected by a majority of the members of the Board at the first meeting in January for a term of one year and shall serve until a successor has been duly elected.  In the event that a Chair and Vice-Chair are not elected in January, the existing Chair and Vice-Chair shall continue to serve.  A vacancy in either position created by death, resignation, or other cause shall be filled by an election for the remainder of the one-year term.

The Chair shall preside at Board meetings and perform all the duties set forth in state law or by action of the Board of Education.

The Vice-Chair shall preside in the absence of the Chair and shall perform other duties as assigned by the Board of Education.

The Superintendent is designated to act as the Secretary of the Board of Education according to Georgia law and is responsible for maintaining the minutes of board meetings.

Georgia Code

O.C.G.A. 20-2-0057



Forsyth County Schools
Date Adopted:  8/17/2006

Policy Reference Disclaimer: These references are not intended to be part of the policy itself, nor do they indicate the basis or authority for the board to enact this policy. Instead, they are provided as additional resources for those interested in the subject matter of the policy.

Note: The State of Georgia has moved the Georgia Code. This new environment no longer allows us to link directly to the Georgia Code. For example enter 20-02-0211 in the search window and the Georgia Code will appear.
State Reference Description
O.C.G.A 20-02-0052.1 Composition and election of county boards of education; terms of service
O.C.G.A 20-02-0057 Organization of LBOEs; chairperson and secretary; quorum; record of proceedings