VIGO COUNTY SCHOOL CORPORATION
TERRE HAUTE, INDIANA
BOARD OFFICERS AND DUTIES
The Board of School Trustees shall elect, at its Organizational Meeting in January each year, one of its members to serve as President, one of its members to serve as Vice President, one of its members to serve as Secretary, and one of its members to serve as Deputy Secretary.
The President of the Board of School Trustees shall have the usual powers of a President. He shall conduct all meetings, appoint all necessary committees, and take such other actions as are necessary to insure the transaction of all school business.
The Vice President shall in the absence of the President exercise the powers and duties of the President.
The Secretary shall supervise the recording of minutes and perform such other duties as may be prescribed or directed by the President. In the absence of the other two officers of the Board of School Trustees, the Secretary shall exercise the powers and duties of the President.
The minutes and records of all action of the Board of School Trustees shall be complete and intelligible, since these may be required at any time as evidence in court or may be examined by legally authorized boards. Duplicate copies of the minutes of each board meeting shall be made available.
The Deputy Secretary shall in the absence of the Secretary exercise the duties of the Secretary. In the event of the absence of the other three officers, the Deputy Secretary shall exercise the powers and duties of the President.
If for any reason the Office of the President becomes permanently vacant, then the Vice President shall act as President until a new President is elected. A new President shall be elected on or before the second regular meeting following the vacancy.
All officers shall retain their respective offices until a successor is elected and has qualified by taking his respective oath and assumption of office.
Adoption Date: September 22, 1976; Revised: March 2005; Revised: October 10, 2005
Legal Ref: I.C. 20-5-3-1