- Reference: Education Code Sections 72023.5, 72103
- Board Approved: 04/13/05
- Amended: 05/06/09, 08/08/12, 05/13/15
The student member of the Board of Trustees shall be chosen by the students enrolled in the District as follows:
The student member shall be elected by all the students of the student body in a general election held for that purpose. Normally an election will be held in the month of April so that the office is filled by May 15. The student member may be recalled by all the students of the student body in an election held for that purpose in accordance with administrative procedures established by the President/Superintendent.
If the seat of a student member becomes vacant during his/her term, the governing board may authorize the officers of student body associations established pursuant to Education Code Section 76060 at each community college in the district to appoint a student to serve the remainder of the term in accordance with procedures established by the governing board.
Candidates for the position may nominate themselves or be nominated by others by the filing of an application certifying that the candidate is eligible for service under the criteria set forth in California law and these policies. The election shall be conducted in accordance with administrative procedures established by the President/Superintendent.
See Administrative Procedures #2105.