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1050 Executive Officer of the Governing Board

The Superintendent/President of the District shall be designated as the Executive Officer of the Board, and as such is empowered to take such actions and sign such papers and documents as the Board may authorize or is otherwise authorized by law.

The Superintendent/President shall have the executive responsibility for administering the policies adopted by the Governing Board and for executing all decisions of the Governing Board requiring administrative action. In the initiation and formulation of District policies, the Superintendent /President shall act as the professional advisor to the Governing Board.

The Superintendent/President may delegate any powers and duties entrusted to the office by the Governing Board and shall be specifically responsible to the Governing Board for the execution of such delegated powers and duties.

In situations for which the Governing Board has provided no policy for administrative action, the Superintendent/President shall have the power to act; but his/her decisions shall be subject to the review of the Governing Board. It shall be the duty of the Superintendent/President to inform the Governing Board promptly of such action and to recommend a written Governing board policy if one is required.

The Superintendent/President shall make available any information or give any report requested by the Governing Board.

The Superintendent/President shall perform all duties specifically required or assigned to the President or the Superintendent of the District in the California Education Code and the Title 5, California Code of Regulations.


Reference:
Education Code 72400 Additional Powers and Duties of Superintendent

Title 5, California Code of Regulations-Education Governing Board Rules and Regulations (1954), pp. 7-3 (Formerly Governing Board Policy 5210; adopted 11-15-66)

Revised and renumbered Governing Board Policy 1040 (Adopted 10-20-81)

Adopted: Revised and renumbered 10-1-85

Revised and Adopted: 11-3-92, 4-4-95, 7-15-05