Nevada Joint Union High School District’s Student Board Member Position
Role of a Student Board Member:
Students of the Nevada Joint Union High School District will be electing a student to serve on the District Board for the 2019-20 school year. The role of a NJUHSD student Board member will be to enhance communication between the Board and the student body, and to encourage student involvement in district affairs. The student Board member will be given preferential voting rights meaning that they will cast their vote and state their opinion prior to the actual Board’s vote, but the student’s vote will not be a part of the numeric count. The student may also make motions that may be acted upon by the Board.
All candidates must be enrolled student of the Nevada Joint Union High School District. The elected student will be expected to attend all of the 2019-20 open session Board meetings (all starting at 6:00pm). Meetings are regularly scheduled at Bear River and Nevada Union high schools.
If the elected student misses three meetings consecutively, they will be removed from the Board of Trustees. All candidates are requested to turn in an application to the Principal’s office by Friday, May 3, 2019. This application can be found in your Principal’s office. It is required that each candidate creates a short video that can be shown to all students in the District about why they are running for this position. All candidates will have access to school facilities to complete the video.
Every school in the District will have one vote. Each school will have their own election with all the candidates from the District. The candidate who receives a majority of the votes from a student body will receive that school’s one vote. Each school in the District will hold their election by May 17.
Applications for 2020-2021 school year will be held by May, 2020.
This is an excellent opportunity for any student who wants to make a difference for all high school students in Nevada County, gain experience on a public Board, provide community service and learn how education is delivered in California.
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