Policy BBBAZ

At the time of appointment, each member of the School Board must be a qualified voter and bona fide resident of the school division and district, if any, which he represents and meet any other criteria set forth in state law. If a board member ceases to be a resident of the school division or that district which he represents, his position on the School Board shall be deemed vacant.

No employee of the School Board may serve on the Board.

The Lynchburg City School Board shall consist of nine (9) members, three (3) from each school board district. Members of the school board are appointed by the Lynchburg City Council. Each member is appointed for a term of three (3) years. The term of office begins July 1 of the year of appointment or until their successor assumes office. If a member is appointed to fill an unexpired term of another board member, the appointment shall be for the unexpired portion of the term. Members may succeed themselves in office for not more than three (3) consecutive terms, or any portion thereof.

Adopted by School Board: June 4, 2013
Reviewed: February 5, 2019

Legal Refs.:

Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, §§ 22.1‑29, 22.1-30

Code of Ordinances of the City of Lynchburg, Virginia. § 32-16. Board of School Trustees--Appointment and Term

City Council Resolution #R-79-297

Cross Ref.:

BBE Unexpired Term Fulfillment