2014 Governing Board Elections and Organizational Meetings and Frequently Asked Questions (K-12)

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETINGS, (Education Code Section 35143), Each school district, community college district, and county office of education is required to hold an annual organizational meeting. In an election year, a school district or community college organizational meeting is held on a day within the fifteen (15) day period that commences with the date upon which a governing board member elected at that election takes office (the first Friday in December). In years in which no regular election for governing board members is conducted, the organizational meeting is held during that same fifteen day period. Exceptions to this rule are discussed below. This year the date on which an elected trustee would take office is December 5, 2014. Organizational meetings should be held as follows