FILE:  ABCB

 

QUALIFICATIONS FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

 

             

A person is legally qualified to become a member of the Grant Parish School Board provided:

 

1.

The person is a resident of the election district.

 

2.

The person is a qualified elector.

 

3.

The person is able to read and write.

 

4.

The person is not serving on certain other Boards specified in the Constitution of Louisiana.

 

5.

The person must swear or affirm to the prescribed oath.

 

It is desirable, however, that members of the Board have a genuine interest in and devotion to public education, a willingness to give time and effort to the work, a capacity for understanding people, and the ability to work cooperatively with others.

 

 

Ref:   Constitution of Louisiana, Art. VIII, Sec. 8 (a)

La. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§17:52, 17:71.2, 17:71.3

 

Grant Parish School Board