SCHOOL COMMITTEE OFFICERS
The mayor of the city will serve as chairperson of the school committee.
[Source: General Laws of Massachusetts, Chap. 43, §31; Gardner City Charter, §37]
Other officers shall consist of a vice-chairperson, secretary, finance officer and two alternate finance officers.
The vice-chairperson shall preside at all meetings whenever the chairperson is absent, or when requested to take the chair by the chairperson. The vice-chairperson shall perform all the duties of the chairperson in the absence of the chairperson.
The secretary shall preside at all meetings whenever the chairperson and vice-chairperson are absent, or when requested to take the chair by the vice-chairperson who is presiding over a meeting. The secretary shall perform all the duties of the vice-chairperson in the absence of the vice-chairperson. In the absence of the secretary at any meeting, the committee shall elect a secretary pro tem.
[Source: Rules of the School Committee, 12/3/59; current practice.]
[Revised: March 2008]
[Reviewed: April 2017]
[Reviewed: May 2017]