Amend the School Act regarding School Trustees’ attendance at meetings
Provincial/Federal Policy and Processes
That BCCPAC urge the Minister of Education to amend the School Act, Part 4 School Trustees, Division 6 Holding Office, section 52, Disqualification for failure to make oath or attend meetings, sub-section 2. Amend to read:
2) A trustee may only be absent for one 3 month period during their term of office unless the absence is because of illness or with the leave of the board. The office of the member is deemed to be vacant and the person who held the office is disqualified from holding office as a trustee until the next general election.