The President, with Avoyelles Parish School Board approval shall authorize the creation of standing School Board committees, to be charged with deliberations of certain issues as deemed necessary.  Each committee shall report and make recommendations for School Board action as it may determine.  Such committees shall be composed of members of the School Board whose chairperson shall be appointed by the President, and the President shall be given the option to change committee membership.


The Avoyelles Parish School Board shall have five (5) standing committees, as follows:


  1. Executive Committee

  2. Finance Committee

  3. Building and Lands Committee

  4. Bus Committee

  5. Education Committee


Other special committees may from time to time be appointed by the School Board to study specific issues.  The membership of any special committees need not be restricted to members of the School Board, but shall include such persons who may have knowledge or interest in the subject studied.




The agenda, time and date of committee meetings shall be tentatively set by the committee chairperson, pending discussion with and approval by both the Superintendent and School Board President of any proposed agenda items and meeting date.  Once approved, meeting date(s) of all committees shall be incorporated into the minutes for purposes of public announcement.


Special meetings of a committee may be called by the School Board President, Superintendent or committee chairperson or vice-chairperson should the need arise, with such request for a special committee meeting being made, preferably in writing, at least forty-eight (48) hours prior  to the meeting date.


All committee meetings shall be open to the public, except in those instances allowed as provided by state law.  A majority of the committee membership shall constitute a quorum for purposes of making recommendations or taking any action that has been previously authorized.


Copies of all committee reports shall be sent to all School Board members.


Revised:  July, 2000

Revised:  October 7, 2014



Ref:     La. Rev. Stat. Ann. ยง17:55

Board minutes, 12-17-74, 7-15-75, 6-6-00, 10-7-14


Avoyelles Parish School Board