NORTHFIELD BOARD OF EDUCATION FILE CODE: 9020
Northfield, New Jersey Monitored
Bylaw X Other Reasons
Only the board president shall authorize or make statements of official board positions.
No other member of the Northfield Board of Education individually will speak for, or in the name of, the total board unless by explicit direction of the board or board president. Board members should emphasize that they can only speak as individual board members unless empowered by the board or board president to speak for it.
NJSBA Review/Update: December 2009; December 2010
Adopted: October 24, 2011
Board Members’ Role, Public Statements
Legal References: N.J.S.A. 18A:11‑1 General mandatory powers and duties
N.J.S.A. 18A:42‑4 Distribution of literature to candidacy, board issues, or other public question to be submitted at election; prohibited
N.J.S.A. 18A:54‑20 Powers of board (county vocational schools)
Cross References: *1100 Communicating with the public
*9010 Role of the member
*9271 Code of ethics
*Indicates policy is included in the Critical Policy Reference Manual.