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1000 Election of District Governing Board Members
1005 Vacancy Within District Governing Board
1010 Conflict of Interest
1015 District Governing Board Meetings: General Sessions
1020 District Governing Board Meetings: Executive Sessions
1030 Policy Review
1040 Insurance for District Governing Board Members
1050 Salary Schedule
1070 District Governing Board's Evaluation of President
1075 District Governing Board's Self-Evaluation
1085 Powers and Duties of District Governing Board
1086 District Administrative Headquarters
1087 Definition of Decentralization
Be it resolved that the Board delegates to the president of the college the authority to see that the procedures as outlined by the Navajo County Board of Supervisors are followed in the election of new Board members. (Rev 10/7 – Reviewed 9/14))
Vacancies shall be filled according to A.R.S. D 15-1441.E, which reads as follows:
Vacancies shall be filled by appointment by the county school superintendent for the unexpired term for the precinct where the vacancy occurs, except that if the unexpired term is two years or longer, the county school superintendent may do one of the following:
1. Make an appointment for a term which shall be until the next regular election for district board members, at which time a successor shall be elected to serve the unexpired portion of the term.
2. With the approval of the district board, leave the vacancy until the next regular election for governing board members, at which time a successor shall be elected to serve the unexpired portion of the term. (Rev 4/21/92)
Policy 1007 Accreditation
It shall be the policy of Northland Pioneer College to conform to the fullest extent possible with the accreditation requirements and guidelines of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. All employees shall be under a continuing duty to comply with accreditation requirements, as they arise. (New 5/16/98)
Policy 1010 Conflict of Interest
No member of the Board shall directly or indirectly receive any compensation or derive any profit or gain by reason of his membership on said Board or by reason of services to the college district. (A.R.S. D 38-8466 and D 38-8467) (7/15/74)
Policy 1015 District Governing Board Meetings: General Sessions
All meetings at which three (3) or more members of the Board are present shall be public meetings. All minutes of such meetings as are required by law shall be properly and accurately recorded and open to public inspection, except as provided by policy concerning executive sessions. (Rev 4/21/92)
- Such sessions will be called only for purposes as outlined in A.R.S. 38-432.03.
- Such sessions shall not be used to defeat the purposes as set by state law.
- Such executive sessions may be called only by a majority vote of the members of the Board.
- No official action will be taken.
Policy 1030 Policy Review
The president shall establish a procedure for the review and/or revision of the Board policies. Policy is defined as "a principle, plan, or broad course of action." (Rev 4/21/92)
The Board authorizes the president, or designee, to develop and implement procedures to allow Board members, their spouses, and dependents, to participate in the college's plan providing health, accident, life, and disability benefits, in any or all parts, as they choose, and that is allowable. This policy incorporates by reference all provisions under A.R.S. D 15-1450. (New 11/14/95, Rev 8/17/04)
The president is responsible for the development of procedures that will allow the Board and staff to develop Board approved salaries. (2/14/78)
The chair of the Board will assume the role of the president's supervisor for purposes of implementing the evaluation system. The material developed will be shared with the entire Board. (Rev 6/3/93)
The Board will conduct a self-evaluation process annually in order to assess its effectiveness as a governing board, and individually as elected members. (New 11/10/98)
In order to carry out Board duties as outlined in A.R.S. D 15-1444, the Board shall elect such officers and adopt such rules governing its meetings and members, as it deems necessary. The Board will also determine duties and responsibilities of its members. (See Procedure 2035) (Rev 10/12/99 - merged with former 1095 – Reviewed 9/14)
The District Administrative Headquarters shall be designated as the District Administrative address, as well as being the location for district functions as determined by the President. (Rev 4/21/92)
The Board is committed to providing the college programs, activities, and services throughout the service area via decentralization. Components of decentralization will include the following:
1. Designating campuses where enrollment, programming and related services are sufficient to fulfill all objectives of the college's mission.
2. Designating centers and course sites where enrollment, programming and related services are insufficient to fulfill all objectives of the college's mission.
3. Allowing campuses and centers to grow according to the unique changes and needs identified within their respective communities.
4. Since high cost programs and services may not be possible for all college locations, these programs may be limited to single sites. These would become magnet programs attracting students to them from throughout the service area.
5. The delivery of instructional and student services via alternative, flexible multiple modalities.
6. Some administrative services must be centralized to be cost effective. (Rev 3/10/98)