BOT 1.0 - Board of Trustees Bylaws :
The Board of Trustees Bylaws establish the role and scope of the Trustee's position.
The Edmonds College Board of Trustees shall follow the laws of the State of Washington, including the rules and regulations of the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.
SECTION 1. OFFICERS AND DUTIES
The Edmonds College Board of Trustees shall have the following officer positions: Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer.
The Chair shall preside at each regular or special meeting of the Board of Trustees, sign all legal documents recording actions of the Board, and review the agenda prepared for each meeting of the Board.
The Vice Chair shall act as Chair of the Board of Trustees in the absence of the Chair.
The President of the community college district shall serve as Secretary of the Board of Trustees. The Secretary shall keep the official seal of the Board and maintain all records of meetings and other official actions of the Board.
The Board of Trustees shall appoint as Treasurer the Edmonds College Vice President for Finance and Operations to serve as the financial officer of the Board (RCW 28B.50.142).
Legal authority is vested in the Board of Trustees and may be exercised only by formal action of the Board taken in regular or special meetings. No individual member of the Board may act on behalf of the Board unless specifically instructed by action of the Board.
SECTION 2. MEETINGS
The Board of Trustees shall hold a minimum of six (6) regular meetings and four (4) study sessions each year. The day of the month, time, and place for the regular meetings and study sessions shall be set at the first fall meeting.
The Board of Trustees may convene as a committee of the whole in executive session whenever it is deemed necessary and in the interest of the district for the purpose of discussing matters permitted by the Open Public Meetings Act (RCW 42.30.110).
Three (3) members of the Board of Trustees shall constitute a quorum and no action shall be taken by less than a majority of the Board members (RCW 28B.50.130).
Meetings of the Board of Trustees shall be held in accordance with RCW 42.30.030, Meetings Declared Open and Public.
SECTION 3. OFFICE
The Board of Trustees shall maintain an office at 6600 196th Street Southwest, Lynnwood, Washington, where all regular meetings shall be held unless otherwise announced and all records, minutes, and the official college seal shall be kept. The mailing address is 20000 68th Avenue West, Lynnwood, Washington 98036.
SECTION 4. PARLIAMENTARY AUTHORITY
In questions of parliamentary procedure, the actions and meetings of the Board of Trustees shall be conducted according to the most recent revision of Robert's Rules of Order, unless specified otherwise by state law, rules and regulations of the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, or these bylaws.
SECTION 5. ADVISORY REPRESENTATIVES TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
The Board of Trustees hereby establishes the position of advisory representative to the Board of Trustees, hereinafter referred to as "advisory representative." There shall be three (3) advisory representatives selected by their respective associations as follows:
A. The representative of the faculty union.
B. The representative of the Associated Students of Edmonds College.
C. The representative of the classified union.
RCW 42.30.030 Meetings declared open and public.
2017-Nov 02 Reviewed, Board Resolution 17-11-2
2017-Feb 09 Revised, Board Resolution 17-2-1
2014-May 08 Revised, Board Resolution 14-5-1
2007-Jan 11 Revised
2002-Sep 19 Revised
2002-Aug Approved B 3.2
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