Subject: Qualifications of Board Members and Terms of Office (1210)
The Sullivan County Board of Cooperative Educational Services shall consist of nine (9) Board members elected to represent each of the eight (8) component districts within the BOCES area and one (1) member at large.
Any eligible voter who resides within the boundaries of a component school district may be elected to the Board of Cooperative Educational Services. A candidate need not be a member of a Board of Education of the district. A candidate must be eligible to hold office in a component district. Employees of any of the BOCES component school districts, or employees of Sullivan County BOCES, are ineligible for election to the Board of Cooperative Educational Services.
No more than one member of an immediate family shall be a member of the Board.
A member of the Board shall serve for a term of three (3) years, commencing on the July 1 next following the election.
The total Board membership shall be separated into a sufficient number of classes of terms in order that, as nearly possible, equal numbers of Board members shall be elected each year.
Educational Law Sections 1950(2-a) and 2103