Board Interaction Policy

FRANKLIN DISCOVERY ACADEMY

BOARD MEMBER STAFF INTERACTION & SCHOOL FACILITIES PRESENCE POLICY

(Adopted March 16, 2017)

Purpose

The purpose of this policy is to provide a framework for appropriate interaction and presence between FDA Board Member(s) and FDA employees, students, and parents, at the FDA Facility.

Definitions

“Board” means: A quorum of the Franklin Discovery Academy Board of Directors.

“Board Member” means: A currently elected member of the Franklin Discovery Academy Board of Directors.

“Emergency” means: A serious, unexpected, and often dangerous situation requiring immediate action.

“FDA Facility” means: The Franklin Discovery Academy school building and its adjacent surrounding legal boundaries, located at 320 W. Gammon Road, Vineyard, UT 84058.

Policy

FDA Board Members will limit their presence at the FDA Facility during school hours to board meetings, board duties (per charter agreement and any other legal requirements), schoolwide events, involvement as a parent/community member, or in an emergency.

Exceptions

  • The Executive Director may request/approve board member presence as he/she deems appropriate for volunteer assignments.

  • The Board may approve, in a regular meeting, occasional observations of school operations by one or more Board Members.

  • This policy does not apply to Board Members whose professional services requires them to be at the facility.

Relevant Procedures, Guidelines and Restrictions

When FDA employees, parents, or other stakeholders encounter board members at the school and ask questions related to school operations, those issues will be referred to the executive director without input or commentary from the board member.

References

        [No specific Utah State Statute cited]

        [No specific Utah State Administrative Rule cited]