BP 2105 – Student Representation
In addition to the seven (7) Board members, there shall be one (1) ex-officio student representative on the Board of Directors to provide for the effective representation of students. The student representative shall be entitled to all the rights, responsibilities, duties, and privileges of a Board member which include: (1) sitting at the dais with the Board during public meetings. (2) participating in discussion and commenting on relevant topics. (3) abiding by the Portland Community College Board of Directors Code of Ethics and all other statutes, rules, and regulations applicable to service on the Board of Directors. The following conditions apply: (1) The student representative may cast an advisory vote on all matters that come before the Board for a vote, but such vote will not count for the purposes of determining whether a vote passes or fails and will not count towards a quorum. (2) The student representative shall not be involved in, have an unofficial vote on, or receive materials pertaining to personnel or legal matters. (3) The student representative shall not participate in, or attend Executive Sessions. (4) The student representative shall not be held responsible for representing constituencies other than the district student body. (C) The student representative shall be a PCC student in good standing. (D) The student shall be hired by processes established by the Associated Students of Portland Community College and shall serve as the ex-officio student representative on the Board for so long as the student complies with the qualifications and requirements for the student representative.
This policy replaces B202 – Board Operations and Bylaws: Student Representation.