145. Every two years, before the first Sunday in November, the chair of the parents’ committee or, in the chair’s absence, the secretary general of the school board shall convene the members of the parents’ committee or of the parents’ central committee, as the case may be, to elect from among their members a commissioner for each of the positions provided for in paragraph 2 of section 143.
However, the commissioner representing the parents of handicapped students or students with social maladjustments or learning disabilities is elected from among the parents who are members of the advisory committee on services for handicapped students and students with social maladjustments or learning disabilities.
A member of the personnel of the school board may not be elected as a representative under this section.
The representative shall be elected by a majority vote of the members present.
The elected representative shall take office on the first Sunday in November following his election. His term of office shall be two years.
Within 35 days from taking office, every elected representative shall swear before the director general, or the person designated by him, to fulfill his duties faithfully and to the best of his judgment and ability.
An entry of the oath shall be made in the Minutes of Proceedings of the school board.
1988, c. 84, s. 145; 1989, c. 36, s. 261; 1997, c. 96, s. 18; 2006, c. 51, s. 93; 2008, c. 29, s. 12.