The Board of Directors is composed of the president, president-elect, vice president, treasurer, immediate past president, and a Director from each of the 14 GSBA districts. The Board is empowered to manage the affairs and transact the business of the Association and employ the executive director.
Governance of the Association
The officers of GSBA are the president, president elect, vice president, treasurer immediate past president. Officers are elected at the Annual Business Meeting of the Delegate Assembly and assume office on July 1. The president elect becomes president for the year succeeding election as president-elect.
District directors are elected for three-year terms at district meetings by a majority of the district members present and voting, and certified by the Delegate Assembly. The elections are divided into three groups that rotate each year to elect their representative.
The Executive Committee is comprised of the president, president-elect, vice president, treasurer, immediate past president, and four members of the Board of Directors selected by the president and confirmed by the Board.
The Executive Committee is vested with power to transact all business for the Board of Directors between meetings of the Board. This committee also serves as the personnel committee and the finance committee. The executive director is appointed by the Board of Directors and serves as the chief executive officer of the Association. The executive director assumes the general and active management of the Association.
The mission of the Georgia School Boards Association is to ensure excellence in the governance of local school systems by providing leadership, advocacy and services, and by representing the collective resolve of Georgia’s elected boards of education.