Director Information - Powers, Meetings, Officers
Board members are sworn to uphold the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of California. Board members are expected to comply with all applicable laws regulating their conduct, including conflicts of interest, financial disclosure, and open government laws.
The Board is the governing body of the District. All District Powers shall be exercised by or under the direction of the Board. The Board is authorized to make appropriate delegations of its powers and authority to officers and employees.
On the second Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the community room of Fallbrook Regional Health District, Fallbrook, California, 92028; provided, however, should that date fall upon a legal holiday, then the meeting shall be held at the same time on the next business day. As amended by Board action, 1/9/2019.
At the first regular Board meeting in December, the Board shall organize by the election of one of its members as Board Chair, one as Vice Chair, and one as Secretary. The Board shall also appoint the Treasurer at the organizational meeting.
A special meeting may be called at any time by the Board Chair, or by three Board members. Notice must be delivered at least twenty-four (24) hours before the time of such meeting as specified in the notice. The call and notice shall specify the time and place of the special meeting and the business to be transacted. No other business shall be considered at special meetings.
A majority of the members of the Board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. The act of a majority of the Board members present at a meeting at which a quorum is present shall be the act of the Board.
Officers of the Board of Directors
The Board shall elect one of its members as Board Chair at the first regular meeting in December of each year, and the Board Chair shall hold office until a successor is elected. The Board Chair shall be the principal officer of the District and the Board, and shall preside at all meetings of the Board. The Board Chair shall appoint all Board committee members and committee chairpersons, and shall perform all duties incident to the office and such other duties as may be prescribed by the Board from time to time.
The Board shall elect one of its members as Vice Chair at the first regular meeting in December of each year, and the Vice Chair shall hold office until a successor is elected. In the absence of the Chair, the Vice Chair shall perform the duties of the Board Chair.
The Board shall elect one of its members as Secretary at the first regular meeting in December of each year, and the Secretary shall hold office until a successor is elected. The Secretary shall provide for the keeping of minutes of all meetings of the Board. The Secretary shall give or cause to be given appropriate notices in accordance with these bylaws or as required by law and shall act as custodian of District records, reports and the District’s seal.
The Board Chair shall appoint a Treasurer who shall serve at the pleasure of the Board. The Treasurer shall be charged with the safekeeping and disbursal of the funds in the Treasury of the District.