KAGE Board Member Nomination

Kentucky Association for Gifted Education

District Board Member Nomination

Board Member Responsibilities:       

It shall be the duty of the Board Members to

  1. Perform any and all duties imposed on them collectively or individually by law, by the Articles of Incorporation, or by the By-laws;

  2. Appoint and remove, employ and discharge, and except as otherwise provided in the Bylaws, prescribe the duties and fix the compensation, if any, of all officers, agents, and employees of the corporation;

  3. Supervise all officers, agents, and employees of the association to assure that their duties are performed properly;

  4. Evaluate the performance of the executive director and staff through the use of information including by not limited to formal performance evaluation every two years.

  5. Register their addresses, fax numbers, and e-mail addresses with Secretary of the association, and understand that notices of meetings transmitted to them at such addresses shall be valid notices thereof;

  6. Be the administrative and policy-making body of the association and exercise general supervision and control over the property and affairs of the association.

  7. Serve as advocate and liaison for parents of gifted students within their district and across the state.

KAGE Board of Directors Expectations:        

All members of the KAGE Board are expected to

  • Respond to notices in a timely manner.

  • Attend a minimum of three (3) of the four (4) BOD meetings per year with exceptions to be made for extraordinary circumstances such as illness, death in the family, professional obligation, etc.

  • Attend any scheduled retreats within reasonable travel distance

  • Be available for at least one (1) expenses only presentation (or provide other support for such an event) on behalf of KAGE each year of his/her term

  • Serve on or chair a KAGE committee

  • Promote KAGE’s purposes and activities

  • Promote KAGE membership

  • Be a member of KAGE

  • Attend, support and / or be available for active or beginning chapters in region represented.

  • Maintain communication with chapter liaison concerning chapter activities within represented region.