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Frequently Asked Questions
Are teacher or staff governors eligible to stand for the position of Chair of the governing body?
Can the headteacher vote in the election of chair process?
Does the Chair have to sign every single page of the minutes of any governing body meeting?
Does the clerk have to seek nominations for chair and vice-chair prior to the governing body meeting at which the election will take place?
How long can a governor remain as Chair to the governing body?
If a majority of the governors agree can a governing body elect its Chair and Vice-Chair to serve longer than a one year term of office?
If the chair and vice-chair are unable to attend the governing body meeting, can the meeting go ahead?
What happens in the event of a tied vote (election process for governors and for chair and vice-chair)?
What is the quorum for governing body meetings?
What is the term of office for non-governors?
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