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Student Member Application Memo

State of California
Edmund G. Brown Jr., Governor
State Board of Education seal
CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
1430 N Street, Suite 5111
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-319-0827
Fax: 916-319-0175

For Immediate Release
September 5, 2014

Contact
Julie White, Director of Communications
916-319-0691

REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THE
2015-16 STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION STUDENT MEMBER

The California State Board of Education (SBE) is accepting applications for the 2015–16 Student Board Member position. Any student who is a California resident and enrolled in a public high school, will be a senior in good standing in the 2015–16 school year, and will be available to attend a statewide student leader conference November 11-14, 2014 in Sacramento, is eligible to apply.

The estimated time required for the Student Member will be at least two consecutive school days every other month to attend regular State Board meetings, usually in Sacramento; a one-day orientation; sufficient time to study the agenda materials in advance of the meetings which may include consultation with board staff for background information related to agenda issues; additional time for handling other Board-related business; and time to attend selected advisory group meetings, student meetings, workshops, and conferences.

All transportation costs will be paid by the SBE. Lodging and meal costs will be paid in the amount allowed by state regulations. The State Board’s Student Member receives a $100 stipend for each day’s service on official business.

For more information, including the 2015–16 Student SBE Member application, please visit the SBE Student Member Application Web page [http://www.cde.ca.gov/be/pn/pn/sbestudentmember.asp], or contact the SBE by email at sbe@cde.ca.gov or by telephone at 916-319-0691.

Applications must be received by the SBE by 5:00 p.m., Monday, October 20, 2014.

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