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I. Title of Policy

Trustee Appointments

II. Objective of Policy

To establish the Brookdale Community College Board of Trustees as the legal authority per N.J.S.A. 18A: 64A-11.

III. Authority

N.J.S.A 18A:64A-8, N.J.S.A. 18A:64A-9, N.J.S.A. 18A:64A-11, the Administrative Code of the County of Monmouth, and Board of Trustees Bylaw 1.2000 – Organization of the Board.

IV. Policy Statement

A. The Board of Trustees shall be a body corporate and shall be known as the Board of Trustees of Brookdale Community College. The Board of Trustees shall have custody of and be responsible for the property of the College and shall be responsible for the management and control of the College.  The Board shall make an annual report to the Office of the Secretary of Higher Education and the board of chosen freeholders for each county represented.

B. The Board of Trustees shall be organized as set forth in N.J.S.A. 18A:64A-8.

C. The appointing authority of the county shall establish a trustee search committee of not less than five members who shall be residents of the county in accordance with the criteria set forth in N.J.S.A. 18A:64A-8.

D. Vacancies on the Board shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment for the remainder of the unexpired term.


V. Responsibility for Implementation

Board of Trustees.


Approved:  June 1995
Proposed Revision:  March 2014 – remanded to Governance committee
Proposed Revision:  Feb 2016 – review by Policy & Education Committee – remanded to Governance Committee for review in March 2016 Lodged: Lodging was waived March 2016
Approved:  March 2016