2000 - Board Operations

2130 Board Member Compensation and Expenses



Board members will be compensated for the performance of official, within system school business. The amount of compensation will be established according to applicable laws.


An advancement of funds not to exceed the estimated travel expense with a limit of $500 may be made to an individual board member provided the board member makes a written request to the chairperson of the board one month prior to the anticipated travel date. The advance will be forwarded to the board member making the request no more than five working days prior to the scheduled departure date.


Board members will be reimbursed for out-of-pocket expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.

All out-of-county travel on behalf of the board by an individual board member shall receive prior approval by the chairperson on the Travel Authorization Form. Reimbursement to a board member sharing a room with his or her family will be limited to the single occupancy rate and reimbursement for food charges will be limited to those incurred by and for the board member. Requests for reimbursement must be submitted within 45 days of incurring the expenses. Such requests will be signed by the board member incurring the expense. Requests for reimbursement submitted by the chairperson will be signed by the superintendent.

Legal References:
G.S. 115C-38; 153A-92
Cross References:
Thursday, 30 June 2011
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