Skolan leds av en styrelse som består av sju ledamöter. Styrelsemedlemmar väljs in på årsmötet som hålls i mars varje år. Varje styrelsemedlem blir invald på ett tvåårsmandat och kan sitta i styrelsen i högst fyra år totalt.
Ordförande Kallar till och leder styrelsemöten cirka en gång per månad under skolåret. Sköter kontakten med de olika lokalerna och med skolans sponsorer. Ansöker om bidrag från olika stiftelser samt stadsbidrag från Skolverket.
Vice ordförande Övertar ordförandes roll om ordförande blir frånvarande. Sköter skolans websida samt e-mail abonnemang. Stöder de andra posterna i deras arbetsuppgifter.
Huvudlärare Stöder lärarna i deras planering och arbete och kallar till lärarmöte. Samarbetar med medlemsanvarig med klassindelning och leder arbete med att hitta nya lärare vid behov.
Medlemsansvarig Sköter kontakten med skolans medlemmar och skriver in nya medlemmar. Tar emot terminsavgiften och liability waviers. Samarbetar med huvudläraren med klassindelning.
Programansvarig Har ansvaret för skolans olika evenemang. Leder programgruppen i de olika evenemangen.
Kassör Sköter skolans budget och betalar ut löner till lärare. Sköter också återbetalning då medlemmar tillfälligt lagt ut pengar på inköp till skolan. Betalar skolans försäkringar och sköter skolans amerikanska och svenska bankkonto.
Sekreterare Skriver protokoll på styrelsemöten, föräldramöten och årsmöten. Håller kontakten med IKEA.
BYLAWS FOR THE SWEDISH SCHOOL IN SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
§ 1 NAME The name of the organization is “Svenska Skolan San Diego”. The organization is located in San Diego, Ca, USA. The organization consists of families residing in San Diego County, California in which at least one caretaker speaks Swedish as his/her native language.
§ 2 PURPOSE The sole purpose of this organization is to teach the Swedish language to children who have at least one Swedish speaking primary caretaker in the home.
§ 3 NON-PROFIT STATEMENT This organization is a non-profit organization to benefit the public, and is not organized for the private gain of any person.
§ 4 NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY We are a non-discriminatory school. All children, regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background are welcome.
§ 5 POLITICAL LIMITATION CLAUSE No substantial part of the activities of this organization shall consist of carrying on propaganda or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and the organization shall not participate or intervene in any political campaign (including the publishing or distribution of statements) on behalf of any candidate for public office.
§ 6 DEDICATION CLAUSE The property of this organization is irrevocably dedicated to charitable purposes and no part of the net income or assets of this organization shall ever inure to the benefit of any director, officer, or private person.
§ 7 AUTHORITY The organization’s major decisions are made at the annual meeting with the Board as the highest deciding authority.
§ 8 MEMBERS Eligibility to become a member of the organization is only granted to those who have children enrolled in the Swedish School. Teachers without children at the school will automatically become members - no fee. Additional people who want to support the organization can be granted membership by the Board of Directors.
§ 9 THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS The Board of Directors consists of seven people. The Board is elected at the annual meeting of the organization. The term of each Board member is two years and members can be re-elected only once for a maximum of two continuous terms.
§ 10 THE FINANCIAL YEAR The financial year of the organization extends from July 1 to June 30.
§ 11 SIGNING AUTHORITY Signing authority for the organization will be determined by the Board of Directors.
§ 12 ANNUAL MEETING The annual meeting is held no later than May. Notification of the meeting will be sent at least two weeks in advance.
§ 13 VOTING The right to vote at the annual meeting is granted to members of the organization (one vote per family) and members of the Board of Directors (except in matters regarding decisions on freedom from responsibility). Voting is held openly. In the event of a stalemate, the Chairperson holds the deciding vote, except in elections in which the final decision is determined by means of a drawing.
§ 14 ANNUAL MEETING MATTERS The election of the members of the Board of Directors, deputy members, and accountant shall be carried out at the annual meeting. Decisions shall be made on the budget and annual fees. The Board shall submit the report for the past year’s operations. Matters not listed on the agenda should not be subject to decision, but should be referred to the Board for preparation.
§ 15 CHANGES IN THE BYLAWS – DISSOLUTION Decisions on changes to the bylaws may only be made at the annual meeting. Upon the dissolution or winding up of the organization, all assets of the organization remaining after paying all debts of the organization shall be distributed to a non-profit fund, or corporation, as determined by the Board. The fund or corporation must be organized and operated exclusively for charitable purposes and must have established its tax-exempt status under IRC Section 501(c)(3).
These regulations were approved on April 20, 2010
by the Board of Directors certified by the Secretary