Criteria for Selection of Co-opted and Appointed Trustees
The Education Act 1989 sets out the following criteria for selecting co-opted and appointed trustees
- It is desirable, so far as is reasonably practicable,
- that every board should reflect-
- the ethnic and socio-economic diversity of the student body of the school or institution; and
- the fact that approximately half the population of New Zealand is male and half female; and
- the character of the school or schools, or institution, it administers; and
- the character of the community (whether geographical or otherwise) served by the school or schools, or institution, it administers; and
- that every board should have available from within its membership expertise and experience in management.
- A board or person, when co-opting or appointing trustees, shall have regard to subsection (1).