CHISD Board of Trustees Media Relations
The Board President shall be the official spokesperson for Board related requests. All Board Members who receive calls from the media should direct them to the Board’s spokesperson and notify the Board President and Superintendent of the call. Board Members retain the right to speak to the media as individuals. Before speaking to the media, Board Members should make a distinction between speaking as an individual and member of the Board. When speaking as an individual, it is important for the media representative(s) to be reminded of the position or action of the Trustees as a Body Corporate. The Superintendent or designee shall be the official spokesperson for District-related requests.
In matters of specific complaints, concerns, and suggestions, all appropriate channels need to be exhausted before addressing them to the Board.
Communicating with CHISD Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees encourages input; however, anonymous calls or letters will not receive Board attention, discussion, or response, and will not result in directives to the administration.
The Board of Trustees encourages input. A signed letter will be forwarded to the Superintendent. The Board Member(s) receiving the letter will respond using standard format acknowledging receipt of the letter and informing the writer of the letter that it will be forwarded to the Superintendent. The Superintendent will respond to the writer of the letter and send a copy to the full Board.