Board Committees

Mehlville Board of Education Committees

The Mehlville Board of Education has six chartered committees that advise the board on several topics. These committees include the following:

  • Advocacy Committee
  • Communications Advisory Committee
  • Facilities Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Insurance Committee
  • Policy Committee
Advocacy Committee
The Advocacy is a subcommittee of the Mehlville Board of Education that develops an annual Mehlville School District Advocacy Priorities document; reviews and tracks local, state and federal legislation that may affect the district. Using this information, the committee will schedule meetings as needed with Local, State, and Federal representatives to discuss the issues documented in the approved Mehlville School District Advocacy Priorities document.
>> See the Advocacy Committee Charter.

Communications Advisory Committee
The Communications Advisory Committee develops and monitors the implementation of a communications plan. The committee also provides assistance and direction to the communications department, superintendent and Board of Education. This committee typically meets quarterly.
>> See the Communications Advisory Committee Charter.
>> Apply for the Communications Advisory Committee.

Facilities Committee
Members of the Facilities Committee annually review a rolling five-year facility maintenance plan. The committee also identifies and prioritizes future projects, reviews and considers large projects before they are placed before voters, and provides an annual report to the Finance Committee. The committee provides assistance and direction to the Director of Facilities, central office administrators, Superintendent, and Board of Education on the district’s facility needs.  
>> See the Facilities Committee Charter.
>> Apply for the Facilities Committee.

Finance Committee
The Finance Committee provides assistance and direction to the Chief Financial Officer, Superintendent and Board of Education on various financial issues including: tax increment financing, assessment, state aid, budget guidelines, short and long-term financial planning, bond or tax levy issue activities, and/or other financial areas as may be deemed necessary. The committee reviews the financial impact of recommendations from the facilities and insurance committees, and of salary negotiations. The committee also reviews the budget as it’s being developed and provides oversight for funds approved by voters through levy and bond issues.
>> See the Finance Committee Charter.
>> Apply for the Finance Committee.

Insurance Committee
The Insurance Committee makes recommendations on all employee insurance plans, programs and financing to the Board of Education. The committee reviews claims data, finances and funding of the insurance program, and leads the bid process every three years. The committee also makes an annual report to the Finance Committee. This committee typically meets quarterly.
>> See the Insurance Committee Charter.
>> Apply for the Insurance Committee.

Policy Committee
The Policy Committee reviews and recommends policy changes to the Mehlville Board of Education.
>> See the Policy Committee Charter.
>> Apply for the Policy Committee.


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