Employees who hold public office shall be required to use leave without pay for absences to tend to public business unless such absences may be covered by compensatory time, personal leave, or vacation time.  In all instances, written documentation with approval of the employee’s immediate supervisor shall be required.




An employee appointed to serve as an election commissioner or clerk may be granted a leave of absence for the purpose under the following conditions:


  1. The employee shall notify the Superintendent within five (5) days following the publication of the official list of commissioners and clerks and request that a leave of absence be granted to him/her.

  2. If the leave of absence is granted, it is understood that the employee will be docked the amount paid to the substitute.  It will be the responsibility of the principal or supervisor in charge to employ the substitute.



Ref:     La. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§17:81, 17:1171, 17:1186, 17:1208, 17:1208.1, 23:1015.2

Board minutes, 7-1-96


Acadia Parish School Board