Q May a foreman in the school district bus shop continue to be employed by the school district after the employee’s spouse becomes a member of the school board?

A No. The board member will have a prohibited interest in her spouse’s employment contract which will be authorized by the school board in violation of Section 109, Miss. Const., and Section 25-4-105(2), Miss. Code. (Mississippi Ethics Commission Advisory Opinion No. 12-105-E, December 7, 2012)