Q May the daughter of a school board member be employed as a teacher in the school district if the school board member does not participate in any decision to employ such teacher and does not participate in any decision to approve the budget so as to approve the funding of such teacher’s contract?

A The daughter of a school board member may be employed as a teacher in the school district if the school board member does not engage in any actions regarding the employment of the licensed employee. (Attorney General’s Opinion to Cocke dated August 18, 2008)