1/19/23 GC Minutes

Members Present: Art Silva, President
Gary Boyd, Vice President
Lora Sedore, Member
Vicente Vargas, Interim Secretary
Anne Desiderio, Member

Members Absent: Sistine Jaramillo, Member

Guests: Mary Tarango, CEO
Angela Lerner, COO
Jeremy Peckens, Principal
Nate Rios, Vigil Group
Kathy Potter, Guest
Jennifer Elliot, Guest
Amy McGrane, Guest
Ysidra Tellez, Guest

Governance Council called to order by Art Silva, President at 5:35 pm

Roll Call:
Quorum met
Approval of Agenda
Motion to Approve – Gary Boyd
2nd – Lora Sedore
Motion Unanimously Approved

Approval of Previous Governance Council Meeting Minutes of December 15, 2022
Motion to Approve – Lora Sedore
2nd – Gary Boyd
Motion Unanimously Approved
Open Forum – None
Presentation and Possible Action on New Governance Council Member – Vicente Vargas presented a possible new board member, Anne Desiderio. Committee reviewed resume and recommended to Governance Council to approve Anne Desiderio.
Motion to Approve Anne Desiderio as new member – Vicente Vargas
2nd – Gary Boyd
Motion Unanimously Approved

Budget Reports – Nate Rios reported on all budget items, including Cash Disbursements, Bank Reconciliation, and the BARS:
Motion to Approve Cash Disbursements for December – Gary Boyd
2nd – Lora Sedore
Motion Unanimously Approved

Motion to Approve Bank Reconciliation for December – Gary Boyd
2nd – Lora Sedore
Motion Unanimously Approved

Motion to Approve BAR 580-000-2223-0015 – IB– Gary Boyd
2nd – Lora Sedore
Motion Unanimously Approved

Presentation and Discussion of Breaking the Silence – Amy McGrane introduced Ysidra Tellez. She stated that the pilot program would raise awareness of mental illness. Biggest funder for program is Department of Health. Program will be presented through Health and PE curriculum.

Discussion of Calendar for SY 2023-2024 – There was no discussion. Mary Tarango asked that it remain as a discussion item on February agenda.

Presentation & Discussion of Principal’s Report – Mr. Peckens reported on all items. He stated that all FOB’s for front door have arrived. Testing results are in and school is on path to surpass expected growth in all areas. There is an Open House this coming weekend with a tour of facility.

Presentation & Discussion of COO Report – Angela Lerner gave an update on all funding.

Presentation & Discussion of Superintendent’s Report – Mary Tarango gave an update on all items.

Next Meeting
February 16, 2023, at 5:30 pm

Motion to Adjourn
Motion to adjourn – Lora Sedore
2nd – Vicente Vargas
Motion Unanimously Approved

Meeting adjourned at 6:41 pm