VAIS is governed by a council of parents, staff, and community members. This group makes the high-level decisions concerning the dat-to-day operations of VAIS. Functions of the Governance Council include, but are not limited to, budget allocations, capital expenditures, grant proposals, personnel, curriculum, assessments, VAIS policies and procedures, committee responsibilities, and the goals and future of VAIS.
Current Governance Council members include:
James Kokalj, President
Grace Flores, Secretary
Charles James, Community Member
Darlene Berkovitz, Parent Representative
Teresa Mueller, Parent Representative
Patty Arifin, Parent Representative
Kelly Gibson, Parent Representative
Steve Kean, Parent Representative
Joanne Mueller, Parent Representative
Evan Henderson, New Parent Representative
Yingying Reiter, VAIS Staff
Sarah Shaw, VAIS Staff
Sally Parks, VAIS Staff
The Governance Council generally meets on the 2nd Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom. Meetings are open to the public.
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