MBCS Board

School Board

Melanie Stackpole, Chair
Ken Turgen, Vice Chair
Kathi Lares, Treasurer
Kristi Heath, Secretary
 
Tomi Burgess
Bob Cole
Mitch Fadem
Giulie Garland
Chandra Weaver
David Ramirez
Arturo Ruvalcaba

Contact Information

Correspondence to the Board can be submitted to the Board Secretary, Kristi Heath, at the school office, 1004 David Avenue, Pacific Grove. Email correspondence may be sent HERE.

Board Responsibilities in the School Charter:

"...The Board of Directors is responsible for supporting the school’s vision and continuity of leadership at MBCS. It is responsible for carrying out board responsibilities as outlined in the corporation’s bylaws."

"...The responsibilities of the Board of Directors include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Uphold and revise (with permission of the granting agency) as needed the school charter. Adopt, amend and implement Board bylaws, internal Board policies and procedures.
  • Ensure adequate resources for the school’s programs.
  • Establish and work toward achieving long-term and short-term goals.
  • Oversee the fiscal management of the school including:
  • All audits and reports required by state or federal law.
  • Approval of the annual school budget.
  • Review and approval of quarterly budget reports.
  • Secure and maintain the school site.
  • Ensure the health and safety of the school.
  • Hire, support, supervise and evaluate the school director.
  • Approve hiring and termination of school faculty and staff.
  • Oversee school parent participation structure.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of school programs.
  • Act as an avenue of communication for the school community, including:
    • The resolution of grievances.
    • Conducting exit interviews for employees and families who leave the school.
  • Represent the school in the larger community.
  • Prepare and publish an annual report including:
    • The progress made towards achieving the long-term and short-term goals established by the Board.
    • The fiscal health of the school.
    • Significant events."