Desert Marigold School is operated by the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization Valley of the Sun Waldorf Education Association, Inc. (VSWEA). The Board of Directors of VSWEA is responsible for deciding legal, financial and policy issues of the school. The Board consists of parents, staff and other community members. The initial term of office for directors shall be for three years beginning in November regardless of when elected. Thereafter, a director can be renewed yearly for a 1 year term with a total maximum number of 6 years.  A director that has served the maximum number of years can be eligible for new term after a departure of at least one year.  At the regular meeting of the directors held in November and May, directors shall be elected by the Board of Directors.

The bylaws of the VSWEA are available in the school office, as well as guidelines for joining the Board. Board meetings are held on a regular schedule at the school or virtually and all community members are welcome to attend.

Board Members

Board Member
Board Member

Board Meetings


In compliance with Arizona Open Meeting Law A.R.S. § 38-431.02(A)(1), Valley of the Sun Waldorf Education Association, dba Desert Marigold School posts meeting notices for all open meetings on this website and on the bulletin board outside the school office, located at 6210 S 28th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85042. All regular board meetings will be held either online or in the High School English Room (located at 6210 S 28th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85042) pursuant to the schedule below for the applicable academic year at 6:30 p.m, unless otherwise posted on this website and the board outside the school office.

Agendas & Minutes

Date Agenda Minutes
Jul 9, 2020 –
Final Budget Approval & Adoption
Agenda Minutes
Jul 15, 2020 Agenda Minutes
Jul 29, 2020 Agenda Minutes
Aug 12, 2020 Agenda Minutes
Aug 26, 2020 Agenda Minutes
Sep 9, 2020 Agenda Minutes
Sep 23, 2020 Agenda Minutes
Oct 7, 2020 Agenda Minutes
Oct 10, 2020 – Special Meeting Agenda Minutes
Oct 21, 2020 Agenda Minutes
Nov 4, 2020 Agenda Minutes
Nov 12, 2020 – Emergency Board Meeting Agenda Minutes
Nov 18, 2020 Agenda Minutes
Dec 2, 2020 Agenda Minutes
Dec 8, 2020 – Special Meeting Agenda Minutes
Dec 9, 2020 – Special Meeting Agenda Minutes
Dec 10, 2020 – Special Meeting Agenda Minutes
Dec 16, 2020 Agenda Minutes
Jan 6, 2021 Agenda Minutes
Jan 20, 2021 Agenda Minutes
Feb 3, 2021 Agenda Minutes
Feb 17, 2021 Agenda Minutes
Mar 3, 2021 Agenda Minutes
Mar 17, 2021 Agenda Minutes
Apr 7, 2021 Agenda Minutes
Apr 21, 2021
May 5, 2021
May 19, 2021
Jun 2, 2021
Jun 16, 2021
Date Agenda Minutes
July 10, 2019 Agenda Minutes
Aug 21, 2019 Agenda Minutes
Sep 18, 2019 Agenda Minutes
Oct 16, 2019 Agenda Minutes
Nov 6, 2019
Special Meeting
Agenda Minutes
Nov 20, 2019 Agenda Minutes
Dec 18, 2019 Agenda Minutes
Jan 15, 2020 Agenda Minutes
Jan 22, 2020
Special Meeting
Agenda Minutes
Feb 19, 2020 Agenda Minutes
Mar 4, 2020
Special Meeting
Agenda Minutes
Mar 18, 2020 Agenda Minutes
Mar 25, 2020
Special Meeting
Agenda Meeting cancelled due to technical difficulties
Apr 1, 2020 Agenda Minutes
Apr 15, 2020 Agenda Minutes
Apr 29, 2020 Agenda Minutes
May 20, 2020 Agenda Minutes
June 3, 2020 Agenda Minutes
June 17, 2020 Agenda Minutes
June 24, 2020 Agenda Minutes

Other Documents

FY 2021 Budget & Meeting Notice

Annual Financial Reports
*To view annual reports ion the ADE website, search “Valley of the Sun Waldorf Education Association” at the above link and click on  “Submitted File Status”