Desert Marigold School is operated by the 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 and all community members are welcome to attend.
- Matt Walker, President
- John Elling, Treasurer
- Gregory Schneider, Secretary
- John Tanner
- Julie Haines
- April Sauer
Email the Board at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Board Meeting Schedule
All regular board meetings will be held in the High School English Room, the third (3rd) Wednesday of each month, at 6:30 p.m unless otherwise posted on the board outside the main school office and the school calendar.
Board Meetings: Agendas & Minutes
The meeting notice and agenda are posted on the board located outside the administrative office at least 24 hours in advance of a meeting.
VSWEA Board Membership Procedures – Board Membership Procedures
VSWEA Board Experience and Skills – Board Experience and Skills Sept 2019
VSWEA Code of Conduct – Board Code of Conduct
VSWEA Public Comment Guidance – Board Public Comment Guidance
Desert Marigold School Core Principles – https://desertmarigold.org/programs/core-principles/
Mission Statement – https://desertmarigold.org/who-we-are/missionandhistory/
The Arizona Open Meeting Law – Open-Meeting-Law-Booklet-June2019