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CVCHS Governing Board

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A Charter School Governing Board is a highly effective team, strategically assembled to bring the skills, expertise, temperament, and time to govern a multimillion-dollar public enterprise, the charter school.

The Charter document is a contract awarded to the Governing Board, not the CEO, Executive Director, teachers, students, or administrative staff.

Clayton Valley Charter High School is a directly funded independent charter school and is operated as a California non-profit public benefit corporation pursuant to California law. A copy of our charter and our corporate bylaws can be found via a link to the right.

The CVCHS charter provides for a governing board that functions much like a school board. On September 1, 2011, teachers, classified staff, and parents gathered at Clayton Valley High School to elect their respective representatives of the new governing board. Those elected members were then selected, as provided for in the CVCHS charter petition, two community-at-large members and a retired teacher to fill out the initial governing board.

The CVCHS Governing Board meets on a regular basis at 5:30 PM, unless otherwise stated, on the 2nd Wednesday of each month in the CVCHS Library (1101 Alberta Way, Concord, CA 94521). All meetings are open to the public and there are several opportunities for public comment, all of which are shown on the agenda.

Agendas and Minutes can be found through the link on the right, with agendas posted at least 72 hours prior to a Regular Meeting, and at least 24 hours prior to a Special Meeting.

Kristy Downs Powell - Chairperson / Parent
(Term: March 9, 2022 - December 31, 2025)
Margie Digiorgio - Teacher
(Term: January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2023)
Barbara Holmes - Educator
(Term: March 4, 2020 - December 31, 2023)
        (Term: January 1, 2020 - December 31, 2023)
Sarah Lovick - Staff 
(Term: January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2025)
    • July 14, 2021
    • August 5, 2021
    • September 8, 2021
    • October 13, 2021
    • November 10, 2021
    • December 8, 2021
    • January 12, 2022
    • February 9, 2022
    • March 9, 2022
    • April 13, 2022
    • May 11, 2022
    • June 8, 2022