Board of Trustees

Sandi Jackson, Chair

Community Philanthropist

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Susan Samueli, Vice Chair

Board Co-Chair & Vice President, The Samueli Foundation

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Richard Arum,

Dean of the School of Education, UCI

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Elizabeth Dorn Parker,

Foundation Development Specialist, Orange Coast College Foundation

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Chris Scheithauer,

Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

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Nicole Washington,

Director of Innovation and Growth, OCTANe & OCTANe Growth Services

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Susamma (Susan) Barua, Ph.D.,

Dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Cal State Fullerton

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Board meetings are open to the public. To add an item to the agenda, please refer to the "Public Comment Procedures" section of the Board Policies and Procedures (see link to the right). To address the board, please see the "Request to Address the board" form which can also be found in the Board Policies and Procedures document.

Next Meeting

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020
Time: 6:00 pm

 

Samueli Academy
1901 N. Fairview St.
Santa Ana, CA 92706

Agenda: https://samueliacademy.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1-28-20-Board-Agenda.pdf

 

Future Meetings
  • Tuesday, February 25, 2020
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2020
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2020
  • Tuesday, May 26, 2020
  • Tuesday, June 23, 2020

ACADEMIC COMMITTEE

The purpose of the this Committee is to assist in the development of the school curriculum and review the academic results of the students.

Nicole Washington,

Owner, Micro Biz Coach LLC

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Sandi Jackson,

Community Philanthropist

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Patricia Janda,

Community Philanthropist

Richard Arum,

Dean of the School of Education, UCI

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Susan Barua,

Dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Cal State Fullerton

Next Meeting

Tuesday, February 18, 2020,
4:00 PM

 

Dean’s Conference Room
UCI – School of Education
Irvine, CA 92697

Agenda: Coming soon

 

Future Meetings
  • Tuesday, March 17, 2020
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2020
  • Tuesday, June 16, 2020

AUDIT COMMITTEE

The purpose of this Committee is to evaluate and hire an independent public accounting firm that has the appropriate qualifications to conduct the annual independent audit of the financial books and records of the Corporation. This committee will review the annual independent audit reports and present them to the Board for approval. This committee will also be responsible for administration of the Corporation's Conflict of Interest Policy.

Chris Scheithauer, Chair

Partner, McDermott Will &
Emery

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Elizabeth Dorn Parker,

Foundation Development Specialist,
Orange Coast College Foundation

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Next Meeting

To Be Announced

 

Orangewood Foundation
1575 E. 17th Street
Santa Ana, CA 92705

Agenda: Coming soon

Future Meetings
  • Coming soon

FINANCE COMMITTEE

The purpose of this Committee is to monitor and update the organization's financial policies and procedures and, for financial items, ensure compliance with the Brown Act and any State and Federal laws and regulations. They will also regularly review Samueli Academy's financial statements, cash flow and review the annual operating budget and present that information to the Board.

Elizabeth Dorn Parker, Chair

Foundation Development
Specialist, Orange Coast College
Foundation

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Sandi Jackson,

Community Philanthropist

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Kevin Tiber,

Senior Vice President and COO,
Farmers and Merchants Trust
Company

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Jeff Bloom,

John Fogarty,

 

Next Meeting

Friday,  February 14, 2020, 

 

Orangewood Foundation
1575 E. 17th Street
Santa Ana, CA 92705

Agenda: Coming soon

Future Meetings
  • Friday, March 13, 2020
  • Friday, April 10, 2020
  • Friday, April 10, 2020
  • Friday, April 10, 2020
  • Friday, June 12, 2020

GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE

The purpose of this Committee is the development and oversight of Board membership, selection policies and procedures, screening potential Board candidates, preparation of a slate of proposed officers and Trustees, orientation, training and oversight of legal and governance issues in accordance with Samueli Academy bylaws as well as established Board of Trustees policies and procedures.

Chris Scheithauer, Chair

Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

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Sandi Jackson,

Community Philanthropist

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Susan Samueli,

Vice President, The Samueli
Foundation

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Shannon Zech,

Next Meeting

Tuesday,  February 4, 2020
4:00 PM

 

Call & Jensen
610 Newport Center Dr # 700
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Agenda: coming soon

Future Meetings
  • Tuesday, March 3, 2020
  • Tuesday, April 7, 2020
  • Tuesday, May 5, 2020
  • Tuesday, June 2, 2020

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