Board of Trustees

Chris Scheithauer, Chair

Shareholder, Call & Jensen

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Elizabeth Dorn Parker, Ed.D., Vice Chair and Treasurer

Governing Board Member, Coast Community College District

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Richard Arum, Secretary

Professor of Sociology and Education, UCI

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Sandi Jackson, Founding Board Chair

Community Philanthropist

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Susan Samueli, Trustee

Board Co-Chair & Vice President, The Samueli Foundation

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Susamma (Susan) Barua, Ph.D., Trustee

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

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Shannon Zech, Trustee

Attorney and

Community Philanthropist

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Robert Santana, Trustee

CEO, Boys and Girls Club of Central Orange Coast

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Board meetings are open to the public. If you wish to speak at a Board meeting, please refer to the "Public Comment Procedures" section of the Board Policies and Procedures (see "Board Documents" link above). 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. The public can request meeting materials, and Samueli Academy will provide them when the materials are distributed to the majority of the Board.

Next Meeting

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

6:00 pm

 
As a precautionary measure due to the Coronavirus, on-going Board and Committee meetings will take place via Zoom:
 
https://zoom.us/j/8695868415?pwd=cTRTU0dFTzN6QWpwTHl3RytVZ3lyQT09
 

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Agenda: coming soon

Future Meetings
  • Tuesday, February 28, 2023
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2023
  • Tuesday, April 25, 2023
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2023
  • Tuesday, June 27, 2023

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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.

Richard Arum, Chair,

Professor of Sociology and Education, UCI

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Sandi Jackson,

Community Philanthropist

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Patricia Janda,

Community Philanthropist

Susan Barua,

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

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Next Meeting

Tuesday, January 17, 2023
4:00 pm

 

As a precautionary measure due to the Coronavirus, on-going Board and Committee meetings will take place via Zoom:
 
https://zoom.us/j/8695868415?pwd=cTRTU0dFTzN6QWpwTHl3RytVZ3lyQT09

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Agenda: coming soon

Future Meetings
  • Tuesday, February 21, 2023
  • Tuesday, March 21, 2023
  • Tuesday, April 18, 2023
  • Tuesday, June 20, 2023

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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, Call & Jensen, APC

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Elizabeth Dorn Parker, Ed.D.,

Governing Board Member,

Coast Community College District

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Next Meeting

TBD

Agenda: TBD

 

Future Meetings
  • TBD

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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, Ed.D., Chair

Governing Board Member,

Coast Community College District

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Sandi Jackson,

Community Philanthropist

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Kevin Tiber,

Executive Vice President,
Farmers & Merchants Bank/Trust Co.

 

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Jeff Bloom,

Executive Vice President and Director,

Comerica Bank’s Commercial Real Estate Group

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John Fogarty,

 

Next Meeting

Friday, January 13, 2023

8:00 AM

 
As a precautionary measure due to the Coronavirus, on-going Board and Committee meetings will take place via Zoom:
 
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Agenda: coming soon

Future Meetings
  • Friday, February 10, 2023
  • Friday, March 10, 2023
  • Friday, April 14, 2023
  • Friday, May 12, 2023
  • Friday, June 9, 2023

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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, Call & Jensen, APC

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Sandi Jackson,

Community Philanthropist

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Shannon Zech,

Attorney and

Community Philanthropist

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Robert Santana,

CEO, Boys and Girls Club of Central Orange Coast

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Next Meeting

Tuesday, January 3, 2022
4:00 PM

 

As a precautionary measure due to the Coronavirus, on-going Board and Committee meetings will take place via Zoom:
 
https://zoom.us/j/8695868415?pwd=cTRTU0dFTzN6QWpwTHl3RytVZ3lyQT09

Or Dial: (415) 762-9988

Enter Meeting ID: 869-586-8415 (followed by #)

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Enter numeric password: 094310

 

Agenda: coming soon

Future Meetings
  • Tuesday, February 7, 2023
  • Tuesday, March 7, 2023
  • Tuesday, April 4, 2023
  • Tuesday, May 2, 2023
  • Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Archived Minutes

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