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Board Shorts

The Board of Trustees took the following actions at their March 11, 2019, regularly scheduled
monthly meeting:

  • The Board appointed Maple Lai as Associate Principal at OIS, beginning July 1, 2019
  • The Board recognized the OUSD classified Employees of the Year:  Michelle Brobak (Del Rey), Mary Brakefield (District Office), Cheryl McNair (Glorietta), Michael Lent (Maintenance and Operations), Keli Cooper (OIS), Dung Diep (Sleepy Hollow), Celia Cornejo (Wagner Ranch)
  • The Board approved the Contra Costa SELPA Local Plan
  • The Board approved the Second Interim Report 
  • The Board approved Resolution 19-08 Entering Election Results
  • The Board appointed 8 members to the Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee: 
    • Maureen Sandoval:  parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the district
    • Yasaman Lee: Parent of guardian of a child enrolled in the District and active in a parent-teacher organization, such as the P.T.A. or a school site council
    • Bryan Silveira: Active in a business organization representing the business community located in the District
    • Clark Wallace: Active in a senior citizens’ organization
    • Richard Burkhalter: Member of the community at large
    • Sandy Matthews: Member of the community at large
    • Brad McCullough: Member of the community at large
    • Karen Ribble: Member of the community at large
  • The Board voted to nominate Liz Bettis (Walnut Creek), Meredith Meade (Lafayette) and Richard Severy (Moraga) to serve on the CSBA Delegate Assembly
  • The Board approved contracts with Graybar and Bowers Electric Company for Proposition 39 LED exterior lighting
  • The Board approved a contract with Cal Engineering and Geology to assess the mudslide at Wagner Ranch Elementary School
  • The Board approved Resolution 19-10 Approving Student Absence Verification Methods
  • The Board approved Resolution 19-11 Approving Absence from School for Participation in Religious Instruction or Exercises
  • The Board conducted a Public Hearing on AR 6158 Independent Study
  • The Board approved the Global Adoption of Updated OUSD Board Policies

The Board discussed, but took no action on the following items:

The next Board Coffee will be held Thursday, April 18, from 8:15-9:15 a.m. at Sleepy Hollow Elementary School. The schedule for future Board coffees can be found here . All are welcome!

If you would like information regarding future Board meetings, email Debbie Jamieson at
djamieson@orindaschools.org.