SCHOOL BOARD

GEM PREP BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

Dennis Turner - Chairman
Murray Stanton - Vice Chairman
Jill Call
Barb Femreite
Duncan Robb
Roger Stewart
Emmett Wemp

CONTACT INFORMATION

The contact for the Board is the Board Clerk’s email address [email protected].

MEETING SCHEDULE

Board of Directors meetings are generally held on the third Thursday of each month. The agenda is posted 48 hours prior to the meeting. Board information, policies, agendas, and minutes may be viewed at Gem Innovation Schools BoardDocs.

FUNCTION

The Board's function is primarily to establish the policies that govern the school. Individual members have no authority to act on their own. Instead, Board consideration and action are made during formal sessions.

CORRESPONDENCE TO THE BOARD

Communications to the board may be emailed to the Board Clerk. Correspondence must be received by 5:00 PM MT the Friday before the regularly scheduled monthly board meeting in order to be included in the board packet and circulated to the board. Communications received after that deadline will be circulated to the board through the board packet the following month. Any correspondence pertaining to personnel should follow proper administrative channels outlined below.

ADDRESSING THE BOARD

Individuals who wish to address the Board of Directors shall notify by emailing the Board Clerk at [email protected]. The request must include the reason for the appearance, as well as the name, address, and telephone number of the person submitting the request. The email must also describe how the administrative channel below has been followed. Requests for placement on the agenda must be received no fewer than 7 calendar days prior to the board meeting. The Board recognizes the value of public comment on educational issues and the importance of involving members of the public in its meetings.

AGENDA ITEMS

Before an item or public comment is placed on the agenda, an individual (parents, students, staff or the general public) should follow proper administrative channels. It is critical to follow the below order before an item or comment is presented to the Board for consideration and/or action:

  1. Teacher or staff, if applicable
  2. Principal, if applicable;
  3. Chief Academic Officer, if applicable
  4. Executive Director/CEO; then
  5. Board of Directors.