Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Jordan Bishko

Ann Carney Nelson

Clare Evans

Brad Knopp

Rachael McEachern

Charity Needham, Treasurer

Jenny Noyce, Vice President and Secretary

Dave Rogacki, Chair

April-Kay Williams, President, Compliance Officer

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Planned Agenda for Next Board Meeting

Planned Agenda for Board Summer Contracts Approval Committee Meetings

Board of Directors Approved Meeting Minutes

Board Policy

Meetings: Second Thursday of each month, 6:00–8:00 p.m., at the Ridgeline campus, unless otherwise published

Public Comment is heard as designated on meeting agendas or may be submitted by email to See board policy BDDH: Public Comment at Board Meetings for more information.

Ridgeline Montessori is organized as a nonprofit organization under the laws of Oregon and has received tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of the U.S. As a nonprofit corporation, the school is managed by a Board of Directors.

Board members have the primary responsibility for fulfillment of the school's mission and are legally accountable for its operations. School administrators attend all Board meetings but are not voting members. The Board sets school policies and is fiscally responsible for the school's resources. The Board selects and evaluates the school administrators, who are responsible for the day-to-day operation of the school.

The main responsibilities of the Board are as follows:

ALL MEETINGS ARE PUBLIC MEETINGS. We are bound by the State of Oregon's Open Meeting Law and its Public Records Law. However, the law (ORS 192.660.(2)(a-i)) provides the board the ability to consider in private certain sensitive matters that should not be general public knowledge. The board is allowed to use the executive session, as needed, to consider: