Governing Board

The Museum School’s Board of Directors is responsible for ensuring that the academic program of The Museum School of Avondale Estates is successful, that the school’s program and operation are faithful to the terms of its charter, and that the school is a viable organization.

The committees of The Museum School Governing Board are each chaired by a member of the Governing Board. The committees and their respective responsibilities are listed below as follow:

Board Level Committees

Academic Excellence – Chair, Rick Clark
Works with the school’s principal to define academic excellence, ensure that all Board members understand the charter promises made to the community and the authorizer, and devise clear and consistent measures to monitor these goals.
Committee Meets: Quarterly

Communication Chair  – Matt Spaulding
Responsible for communicating news from The Museum School to relevant audiences.
Committee Meets: Monthly

Development Chair  –  vacant
Raises funds to meet the budgetary needs of The Museum School.
Committee Meets: Monthly

Facility Chair  –  Josh Andrews
Oversees implementation of facility renovations and maintenance.
Committee Meets: 2nd Monday of every month – 8pm

Finance Chair  – Katie Cota
Works with the school’s principal and business manager to create the annual budget, monitors implementation of approved budget on a regular basis and recommends proposed budget revisions. This committee also recommends policies for management of The Museum School’s assets.
Committee Meets:  2nd Tuesday of every month – 7pm

Governance Chair  – Carla Smith
Responsible for matters pertaining to Board recruitment, nomination, orientation, training, and evaluation of Board members in accordance with the bylaws and policies and practices approved by the Board.
Committee Meets: 2nd Thursday of every month – 7pm

Personnel Chair  – Nicky Rosenbluth
Advises the Board on matters pertaining to personnel administration and staffing. This committee also hires and evaluates the principal.
Committee Meets: 2nd Wednesday of every month – 6:30pm

Advisory Council Chair – Tamara Shipley
Committee Meets: Monthly

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Andy Huff
CHAIR
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Carla Smith

Carla Smith
VICE CHAIR
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Katie Cota

Katie Cota
TREASURER
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Josh Horne

Josh Horne
SECRETARY
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Josh Andrews

Josh Andrews
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Andrea Avery

Andrea Avery
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Rick Clark

Rick Clark
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Leah Dobbs

Leah Dobbs
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Bill Elek
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Clay Jones

Clay Jones
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Katherine Kelbaugh

Katherine Kelbaugh
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Jesse Lincoln

Jesse Lincoln
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Ed Rieker

Ed Rieker
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Nicky Rosenbluth
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Danielle Royden

Danielle Royden
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Matt-Spaulding

Matt Spaulding
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Advisory Council

Mary Lamb, Adela Yelton, Tish Craig, Jenifer Cooper-Melia, Amy Crownover, Sasha Webb, Tamara Shipley, Brian Deutsch, Aspen Kron, Matt Knoop, Mark Joyner, Veny Alexsandrov, Bert Thornton

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