The O’Farrell Charter Schools
Board of Directors Member Recruitment
June 1, 2023
At this time, the Board of Directors is recruiting two new members to the Board of Directors. As per the Board bylaws, one new member must be a parent representative and one must be a staff or community member.
Board members support the mission of The O’Farrell Charter Schools and ensure budgets, policies and practices are aligned to this mission through their governance role. The Board of Directors seeks to recruit members with the following characteristics:
- Will inspire students
- Are connected to the local community
- Have relevant professional and educational experience
- Represent the diversity of The O’Farrell Charter Schools.
The Board will review applications of interested candidates and will conduct interviews in open session at its August meeting, pending qualified candidates. As per our charter, and applicable laws, the Board of Directors self selects its members through an open and transparent process. Interested parties may complete the application by July 15, 2023 found at the link below: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScScMsKpDzppZ9DL4XJB4jxmwANQiXAv0nKynykdd5qmWj_sA/viewform?usp=sf_link
The O’Farrell and Ingenuity Charter Petitions state the following:
"The board is responsible for the policies, annual budgets, and hiring and evaluation of the superintendent. Either the board chair or majority of the board may direct the superintendent to analyze, review, and/or summarize the educational program, operations, and/or related matter. The superintendent oversees the educational program, including, but not limited to, staffing, curriculum, and compliance with the charter and applicable laws. In compliance with the Political Reform Act, a conflict of interest code has been adopted and Form 700 documents completed annually."
The O’Farrell Charter Schools prohibit discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, immigration status, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, parental, family, marital status, or association with a person or a group with one or more of the theses actual or perceived characteristics as applies to all acts related to school activity or school attendance.