Equitas Academy Charter School


Governance Committee Committee Meeting

Date and Time

Wednesday September 13, 2023 at 3:00 PM


1612 W. Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015 


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Meeting ID: 863 0167 2207

PUBLIC COMMENT AT EQUITAS ACADEMY BOARD MEETINGS – An opportunity for the public to address the Board will be provided at the conclusion of the agenda. Members of the public who wish to speak on any item are requested to identify themselves and indicate on which agenda item they wish to speak. The Board will provide an opportunity for the public to speak for a maximum of three (3) minutes, unless granted additional time at the discretion of the Board. Testimony shall be limited in content to matters pertaining to Equitas Academy. The Board may not take any action on matters discussed during the public testimony period that are not listed on the agenda. Brown Act Compliance: Agenda posted at School.

Pursuant to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, any individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in a meeting of the Board of Directors, may request assistance in advance of the meeting by contacting Equitas Academy Charter School at 1700 West Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90015 or by phone (213) 201-0440.

Committee Members Present

C. Osuna, L. Heisser (remote), M. Gomez, T. Bell

Committee Members Absent


Guests Present

K. Farrar, S. Roditti, Yuna Shin (remote)

I. Opening Items


Record Attendance and Guests


Call the Meeting to Order

L. Heisser called a meeting of the Governance Committee Committee of Equitas Academy Charter School to order on Wednesday Sep 13, 2023 at 3:02 PM.


Approve Minutes

T. Bell made a motion to approve the minutes from Governance Committee Committee Meeting on 04-26-23.
M. Gomez seconded the motion.
The committee VOTED unanimously to approve the motion.


Public Comment

No members of the public offered comment. 

II. Governance


Board Dashboard Review

The board reviewed the current dashboard and discussed tracking member engagement in FY'23-'24.  "The BoardOnTrack" representative offered an overview of the tool's capabilities in this area.


Board Growth Plan

Discussion facilitated about recent and planned board growth and development.  The committee will review by-laws to consider any potential recommendations for updates.


Update on '23-'24 Committee Goals

The committee considered board and committee members' engagement in the local community as an aspect of overall engagement. 

III. Closing Items


Adjourn Meeting

There being no further business to be transacted, and upon motion duly made, seconded and approved, the meeting was adjourned at 4:35 PM.

Respectfully Submitted,
L. Heisser