Equitas Academy Charter School


Governance Committee Committee Meeting

Date and Time

Wednesday October 11, 2023 at 3:00 PM


1612 W. Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015 


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4882 Cobbler Ct. Pleasanton CA 94566

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

Committee Members Absent


Committee Members who arrived after the meeting opened

C. Osuna

Guests Present

K. Farrar, S. Roditti (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 Oct 11, 2023 at 3:05 PM.


Approve Minutes

M. Gomez made a motion to approve the minutes from Governance Committee Committee Meeting on 09-13-23.
T. Bell seconded the motion.
The committee VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
C. Osuna
M. Gomez
T. Bell
L. Heisser


Public Comment

II. Governance


Board Dashboard Review

C. Osuna arrived at 3:07 PM.

Committee reviewed the attendance of board and committee members at meetings for the '23-'24 year and reviewed the board giving records since July 1, 2023 in addition to considering giving opportunities.


Board Growth Plan

* The board clarified the outcomes of votes made for leadership roles for the '23-'24 year as based on outcomes at the June 2023 meeting.  

* Discussion took place about strategic needs for board and committee expansion moving forward. 



'24 Board Retreat Planning

* The board retreat goals were considered as part of planning for the annual spring retreat.  


Update on '23-'24 Committee Goals

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 4:07 PM.

Respectfully Submitted,
L. Heisser