Memphis Merit Academy Charter School

MMA September Board of Directors Meeting

Published on September 19, 2023 at 7:13 PM EDT
Amended on September 20, 2023 at 9:21 AM EDT

Date and Time

Thursday September 21, 2023 at 5:30 PM EDT


Memphis Merit Academy (4775 American Way, Memphis, TN 38118)


      Purpose Presenter Time
I. Opening Items 5:30 PM
  A. Record Attendance and Guests Timorie Belk
  B. Call the Meeting to Order Melisa Moore
II. Public Comment 5:30 PM
  A. Public Comment
  B. Welcome 5 m
III. Agenda 5:35 PM
  A. Approval of Agenda Vote Melisa Moore 1 m
  B. Approve Minutes Vote Melisa Moore 1 m
IV. Monthly Financials 5:37 PM
  A. Presentation of Monthly Financials Discuss Ben Crowe 15 m
  B. Acceptance of Monthly Financials Vote Melisa Moore 5 m
V. Approval of New Directors 5:57 PM
  A. Joseph Mckinney Vote Melisa Moore 5 m
VI. Approval of Contracts 6:02 PM
  A. Schoolmint Contract Vote Betty Michelle Mccline 3 m

This contract is used to cover the following needs in the school: 

  • Enrollment application
  • Enrollment lottery tracker 
  • Re-enrolment process 
  • Voice robo-calls 
  B. Afton Group Financial Strategic Planning Support Vote Betty Michelle Mccline 5 m

This contract reflect services covered by Charter School Growth Fund. The contract is being presented in the event the addendum services exceed CSGF coverage. 

VII. Other Approvals
VIII. Commitee Updates 6:10 PM
  A. Governance Discuss Aurelia Mcbride 5 m


  • New Board Member Onboarding
  • Board on Track Training 
  • Upcoming requirement for board training 
  • Policies sent for review
  • Meeting schedule
  B. Academic Achievement Discuss Lashawn Lester 5 m
  • Enrollment
  • HOS evaluation progress and status 
  • Meeting schedule
  C. Finance Discuss Angelia Allen 3 m
  D. Development Discuss Timorie Belk 3 m
  • Development Plan status and updates
IX. Other Business - MMA Real Estate, LLC 6:26 PM
  A. Lease Agreement Discuss Betty Michelle Mccline and Brooke Loper 5 m
X. CEO Update 6:31 PM
  A. Facilities Updates Discuss Lakenna Booker 3 m

i. Facility Updates

  1. Construction Schedule
  2. Change Orders 


XI. Closing Items 6:34 PM
  A. Adjourn Meeting Melisa Moore