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Star News: News from the Board 4/29

posted Apr 29, 2013, 7:29 AM by Calley Herzog   [ updated Apr 29, 2013, 7:29 AM by Lisa Griffin ]
News from the Board:
"In case you missed it": The board hosted an interactive community Town Hall on April 24th. This was an opportunity for Mr. Josh Cochran to speak with the community about his candidacy for the Head of School position. He presented his vision and answered questions from the audience. The board entered an executive session following the Town Hall in order to continue the interview process.
Upcoming Board Meetings:
May 1st: Special Board Business Meeting at 6:00 PM at Stargate: executive session to finalize discussion on Mr. Cochran's candidacy for the Head of School position (per C.R.S. 24-6-402(f)[personnel matters]) with motion following the session.
May 8th: Business Meeting at 6:00 PM at Stargate
Stargate Governance 101:
When do the current board terms end and when would new board members be sworn-in? Board members terms end in June of the year that they expire and new board members are sworn-in at the first board meeting in July. Currently 2 board seats will expire on June 30, 2013. These seats are up for election this spring and both seats are 3 year terms.

Spring Elections: 2 Board Seats Open

Interested in doing more for Stargate? Interested in being more involved? Lend your skills to Stargate! Run for an elected position!

Nominations are now open for the Spring 2013 Election!


  • Nominations Close: May 1, 2013 @ 11:59pm MT
  • Election Starts: May 8, 2013 @ 12:00am MT
  • Election Ends: May 15, 2013 @ 4:00pm MT
Open Positions
The following positions will be filled with the Spring 2013 Election:
2 Positions on the Stargate School Board of Directors
If you would like to apply for nomination for any of the open positions for our upcoming election, please download and complete the Board or Committee Candidate Application Form from the
Recruiting and Elections Folder of Forms and Files page on our Governance Website( and email it to by the indicated deadline(s).

Election Policy and Procedures

The Stargate School Board has defined a set of Election Policies and Procedures. You can find a copy of these Policies and Procedures in the
Recruiting and Elections Folder of Forms and Files page on our Governance Website.

Look for voting instructions in your Monday Folders on May 6, 2013