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StarNews: News from the Board 5/6

posted May 6, 2013, 8:54 AM by Calley Herzog   [ updated May 6, 2013, 8:54 AM by Lisa Griffin ]

News from the Board:

"In case you missed it": The Board held a special business meeting on May 1, 2013 to finalize the process of hiring an administrator.The Board unanimously voted to offer Josh Cochran the position of Principal of Stargate School.He accepted the offer and now has a contract in place as the head administrator for the 2013-2014 school year.

Upcoming Board Meetings:

May 8th: Business Meeting at 6:00 PM at Stargate

May 22nd:There will be no planning meeting on this date

June 12th: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

Nominations have closed.The Recruiting committee is compiling the information on the candidates and will be posting it on the website, as well as making it available at the school.


  • 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

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!