SGC Overview

  • The purpose of the School Governance Council is to provide parents, school staff, and community members with a leadership role in the management of the school. The School Governance Council is a governing body that is representative of the community and the school, but operates under the control and management of the Board of Education. The Council is responsible for making decisions regarding the strategic direction of the school including:

    • Approve the school strategic plan and updates
    • Approve the annual budget and annual resource allocations
    • Manage the Request for Flexibility process
    • Participate in hiring the principal (in the case of a vacancy)
    • Provide annual feedback on principal performance.

Council Members

  • Mr. Brent Rippy

  • Dr. Dinesh Raju

  • Ms. Aparna Aiver

  • Ms. Stephanie Haga

  • Ms. Drashti Parikh

  • Ms. Michelle Malizioso

  • Ms. Sooh-Rhee Cha

  • Dr. Gwen Whelchel

  • Ms. Amy Kraselsky

  • Ms. Elaina Forney

Meeting Dates

  • 8/5/2022











    Public Comment Meetings

    • TBD

Meeting Location

  • All meetings will take place in the Book Room at TBD AM unless otherwise noted.

SGC Officers & Committees

  • Budget and Finance Committee

    Michelle Malizioso

    Dr. Dinesh Raju

    Dr. Gwen Whelchel  


    Outreach and Communications Committee

    Drashti Parikh

    Aparna Aiver

    Sooh-Rhee Cha

    Amy Kraselsky

    Elaina Forney


    Principal Selection Committee

    Dr. Dinesh Raju

    Drashti Parikh

    Brent Rippy

    Dr. Gwen Whelchel