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

  • Yasmine McKenzie

  • Dr. Shannon Kersey

  • Martine Zurinskas, SGC Chair

  • Ken White, Vice-Chair

  • Shari Schwalbe, Parliamentarian

  • Aileen Horton

  • Flandecia Richards-Boyles

  • Mike Scheifflee

  • Andrew Bolin

  • Penni Johnson

  • Kiran Kashyap

  • Austin Huang

  • Allison Wang

  • Megha Vemuri

We want to hear from you!
  • We welcome your comments!

    Please follow this link to submit a general comment or question to the School Governance Council.

    Link for General Comment

Approved RFF Documents

Personal Fitness Course Alternatives

Meeting Dates

Meeting Location

  • All SGC Meetings are held in Conference Room 1240 unless otherwise noted.

SGC Officers & Committees

  • Budget and Finance Committee

    Penni Johnson
    Shannon Kersey
    Ken White
    Mike Scheifflee
    Aileen Horton
    Flandecia Richards-Boyles
    Austin Huang
    Megha Vemuri
    Tanoni Houston, AHS Bookkeeper


    Outreach and Communications Committee

    Andrew Bolin - Chair, Website
    Martine Zurinskas
    Shari Schwalbe
    Yasmine McKenzie

    Kiran Kashyap
    Allison Wang

    Principal Selection Committee

    Martine Zurinskas
    Penni Johnson
    Ken White
    Shari Schwalbe
    Flandecia Richards-Boyles

    Superintendent Parent Council

    Aileen Horton