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

  • Dr. Shannon Kersey - Principal

  • Andrew Bolin

  • Michelle Hinton, Vice-Chair

  • Yasmine McKenzie

  • Victoria (Libby) Myers

  • Mike Scheifflee

  • Shari Schwalbe

  • Julia Williams, Parliamentarian

  • Jay Wiley

  • Martine Zurinskas, Chair

  • Kaedin Alvarez

  • Austin Huang

  • James Jones

  • Meri Mazurik

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

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Meeting Dates

  • Click HERE to view meeting agendas.

    2021-2022 SGC Meeting Dates
    All meetings are 7:35am - 8:20am, unless otherwise specified.

    • Friday, August 6, 2021 ✔
    • Tuesday, August 24, 2021 ✔
    • Tuesday, September 14, 2021 ✔
    • Tuesday, October 5, 2021 ✔
    • Tuesday, November 9, 2021 ✔
    • Tuesday, December 7, 2021 ✔
    • Tuesday, January 11, 2022
    • Tuesday, February 8, 2022
    • Tuesday, March 8, 2022
    • Tuesday, April 12, 2022
    • Tuesday, May 10, 2022

    Public Comment Meetings


    Mark your calendar!

    Next Meeting:

    Date: Tuesday, January 11, 2022

    Time: 7:35am-8:20am

    Public Link:

    • If you wish to participate in public comment, please email Martine Zurinskas (SGC Chair) at to be added to the agenda at least 24 hours prior to the start of the meeting.”

Meeting Location

  • All SGC Meetings will be held via Microsoft Teams until further notice. Please use the link above to join the SGC meeting on the specified date and time.

SGC Officers & Committees

  • SGC Officers

    Shannon Kersey, Principal
    Martine Zurinskas, Chair

    Michelle Hinton, Vice-Chair
    Julia Williams, Parliamentarian

    Budget and Finance Committee

    Mike Scheifflee, Chair
    Michelle Hinton
    Tanoni Houston, AHS Bookkeeper
    Austin Huang
    Shannon Kersey

    Meri Mazurik
    Jay Wiley

    Outreach and Communications Committee

    Andrew Bolin, Chair
    Kaedin Alvarez
    James Jones
    Yasmine McKenzie
    Victoria Myers
    Shari Schwalbe
    Julia Williams

    Principal Selection Committee

    Martine Zurinskas, Chair
    Andrew Bolin
    Michelle Hinton
    Shari Schwalbe
    Julia Williams

    Superintendent Parent Council


    Superintendent Student Council

    Austin Huang
    Meri Mazurik