WOLCS Nomination of New Trustees

Timeline for nomination and selection of trustees in 2011


Major deadlines

WOLCS Board Meeting


Submission of Possible Candidates to Governance Committee


Board members and administrators submit to the chair of the Governance Committee and to Board consultant a completed application packet (including resume) of all interested candidates.

WOLCS Board Retreat


Attendance of prospective trustees as guests at the retreat.

OARC Board Meeting


Resolution to approve candidates to the WOLCS board.

WOLCS Annual Meeting of the Board


Approve selection of new board members

New Trustee Orientation

08/22/2011 - 09/23/2011

Schedule rientation with Staff (during August PD) and with CFO and Business Manager.

New Trustees Attend first Board Meeting


First Board meeting of the 2011-2012 school year.

WOLCS Governance Committee

Work to be completed by the Committee

Planning Meeting


Discuss procedures for identifying and filling trustee vacancies

Review Applications

04/11/2011 - 04/15/2011

Meeting scheduled to review the submissions regarding candidates and to identify qualified candidates.

Forward Recommendations for Selection

06/13/2011 - 06/20/2011

Review notes from May retreat and notes from OARC, and forward recommended slate to the WOLCS Board for approval.

WOLCS Administration

Work to be completed by CEO/Staff

Invite Interested Parents and other Candidates to Apply

03/29/2011 - 04/07/2011

Identify, and invite applications from interested parents / candidates. Assure response on or before April 7, 2011.

Interview Prospective Parent Trustees

04/12/2011 - 04/21/2011

Conduct interviews with prospective parent candidates.

Invite Candidates to Retreat

04/19/2011 - 04/22/2011

Send invitations to qualified candidates to attend retreat in May as guests to participate in a visioning session only.

Solicit Approval of Candidates by OARC Board


Forward request to CEO and Board Chair at OARC to review and approve candidates.

OARC Board

Events related to Approval of Nominations

Consideration & Approval of Qualified Candidates

05/23/2011 - 06/06/2011

Consider and approve slate of candidates at scheduled board meeting.