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Governing Board

Valley Oaks Charter School (VOCS) is a public charter school that has a governing board. The specific, primary purpose of the VOCS Governing Board shall be to support and advise the charter school in its efforts to provide instruction to pupils and to assist families who work with the students on a day-by-day basis. The VOCS Governing Board shall:

  • Offer advice to VOCS on program goals and objectives
  • Provide guidance and assistance on program implementation
  • Assist in promoting public relations efforts within the community
  • Support VOCS projects and activities.

VOCS Current Board Members

  • Desiree Von Flue, Charter Board Chair
  • Becky Bartz, Director II
  • Lora Brown, Fairfax School District Superintendent
  • Kristi Henry, VOCS Principal, Tehachapi
  • Kiley Barton, TK-8 Teacher – Tehachapi
  • Tania Gomez, VOCS 9-12 Teacher-Bakersfield
  • Lorrie Roberts, TK-8 Teacher – Bakersfield
  • Valerie Shick, VOPTAC Bakersfield TK-8 Parent
  • Maria Demayo, VOPTAC Bakersfield TK-8 Parent
  • Sandra Gutierrez, VOPTAC Tehachapi TK-12 Parent
  • Debra See, Community Representative
  • Tiffany Edgerle, Alternate VOPTAC Board Member

Current Governing Board Agenda

September 11, 2023

2023-2024 Meeting Dates (All meetings are held at 2pm): 

Monday September 11, 2023

Monday November 13, 2023

Monday January 29, 2024

Monday March 18, 2024

Monday May 6, 2024

Monday May 20, 2024