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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
  • Deanna Downs, Director II
  • Lisa Ewing, PBVUSD Director Consolidated Programs
  • Deborah Williams, TK-8 Teacher – Bakersfield
  • Becky Bartz, VOCS Principal TK-8-Bakersfield
  • Kiley Barton, TK-8 Teacher – Tehachapi
  • Francisco Crisantos, TK-8 Teacher – Tehachapi
  • Jennifer Cotton, VOPTAC Bakersfield TK-8 Parent
  • Alyssa Antongiovanni, VOPTAC Bakersfield TK-8 Parent
  • Lea Martinez, VOPTAC Tehachapi TK-12 Parent
  • Debra See, Community Representative
  • Joy Lopardo, Alternate VOPTAC Board Member

Current Governing Board Agenda

May 31, 2022

2021-2022 Meeting Dates (All meetings are held at 1pm): 

Monday September 20, 2021

Monday November 8, 2021

Monday January 24, 2022

Monday March 21, 2022

Monday May 23, 2022

Tuesday May 31, 2022