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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
  • Lisa Ewing, PBVUSD Director Consolidated Programs
  • Tom Shelton, VOCS Principal 9-12th -Bakersfield
  • Kiley Barton, TK-8 Teacher – Tehachapi
  • Francisco Crisantos, TK-8 Teacher – Tehachapi
  • Deborah Williams, TK-8 Teacher – Bakersfield
  • Valerie Shick, VOPTAC Bakersfield TK-8 Parent
  • Maria Demayo, VOPTAC Bakersfield TK-8 Parent
  • Lea Martinez, VOPTAC Tehachapi TK-12 Parent
  • Debra See, Community Representative
  • Tiffany Edgerle, Alternate VOPTAC Board Member

Current Governing Board Agenda

May 22, 2023

2022-2023 Meeting Dates (All meetings are held at 2pm): 

Monday September 19, 2022

Monday November 7, 2022

Monday January 23, 2023

Monday March 6, 2023

Monday May 15, 2023

Monday May 22, 2023