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Agendas and Minutes

In January 2015, agendas for VUSD Board Meetings were moved to a new site:

For minutes of meetings in 2014 and earlier, go to:

2018 Meeting Dates

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held at the ESC Board Room at 6:30 p.m.

  • January 11
  • February 1
  • February 12 (Special Board Workshop, 5:00 p.m.)
  • February 15
  • March 1
  • March 3 (Special Board Workshop, 9:00 a.m.) MEETING CANCELLED
  • March 15
  • April 12
  • April 26 (Special Board Workshop, 5:30 p.m.)
  • May 3
  • May 17
  • June 11 (Special Closed Session Board Meeting, 5:30 p.m.)
  • June 14
  • June 28
  • July 12
  • July 26 (Special Board Workshop, 5:30 p.m.)
  • August 6 (Special Board Workshop, 5:30 p.m.)
  • August 9
  • September 6
  • September 20
  • October 4
  • October 18
  • November 1
  • November 15
  • December 6 (Organizational Meeting)

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Welcome to the Board of Education

The Vacaville Unified School District Governing Board consists of seven members. School Board elections are held on even-numbered years, with members elected to serve staggered four-year terms.


Basic functions of the Board are to establish the policies by which the schools of the District are to be administered and to select the Superintendent and staff who will implement those policies. The Board shall be responsible for the organization and operation of the District in conformity with the rules and regulations of the State Board of Education, and the laws of the State and Federal Government.


Regularly Scheduled Board Meetings:


Board meetings will be held at the VUSD Educational Services Center located at 401 Nut Tree Drive and are generally held the first and third Thursday of each month. During the months of January, February, July, and December there is only one meeting due to school breaks/holidays. Also, during the month of June the meetings will be held on the second and fourth Thursdays. Special meetings are called as needed. Please call the superintendent's Office at 453-6101 to verify meeting dates, times and locations.

Contacting VUSD Board Members

Shawn Windham

- President -

Sherie Mahlberg

- Vice President -

John Jansen

- Clerk -

Shelley Dally

Michael Kitzes

Tracee Stacy

Whit Whitman

Contact the Board Members:

Board Members may be contacted by email or by postal mail:

VUSD Board of Education
401 Nut Tree Road
Vacaville, CA 95687

or by fax at (707) 453-7114


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VUSD Board room during meeting

Board Meeting Alerts


Superintendent’s Comments/Correspondence

  • Superintendent Shamieh reported that VUSD was recently notified that the district’s current practice of holding at-large elections violates the requirements of the California Voters Right Act (CVRA). Mrs. Shamieh noted that the Board and Administration are looking into the process of holding trustee-area elections and will agendize the matter at upcoming Governing Board meetings.
  • Summer at City Hall: Assistant Superintendent Ed Santopadre and City of Vacaville Senior Master Social Worker Gloria Diaz provided a presentation on the recent Summer at City Hall program, which provided City-related career internships for VUSD students.

Staff Reports and Presentations

  • VUSD Annual Update: Superintendent Jane Shamieh, Assistant Superintendent Ed Santopadre, and Public Information Officer Jennifer Leonard provided a presentation of the District's Annual Update, which included an overview of district programs and information on Local Control Accountability (LCAP) outcomes for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Use of the Lease-Leaseback Project Delivery Method: Chief Facilities, Maintenance and Operations Officer Dan Banowetz provided a presentation on the potential use of the Lease-Leaseback project delivery method for selected Measure A construction projects.

New Business – the following items were approved by the Board:

  1. Approval of Resolution No. 2, 2018-19, Resolution for Adopting the Gann Limit.
  2. Approval of the Unaudited Actuals Report for 2017-18.
  3. Adoption of Service Employees International Union, Local 1021, and VUSD Board of Education Initial Proposals/Sunshine Statements for 2018-19 Negotiations.
  4. Approval of Appointment of School Attendance Review Board (SARB) Committee Member.

Governance Handbook 2018