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Agendas and Minutes

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

Go to for minutes of meetings in 2014 and earlier.

2017 Meeting Dates

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

  • January 12
  • January 28 (Governing Board Workshop 9:00 a.m.)
  • February 2
  • February 16
  • March 2
  • March 16
  • April 13
  • May 4
  • May 18
  • June 15
  • June 29
  • July 13
  • August 10
  • September 7
  • September 21
  • October 5
  • October 19
  • November 2
  • November 16
  • December 7 (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.

VUSD Board Members

Michael Kitzes

- President -

Shawn Windham

- Vice President -


Sherie Mahlberg

- Clerk -

Shelley Dally

John Jansen

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

Board Meeting Alerts


Superintendent’s Comments/Correspondence

  • Superintendent’s Update: Superintendent Shamieh honored Hemlock teacher Angelo Marubayashi for applying lifesaving emergency first aid for one of his students. Mrs. Shamieh also reported on the following events: Hour of Code activities at several school sites; Banks Integration Group Job Shadow Day; English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC) Career Fair held for Vacaville High and Jepson Middle School students; recent articles in Vacaville Magazine highlighting Buckingham Charter Magnet High School and Jepson Middle School; Will C. Wood Singers’ Madrigal Dinner 2016; and Vacaville Ballet Company’s “The Nutcracker”, featuring several VUSD student performers.
  • Markham Children’s Choir: Markham students, led by Director Kim Alexander-Yarbor, performed for the Board.


    Oaths of Office

    New Governing Board Trustee Tracee Stacy was sworn-in by Supervisor John Vasquez. Incumbent Trustees John Jansen, Michael Kitzes, Sherie Mahlberg, and Shawn Windham were sworn-in by Superintendent Jane Shamieh.


    Election of VUSD Governing Board Officers for the term December 8, 2016 – December 7, 2017

    Board members were elected as follows:

    President: Michael Kitzes

    Vice President: Shawn Windham

    Clerk: Sherie Mahlberg

    Secretary: Jane Shamieh


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

  1. Approval of the 2016-17 First Interim Report.
  2. Approval of Kairos Public School Vacaville Academy (KPSVA) Charter Revision.
  3. Approval of Unrepresented Employee Group Salary Schedule for 2016-17.
  4. Approval of Contracts with Sierra School Equipment and Campbell Keller for the Jepson Modernization Project.
  5. Approval of Contract with Hibser Yamauchi Architects, Inc. for the Markham Toilet Relocation Project.
  6. Approval Contract Amendment #1 with Rainforth Grau Architects for the VHS New Classroom Buildings Project.
  7. Approval of Contract Amendment #1 with Hibser Yamauchi Architects, Inc. for the ISP Tenant Improvement Project.
  8. Approval of Contract Amendment #2 with Mid Pacific Engineering, Inc. for the VHS Parking Lot and Tennis Court Project.
  9. Approval of Contract Amendment #3 with Architectural Nexus, Inc. for the Sierra Vista Campus Conversion Project.
  10. Approval of the following contract change orders:
  • Change order #1 with RT Gonzales, Inc. dba Signs Now for the Sierra Vista Campus Conversion Project.
  • Change order #1 for Pacific Power & Systems, Inc. for the Jepson Modernization Project.
  • Change order #1 with Silver Creek Industries, Inc. for the Sierra Vista Modular Science Classroom Project.
  • Change order #3 with de Rutte Builders Corporation on the Elm Campus ADA Improvement Project.

The Board also discussed the following item under New Business:

  • Nominations for 2017 California School Boards Association (CSBA) Delegate(s)
    • The Board did not nominate additional candidates to represent Sub-Region 3-C, Solano County, to the CSBA Delegate Assembly; VUSD Trustee Shelley Dally is a current CSBA Delegate.