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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.

2016 Meeting Dates

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

  • January 9 (Governing Board Workshop 9:00 a.m.)
  • January 14
  • January 21 (Governing Board Workshop 5:30 p.m.)
  • February 4
  • February 25 (Recognition 6 p.m. WCW)
  • February 28 (Governing Board Workshop 9:00 a.m.)
  • March 3
  • March 17
  • April 7
  • April 21
  • May 5
  • May 19
  • May 24 (Recognition 6 p.m. WCW)
  • June 9
  • June 23
  • July 14
  • July 21 (Special Board Workshop 5:30 p.m. ESC)
  • August 4
  • August 18
  • September 1
  • September 15
  • October 6
  • October 20
  • October 27 (Recognition 6 p.m. ESC)
  • November 3
  • November 17
  • December 8 (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

Shelley Dally

- President -

Michael Kitzes

- Vice President -


Shawn Windham

- Clerk -

John Jansen

Sherie Mahlberg

Nolan Sullivan

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


Staff Reports and Presentations

  • Markham Elementary School Report: Principal Manolo Garcia and Markham students provided an overview of Markham’s two programs, REACCCh and SPICE, and presented information on the school’s academic and behavioral programs, test scores, special school events, and academic target areas.
  • Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) Update: Chief Academic Officer Mark Frazier presented proposed educational services for the 2016-17 school year. Also during the presentation Browns Valley Assistant Principal, Jennifer Buzolich, and Learning Support Coordinator, Darian Schwieger, provided information regarding learning support services provided to students at elementary school sites.
  • School Start Times Update: Chief Academic Officer Mark Frazier shared results of a preliminary survey of students, staff, parents and community members and Director of Transportation Jodie Peters provided information on transportation scheduling options.
  • Superintendent’s Facility Advisory Committee (SFAC) Update: Project Manager Arron McGuire provided an update on the following district projects: Independent Study Program relocation lease; fencing projects at Callison, Cooper, Browns Valley and Sierra Vista; security cameras at secondary sites; and County special education classroom location options.

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

  1. Appointment of Facility Naming Citizens’ Advisory Committee.
  2. Approval of Contract Amendment between VUSD and A2R Architects for the Vacaville High School Parking Lot and Tennis Court Project.

Closed Session Report Out

President Dally reported that the Board unanimously approved the following administrative appointment:

Janet Dietrich as Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources. Congratulations Janet!