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Vacaville Unified School District Governing Board


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.

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.

Trustee Area Redistricting 

Agendas and Minutes

The agendas for the Vacaville Unified School Board can be found at Agenda Online

Visit our archive for minutes and meetings prior to 2015

Governance Handbook 2018

Superintendent’s Comments/Correspondence

  • Superintendent Shamieh introduced newly-appointed Network Infrastructure and Operations Manager Brandon Salinas. Mrs. Shamieh also shared an update on COVID-related issues including County COVID positivity rate tiers and in-person instruction guidelines, and next steps for reopening schools safely, noting that information on the reopening plan will be presented at the October 8 Governing Board meeting.

Staff Reports and Presentations

  • Mental Health Update: Assistant Superintendent Sasha Begell, along with District mental health staff and City of Vacaville staff, provided an overview on mental health supports and the District’s partnership with the City of Vacaville.
  • Budget Update: Assistant Superintendent Kelly Burks provided information on the District’s current budget and California Proposition 15, Federal Coronavirus and Learning Loss Mitigation funding, Free and Reduced Lunch program funding, and VUSD charter school enrollment and funding sources.
  • Facilities Update: Chief Facilities, Maintenance & Operations Officer Dan Banowetz provided an update on current construction projects.

Action Items – the following items were approved by the Board:

  1. Adoption of Resolution No. 5, 2020-21, Authorizing Representatives to Acquire Surplus Property.
  2. Approval of VUSD District Schools Learning Continuity and Attendance Plan for 2020-21.
  3. Approval of Buckingham Collegiate Charter Academy Learning Continuity and Attendance Plan for 2020-21.
  4. Approval of Fairmont Charter School Learning Continuity and Attendance Plan for 2020-21.
  5. Approval of Ernest Kimme Charter Academy Learning Continuity and Attendance Plan for 2020-21.
  6. Approval of Submission of Form J-13A, Request for Allowance of Attendance Due to Emergency Conditions and School Closures.
  7. Approval of Contract with CDI Technologies.
  8. Approval of Contract with Edtheory.
Posted 9/25/20


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