Committee Assignments

  • The Board of Education directors serve on various committees that meet monthly, quarterly or annually. Committee work assists the Board and the District in finding solutions and resources to assist in current and/or future issues as well as educating the public on the programs and services provided to students. Board members are asked to serve on committees for one school year, after which the rotation will change to a new board member.

    Board Committees*:

    • Facilities Planning Committee: Kay Gage, Karen Bernstein, Matt Bellows
    • Finance and Audit Committee: Matt Bellows, Bridget McDougall, Karen Bernstein
    • Policy Committee: Bridget McDougall, Karen Bernstein, Dr. Monica Stewart


    Other Committees:

    • Accountability: LaVerne Ford-Williams, Joanne Soudah, Dr. Monica Stewart
    • Economic Development Retail Sales Tax Board (EDRST): Matt Bellows
    • Employee Benefits: LaVerne Ford-Williams, Kay Gage, Joanne Soudah
    • Governance Committee: Joanne Soudah, Bridget McDougall, Matt Bellows
    • Missouri School Boards Association (MSBA): Karen Bernstein, Kay Gage (Alternate)
    • St. Louis Area Legislative Breakfasts: Dr. Monica Stewart
    • Special School District Governing Council: Joanne Soudah, Kay Gage (Alternate)
    • University City Education Foundation (UCEF): LaVerne Ford-Williams
    • U. City in Bloom: Dr. Monica Stewart

    *Must post agenda and take minutes