Board of Trustees

Andrea Urban

President

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Rachel Skinner

Vice President

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Amber Wright

Treasurer

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Karen Aston

Secretary

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Nicole de la Vega

Board Member

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Board Meetings

Monthly Meetings

Board meetings are generally held the third Thursday monthly at 3:00 pm at the Learning Center located at 1353 West 760 North in Orem, Utah. Meetings are open to the public. 

MEETING Agendas and Minutes

You can view upcoming board meeting agendas and previous minutes and recordings here. To see the meeting minutes for any previous meeting, click the minutes icon on the right of the meeting you want to review. 

Board of Trustee meetings are posted at least twenty-four hours in advance on the Utah Public Notice Website. Minutes, recordings, and meeting materials can also be accessed on the Utah Public Notice Website.

Vacancy

Currently there is a vacancy for a board member, and applications are being taken from interested parents/guardians, grandparents, and/or community members. If you have a skill set that you think would benefit our school or desire to serve in this volunteer capacity, we invite you to submit the Board Member Application Form.

Helpful information:

  • This is a voluntary position, no compensation is provided
  • Board Governance training is provided by Utah Association of Public Charter Schools (UAPCS), board members are expected to attend the training
  • Monthly time commitment varies depending on current needs, It is normally less than 10 hours, some of that is done from home while reviewing proposals and board meeting preparation
  • Must be able to attend the monthly Board of Trustees meeting
  • Must be able to pass a state background check

Responsibilities


Lumen Scholar Institute has a governing Board of Trustees consisting of volunteer parents/guardians, grandparents, and community members. Their responsibilities include ensuring the school honors the original charter document and the accompanying State laws that govern the school, as well as enacting policies that further the mission and goals of Lumen Scholar Institute.

The Board of Trustees oversees the financial health of the school. The Audit Committee includes the Treasurer and all budgets are approved by the Board of Trustees and published on the Utah Public Finance website. In accordance with Utah Code Ann. Section 53G-7-309, the governing board receives a budget report each month. This budget report includes the following information: (i) the amounts of all budget appropriations; (ii) the disbursements from the appropriations as of the date of the report; and (iii) the percentage of the disbursements as of the date of the report. The current budget report is available for public review and previous reports are available by request to the Chief Administrative Officer.

Stakeholders may report concerns of fraud, waste, abuse, or non-compliance directly to the school administration or Board of Trustees. Alternatively, stakeholders may report such concerns directly to the Utah State Board of Education (USBE) through the Public Education Hotline at (801) 538-7813 and full information is available on the Internal Audit website