Board of Directors

The Vanguard School Board of Directors serves to:

  • Uphold the mission and vision of The Vanguard School.
  • Provide financial oversight ensuring the maintenance of adequate resources.
  • Ensure the school is operating legally and ethically.
  • Enhance the school’s public standing.
  • Monitor and strengthen programs and services.
  • Support and evaluate the school’s executive director.

School Board Meetings

Monthly public board meetings are normally scheduled for 6:00 P.M. on the third Wednesday of each month (subject to change), in the library of The Vanguard School high school building, 1605 S. Corona Avenue Building D, Colorado Springs, CO 80905. Members of our school community are welcome to attend.

Upcoming Board Meetings:

  • 15 Jun 2024: Executive Session
  • July: No meetings
  • 21 Aug 2024: Public Board Meeting

To view the minutes from previous Vanguard School board meetings, click on the link to the right labeled “Board Meeting Minutes.”

Board meeting agendas do not include open comments from attendees.  Individuals who would like to bring an issue or comment to the Board during the public session should send an email to the Board the week prior to the public session so that it can be reviewed in advance.

Working sessions of the board are held at 5:00 P.M. on the evening of the public session and on the first Wednesday of each month from 5:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. in the Vanguard high school conference room.  These meetings are used to plan, review policies, facility issues, staffing, etc.  

All issues concerning school policy should first be worked through the building principal and administration prior to coming to the Board.  You may access the complete policy (Policy BEDH: Public Participation at School Board Meetings) on our website by clicking here

To contact the Board, please click on the Board email link below:
[email protected]

Board Composition and Elections

The Vanguard School Board of Directors is a governing board consisting of five voting members. The members for the 2024-2025 school year are:

  • Alisha Bond (through 2029)
  • Eric Katzung (through 2028)
  • Eric Koppisch (through 2027)
  • Kurt Peters (through 2026)
  • Matt Hughes (through 2025)

You may view board member biographies by clicking here.

The composition of the Board of Directors is as follows:

  • Four of the Directors must be parents or legal guardians who have enrolled at The Vanguard School 50% or more of their children who are eligible to attend.
  • The remaining Director shall either have no eligible children or have 50% or more of his eligible children enrolled at The Vanguard School.
  • These Directors may continue to run for successive terms after their children have graduated.

All candidates for the governing board must have attended the entire public session of at least three board meetings in the twelve months preceding the election prior to the April date of candidate verification for eligibility.

For more information about the board, including its governing documents and resources, please see the board bylaws by clicking here

The board encourages those interested in running for a board seat to familiarize themselves with the following materials:

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