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Election Nominations are now CLOSED for the following Governance Board position
for the 2022-2024 (2-year term)

  • The Vista School charter requires a blend of Parent and Non-Parent board members.

There is only ONE position open for election this year:

1 – Parent ONLY seat

Peter Dawson
Tammy Shumway
Cory Price
Jason Howard

Results will be announced in the May 26th board meeting at 5:00pm. The meeting will be held ON-LINE ONLY and broadcast via WebEx.

Elections are now over.





What is the purpose of the Governance Board?

The purpose of the Governance Board is to provide leadership and vision for the school, to monitor sound policies, and to secure financial resources to meet charter goals.

What are the responsibilities of the members?

  1. Maintain a school-wide perspective on issues;
  2. Participate regularly in governance board meetings, subcommittee meetings, and attend required training;
  3. Promote communication between the GB and the community;
  4. Encourage the participation of parents and others in the school community;
  5. Work to monitor charter goals and improve student achievement and performance.

The Governance Board is restricted from action upon the following specific issues and areas:

  1. Administrative issues and areas that are procedural duties and responsibilities of Vista School personnel
  2. Personnel matters
  3. The day-to-day operation of the school

The Governing Board meets monthly and members also serve on subcommittees, which meet periodically.

If you are interested in serving as a board member or you would like to nominate someone you can fill out the application form:

Click here for the Application Form


New members begin service on the first board meeting following the election which is currently scheduled on May 26, 2022. For further information about the Governing Board contact the school or email boardapplication@vistautah.com. Serving on the Governance Board is a gratifying way to help Vista School. It is also a great opportunity to contribute to the community and to help further improvement of education in Southern Utah.