Board of Directors Committees

2021-22 Excel BOD Committee List


Please contact the designated board member(s) for each committee if you are interested in participating in the committee or if you have any questions or concerns.  



  1. Finance Committee - This committee includes Excel’s business manager and board treasurer, and it reviews the budget and makes recommendations for any needed adjustments, reviews annual compensation for staff and makes recommendations to the board regarding any needed adjustments. (Staff Only)

Board Member Contact:         Ken Cope kcope@excel-board.org

Michael Thomas mthomas@excel-board.org


  1. School Accountability Committee - This committee reviews student achievement data, helps the executive director create the annual Unified Improvement Plan (UIP) and develops the annual Parent Satisfaction Survey and Staff Satisfaction Survey. (Staff & Parents) 

Board Member Contact:         Craig McCoy cmccoy@excel-board.org

Shannon Fitzgerald sfitzgerald@excel-board.org


  1. Technology Committee - Includes Excel’s technology coordinator; this committee assesses technology needs of the school and makes corresponding recommendations; committee also reviews technology services contracts. (Staff & Parents)

          Board Member Contact: Craig McCoy cmccoy@excel-board.org

              Michael Thomas mthomas@excel-board.org


  1. Facilities Committee - Includes the Excel’s facilities manager; this committee oversees building maintenance and construction. (Staff & Parents)

Board Member Contact: Ken Cope kcope@excel-board.org

          Tish Antill tantill@excel-board.org


5.  Jeffco Charter Schools Consortium (JCSC) The Jeffco Charter School Consortium is a loose-knit means for all Jefferson County R-1 School District charter schools to communicate about issues.  jeffcocharters@gmail.com


Board Member Contact: Alicia O’Herron aoherron@excel-board.org

                   Erin Sitton esitton@excel-board.org

                     Michael Thomas mthomas@excel-board.org


6. Curriculum Committee - To support the ED and staff about the review curriculum and provide/solicit feedback about possible curriculum Excel is considering adopting. (Staff & Parents)


Board Member Contact: Tish Antill tantill@excel-board.org

                   Alicia O’Herron aoherron@excel-board.org


7. Enrollment Committee - (Staff Initially)


Board Member Contact:  Erin Sitton esitton@excel-board.org

Michael Thomas mthomas@excel-board.org

Shannon Fitzgerald sfitzgerald@excel-board.org



8. Community Engagement Committee – (Initially an exploratory committee, then open to others)


Board Member Contact: Erin Sitton esitton@excel-board.org

                   Alicia O’Herron aoherron@excel-board.org


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