Boundary Advisory Committee

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    • 2021-2022

    The Lawrence Board of Education charges its Boundary Advisory Committee (BAC) “to monitor district population shifts and school boundaries and recommend changes to the board” and “to ensure that equity, district growth, budget, and transportation are considered in boundary changes.”

    According to the BAC Guidelines, each community at-large member will serve a two-year term and be eligible for reappointment for an additional two-year term.  

    On October 25, 2021, the Lawrence Board of Education approved the Boundary Advisory Committee Membership. 

     

     Current Boundary Committee Members:
    • Dr. Larry Englebrick, Interim Chief Operations Officer
    • Board Members: Erica Hill and Kay Emerson
    • Executive Director of Human Resources: Samrie Devin
    • Director of Human Resources & Transportation: Ron May    
    • LEA representatives: Lindsay Buck and Melinda Nickles
      PAL-CWA representative: Ashley Eicholtz 
    • Elementary Building Leadership: Chalita Middleton (Prairie Park Elementary)
      Elementary Building Leadership:  Melissa Blevins (Sunflower Elementary)
    • Middle School Building Leadership: Carissa Miles (Southwest Middle School)
    • High School Building Leadership: Amy McAnarney (FSHS) and Quentin Rials (LHS)
    • City of Lawrence- Planning and Development: Amy Miller (Assistant PDS Director)
    • First Student Transportation: Eric Ahlander (Manager)
    • Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence: Monica Dittmer (Exec Director)
    • Community-at-large representatives: Alneata Barrett, Patrick Brown, Nikki Perry, Arika Sprecker, and GR Gordon-Ross
     
     
    Meeting Dates/Times
    November 18, 2021, 4-5:30pm - Board Room - Educational Support Center
    December 8, 2021, 4-5:30pm - Board Room - Educational Support Center
    January 12, 2022, 4-5:30pm - Board Room - Educational Support Center
    January 19, 2022, 4-5pm - Board Room - Educational Support Center *live streamed on USD497 YouTube site
    January 26, 2022, 4-6pm - Board Room - Educational Support Center *live streamed on USD497 YouTube site
    February 16, 2022, 4-5:30pm - Board Room - Educational Support Center 
    March 2, 2022, 4-5:30pm - Board Room - Educational Support Center
    May 18, 2022 4-5pm - Board Room - Educational Support Center *combination meeting with BPEC