A seven-member board consisting of five Horizon Charter Schools’ (HCS) parents elected by HCS parents and staff, a business community representative and a representative from the educational community is responsible for governing Horizon Charter Schools.

Current board members are:

  • Karen Vicari, Parent Representative (President)
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  • Andrea Rynberk, Parent Representative
  • Kimberly Dahlstrom, Parent Representative
  • Vacant, Parent Represenative
  • Bob Collins, Business Community Representative (Vice President)
  • Mary Lou Smith, Educational Community Representative

The Governing Board is responsible for charter accountability and revision, selection of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or a school management company, budget approval, the school calendar, and formal adoption of the Charter School policies. HCS’ Governing Board utilizes the Carver Policy Governance Model.

Contacting the Board

The Governing Board can be reached through the board secretary.

Phone       916.408.5200 x 5111

Toll Free   800.338.8003 x 5111

Fax           916.408.5223

US Mail    PO Box 489000, CA 95648

E-Mail      horizonboard@hcs.k12.ca.us