A five-member board consisting of three 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:

  • Joe Dutra, Education Representative
  • Milly Nuñez, Community Representative
  • Elaine Palmer, Parent Representative
  • Alexis Spiva, Parent Representative
  • Vacant, Parent 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 Brown Act Governance Model.

Contacting the Board

The Governing Board can be reached through the board secretary.

Phone       916.408.5200 x 5141

Toll Free   800.338.8003 x 5141

Fax           916.408.5223

US Mail    PO Box 489000, CA 95648

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

Governing Board Meetings

Horizon Charter Schools' Governing Board typically meets the third Thursday of each month from August - June. There is no board meeting in July. Meetings begin at 4:30 p.m. with a brief public session, after which the Board adjourns to a private session until 6:30 p.m. when they return to public session. Board meetings are held in the Large Conference Room at Horizon's District Office, 2800 Nicolaus Road, Suite 100, Lincoln, CA.

October 17, 2019
4:30 P.M.
Please be advised that the Governing Board Meeting which was scheduled for tonight – has been cancelled- due to a lack of quorum.
We apologize for any inconvenience that this may have caused

2018-2019 School Year Governing Board Meetings

  • August 22, 2019
  • September 12, 2019 -- Special Meeting/Workshop (begins at 5:30pm)
  • September 19, 2019
  • September 26, 2019 -- Special Meeting/Workshop (begins at 5:30pm)
  • October 17, 2019
  • November 21, 2019
  • December 19, 2019
  • January 23, 2020
  • February 20, 2020
  • February 27, 2020 -- Special Meeting/Workshop (begins at 5:30pm)
  • March 19, 2020
  • April 23, 2020
  • May 21, 2020
  • June 18, 2020