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:

  • Kimberly Dahlstrom, Parent Representative
  • Joe Dutra, Parent Representative
  • Mary Lou Smith, Education Representative
  • Miriam Nunez, Community 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 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