May 8, 2018 Board Meeting Recap

A regular meeting of the Oxford Board of Directors was held on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. This email provides a recap of actions taken by the Board as well as the documents and policies discussed during Open Session.

As a reminder, video and audio recordings of our meetings, agendas, and supporting documentation are available on our Board of Directors’ web page at

View the May 8th Agenda and Supporting Documents here.

A video recording from our May 8th Regular Board Meeting is available here.

Agenda Policy Updates Tabled

Oxford’s Interim Executive Director Kathleen Daugherty requested that the following updated policies be tabled for the next regular meeting:

  • Updated Civility Policy: Tabled to allow for final legal council review and updates.

Board Items for Discussion/Information/Action

Oxford’s Board was presented with information and/or took action on the following items:

  • Approved (pending legal council review) the contract between Oxford Preparatory Academy and Think Together to provide a before and after school care program.
  • Approved the new Admissions and Enrollment Policy.
  • Approved reimbursement to the California Department of Education for unused Educator Effectiveness Funds received prior to the closure of the OPA-Chino Valley campus.
  • Discussed, and suspended the adoption of an updated Fiscal Policies Manual to the May 24th Regular Board Meeting to allow for further review.
  • Accepted the Fiscal Recovery Plan for submission as part of the Oxford Prep-SOC NOV response to Capistrano Unified School District.
  • Approved Resolution 2018-005 for Executive Director Contract Review.
  • Approved Resolution 2018-006 for Chief Business Officer Contract Review.
  • Approved the adoption of the Transfers to Related Entities Policy, for submission as a part of the NOV response to ensure that there will be no fund transfers to other entities and that intra fund short term loans (less than a year) from school to school come before the Board for approval regardless of the amount.
  • The Board directed staff to form a communications committee which includes a designated Board member and Chris Bertelli.
  • The Board directed staff to look into a Records Management System to house current and past documents relating to the Organization.

Reports from Closed Session

Oxford’s Board reported the following action was taken during closed session:

  • The Board waived its attorney-client privilege to one email. This email will be included in Oxford Prep-SOC’s response to the CUSD NOV.

Additional Meeting Resources

A video recording from our May 8th Regular Board Meeting is available here.

The agenda and supporting documentation as reviewed for this meeting is available here.

Upcoming Board Meetings

Oxford Preparatory Academy’s Board of Directors has provided an updated Board Meeting schedule. We look forward to welcoming all stakeholders to our campuses on the following dates:

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Regular Board Meeting
6:00 pm Closed Session*
7:00 pm Open Session

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Regular Board Meeting
6:00 pm Closed Session*
7:00 pm Open Session

*Closed Session times are subject to change. Agendas with accurate Closed Session times and meeting locations will be posted on our Board of Directors’ web page 72 hours before each Regular Meeting and 24 hours before Special Meetings at Meetings are streamed live at