Board Meeting Minutes – January 17, 2019

Mountain School Board Meeting Minutes

January 17, 2019

3:30 PM

Mountain School


Board Members Present: Jason Aulwes, Sandra Dihlmann, Mark Neumayr


Board Members Absent: Bryan Cooperrider, Renee Fauset, Ellen Majure


Non-Board Members Present: John Faccone, Gina Andress, Vanessa Fitz-Kesler



1. Call to Order/Welcome: The meeting was called to order at 3:35 PM. Mark Neumayr
2. Adoption of Agenda: Jason Aulwes made a motion to adopt the agenda as proposed. Mark Neumayr seconded the motion. The motion was approved. Mark Neumayr
3. Call to the Public: No public was present. Mark Neumayr
4. Disclosure of Conflicts: No conflicts were disclosed. Mark Neumayr


5. Discuss formation of finance committee & a team drive for sharing documents. program at Mountain School:


Discussion to form a new finance committee to provide clarification and explanation of finances to Board members.


The members present are in favor of recommending that the board will form a finance committee and discuss the goals of this committee at a subsequent meeting.

John Faccone, Financial Consultant
6. Agenda Item: Share possibilities for future budget needs and long range planning topics: Jason recommended the formation of a Steering Committee to address future budgetary and classroom needs. Discussion item for next meeting. Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Executive Director
7. Agenda Item:  Review Mountain School budget (FY 2018) Review of financials. John Faccone presented and explained:

·       Balance Sheet as of Dec. 31

·       Profit & Loss by Month

July 2018-December 2018

·       Profit & Loss Budget vs. Actual July 2018-December 2018

·       Statement of Cash Flows-YTD December 2018


John Faccone, Financial Consultant
8. Next Meeting Date: The next meeting date is Thursday, January 24, at 12:00 PM at 1899.


Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Executive Director
9. Adjourn: The meeting was adjourned at 5:15 PM Mark Neumayr


A person with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter by contacting Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Executive Director, Mountain School, 311 W. Cattle Drive Trail, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, telephone 928-779-2392.  Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. 


Dated: 17 of January, 2019





Renee Fauset, President



Sandra Dihlmann, Secretary