The Advisory Council, comprised of appointed members of the public and non-executive members of school staff, serves
at the pleasure of the Corporate Executive Board in support of school success.
The Advisory Council (known more formally as the School Governing Board) meets at least quarterly, typically on
the 3rd Wednesday of an announced month in Rm#11 at 5:30 pm. Parents and the public are welcome at Advisory Council
meetings, which are subject to Arizona Public Meeting statutes. Agendas and Minutes from Advisory Council
meetings are maintained on the school website, with links in the right margin of this page.
Advisory Council members include:
Maegan Alford, Member
Rick Baker, Member
Mary Martiniak, Member
Traci Penman, Member
George Quebbeman, Vice-Chairperson
Michelle Reynolds, Chairperson
Nancy Washburn, Secretary
George Wood, Member
Wanda Wright, Observer (non-voting)
Corporate Executive Board
The Corporate Executive Board is comprised of officers and appointed directors of Montessori Academy Inc,
including the charter holder(s).
The Corporate Executive Board meets in private sessions as required to develop and direct the school's strategic and
tactical business operations including all administrative and educational functions. The Arizona Public Meetings
governance statutes do not apply to the Corporate Executive Board.
Corporate Executive Board members include:
Juli Newman, Executive Director/Principal
Krista Cross, Director of Education
Wanda Wright, Vice Principal