2016, June 28 Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

Board of Directors Meeting
Business Office Conference Room
June 28, 2016


  1. Pauline Carlson (ECC)
  2. Kenichi Shinagawa (Member at Large)
  3. Gaius Berg (WorldVenture)
  4. Karen Stoesz (SEND)
  5. Johanna Leenders (Mieke Sasaki)(CRJM)
  6. Karen Stoesz (SEND)


  1. Gerald May (TEAM) designated Karen Stoesz as his proxy.
  2. Daniel Sexton (OMS) designated Pauline Carlson as his proxy.
  3. Grace Fukuzawa (Chong Eun Lee) (Member at Large and Educator) designated Pauline Carlson as her proxy.


  1. Sobi Abraham


  1. Tom Norton (Head of School)
  2. Taizo Morimoto (Supervisor-Auditor)


  1. Gerald May joined the meeting by Skype
  2. Daniel Sexton joined the meeting by Skype

SY 15-16:172 Prayer

Gaius Berg opened in prayer at 12:09 p.m.

SY 15-16:173 Approval of agenda

MSC to approve the agenda.

SY 15-16:174 Confirmation of proxies and quorum for the meeting

Eight of the nine (8/9) members were present (including three by proxy). A quorum was established according to B4.3.5.2 (Two thirds of the members shall constitute a quorum at any meeting of the board).

The proxies were confirmed.

SY 15-16:175 Acceptance of resignation of head of school

MSC to accept the resignation of the head of school, Tom Norton.

SY 15-16:176 Appointment of interim head of school beginning July 1, 2016

MSC to appoint Anda Foxwell as interim head of school beginning July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017, with the understanding that the term may end earlier if a new Head of School is appointed.

SY 15-16:177 Discussion: announcement to the community regarding interim head of school

The announcement regarding interim head of school was discussed in depth at the Board of Councilors meeting that was held prior to the convening of this meeting

SY 15-16:178 Prayer

Several members closed in prayer.

SY 15-16:179 Adjournment

MSC to adjourn. The meeting was adjourned at 12:22 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

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Karen Stoesz- Secretary

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Pauline Carlson- Board Chair

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Kenichi Shinagawa- Board Vice Chair

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Gaius Berg- Vice Chair of Finance

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Johanna Leenders (Mieke Sasaki)- Board Member