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Trustees

310-973-1300

Cathy Burris
Cathy Burris, President
Ext. 50005

Term Expiration: 2024
Trustee Area 3

Ann Phillips
Ann M. Phillips, Clerk
Ext. 50004

Term Expiration: 2022
Trustee Area 4

Adim Morales
Adim Morales, Trustee
Ext. 50003

Term Expiration: 2024
Trustee Area 5

Bonnie Coronado
Bonnie J. Coronado, Trustee
Ext. 50006

Term Expiration: 2022
Trustee Area 1

Shirley Rudolph
Shirley Rudolph, Trustee
Ext. 50007

Term Expiration: 2022
Trustee Area 2

LESD Board of Trustees

The LESD Board of Education is comprised of five duly elected trustees who serve four-year terms. Each Board member has successfully completed the California School Boards Association Masters in Governance Program. The Lawndale Elementary School District Governing Board encourages members of the community to attend School Board meetings, and welcomes their views on pertinent subjects.
Streamed Live on YouTube Channel

Stream Live on YouTube: Participants who do not wish to speak or access Spanish interpretation may view and listen to the meeting of the Board of Trustees live on the LESD YouTube Channel here. Login and password are not necessary.

Interpretation and Virtual Comments

It is the desire of the Board of Trustees to provide interpretation in Spanish and allow virtual access for the public to give comment. Spanish interpretation will resume on September 22, 2022.

Interpretation: Resuming on September 20, 2022, persons wishing to listen to the board meeting with Spanish interpretation may join virtually on Zoom. To ensure interpretation, please complete the Google form here.

Virtual Public Comment: To run a smooth and organized meeting of the Board of Trustees, we ask the public wishing to address the board to do the following:

  1. Complete the Google form here.
  2. Login to Zoom from a quiet place with limited background noise.
  3. Turn on the camera and microphone when called upon to make public comment.

Zoom Webinar Link:
https://lawndalesd.zoom.us/j/87268043517?pwd=MGgxU1NGRi92MVROalVBN2xsQ292dz09 
Passcode: 027502

In-Person Public Comment: Persons wishing to address the Board of Trustees in-person, are required to wear a face mask at all times while visiting the Lawndale Elementary School District located at 4161 W. 147th Street, Lawndale CA 90260. Refer to Meeting Conduct Board Bylaw 9323.

Pursuant to Board Bylaw 9323 and Section 54943.3 of the Government Code, members of the public may address the Board on any item of interest to the public that is within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Board.  Public comment may be made at this time or may be deferred to when the Board considers the item on the agenda. There is a three-minute limit per person and a twenty-minute limit per topic. It is important to note, whenever a member of the public initiates specific complaints or charges against an employee, the Board president shall inform the complainant that in order to protect the employee's right to adequate notice before a hearing of such complaints and charges, and also to preserve the ability of the Board to legally consider the complaints or charges in any subsequent evaluation of the employee, it is the policy of the Board to hear such complaints or charges in closed session unless otherwise requested by the employee pursuant to Government Code 54957

Any member of the public who requires a disability-related modification or accommodation in order to participate in this meeting should submit a detailed written request to the Office of the Superintendent at the District Office at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

Writings related to the agenda items for an open session of a regular meeting, which are distributed less than 72 hours prior to the regular meeting, are public records and may be inspected at the Lawndale Elementary School District Office, 4161 West 147th Street, Lawndale, CA 90260. Such writings are generally posted on the District’s website, and shall be made available for public inspection at the meeting if prepared by the District, or after the meeting if prepared by some other person. (Government Code 54957.5.). 

For further questions or information, please contact the Superintendent’s office at 310.973.1300 Ext. 50002.

Governance Handbook
Governance handbook
The Governance Handbook was adopted at the regular board meeting of January 20, 2022. Click to read. 
Board Meetings Calendar

LESD has adopted elections "by trustee area". Learn more by reviewing the presentation below.