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Governance Board


The McKinley Charter School Governance Board oversees the operation of the school. The board meets monthly to establish policies, set the budget, oversee expenditures, approve hires, and evaluate the school and its chief administrator. The board meets the second Thursday of each month.

Voting Members

Greg Erickson, Community Representative
Middle School Liaison Officer

Luke Fedie, Treasurer Community Representative

Mike Kohls, Co-President  Parent Representative
Business Sales Representative

Sarah McCracken,  Community Representative

Megan McCrackin, Staff Representative
McKinley Charter School Instructor

Angie Nijhawan Community Representative

Roxie Schmidt,  Community Representative

Mike Thibodeau, Co-President Community Representative

Cindy Waller, Clerk Community Representative

Ex Officio Members

Lori Bica
Eau Claire School Board Representative

Eric Gonyea  Middle School Representative
South Middle School

Travis Hedtke, High School Representative
Memorial High School Associate Principal

Jay Mielke Altoona School District Representative
Altoona High School Counselor

Pete Riley
McKinley Charter School Principal