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The Mountain West Montessori Academy (MWMA) Board of Directors is a non-profit governing body made up of caring and experienced parents and community members established to oversee the implementation of the school charter as approved by the Utah State Office of Education. The Governing Board of Directors adheres to the philosophy that the ability of the school to carry out its mission and meet its goals depends heavily on the ability to provide strategic direction, select and support strong school leaders, and ensure the financial stability of the school.

Board Rules of Order and Procedure (pdf)

Interested in becoming a board member?

The MWMA Board of Directors is not seeking to fill a vacancy on the board at this time. However, if you would like to be placed on a list and considered for a future position on the board CLICK HERE (pdf) for more information.

Board Members

Meet our the board!

President (June 2022)

Steve Barnes resides in South Jordan with his wife and three young child...

Vice President (June 2022)

Corbin White lives in Riverton with his wife Kathy and their two childre...

Financial Coordinator (June 2020)

Andrew Marx grew up attending Montessori schools. Andrew has enjoyed the...

Board Member (June 2021)

Lois Bobo is the executive director of a Montessori PreK-12 charter scho...

Secretary (June 2021)

Nelson Altamirano resides in South Jordan with his wife and three childr...

FINANCIAL OVERSITE

The Governing Board oversees the financial health of Mountain West Montessori Academy. All budgets are approved by the Governing Board and published on the Utah Public Finance Website

FOUNDERS

Mountain West Montessori Academy (MWMA) was founded to provide solid academics through student-centered learning and cultivate natural intellectual curiosity, bringing the benefits of Montessori education to a wider group of students in Utah.

MWMA wishes to extend their gratitude to the Founding Members who contributed significantly to the start up of MWMA.

Steve and Jaime Barnes
Dave and Jennifer Evans
James and Angie Johnson

Board Meetings

Attend meetings, be active in our school!

All Mountain West Montessori Academy Board of Directors Meetings are posted at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance and include the time and location. MWMA Board Meetings are open to the public and follow the Utah Open Meetings Act. If you are interested in receiving an automatic e-mail regarding Board Meetings, you may visit this website and search for Mountain West Montessori Academy.

Meeting minutes are also made available to the public by request. To request a written copy of board meeting minutes or an audio recording of an open meeting, please email your request to: AJohnson@MWMAcademy.org

2019-2020 Board Meeting Schedule (pdf)

2019-2020 Board Meetings
Date Agenda Minutes Closed Session Agenda Closed Session Affidavit Description
08/26/2019 Download Agenda      
09/23/2019         Electronic Board Meeting
10/21/2019        
12/11/2019         Electronic Board Meeting
02/24/2020        
03/23/2020        
04/27/2020        
05/18/2020        
06/22/2020         Annual Board Meeting

Meeting Archives

This is where we keep a history of our board meetings

2019-2020 Board Meetings
Date Agenda Minutes Closed Session Agenda Closed Session Affidavit Description
08/01/2017 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
08/23/2017 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
09/27/2017 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
10/25/2017 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
11/29/2017 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
01/23/2018 Meeting Cancelled
02/28/2018 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
03/26/2018 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
04/23/2018 Download Agenda Download Minutes Download Closed Session Agenda  
05/21/2018 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
06/11/2018 Download Agenda Download Minutes     Annual Board Meeting
2019-2020 Board Meetings
Date Agenda Minutes Closed Session Agenda Closed Session Affidavit Description
08/23/2016 Meeting Cancelled
09/27/2016 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
10/25/2016 Meeting Cancelled
11/15/2016 Meeting Cancelled
01/24/2017 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
02/28/2017 Meeting Cancelled
03/28/2017 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
04/25/2017 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
05/23/2017 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
06/20/2017 Download Agenda Download Minutes     Annual Board Meeting
2019-2020 Board Meetings
Date Agenda Minutes Closed Session Agenda Closed Session Affidavit Description
08/10/2015 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
09/23/2015 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
10/27/2015 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
11/16/2015 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
01/26/2016 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
03/29/2016 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
05/03/2016 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
06/21/2016 Download Agenda Download Minutes     Annual Board Meeting
2019-2020 Board Meetings
Date Agenda Minutes Closed Session Agenda Closed Session Affidavit Description
07/22/2014 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
08/11/2014 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
08/26/2014 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
09/23/2014 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
10/28/2014 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
11/25/2014 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
12/16/2014 Meeting Cancelled
01/27/2015 Meeting Cancelled
02/19/2015 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
03/19/2015 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
03/24/2015 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
04/28/2015 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
05/07/2015 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
05/26/2015 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
06/23/2015 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
2019-2020 Board Meetings
Date Agenda Minutes Closed Session Agenda Closed Session Affidavit Description
10/22/2013   Download Minutes    
12/02/2013 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
12/12/2013 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
01/28/2014 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
02/24/2014 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
03/25/2014 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
04/07/2014 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
04/22/2014 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
05/07/2014 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
05/27/2014 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
06/24/2014 Download Agenda Download Minutes    
06/30/2014 Download Agenda Download Minutes