Safe and Healthy Schools Commission

  • Mission Statement

     
    As a committee to the Board of Trustees, the function of the Safe and Healthy Schools Commission is to assist the Trustees on issues relating to the safety and security of schools, which may include prevention/intervention, mitigation, preparedness, emergency response, and recovery.
     

Meetings & Archive

  • Meetings begin at 2:00 p.m. on the 2nd Monday of the month during the school year.  Meetings of the Safe and Healthy Schools Committee are held in the Board Room of the Central Administration Building.

     

    Members of the public may submit public comment via email to SHSCcommittee@washoeschools.net

     

    The meetings for the 2021-22 School Year are scheduled for:

     

    • Monday, September 13, 2021
    • Monday, October 11, 2021
    • Monday, November 8, 2021
    • Monday, December 13, 2021
    • Monday, January 10, 2022
    • Monday, February 14, 2022
    • Monday, April 11, 2022
    • Monday, May 9, 2022
    • Monday, June 13, 2022

     

    Meeting dates, times, and locations are subject to change; please see the posted agenda for specific information on the meeting calendar page.

     

    To access prior meeting information and minutes, please visit the archive page.

Membership

  • The Safe and Healthy Schools Commission consists of fifteen (15) voting members.
     
    • The Safe and Healthy Schools Commission is currently accepting applications for three (3) openings on the committee:
      • One (1) representative from emergency services/first responder to fill the remainder of a term ending June 30, 2022
      • Two (2) at-large representatives
     
    For Committee Openings visit: https://www.washoeschools.net/Page/5410 
     
     
     

    CATEGORY

    NAME

    TERM ENDS

    Student Representative

    Ivy Batmale

    June 30, 2022

    Parent/Guardian Representative

    Amber Joiner

    June 30, 2022

    Parent/Guardian Representative

    Leanne McCulley

    June 30, 2023

    Medical/Mental Health Professional

    Misty Vaughan Allen, Vice-Chair

    June 30, 2023

    Medical/Mental Health Professional

    Natalie Sanchez

    June 30, 2022

    Medical/Mental Health Professional

    Lorraine Benuto

    June 30, 2023

    Emergency Services Representative

    VACANT

    June 30, 2022

    Emergency Services Representative

    Darin Balaam

    June 30, 2023

    Government Official/Agency Representative

    Charlene Bybee

    June 30, 2023

    Government Official/Agency Representative

    Jessica Goicoechea-Parise

    June 30, 2022

    At-Large Member

    Peg Samples

    June 30, 2023

    At-Large Member

    VACANT

    June 30, 2022

    At-Large Member

    Elizabeth Florez

    June 30, 2023

    At-Large Member

    Scott Benton, Chair

    June 30, 2022

    At-Large Member

    VACANT

    June 30, 2023

     
     

Contact Us

  • Dr. Paul LaMarca, Chief Strategies Officer

    Safe and Healthy Schools Commission Staff Liaison

    775-353-6937