Our Board

LFCSA Board of Directors

  • Board President, Mary Ann Gallo
  • Board Treasurer, Leonardo Bravo
  • Board Treasurer, Michael Garces
  • Board Member, Robert Greenberg
  • Board Member, Saskia Pallais
  • Board Member, Dr. Barbara Wells
  • Board Member, Miguel Luna
  • Board Member, Juan Devis

As consistent with the approved charter, LFCSA is governed by a Board of voting directors, comprised of no fewer than seven and no more than nine members, composed as follows:

(a) One (1) or two (2)  parent representatives (parent/legal guardians of currently-enrolled students at LFCSA);

(b) At least two (2) educators with expertise in K-12 education;

(c) Representatives of school partnerships and the local community;

(d) At least one (1) Director with expertise in School Business Management;

(e)In accordance with Education Code section 47604 (b), LAUSD may appoint a non-voting representative to the Board;

(f) At least one (1) Director must be Spanish speaking;

(g) At least one (1) Director must be an arts practioner;

(h) There can never be 50% or more of board members with children currently enrolled in LFCSA.

The Board’s roles and responsibilities include establishing and approving all major educational and operational policies, approving all major contracts, approving the school’s annual budget and overseeing the school’s fiscal affairs, and selecting and evaluating the top administrative staff. In conjunction with the top staff, the board has the responsibility of determining what outside legal and consulting services the school requires and contracting for such services.