Board Office Hours

  • The Governing Board of the Saratoga Union School District recognizes the value to promote accessibility to the community. We believe that implementing regular, open-door meetings with community members will result in addressing our goal of building on our community of trust.

    No appointment is necessary to visit board members during their posted office hours.

Office Hours

  • (please note that this schedule is subject to change):

    Date 
    Time  Location 
    Board Members Scheduled to be Present 
    September 13, 2017 8:30-9:30 a.m. Argonaut Elementary School
    Room 3

    Susan Germeraad
    Arati Nagaraj

    October 18, 2017 8:30-9:30 a.m. Foothill Elementary School
    Conference Room

    Cynthia Miller
    Arati Nagaraj

    November 8, 2017 8:30-9:30 a.m. Saratoga Elementary School
    Faculty Lounge
     
    Patty Buchanan
    Sophia Kao
     
    December 6, 2017 8:30-9:30a.m. Redwood Middle School
    Room 11

    Sophia Kai
    Cynthia Miller

    January 10, 2018 8:30-9:30 a.m. Argonaut Elementary School
    Room 3
     
    Patty Buchanan
    Susan Germeraad
     
     February 7, 2018  8:30-9:30 a.m.
     Foothill Elementary School
    Conference Room

     Susan Germeraad
    Cynthia Miller

     March 7, 2018  8:30-9:30 a.m.  Saratoga Elementary School
    Faculty Lounge

    Patty Buchanan
    Arati Nagaraj

    April 18, 2018  8:30-9:30 a.m.  Argonaut Elementary School
    Room 3

     Susan Germeraad
    Sophia Kao

     May 16, 2018  8:30-9:30 a.m. 
    Redwood Middle School
    Room 11

    Patty Buchanan
    Arati Nagaraj

     June 20, 2018 8:30-9:30 a.m. District Office
    Large Conference Room

     Sophia Kao
    Cynthia Miller

  • REQUIREMENT & GUIDELINES:
    To ensure compliance with the Brown Act, Board members will not communicate the content of these meetings to other Board members, but will report out to the Board as a whole during a duly agendized Board meeting

    Please remember that the Board can only take action through a majority vote of its members. Therefore, statements made by individual Board members represent the view of that Board member, and not the Board as whole. Likewise, statements or information provided to individual Board members are also only made to the individual Board member, and not to the Board as a whole.

    Because of Brown Act restrictions, no decisions can or will be made during community member meetings. Decisions will only be made during a duly agendized Board meeting

    Since the Brown Act only allows the Board (or any subset of a quorum or greater) to meet in a duly agendized meeting, the best time to address the Board as a whole is at a public Board meeting, or in writing addressed to the board as a whole.

    Please remember that no one can guarantee that conversations with elected public officials will be confidential. Please do not request confidentiality as to any statements you make or information you provide during these meetings.

    Please be courteous and respectful. While we might not agree on every issue, we share the common goal of providing the best education possible to our children.

    To contact the board via email, click HERE.
    To view the Board Meeting Schedule, click HERE.
    To review the entire Board Protocol governing Board Office Hours, click HERE.