Board Committees

The work of the Board of Directors is often accomplished by the sub-committees of the Board. These committees are comprised of Board members and those in the community (teachers, parents, parents of alums, etc.) who wish to offer their time and expertise.


Executive Committee
The Executive Committee (EC) is comprised of officers of the Board and provides support to the Head of School and the Board President. The EC handles issues requiring immediate attention and confidentiality, sets the agenda for the Board meetings, and establishes concrete goals and objectives for the Board each year. 

Governance Committee
This committee recommends a slate of Board candidates for election at the Corporation Meeting, evaluates and monitors the effectiveness of the Board and plans training for new and existing Board members. This group is also responsible for the process of evaluation of the Head. (This committee is open only to current Board members).
 
Finance Committee
Setting and monitoring the School’s budget each year, the Finance Committee also plans and coordinates long-range financial goals for LMS.
 
Campus Planning
Advancing the work of the Campus Master Plan Task Force, this group will work on planning and sequencing of the newly established priorities laid out as a result of work with two highly regarded LMS parent landscape architects. A broader group will focus on fundraising and service learning opportunities. 
 
Community Resources
Moving forward with the professional survey work of `19 Community Engagement Task Force, this group will integrate inquirey- and design-based learning projects at all levels; organize community events promoting science -- and LMS science in particular; support teachers' project-oriented science instruction skills with professional development; and recruit experts in the field of science and engineering who will visit LMS to share knowledge and experiences. 

Parent Engagement
This committee will focus on increasing parent engagement by evaluating the current infrastructure and then adjusting existing models and creating new programs where necessary. Subgroups of this committee will focus on creating affinity groups and determining small and large scale events that promote parent engagement. 

Alumni Engagement
This subcommittee of the Board will devise new, self-sustaining initiatives and infrastructure to engage alumni. 
 
 
If you are interested in joining any of the Board Committees outlined above, please contact LMS Board Vice President, Brian Roberts, at homebaseboston@gmail.com.



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