• 11AugTuesday

August 11, 2020

5:30 pm

via Zoom Conference

Below are the archived recorded minutes for the LIFE Academy Alabama Advisory Board. For more information about this meeting, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


I. Roll Call - Introductions


  • Norma Chism – Chair
  • Grace Ward – Executive Secretary
  • Todd Wright – Board Member
  • Beverly Hill – Vice President
  • David Ang – Board Advisor
  • Audrey Graham – Board Advisor

II. Approval of Minutes from Previous Meeting July 14, 2019

  • The minutes were approved.
  • In lieu of the regularly scheduled August 11, 2020 Board Meeting, the Board members met at the:

via Zoom Conference

III. Old Business

  • 4SS Governance Training

The training was both detailed, informative and successfully conducted.

  • Tax Exempt Status

Everyone was commended for quickly signing and returning all required documents and the Exempt Status has been fully granted.

IV. Reports and Recommendations of Committees


V. Reports and Recommendations of the School Leader


VI. New business and Action Items (* Committee Lead Needed)

  • Building Repairs - Architect
    • we will be changing Architect, by doing so we will save $1.5 million. We will also be able to use locate businesses.
  • Financial Report/Grant Update
    • Awarded the Charter School growth fund
    • CSP Grant application process his moved to the next round. An interview is will scheduled for July 22, 2020
    • Upward Grant was not received, because the funding is currently being directed toward COVID-19 funding issues.
  • Lenders Update
    • we are still working with the lender to finalize details.

VII. Remarks from Trustees


VIII. Adjournment: Next meeting - September 15, 2020

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