Board of Trustees
The Burch Charter School of Excellence is governed by a ten-member Board of Trustees, in accordance with the school's charter. Eight trustees are appointed for two-year terms and two trustees are elected members of school Parent Councils, who serve one-year terms.
Ms. Heather Martindale, President, Board of Trustees
Ms. Zende Clark Vice President, Board of Trustees
Ms. Beverly Canady, Secretary, Board of Trustees
Mr. Frank Glien, Treasurer of School Monies
Ms. Sandra Brown, Member
Ms. Dawanna Clark-Johnson, Member
Ms. Carolyn Heath, Member
Ms. Tyhisha Henry, Member
Ms. Paulita Martindale, Member
Dr. Jeff White, Chief School Administrator
Mr. Timothy Simmons, Vice Principal
Ms. Jennifer Stein, Vice Principal
Mr. Joel Julien, CPA, School Business Administrator
Note: Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, the Board of Trustees will have virtual meetings. Please check the website homepage for meeting details.
All meetings for the Burch Charter School of Excellence Board of Trustees will be held on the second Monday of each month unless otherwise noted. These meetings are open to the public. Click any date below to view the meeting agenda for that date (if available).
In accordance with the provisions of the New Jersey Public Meetings Law, the Burch Charter School of Excellence Board of Trustees publicizes the meetings by having the date and time posted in the Newark Star Ledger, the Daily record and the Irvington Herald. Click on the date for the meeting minutes.