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Junta de la Zona de Empoderamiento de South Bend

La Zona de Empoderamiento de South Bend y su Jefe de Zona de Empoderamiento son directamente responsables ante una Junta sin fines de lucro. La Junta está formada por miembros locales independientes y SBCSC, lo que permite que la voz de la comunidad desempeñe un papel fundamental en el proceso de transformación de las escuelas de nuestro vecindario.

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South Bend Empowerment Zone Board of Directors

Sam Centellas, Presidente de la Junta, Scentellas@sbez.org, Término 2019-2024

 

Sam es un defensor comunitario y líder en la comunidad latina. Anteriormente trabajó en IUSB, Ivy Tech y La Casa de Amistad, y está emocionado de formar parte de la junta de Empowerment Zone para abogar por resultados educativos positivos para los estudiantes y las familias de Westside. 

Rosa Hiestand, miembro de la junta, rhiestand1@ivytech.edu, Término 2021-2025

 

Rosa Hiestand actualmente se desempeña como profesora de educación de la primera infancia en Ivy Tech Community College. Ella aporta un amplio conocimiento y experiencia en el campo de la educación de la primera infancia desde la perspectiva de la comunidad, así como desde la perspectiva nacional, desempeñando varios roles de liderazgo, incluso como ex presidenta de la junta de la Asociación de Indiana para la Educación de Niños Pequeños. La pasión de Hiestand se deriva de  la creencia de que la educación de alta calidad proviene de educadores de alta calidad. Dedica su carrera a garantizar que los educadores estén altamente calificados para mejorar la vida de los niños.  

Ryan Matthys, Board Treasurer

Ryan.Matthys@rsmus.com

 

Ryan is a managing partner of RSM US LPP, an audit, tax and consulting firm, and a graduate of Washington High School. He has also served on the board of the South Bend Education Foundation.

Stephanie Ball, Board Member

sball@sbcsc.k12.in.us 

 

Stephanie currently serves as the 4th District representative of the South Bend Community School Corporation Board. Stephanie is a lifelong resident of South Bend, having graduated from the former LaSalle High School on the city's Near Westside.

 

Stephanie continues to reside in the Near Westside neighborhood and has a passion for community service, as evidenced by her past roles as a Client Services Advocate at both the Housing Authority of South Bend and the South Bend Heritage Foundation. She is passionate about working to ensure that South Bend's schools and neighborhoods continue to grow and thrive. 

Kareemah Fowler, Board Member

kfowler@sbcsc.k12.in.us

Kareemah Fowler, currently the Assistant Superintendent of Business and Finance & CFO of the South Bend Community School Corporation, has been a public servant for the past two decades. She began her public sector journey in 2001 as a St. Joseph County Assessor, where she, among other things, analyzed and managed over $8 billion worth of property assessment data and successfully redesigned and consolidated 13 individual township assessor offices into two.

Jeff Rea, Board Member

jrea@sbez.org

 

Jeff Rea is the current President and CEO of the South Bend Regional Chamber and the Greater Niles (MI) Chamber, a role that he has held since September, 2010.  In that position, Rea represents the interests of more than 1,300 member businesses, who employ some 70,000 employees in Indiana and Michigan. Rea guides the Chamber efforts in business advocacy, economic development, and destination marketing. Prior to coming to the Chamber, Rea served as the Mayor of the City of Mishawaka for 6 ½ years.  Rea is a frequent speaker, trainer, facilitator and commentator. He is the host of WNIT (PBS) Television’s Economic Outlook show, a weekly program that explores the stories, companies and people helping drive the regional economy. Rea is also a columnist for the South Bend Tribune, where he covers similar themes. Rea is a graduate of Campbell University in Buies Creek, NC, with a degree in Public Administration. Rea has been on the Zone Board since the beginning. He currently lives in South Bend within the Empowerment Zone area.

Sonya Watkins, Board Member

swatkins@sbcsc.k12.in.us

 

Sonya is the Associate Director of Talent Search (TRIO) at the University of Notre Dame. Energized by challenges and driven by an authentic desire to improve the lives of potential first-generation college students who come from low-income families, Sonya has enjoyed serving and equipping students and families for their college and career futures. Sonya is a board member for Mamas Against Violence, a local non-profit organization. She is also an active member of Macedonia Missionary Baptist church, where she volunteers for the Youth Ministry.

Leslie Wesley, Board Member

lwesley@sbcsc.k12.in.us

 

Leslie is the District 3 representative for the South Bend Community School Corporation. A South Bend native and local activist, Wesley has also been on the board of the YWCA, Logan Center Foundation, Drifters, Inc., National Board of Directors, and the Bill “Corky’ Locke Foundation. 

Duane Wilson, Board Member

dwilson@bgcsjc.org

 

Duane serves as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Boys and Girls Club of St. Joseph County’s 22 locations. Along with his oversight of the organization’s day-to-day operating activities, he leads the implementation of new strategic initiatives around process, technology, safety and culture. He also serves as a board member of the  South Bend Alumni Association and St. Margaret’s House.  

 

Duane graduated from Park University and holds a B.S. in Social Psychology and an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership. He has been a Zone Board member for just under a year. He and his family moved from Spokane, Washington, 23 years ago and now reside in South Bend. They enjoy traveling together in their free time.  

SBEZ Upcoming Board Meetings

Las reuniones están programadas para ser transmitidas en vivo en nuestroPágina de Facebook AQUÍ. 

Fechas y horarios de las reuniones de la junta directiva 

El segundo martes de cada dos meses

  • Sesiones Ejecutivas 4:30 PM-6:00 PM

  • Sesiones Públicas 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Tenga en cuenta que las fechas, los horarios y los lugares que se enumeran aquí están sujetos a cambios. El público será notificado según el Código de Indiana 5-14-1.5-5.

Reunión de julio

Fecha: 11 de julio de 2023

Sesión Ejecutiva: 4:30 PM

Sesión Pública: 6:00 PM

Ubicación: 215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd, South Bend, IN 46601

SBEZ Previous Board Meetings

Click on the AgendaMinutes , and Financials links to learn more about each meeting.

SBEZ Board of Directors Meeting
May 21, 2024

Reunión de julio

Fecha: 11 de julio de 2023

Sesión Ejecutiva: 4:30 PM

Sesión Pública: 6:00 PM

Ubicación: 215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd, South Bend, IN 46601

SBEZ Board of Directors Meeting
April 16, 2024

Reunión de julio

Fecha: 11 de julio de 2023

Sesión Ejecutiva: 4:30 PM

Sesión Pública: 6:00 PM

Ubicación: 215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd, South Bend, IN 46601

SBEZ Board of Directors Meeting
March 19, 2024

Reunión de julio

Fecha: 11 de julio de 2023

Sesión Ejecutiva: 4:30 PM

Sesión Pública: 6:00 PM

Ubicación: 215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd, South Bend, IN 46601

March 19, 2024 Board Meeting-Part I

 

*We experienced technical difficulties and had to reset our streaming device. The remainder of the meeting is in the recording below. 

March 19, 2024 Board Meeting-Part II

SBEZ Board of Directors Meeting
February 20, 2024

Reunión de julio

Fecha: 11 de julio de 2023

Sesión Ejecutiva: 4:30 PM

Sesión Pública: 6:00 PM

Ubicación: 215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd, South Bend, IN 46601

SBEZ Board of Directors Meeting
January 16, 2024

Reunión de julio

Fecha: 11 de julio de 2023

Sesión Ejecutiva: 4:30 PM

Sesión Pública: 6:00 PM

Ubicación: 215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd, South Bend, IN 46601

SBEZ Board of Directors Meeting
December 27, 2023

Reunión de julio

Fecha: 11 de julio de 2023

Sesión Ejecutiva: 4:30 PM

Sesión Pública: 6:00 PM

Ubicación: 215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd, South Bend, IN 46601

SBEZ Board of Directors Meeting
November 21, 2023

Reunión de julio

Fecha: 11 de julio de 2023

Sesión Ejecutiva: 4:30 PM

Sesión Pública: 6:00 PM

Ubicación: 215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd, South Bend, IN 46601

SBEZ Board of Directors Meeting
October 13, 2023

Reunión de julio

Fecha: 11 de julio de 2023

Sesión Ejecutiva: 4:30 PM

Sesión Pública: 6:00 PM

Ubicación: 215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd, South Bend, IN 46601

SBEZ Board of Directors Meeting
September 19, 2023

Reunión de julio

Fecha: 11 de julio de 2023

Sesión Ejecutiva: 4:30 PM

Sesión Pública: 6:00 PM

Ubicación: 215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd, South Bend, IN 46601

SBEZ Board of Directors Meeting
August 22, 2023

Reunión de julio

Fecha: 11 de julio de 2023

Sesión Ejecutiva: 4:30 PM

Sesión Pública: 6:00 PM

Ubicación: 215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd, South Bend, IN 46601

SBEZ Board of Directors Meeting
July 18, 2023

Reunión de julio

Fecha: 11 de julio de 2023

Sesión Ejecutiva: 4:30 PM

Sesión Pública: 6:00 PM

Ubicación: 215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd, South Bend, IN 46601

July 11, 2023

Reunión de julio

Fecha: 11 de julio de 2023

Sesión Ejecutiva: 4:30 PM

Sesión Pública: 6:00 PM

Ubicación: 215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd, South Bend, IN 46601

SBEZ Board of Directors Meeting
June 26, 2023

June  Reunión

Fecha: 13 de junio de 2023

Sesión Ejecutiva: 4:30 PM

Sesión Pública: 6:00 PM

Ubicación: 215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd, South Bend, IN 46601

SBEZ Board of Directors Meeting
May 16, 2023

Reunión de mayo

Fecha: 9 de mayo de 2023

Sesión Ejecutiva: 4:30 PM

Sesión Pública: 6:00 PM

Ubicación: 215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd, South Bend, IN 46601

SBEZ Board of Directors Meeting
April 24, 2023

Reunión de abril

Fecha: 11 de abril de 2023

Sesión Ejecutiva: 4:30 PM

Sesión Pública: 6:00 PM

Ubicación: 215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd, South Bend, IN 46601

SBEZ Board of Directors Meeting
March 14, 2023

Reunión de marzo

Fecha: 14 de marzo de 2023

Sesión Ejecutiva: 4:30 PM

Sesión Pública: 6:00 PM

Ubicación: 215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd, South Bend, IN 46601

SBEZ Board of Directors Meeting
February 16, 2023

Reunión de febrero

Fecha: 16 de febrero de 2023

Sesión Ejecutiva: 4:30 PM

Sesión Pública: 6:00 PM

Ubicación: 215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd, South Bend, IN 46601

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South Bend Empowerment Zone Bylaws

Historical Spending Analysis

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