Governing Council

Alice King Community School is governed by a council, comprised of community members and parents. The Council works closely with Principal Kristi Collins, the Alice King Community School Foundation, Parent/Teacher Association and the various committees to achieve the school’s vision, ensure the fair and uniform application of all laws in operation of the School as well as the charter and policies, review the annual budget, and to enter into contracts or other agreements which are necessary or desirable in obtaining the purposes of promoting the interests of Alice King Charter School.

Mariposa Padilla Sivage*, President
Patricia Barger, Vice President
Dominic Munoz*, Secretary 
Veronica Gonzales, Treasurer
Connie Chene, Council Member
Aaron Kugler, Council Member
David Anderson, Council Member
Jennifer Jane Marshall Hathaway*, Council Member

*GC Members who are parents of children enrolled at AKCS
Committees of the AKCS Governing Council 
Committees are listed below along with the chairperson of the committee and a link to contact the chairperson.
1. Finance/Facilities/Human Resources Committee
    Chairperson Kiera Duddy - Email Kiera Duddy
2. Executive Committee
   Chairperson Jennifer Hathaway - Email Jennifer Hathaway
3. Nominating and Council Professional Development Committee
    Chairperson Patricia Barger - Email Patricia Barger
4. Audit Committee
   Chairperson Jason Kugler Email Jason Kugler
5. Policy Committee
   Chairperson Jennifer Hathaway - Email Jennifer Hathaway
6. Strategic Planning Committee
    Chairperson Veronica Gonzales - Email Veronica Gonzales
7. STEAM Committee
    Chairperson Dominic Munoz - Email Dominic Munoz
8. AKCS Charter Summary Committee
   Chairperson Connie Chene - Email Connie Chene
9. Self Assessment Committee
   Chairperson Kiera Duddy - Email Kiera Duddy
10. Onboarding of New Members Committee
     Chairperson Kiera Duddy - Email Kiera Duddy
Finance Committee:
Connie Chene - GC Member
Kristi Collins - Head Administrator
Laura Cella - Business Manager
Veronica Gonzalez - GC Treasurer
Anna Jimenez - Assistant Principal

To see AKCS’s financial numbers and budget, please go to and look under “Local Educational Providers”.
AKCS Audits
The audit reports for Alice King Community School are available on the Albuquerque Public Schools (APS) District website 
Audit Committee Members:
Kristi Collins - Head Administrator
Laura Cella - Business Manager
Veronica Gonzalez - GC Member
Mariposa Padilla Sivage - GC Member
Dr. Oscar Martinez - Parent Member
Jason Kugler - Community Finance Member
AKCS Governing Council Bylaws & Policy Manual 
Meeting Schedule

The AKCS Governing Council meeting schedule for 2022 – 2023 is as follows:

September 14, 2022

October 12, 2022

November 9, 2022

December 14, 2022   

January 11, 2023

February 8, 2023

March 8, 2023

April 12, 2023

May 10, 2023

June 14, 2023

July 12, 2023

August 9, 2023

September 13, 2023

Agendas and Minutes
July 13, 2022
August 10, 2022
August 22, 2022 - Special Meeting
August 30, 2022 - Notice of Quorum
September 14, 2022
September 26, 2022 - Special Meeting
October 12, 2022
October 26, 2022 - Special Meeting
Saturday, October 29 - Notice of Possible Quorum
November 9, 2022
December 14, 2022
January 11, 2023
More Information
Performance Framework
AKCS Governing Council Archives