Encore Board of Directors 

As a non profit corporation, Encore Education Corporation has a board to oversee the operations of the organization.  Board members are volunteers and work on two year terms.  Generally, the board members meet monthly, at both campus locations.

Anyone that has questions, comments, or concerns that they would like addressed to the board, should submit a formal letter or send an email.

Letters should be mailed to:
Encore Board of Directors
16955 Lemon Street #A
Hesperia, CA 92345

You can also contact the board clerk by calling 760-949-2036 or by emailing board@encorehighschool.com for the quickest response.

The Encore Board of Directors is committed to upholding the Mission/Vision of Encore Education Corporation:


Encore is a school where students are trained to realize their diverse potential both academically and artistically. World class education in a variety of arts conservatories are mixed with top rate academics in this tuition free, public school. From pre-med to performance, Encore supports students success.

Where academics and arts grow together.

Governing Law: The governance structure of the charter school, including, but not limited to, the process to be followed by the charter school to ensure parental involvement. Education Code Section 47605(c)(5)(D).

Governing Board Composition and Member Selection

Mrs. Suzanne Cherry, Board President – Suzanne Cherry is a retail manager with over 20 years of experience. She is a parent of two alumni of Encore and an active volunteer member of the Optimist Club and the Boy Scouts of America. She has been involved with the Encore organization for 12 years and has sat on the board for eight years. Her expertise is in management, operations, and customer service.


Mr. Rob Gabler, Board Vice President – Rob Gabler is a retired Riverside Fireman. He is a parent of an Encore alumni. He has been involved with the Encore organization for 8 years and has sat on the board for three years. His expertise is in public safety.


Dr. Kelly Ahmed, Board Secretary – Kelly Ahmed is a medical doctor. She is a parent of an Encore alumni. She has been involved with the Encore organization for 12 years and has sat on the board for four years. Her expertise is in general knowledge and Encore culture.


Ms. Kathy Staley, Member – Kathy Staley is a parent of Encore alumni and parent volunteer.  She works int he medical field and is a Hesperia resident. Board term expires June 2022.  Board Member since 2020.  kstaley@encoreedcorp.com

Mrs. Mari Miller, Member – Mari Miller is a retired school records manager. She is a retired employee of Encore. She has been involved with the Encore organization for eleven years, first as an employee and then as a board member after retirement. Her expertise is in school records, attendance, and office operations.


Mr. Glenn Thackeray, Member - Glenn Thackeray is a Fleet Manager for Mercedes.  He is also a parent of three Encore alumni.  Married to retired teacher of Encore.  Board term expires June 2022.  Board Member since 2020. gthackeray@encoreedcorp.com

Governance Procedures and Operations

  • Encore School Board Meetings take place at least once per month. The Board calendar is available to the public on Encore’s web site.

  • Special meetings are held in accordance with Brown Act compliance.

  • Meetings are open to the public and generally take place on the second Monday of the month at 6:00 pm.

  • Meetings are held with a permanent location set on campus.

  • Agendas are posted online with a link from the homepage of the website. Agendas are also posted in the marquee on the A Building in Hesperia.

  • Encore meetings are held in accordance with the Brown Act.

Stakeholder Involvement

  • Parents take part in frequent surveys and discussions that help drive agenda items and topics for Board meetings and LCAP decisions.

  • Encore works to seat at least one active parent on the school board to help with current activities on campus.

  • Encore creates committees from within Encore’s PAC, teaching departments, administrators and other stakeholders to develop the annual LCAP and annual update. Committees report to their administration. The administration reports to the executive team. The executive creates the narrative for the report.

  • The school uses several ways to consult parents and teachers regarding the school’s educational programs.

    • Parent / Teacher Conferences – last Thursday of every month

    • Emails – Constant Contact emails

    • Website and Social Media alerts

    • Call-Em-All – Weekly group calls to all parents

    • Text Messages – Frequent messages sent via text message to parents

    • Remind – Frequent messages sent through Remind to keep all stakeholders on the same page

    • Web Site – Frequently updated with targeted main ideas

    • The PAC – This is an elective committee that consists of any parent wishing to join


Office: 760-949-2036

Hesperia: 760-956-2632 


16955 Lemon Street

Hesperia, CA 92345

Established 08/08/08

© 2020 Encore Education Corporation

Encore Education Corporation does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin (ancestry), ethnic group identification, mental and physical disability, marital or parental status, sex, sexual orientation, or military status, or genetic information in any of its activities or operations. The perception of one or more of such characteristics: or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Encore Education Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.