Woodbury Leadership Academy's Board Of Directors

Woodbury Leadership Academy's Board of Directors shall decide and be responsible for policy matters related to the operation of the school, including budgeting, curriculum programming, personnel, and operating procedures. The Board shall adopt personnel evaluation policies and practices that, at a minimum: 

  • carry out the school's mission and goals
  • evaluate the execution of charter contract goals and commitments
  • evaluate student achievement, postsecondary and workforce readiness, and student engagement and connection goals
  • establish a teacher evaluation process under section 124E.03, subdivision 2, paragraph (h); and
  • provide professional development related to the individual's job responsibilities

WLA Board of Directors Elections 2024

YOU are called to serve as a LEADER for our school! Nominate yourself as a candidate  for our Board of Directors and help lead Woodbury Leadership Academy over the next  exciting years. 

Open Seats up for Election: 

Community Member Seat (term June 2024 – 2027) 

Teacher Seat (term June 2024 – June 2027) 

Parent Seat (term June 2024 - June 2027)

The Board of Directors governs the school by setting the expectations and parameters  that lead to higher levels of student achievement. Among other things, the Board is  responsible for compliance reporting, strategic goal-setting, evaluating the school’s Executive  Director, and overseeing the finances of the school. 

Key Election Dates: 

April 25th, 2024 – Call for Board Candidate Nominations 

May 17th, 2024 – Close of Self-Nomination Submission at 5:00pm 

May 28th through May 31st – Voting Period (online) 

May 31st, 2024 – Close of Voting at 5:00pm 

June 27th, 2024 – Election Results Announced and New Members Seated

Board Calendar 

  • Thursday, May 23rd, 2024
  • Thursday, June 27th, 2024

Current Board Members

Shelbi Pool (Community)
Board Chair
Term Expires: 6/2024

Jolene Skordahl (Teacher)
Board Treasurer
Term Expires: 6/2025

Ryan Sheak (Parent)
Board Member
Term Expires: 6/2025

Joe Valentine (Parent)
Board Member
Term Expires: 6/2024

Mike Balint (Parent)
Board Member
Term Expires: 6/2026

Nicole Stevens (Teacher)
Board Member
Term Expires: 6/2026

Julie Ohs (Teacher)
Board Member
Term Expires: 6/2024

Patrick Vollmuth (Community Member)
Board Member
Term Expires: 6/2026


WLA Board of Directors' Job Description, Performance Expectations & Code of Ethics

Job Description

Performance Expectations

Code of Ethics


Meeting Minutes

To access the WLA Board of Director's meeting minutes, click here.

Policy Manual

To access our online policy manual click here.