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School Board Staff

Claudia Mercado, Clerk

Email: claudia.mercado@apsva.us? ?Phone:?703-228-6015

  • Schedules all Board meetings and coordinates Board members schedules
  • Manages all meeting materials for Board and public access
  • Attends Board meetings to record formal votes and minutes
  • Supervises and coordinates communications management
  • Collaborates with County Board Clerk
  • Ensures Board compliance with the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
  • Maintains historical records of Board functions and decisions
  • Oversees posting and distribution of revised policies and Policy Implementation Procedures (PIPs)
  • Manages appointments to School Board advisory groups
  • Facilitates Honored Citizen recognition

Carmen Mejia, Deputy Clerk and Communications Liaison

Email: carmen.mejia@apsva.us? Phone: 703-228-6015

  • Attends Board meetings and fulfills role of the Clerk as needed
  • Maintains School Board section of Web site
  • Manages School Board twitter account
  • Prepares and distributes School Board updates and other communications
  • Manages School Board invitation calendar
  • Oversees correspondence addressed to School Board, acknowledges messages and prepares draft responses
  • Coordinates with APS staff to provide Board with Fact Sheets or other documents
  • Creates power points and remarks for Board presentations as needed/requested

JulieAnne Jones, Executive Administrative Specialist

Email:?julie.jones@apsva.us? ?Phone: 703-228-6011

  • Office Manager
  • Provides clerical support to Board members, Auditor Director, Clerk and Deputy Clerk
  • Assists with correspondence, email management and applications to advisory groups
  • Responsible for the purchase of supplies, billing and reimbursements
  • Manages the posting and distribution of agendas in compliance with FOIA
  • Provides support for meetings including room reservation and setup
  • Primarily responsible for arrangements of special events and receptions
  • Facilitates scheduling Board member liaison school visits