Gifted and Talented (PACE) Board Citizen Advisory Committee

  • The Gifted and Talented Board Citizen Advisory Committee shall consist of a minimum of 15 members. The term of a committee member is a minimum of two years. Ten members shall be comprised of parents who have children currently being provided gifted and talented (PACE) services. Staff members representing PACE program offerings at the elementary, middle, high school, and senior high school levels and other appropriate staff shall serve on the committee.


    The Board shall direct the Gifted and Talented Board Citizen Advisory Committee to study specific areas relevant to the committee. All committee functions are advisory in nature. The committee may make recommendations and offer advice, but they shall not be asked to make final decisions nor allocate District resources. Advisory committee reports will be provided to the Board on an annual basis or when the committee’s work has been completed. The committee’s recommendations, either budgetary or programmatic, will be referred by the Board to the Superintendent for study and for incorporation into the District improvement plan and budget where appropriate. 

    Goals for 2022 - 2023 

    The Board of Trustees will approve committee goals in the fall.

    Meetings for 2022 - 2023

    5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

    • Thursday, October 6, 2022
    • Thursday, November 10, 2022
    • Thursday, February 9, 2023
    • Thursday, March 30, 2023

Gifted and Talented (PACE) Board Citizen Advisory Committee Members

  • Chair: Dr. Kristyn Edney, Executive Director for Counseling, College, Career, and Military Readiness

    Staff Liaison: Kevin Moore, Director for Advanced Academics

  • Yan Chen

    David Chien

    Cori Feldman

    Caral Hackaday

    Julie Jennings

    Michelle Joseph

    Dr. Paula Kurtz


  • Amber Lee

    Rebecca Mattern

    Lipsa Patel

    Charles Sanna

    Ashlie Thomas Vieira

    Michele Kathleen Townes

    Harry Tyson



  • Staff:

    Amy Moore