Head Start Policy Council

Board Description
Board Composition:The Head Start Policy Council is composed of 14 members who serve a one year term, with a limit of five terms. Of the 14 members, 10 are parents of children who are currently enrolled in the DHS Head Start program and four (4) are Citizen Members appointed from the At-Large community.
Appointed by:Members are elected by parents of children currently enrolled in the DHS Head Start Program.
District; At-Large; Mayoral Appointment:Other
Categories:Parent Representatives; 4 At-Large Community Representatives
Mission/Purpose:DHS Head Start must establish and maintain a Policy Council responsible for the direction of the Head Start program at the agency level. The Policy Council shall approve and submit to the governing body decisions about each of the following activities: (i) Activities to support the active involvement of parents in supporting program operations, including policies to ensure that the Head Start agency is responsive to community and parent needs. (ii) Program recruitment, selection, and enrollment priorities. (iii) Applications for funding and amendments to applications for funding for programs under this subchapter, prior to submission of applications described in this clause. (iv) Budget planning for program expenditures, including policies for reimbursement and participation in policy council activities. (v) Bylaws for the operation of the policy council. (vi) Program personnel policies and decisions regarding the employment of program staff, consistent with paragraph (1)(E)(iv)(IX), including standards of conduct for program staff, contractors, and volunteers and criteria for the employment and dismissal of program staff. (vii) Developing procedures for how members of the policy council of the Head Start agency will be elected. (viii) Recommendations on the selection of delegate agencies and the service areas for such agencies.
Meeting Schedule & Location:Meetings are open to the public and happen the 4th Tuesday of the month at 6:15 p.m. at the DHS Head Start office located at 1227 Brady Blvd San Antonio, TX 78207
Website Information:https://www.saheadstart.org/en/
Ordinance/Articles of Incorporation/By Laws:100987

Liaison: Andrea Martinez - (210) 206-5551

NameDistrictAppointed DateDate Expires
Ms. Alexis Alfaro Other12/06/202111/15/2023
Mr. Jorge Antonio Borrego, MPAOther12/05/202211/15/2023
Ms. Melissa Carillo Cox Other12/05/202211/15/2023
Ms. Naomi Castellanos Other12/06/202111/15/2023
Ms. Krizia Franklin Other12/06/202111/15/2023
Mr. Howard David King Other12/06/202111/15/2023
Ms. Josefina Macias Other12/15/202211/15/2023
Ms. Ruby Marie Ortiz Other12/05/202211/15/2023
Ms. Maria Quezada Other12/05/202211/15/2023
Mr Richard Anthony Ramey JrOther12/05/202211/15/2023
Ms. Krystal Rocha Other12/05/202211/15/2023
Ms. Brenda Salazar-Morales Other12/05/202211/15/2023
Ms. Kanisha Thomas Other12/05/202211/15/2023

Total Members for Head Start Policy Council: 14 City of San Antonio - Agenda Details Printable Version