Northland Prep Governing Board

Northland Preparatory Academy is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization with a nine-member Governing Board consisting of volunteers, at least five of whom are parents of currently enrolled students.  The Governing Board seeks members who bring diverse skills, backgrounds and experiences to provide effective stewardship for the school.

Governing Board

Current Members

If you need to ask any of the board members questions or submit comments you may click their name to email them.

Governing Board

Meetings, Agendas, and Minutes

Disclosure Statement:

Pursuant to A.R.S.§ 38-431.02 Northland Preparatory Academy hereby states that all notices of the meetings of Northland Preparatory Academy and any of its committees and subcommittees will be posted on the front window of the main building at 3300 E. Sparrow Avenue, Flagstaff, AZ. The building is open from 7:30a.m. to 4:30p.m. (except in the summer and summer hours will be posted on the front windows as well as on the web). The meeting notices will be visible from outside the building. Meeting notices will indicate the date, time and place of the meeting and will include an agenda.

The links below are the Governing Board’s Agendas and Minutes. Each agenda is posted here on or before the Thursday prior to the meeting and is also on the front window to the right of the doors of the main building at 3300 E. Sparrow Ave.

The following legal notice appears on each agenda:

Pursuant to Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S. 38-431.02) notice is hereby given to the members of the State Board for Charter Schools Governing Board, the Arizona State Board of Education, and the General Public, that the Governing Board of Northland Preparatory Academy will hold a regular meeting open to the public as stated below at Northland Preparatory Academy, 3300 E. Sparrow Ave, Flagstaff, Arizona.

The Governing Board reserves the right to change the order of any items on the agenda, with the exception of any public hearing. One or more members of the Governing Board may participate in the meeting by telephonic communications. If noted on the agenda below, the Board may go into Executive Session, which will not be open to the public. However, all Board decisions will be made in open public meeting. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting the Board President at (928) 214-8776. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.

Meeting Dates

June 24, 2024

May 28, 2024 Possible Quorum

May 20, 2024

May 16, 2024 Possible Quorum

May 6, 2024 Possible Quorum

April 29, 2024 Possible Quorum

April 22, 2024

March 25, 2024

March 18, 2024

February 26, 2024

January 22, 2024

December 18, 2023

December 2, 2023

November 13, 2023

October 23, 2023

September 25, 2023

September 11, 2023 — No Agenda/Possible Quorum

August 7, 2023

July 10, 2023 – includes Budget Adoption Hearing and Adoption

June 26, 2023 – Budget Proposal

May 22, 2023

April 24, 2023

March 27, 2023

February 27, 2023

January 23, 2023

December 12, 2022 Note:  Meeting Cancelled due to Snow Event

November 14, 2022

October 24, 2022

September 27, 2022

August 29, 2022

August 8, 2022

July 11, 2022

June 20, 2022

May 23, 2022

April 25, 2022

March 28, 2022

February 28, 2022

January 24, 2022

Governing Board


Applying for the

Governing Board

2n4Thank you for your interest in serving on the Governing Board of Northland Preparatory Academy. We are pleased that you are interested in serving as a member of the Governing Board. As described in Article II, Section 2.1 of the Bylaws of Northland Prep, the Board constitutes the governing body of the school corporation:

The Board shall constitute the governing body of the Corporation. The Corporation’s activities, affairs and property shall be managed, directed and controlled, and its powers exercised by, and vested in, the Board. The Board shall have all powers necessary to carry out the purpose of the Corporation as specified in the Articles of Incorporation as amended, and the laws of the State of Arizona and of the United States.

The Board consists of nine members, at least five of whom are parents of currently enrolled students. The term of each Board Member begins in August and lasts for three (3) years, which means that each year three seats are up for election. We hope to fill these positions with candidates who bring diverse skills, backgrounds and experiences and can contribute to a well-rounded and effective Board.  In accordance with state law, children of Governing Board members enjoy preference in enrollment.

Steps in the NPA Board Application Process

1. Consider attending the optional board information session on Wednesday, January 10th, 2024 at 5:30pm in the lobby of the main building (Building B) to learn about the duties and expectations of Board membership, meet some of the members, and to review the NPA Governing Board Application Packet Updated for 2024-25.
2. Submit all of the items listed in the Candidate Checklist in the application packet to be received by the deadline of January 22nd, 2024 at 4pm. The application may be returned to Board of Directors, c/o NPA, 3300 E. Sparrow Ave., Flagstaff, AZ 86004 or scanned and emailed to Board member Brian van Meerten at
3. Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend (at least) the February 26th, 2024 NPA Board Meeting, at which candidates will have a three minute slot to present themselves and their qualifications to the Board for consideration. Many board candidates attend many meetings prior to board elections and/or get involved in some of the board committees.
4. The Board will vote on candidates to fill upcoming vacancies at the February meeting following the candidate presentations.
5. Those candidates elected will need to complete the items in the Board Member-Elect Checklist provided with the application.
6. Elected Board Members are seated and begin service at the August meeting, but most members-elect start or continue attending board meetings regularly in March.

In the Event of a Midterm Vacancy

In the event of  a midterm vacancy the application is due prior to the board meeting following the announcement of the vacant board seat.  Information will be posted here in such instances.

Budgets & Annual

Financial Reports


NPA’s Governing Board officially proposed its expenditure budget for Fiscal Year 2024 on June 26th, 2023, and voted to adopt the budget on July 10th, 2023.

Below are links to a summary of the budget expenditures, the budget revenue worksheet, as well as the notification of the hearing by the Board:

Budget Adoption Hearing Notification FY2024

NPA Budget FY2024 Summary as Proposed and Adopted

NPA FY2024 Budget (Full) as Adopted

NPA Budget24 Revenue Information

Budget information for all district and charter schools, across multiple years and versions, is available at the following link:

To view NPA’s budgets:

  • Set Fiscal Year field to desired Fiscal Year
  • Set Document Template Name field to Charter Holder Expenditure Budget
  • Set EdOrg Name/CTDS/EdOrg ID field to Northland Preparatory Academy
  • Click green Update Submission Status Details button
  • Click on the blue link in the Submission Reference # column to download the budget

Or, as a shortcut, type “Northland” into the small search box on the gray bar at the upper right of the table that shows all schools/districts


NPA FY2023 Budget Revision – Summary

NPA FY2023 Budget Revenue Worksheet – Revised 9-27-22

Public Hearing – Revision Notice for 9-27-22

NPA Budget Summary FY2023 – Adopted

NPA Budget Revenue Worksheet FY2023 – Adopted

NPA Budget Summary FY2022 – Revised 9/27/21

Summary of NPA FY2021 Budget Adopted July 6th, 2020

Summary of NPA FY2020 Proposed Budget

Summary of NPA Budget for FY 2019

Summary of NPA Original Proposed Budget FY 2018

Summary of NPA Revised Budget FY 2018 – Sep 25 2017


Please follow the link below to the ADE website to view NPA’s most recent Annual Financial Report. Once there, you may download the report. 

To view NPA’s Annual Financial Report:

  • Set Fiscal Year field to desired Fiscal Year
  • Set Document Template Name field to Charter Holders Annual Financial Report
  • Set LEA Type to CharterDistrict
  • Set EdOrg Name/CTDS/EdOrg ID field to 4204-Northland Preparatory Academy
  • Set Charter Sponsor to Charter Board (CSB)
  • Click green Update Submission Status Details button
  • Click on the blue link in the Submission Reference # column to download the report

Annual Financial Report

Northland Prep Academy 990 2021 FY2022

Northland Prep Academy Form 990 2020 – FY2021

Northland Preparatory Academy 990 (FY2020)

Northland Preparatory Academy 990 (FY2019)

The Governing Board page within the NPA website is managed primarily by Steve Danner, NPA Business Manager.  Contact him at to report any issues or concerns.  Thank you.