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    School Governance


    Lusher Charter School is a Type 3 charter in the Orleans Parish School Board district. Lusher is governed by the Advocates for Arts Based Education Board. Board members, including parents and alums, are selected by a vote of the AABE board after being nominated and interviewed by current board members.

    Board of Directors of Advocates for Arts Based Education:

    Richard F. Cortizas, President
    George Wilson, Vice President
    Gary Solomon, Treasurer
    Kiki Huston, Secretary
    Paul Barron
    Alysia Kravitz Loshbaugh
    Reuben Teague
    Rachel Wisdom
    Roger Ogden, Honorary Non-voting Member

    To contact board members, please call:

    (504) 304-3960.

    Board Meeting dates for the 2017-2018 school year:

    • September 15, 2018    10AM      5624 Freret Street, Rm 207
    • October 20, 2018         Retreat (Jones Walker Law Firm)
    • November 10, 2018    10AM      5624 Freret Street, Rm 207
    • Finance Committee Meeting    December 4, 2018    11:15AM
      • —-5624 Freret Street, Admin Conference Room
    • December 15, 2018       10AM      5624 Freret Street, Rm 207
    • January 12, 2019          10AM      5624 Freret Street, Rm 207
    • February 16, 2019         10AM      5624 Freret Street, Rm 207
    • March 23, 2019             10AM      5624 Freret Street, Rm 207
    • *CANCELLED* April 6, 2019                  10AM      5624 Freret Street, Rm 207
    • May 11, 2019                  10AM      5624 Freret Street, Rm 207
    • June 8, 2019                   10AM      5624 Freret Street, Rm 207

    Board Meeting Agendas:

    Board Meeting Minutes:

    Public Records Requests:

    To reach Lusher Custodian of Records, CEO Kathy Riedlinger, please send an email to

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