• Facilities Advisory Committee

    The Facilities Advisory Committee (FAC) serves as a working committee of the Fremont Unified School District (FUSD) Board of Education. The committee anticipates District facilities needs by studying current and future needs related to student enrollment, develops processes and procedures for obtaining input from community and employee organizations, submits recommendations to the Board, and conducts reviews of various reports, trends, and proposals.

    Contact:

    FAC@fremont.k12.ca.us

     Latest News:

    October 2018 - One seat is still available for a parent from a school not represented in an attendance area (e.g., Robertson, Glankler, Adult School). Any member of the public that fits this criteria is encouraged to apply.

    July 5, 2018 – “Five additional members added to new Facilities Advisory Committee—applications still being accepted for open seats”

    June 4, 2018 – “Fremont Unified School District appoints six members to its new Facilities Advisory Committee—applications still being accepted for open seats”

    Application Packet pdf
    Bylaws pdf

    Current members:

    • Antonio Birbeck-Herrera, Chair, parent/guardian in the Mission attendance area
    • Tarrah Henrie, Vice Chair, parent/guardian in the Kennedy attendance area
    • Sharon Coco, Secretary, community member for the American attendance area
    • Akshaya Aradhya, community member for the American attendance area
    • Rachelle Currie, parent/guardian in the Irvington attendance area
    • Liz Fischer, community member in the Washington attendance area
    • Henry Fung, FUDTA representative, Irvington High School
    • Bryan Gebhardt, parent/guardian in the Washington attendance area
    • Robert Hou, community member for the Mission attendance area
    • Andrew Law, community member in the Washington attendance area
    • Mariam Mustafa, student representative from SurfBoardE
    • Joyce Recar, CSEA representative, Glankler Early Learning Center
    • Irene Shen, parent/guardian in the American attendance area

     

    2018-19 FAC Meeting Dates

    Meeting Date

    Agenda/Location

    Meeting Minutes

    Aug. 1, 2018

    Agenda
    Central Meeting Room

    Meeting Notes

    Sept. 5, 2018

    Agenda
    Central Meeting Room

    Meeting Minutes

    Oct. 3, 2018

    Agenda
    Central Meeting Room

    Meeting Minutes 

    Nov. 7, 2018

    Agenda
    Central Meeting Room

     

    Dec. 5, 2018

    Agenda
    Central Meeting Room 

     

    Jan. 9, 2019

     Agenda
    Walters Junior High School Library
     
    Feb. 6, 2019    
    March 6, 2019    
    April 3, 2019    
    May 1, 2019    
    May 29, 2019    

     

     CHARGE OF THE FAC:

    1. Serve as a working committee to anticipate District facilities needs by studying current and future needs in the face of growing or declining student enrollment.
    2. Develop processes and procedures for obtaining community and employee organization input regarding construction and facilities matters of the District.
    3. Develop and submit recommendations to the Board to support District facilities priorities.
    4. Conduct reviews of:
      1. Annual demographic report and provide input on the District’s facilities priorities based on enrollment growth or decline
      2. Commercial and residential housing development trends
      3. Annual bond report and assess alignment with District priorities
      4. Staff proposals and provide input regarding viability options

    MAKEUP OF THE COMMITTEE:
    Cross-section of sixteen (16) community members and other stakeholders led by a District staff member designated by the Superintendent.

    • Five (5) parents/guardians of current FUSD student, one from each of the District’s five (5) attendance areas
    • Five (5) community members (not a parent/guardian of current FUSD student), one from each of the District’s five (5) attendance areas
    • One (1) parent/guardian from a school not represented in an attendance area (i.e. Glankler, Robertson, and Adult School)
    • One (1) student member (to be appointed by SurfBoardE)
    • One (1) representative from each of the District’s four (4) employee organizations (to be appointed by respective employee organization)

    TERM:
    The term of each member is two years from the date of appointment. After term expiration, a member may
    apply for reappointment.

    COMMITMENT:
    Members are required to attend bi-monthly meetings of the full committee. Additional time
    commitments may be necessary for members appointed to subcommittee work.

     

    Facilities Advisory Committee contact information:

    (510) 659-2559, ext. 12446 
     
    Staff Designee: Ken Blackstone