Vijay Patel, Board Chair
Vijay Patel is an attorney with almost 10 years of experience as a litigator in medical practice claims, liability claims, and disability law. In April of 2020, he joined the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office as a criminal prosecutor handling everything from domestic violence to assault and battery cases. In 2006, Mr. Patel became a Los Angeles Police Department Reserve Officer, volunteering his time to fulfill many of the same roles handled by full-time sworn police officers. Mr. Patel received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Southern California and his law degree from the Indiana University School of Law.
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Michael Gonzalez, Board Member
Michael Gonzalez is an attorney with more than 15 years of experience representing public and private clients in matters regarding administrative/regulatory law, land use and environmental law, construction law, contract negotiations and corporate transactions. In addition to his years of private legal practice, Mr. Gonzalez has also served in various levels of government, both as legislative staff and agency executive. He was also an elementary teacher at a local Los Angeles school. Mr. Gonzalez received his undergraduate degree in Public Administration from USC and his law degree from UC Berkeley’s Boalt Hall School of Law.
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Jae Chang, Board Member
Jae Chang is a multi-licensed general contractor and real estate broker specializing in all aspects of project acquisitions and real estate development phases. With more than twenty years of experience driving his career, Chang has bolstered a myriad of duties ranging from pre-construction licensed advisor to post-development sales liaison. His experience as a leading manager in a broad spectrum of industries has emboldened Chang to envision every situation from his own unique perspective and approaches it from a multifaceted standpoint. He is a proud father of two young boys, with another baby boy on the way. He often mentions that his wife June is what has kept him grounded throughout his career and that her support is a major component to his success.
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Svea Morales, Board Member
Svea Morales received her Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology and Criminology from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. Upon graduation, Morales began working at a grassroots nonprofit organization that engages parents, youth, law enforcement, elected officials, and gang members to sit together at the table and draw up solutions for reducing violence and bringing peace to their communities. Inspired by the resiliency of the youth and families she met, and with a desire to create greater change in the community, Ms. Morales went on to pursue a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Southern California. After receiving her MSW, she worked as a Mental Health Clinician. She currently serves as a director of Human Resources, and has previously served on a charter school board for eight years.
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Would you like to view past and future board agendas? Click on the link below for a history of our meetings.
Upcoming Board Meetings
Regular meetings at 6:00 p.m.
Special meetings are announced here:
ISANA Meetings on Demand
Meetings locations will vary from school to school.
Meetings will be held on the following dates:
August 24, 2021
October 19, 2021
December 14, 2021
February 22, 2022
April 19, 2022
June 14, 2022
Board Resources & Policies
ISANA – Catastrophic Leave Program Policy
ISANA – Conflict of Interest Code
ISANA – Conflict of Interest Policy
ISANA – Education For Homeless Students Policy
ISANA – Equal Treatment of Transgender and GNC Students Policy
ISANA – Ethics Policy for Employees
ISANA – Fiscal and Operating Policies (Revised 12-15-20)
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ISANA – Law Enforcement Access to Students Policy
ISANA_Mandatory Student COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
ISANA – Nepotism Disclosure Form (Employee and Board Members)
ISANA – Nondiscrimination Policy
ISANA – Sexual Harassment Policy
ISANA – Student Freedom of Speech Expression Policy
ISANA – Student Record Maintenance and Retention Policy
ISANA – Student Wellness Policy
ISANA – Suicide Prevention Policy
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ISANA_ 2021-22 UCP Annual Notification_Board Approved 08.31.21
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ISANA – Policy for Public Records Act
ISANA – Ethics Policy for Employees
Notification of ISANA Board Meetings
Parents and community members are notified of ISANA Board meetings in compliance with the Brown Act. All meeting agendas are posted at each school site and at ISANA’s administrative offices, as well as on the website.