MTCS Board of Director Members

Board Member Seat Term Expires Email
Martin Lukaszewski Board Chair 2021
Britta Hagstrom Vice Chair 2020
Renee Smetana Secretary/Treasurer 2020
Ismail Haji Licensed Teacher 2022
Wendy Lorenz-Walraven Licensed Teacher 2022
Kelly Nyberg Licensed Teacher 2020
Jacob Hinz Licensed Teacher 2022
Julie Starkey Parent 2021
Gwen Jackson Community Member 2021

Board of Directors

Minnesota Transitions Charter School is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization whose core purpose is to empower each student and ensure that all students acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to experience success in their future. The MTCS Board of Directors is composed of community members and licensed teachers who meet monthly.

Board Meeting Dates & Location

Board Meeting Location
MTCS Main Office (Board Room)
2872 26th Avenue South
Door B
Minneapolis, MN 55406

Board Meeting Schedule
Board meetings are generally held every fourth Thursday of the month, beginning at 4:45 pm. Dates and times are subject to change pending holidays or upon the Board of Directors’ request.

  • December 19, 2019
  • January 23, 2020
  • February 20, 2020
  • March 19, 2020
  • April 16, 2020
  • May 28, 2020
  • June 25, 2020
  • July 23, 2020
  • August 27, 2020
  • September 24, 2020
  • October 22 (Annual Meeting), 2020

Board Meeting Minutes

MTCS Finance Committee

Finance Meeting Location
MTCS Main Office
2872 26th Avenue South
Door B
Minneapolis, MN 55406

Finance Meeting Schedule
The Finance Committee of the MTCS Board of Directors meets at 5 pm on the Tuesday prior to the scheduled board meeting.

Finance Meeting Minutes

  • August 15, 2019: Agenda | Minutes
  • July 25, 2019: Agenda | Minutes

Pursuant to Article IV, Section 6 of the Bylaws of the Minnesota Transitions Charter School (“MTCS”), the Minnesota Nonprofit Corporations Act, Minn. Stat. § 317A.231, and the Minnesota Open Meetings Law, Minn. Stat. § 13D.04, subd. 1, notice is hereby given of the following Finance Committee Meeting of the MTCS Board of Directors, which will take place on the above date, at the above time, at the above location.