The CHN Board of Trustees is elected by the membership, and CHN volunteers are encouraged to become candidates for the Board.
Board of Trustees
Martin Forte—Vice President
To contact the entire Board of Trustees email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHN members have the right to request a copy of meeting minutes. To do so, please specify the meeting date and submit an e-mail to the Secretary on the Board of Trustees.
CHN is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization.
CHN 800 Hotline Hostess:
Answers the CHN 800 number, answers questions about homeschooling and CHN.
Rhonda Hamilton – 800 Hostess
Conducts fair and impartial elections according to CHN’s Bylaws.
Vicki Giansante – Elections Chair
Contact the Elections Committee at email@example.com
Plans our CHN camping trips!
Email the Camping Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Keeps track of homeschool days, field trips, and other events and announces them.
Event committee members needed!
Contact Outreach at email@example.com to join the team!
Plans CHN’s annual Family Expo
Email the Expo Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maintains updated and accurate membership records.
Chris Brassell – Membership Secretary
Email the Membership Committee at email@example.com.
Legislative Monitoring Committee:
Identifies legislation that poses a threat to homeschooling, in accordance with policies set by the Board; informs CHN’s Board and general membership so that they may take appropriate action.
Martin Forte – Legislative Chair
Email the Legislation Monitoring Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Legal Rights Committee:
Acts as an information and referral clearinghouse for matters relating to the current legal status of homeschoolers in California.
Karen Taylor – Legal Chair
Email the Legal Committee at email@example.com.
Legal Team volunteers needed!
Contact the Legal Committee to join the team!
Develops and produces materials published and copyrighted by CHN and offered for sale to the general public.
Email the Publications Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Local Contacts Committee:
Recruits and trains representatives from each county to serve their local community as an information resource. Visit our Local Contact page for more information.
Bequi Howarth – Local Contact Chair
Email the Local Contacts Committee at email@example.com.
Promotes public awareness of homeschooling and CHN through TV, radio, print media, and outreach events.
Teresa Fitzpatrick – Outreach Chair
Email the Outreach Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Responsible for content, layout, advertising, and design of the CHNews and CHNzine.
Martin Forte – Editor
Email the CHNews Editor at email@example.com.
CHNews Team Volunteers needed!
Contact the Editor at firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer!
Matches interested volunteers with CHN projects.
Rhonda Hamilton – Volunteer Chair
Email the Volunteer Committee at email@example.com.
Designs and manages CHN’s website.
Email the Web Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.