Board of Directors

The North Valley Military Institute Board of Trustees is a well rounded team of volunteers with diverse backgrounds and experiences. Board members are responsible for Governance of the school. They create and support the long term vision of the school, actively oversee the school’s core values and mission, ensure the school’s financial viability, and hire and review NVMI's Superintendent.

Current Board Members are:

  • President - Lanny West (retired businessman) TERM EXPIRES 30 December 2018
  • Member - Colonel Leslie Beavers (US Air Force Academy graduate and entrepreneur) - TERM EXPIRES 30 June 2018
  • Member - Steven Escobar (US Military Academy at West Point graduate, businessman and entrepreneur) - TERM EXPIRES 30 December 2017
  • Member - Emory Josephs (retired LAUSD school administrator) TERM EXPIRES - 30 December 2018
  • Member - Steven Le (U.S. Naval Academy Graduate, educator, freelance writer  - may be contacted through the NVMI main office) - TERM EXPIRES 30 June 2018
  • Member - Kay Pacheco-Deitch (Parent Advisory Council President) TERM EXPIRES - 30 December 2017
  • Member - Commander John Pruit (U.S. Coast Guard Academy Graduate, and USCG liaison to Hollywood Film Industry) TERM EXPIRES 30 December 2017
  • Member - Pastor James Tolle, El Camino Metro Church, TERM EXPIRES 30 June 2018
  • Member - Master Sergeant John Martinez, Operations NCO, School of Infantry, Camp Pendleton - TERM EXPIRES 30 December 2018

NVMI Board members can be reached via email at or by calling the main office at 818-368-1557 and leaving a message. NVMI's main office is open from 6:30 - 4:30 Monday - Friday.

NVMI's Board holds meetings in compliance with The Brown Act. Members of the NVMI and the greater community at large are invited to attend Board meetings where policies are set and decisions are made on behalf of the school. The Board agendas are posted in compliance with the Brown Act at least 72 hours in advance on the bulletin board outside the NVMI Main office (room 53 on the Sun Valley HS Campus) AND on this web page.

The Board meetings will be held in room 54 beginning at 4PM, generally on the fourth Thursday of the month. 

Reasonable Accommodations: Reasonable accommodations will be made for any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting.  Please contact the school Superintendent at 323-217-4481 or at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting.

2017-2018 Meeting Schedule Agendas and Minutes

August 24, 2017

September 28, 2017

October 26, 2017

November 16, 2017

December 14, 2017

January 25, 2018

February 22, 2018

March 22, 2018

April 26, 2018

May 24. 2018


2016-2017 Meeting Schedule Agendas and Minutes

August 25, 2016 Fileboard_agenda_25_aug_16.docx

September 22, 2016 Fileboard_agenda_22_sep_16.docx

October 27, 2016 Fileboard_agenda_27_oct_16.docx


November 17, 2016 PDF iconboard_agenda_17_nov_16.docx

December Fileboard_agenda_2_dec_16.docx

January Fileboard_agenda_26_jan_17.docx


February Fileboard_agenda_23_feb_17.docx


March Fileboard_agenda_23_mar_17_1.docx


April (MEETING POSTPONED TO WED 3 MAY DUE TO LACK OF A QUORUM - Same agenda will be used) Fileboard_agenda_27_apr_17.docx

    May Fileboard_agenda_25_may_17.docx



SPECIAL MEETING AUGUST 24, 2014  Board Meeting Agenda August 24 2014.docx

AUGUST 28, 2014 Agenda August 2014.pdf

SEPTEMBER 25, 2014 Board Agenda Sep 2014.docx

SPECIAL MEETING OCTOBER 7, 2014  board_agenda_oct_2014_special_0.docx

OCTOBER 23, 2014  board_agenda_oct_2014_0.docx

NOVEMBER 20, 2014agenda_november_2014.pdf

JANUARY 22, 2015 board_agenda_jan_2015_0.docx

FEBRUARY 26, 2015 board_agenda_feb_2015_0.docx

MARCH 26, 2015  board_agenda_mar_2015.docx

Draft LCAP: lcap_nvmi_1516_revised_03262015.doc

Budget Development Process overview: budget_development_process.docx

APRIL 23, 2015board_agenda_apr_2015.docx

MAY 28, 2015 - CANCELED

JUNE 18, 2015 Agenda:




Board Bylaws:Filebylaws_nvmi.docx

Board Policies (non-fiscal):Fileboard_policies_nvmi_insertions.docx

Board Fiscal Policies:Filenvmi_fiscal_policies_2015-2016.docx


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