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Board of Directors

The Board meets on a regular basis at Vanguard Academy’s Central Administration Building, located 1200 E. Kelly, Pharr, Texas 78577. Special meetings may be called and held when and where necessary. In compliance with Texas Open meeting laws, a written notice of regular and special meetings will be posted on Vanguard Academy’s website and at a public-accessible location at the Central Office at least 72 hours before scheduled meeting time. In emergencies, a meeting may be held with a two-hour notice in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

All meetings are open to the public. In certain circumstances, Texas law permits the board to go into closed session from which the public and others are excluded. Closed session may occur for such things as discussing prospective gifts or donations, real-property acquisition, certain personnel matters including employee complaints, security matters, student discipline, or consulting with attorneys regarding pending litigation.


Board meetings are scheduled the last Tuesday of the Month at 5:30 p.m.


Board Members

2021 - 2022


Luzelma Canales, PhD - Chair

Alda Benavides, EdD - Vice Chair

Paula Garcia, EdD - Member

Timothy Brown – Secretary/Treasure