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CORE Charter School

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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors

The Board of Directors meet on a regular basis in order to develop policies, approve the budget and assist in making major governance decisions regarding the school operations. The Board of Directors is the decision making body for CORE Charter School. The Board is comprised of community members and parent members. All meetings are open to the public.


 Board of Directors:

  • Heidi Lecair - Board President
  • Tim Styczynski - Board Secretary/Treasurer
  • James Ochsner - Board Member
  • Doug Heacock - Board Member
  • Sandra Ross - Board Member

Board Member Biographies


Heidi Lecair 
  • Board President, Board of Directors
  • I am a homeschool graduate currently homeschooling my two children through CORE Charter School. Our family has been enrolled with the school since 2015, and our experience over the past few years has been only positive. CORE Charter School's educational model surrounds both students and parents with the resources and support necessary to thrive in both academics and personal interests. I wholeheartedly believe that this personalized approach to schooling encourages the wonderful uniqueness of each child and creates well-rounded individuals with the potential to both succeed and serve the communities they live in for years to come. I am honored to serve as a parent member on this school board and look forward to supporting the students, parents, and faculty of this wonderful school.
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Tim Styczynski
  • Board Secretary/Treasurer, Board of Directors
  • I am a local small business owner along with my wife of 25 years. Prior to opening our business, I worked in emergency services for 27 years. As an employer who has hired many students who have attended CORE, I can say first hand, the quality of students the school has produced. These individuals show respect and a very high work ethic. I have two children of my own who have attended CORE. One is currently a senior and another who is a graduate and now attending Sacramento State University. The personal learning experience CORE provides has the real opportunity to help our children become better prepared to enter the workforce and accomplished adults. It is my desire to support and encourage the prosperity of CORE.
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James Ochsner
  • Member, Board of Directors
  • As a former private school teacher, James has an interest in education and the positive influence that CORE Charter School brings to the larger community. He and his wife raised four children in Sutter and home-schooled them through a charter school. In his position as Director of Library Services for Sutter County, James has had the pleasure of working on projects with the Aspen Institute and has served on various library planning committees, the Northnet Executive Committee and is currently serving on the board of Califa. He holds a B.A. in Art from Dordt University and an MLIS from San Jose State University.
Doug Heacock
  • Member, Board of Directors
  • Bio to come
Sandra Ross
  • Member, Board of Directors
  • Bio to come