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Measure M Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee

About Measure M

The Moreno Valley School Board voted June 17, 2014, to place a $398 million bond measure on the Nov. 4, 2014 ballot.  The community approved Measure M for $398 million to repair existing facilities, as well as construct new facilities for the students of Moreno Valley Unified School District.

Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee

Moreno Valley's Board of Education approved the appointment of the Citizen's Bond (Measure M) Oversight Committee  (COC) at its April 14, 2015, Board Meeting.

The purpose of the Measure M Citizen's Oversight Committee is to actively review and report on the proper expenditure of taxpayers' money for school construction on the Measure M Bond projects.

The COC started meeting on August 20, 2015, and have continued since then.



Citizen’s Bond Oversight Committee (COC)


Meeting No. 15 is scheduled for

Thursday, December 12, 2019

3:30 - 5:00 p.m.



Moreno Valley Unified School District

Ramona Elementary School - MPR

24801 Bay Avenue

Moreno Valley, CA   92553




Meeting Agenda





Availability of agenda materials: Agenda exhibits and other writings that are disclosable public records distributed to all or a majority of the members of the Citizens’ Oversight Committee in connection with a matter subject to discussion or consideration at an open meeting of the Committee are available for public inspection at the District’s Facilities Office, located at 13911 Perris Boulevard, Building A, Moreno Valley, CA 92553. If such writings are distributed to members of the Committee less than 72 hours prior to the meeting, they wil1 be available at the reception desk of the District Facilities Office during business hours at the same time as they are distributed to the Committee members, except that if such writings are distributed less than one hour prior to, or during, the meeting, they will be available in the meeting room.


Disability-related accommodations: The Citizens’ Oversight Committee meeting room is wheelchair accessible. If you require any special disability-related accommodations (e.g., access to an amplified sound system, etc.) please contact Rosalie Martinez at (951) 571-7690 during business hours, at least twenty-four (24) hours before the scheduled meeting. This agenda may be obtained in alternative format upon written request to Rosalie Martinez in the District Facilities Office, at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to the scheduled meeting.


Interpretation and translation services for all Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee Meetings: Must be requested ten (10) days in advance, prior to a meeting. 


Los servicios de interpretación y traducción para las reuniones del Comité de Supervisión de Bonos Ciudadanos se deben solicitar diez dias antes de la reunion.





Board Approved

Term of Service

Karen Whitehead Senior Citizen Group Rep October 29, 2019  2 YEAR
Bianca Gillum At-Large Community Member August 6, 2019  2 YEAR
Melissa Neri At-Large Community Member August 6, 2019  2 YEAR
Steve Wallace Business Rep January 22, 2019  2 YEAR
LaDonna Jempson At-Large Community Member January 22, 2019  2 YEAR
Adam Sinner - VICE CHAIR Parent/Guardian of Child in District November 14, 2017  2 YEAR
Christina Sanchez Parent/Guardian of Child in district November 14, 2017  2 YEAR
LaShonda Tillmon Taxpayer/Organization November 14, 2017 2 YEAR
Alpha Order:
Delorise Anderson
Jennifer Bell
​Tracy Brown - Vice Chair
Alicia Espinoza 
​Debby Johnson
​Marisela Lopez 
​Tim Lyons
Ross Nakatani
​Pete Serbantes -  Chair of the Committee
​Kendall Shumway 
​Charles Smith
​Keri Then - Vice-Chair and Chair
​Linda Williams 



1.  Meets Independent Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee Bylaws (that were approved by the District's Board on January 20, 2015)

2.  Meets Proposition 39 Member Criteria:

  • Member shall be the parent/guardian of child enrolled in the district
  • member shall be both a parent/guardian of child enrolled in the district and active in a parent-teacher organization
  • Member active in a business organization representing the business community
  • Member active in a senior citizens' organization
  • Member active in a bona-fide taxpayers association
  • Two members of the community-at-large

3. Response is consistent with Oversight Committee 'duties'

  • Inform the Public
  • Review Expenditures
  • Annual Reporting

4.  Response is focused on student achievement

5.  Response is indicative of support and investment in the community

6.  Diversity - representative of at-large geographic area

Board Agendas/Appointments: