Southland board

Board Role

  • The Board of Directors supports the work of Southland College Prep and provides mission-based leadership and strategic governance. The Board makes critical decisions pertaining to management, facilities, finance and fundraising and serves in the role of School Board. Our senior staff translates vision into practice and guides the strategic direction of the school. 

Board Meeting Schedule





    JUNE 1, 2023 THROUGH MAY 31, 2024 


    The regular meetings of the Board of Directors of Southland College Prep Charter School, Inc. shall occur at 4601 Sauk Trail, Richton Park, Illinois at 6:30 p.m. unless a different start-time is noted for a particular meeting, generally on the third Monday of alternate months, unless the third Monday is a holiday or there is some other scheduling conflict on this date, in which case the regular meeting shall occur on an alternate date as stated in the published schedule of meetings.  Regular meetings may be rescheduled by agreement of the members of the Board of Directors, with notice pursuant to the provisions of the Illinois Open Meetings Act.  The schedule of meetings during the period of June 1, 2023 through May 31, 2024 is as follows:  


    June 12, 2023* 


    September 18, 2023


    November 20, 2023


    January 22, 2024**


    March 18, 2024


    May 20, 2024

    * Note:   June 19, 2023, the third Monday of the month, is the Juneteenth Holiday.

    ** Note: January 15, the third Monday of the month, is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Southland Board of Directors

  • Ron Bean, President

    Felix Simpkins, Vice President

    Jeffrey Johnson, Secretary

    Dr. Barbara Meyer, Member

    Dr. Vinni Hall, Member

    Dr. Blondean Y. Davis, CEO



Board Meeting Minutes