Special Administrative Board
Dr. Lynn Beckwith, Jr
Veronica Morrow-Reel
Mary F. Oswald

Dr. Lynn Beckwith, Jr.
Special Administrative Board Chair

Veronica Morrow-Reel
Special Administrative Board Vice-Chair

Mary F. Oswald
Special Administrative Board Secretary/Treasurer

The Special Administrative Board (SAB) of Riverview Gardens is the governing body of the school district.  It consists of two district residents who were appointed by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to serve a three year term, one member who was appointed is not a resident.    The main functions of the Special Administrative Board are to:

  •     Hire and evaluate the superintendent and delegate all administrative responsibilities
  •     Approve the school district's budget
  •     Establish goals and evaluate outcomes
  •     Adopt and evaluate policies
  •     Connect with the community
  •     Assure school district performance

The SAB will meet regularly on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Riverview Gardens School District Central Office, 1370 Northumberland Drive in Bellefontaine Neighbors. District patrons are welcome to attend all open meetings. A public comment time is designated at each open session for patrons to address the Special Administrative Board.  According to District procedures, those wishing to address the School Board must fill out a form for the Board Chairman prior to speaking. Patrons are asked to limit their comments to no more than three minutes each to ensure the meeting agenda can be covered in a timely manner.

Agendas are available 24 hours prior to the Board meeting, as required by law. The agendas are posted at Central Office and on the district website on the day prior to each meeting. As per Missouri law, the SAB may vote to meet in closed session to discuss items concerning personnel, real estate, student discipline and other legal matters. Neither the public nor the media can attend closed sessions. Votes made in closed sessions are included in the meeting minutes.   

Meeting Schedule

All meetings of the Special Administrative Board will be held on the second & fourth Tuesday of the month in the Boardroom at Central Office, 1370 Northumberland Dr., St. Louis, MO 63137 unless otherwise noted.

 Executive Session will begin promptly at 6:00pm, and is closed to the public.

All open meetings will begin promptly at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Should you have any questions regarding Special Administrative Board meetings please feel free to contact Sha Fields at 869-7436 ext. 20123.

 Board Governance

The Board appoints the following person as custodian of records:

Coordinator of Board Governance
Please send all Missouri Sunshine Law requests to:
Sha Fields
Coordinator of Board Governance
1370 Northumberland
St. Louis, MO 63137
Phone: 314-869-2505, ext. 20123; Fax: 314-869-6354
shafields@rgsd.k12.mo.us.us

BoardDocs Link


All SAB meeting agendas can be obtain from BoardDocs with the link below:
https://www.boarddocs.com/mo/rgsd/Board.nsf/

SAB Meeting Audio Archives

Special Administrative Board Meeting Audio Recordings

Complete audio recordings from each public meeting can be accessed through the BoardDocs tab on the homepage of the district website. If you have any questions, please contact Coordinator of Board Governance Sha Fields via phone at 314-869-2505, ext. 20123 or email at shafields@rgsd.k12.mo.us.us.