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California Homeschool Network
2166 W. Broadway #266
Anaheim, CA 92804
(800) 327-5339

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CHN Committees Board of Trustees

CHN 800 Hotline Hostess:
Answers the CHN 800 number, answers questions about homeschooling and CHN.

Rhonda Hamilton - 800 Hostess
(800) 327-5339

Ballot Committee:
Conducts fair and impartial elections according to CHN's Bylaws.

Vicki Giansante - Elections Chair
Email Elections Committee

Camping Committee:
Plans our CHN camping trips!

Renee Wilcox - Camping Chair
Email Camping Committee

Events Committee:
Keeps track of homeschool days, field trips and other events and announces them.

Event committee members needed!
Contact Outreach to join the team!

Expo Committee:
Plans CHN's annual Family Expo

Email Expo Committee

Membership Committee:
Maintains updated and accurate membership records.

Chris Brassell - Membership Secretary
Email Membership

Legislative Monitoring Committee:
Identifies legislation that poses a threat to homeschooling, in accordance with policies set by the Board; informs CHN's Board and general membership so that they may take appropriate action.

Martin Forte - Legislative Chair
Email Legislation

Legal Rights Committee:
Acts as an information and referral clearinghouse for matters relating to the current legal status of homeschoolers in California.

Karen Taylor - Legal Chair
Email the Legal Committee

Legal Team volunteers needed!
Contact the Legal Committee to join the team!

Publications Committee:
Develops and produces materials published and copyrighted by CHN and offered for sale to the general public.

Email Publications

Local Contacts Committee:
Recruits and trains representatives from each county to serve their local community as an information resource. Visit our Local Contact page for more information.

Laurel Ward - Local Contact Chair
Email Local Contacts Committee

Outreach Committee:
Promotes public awareness of homeschooling and CHN through TV, radio, print media and outreach events.

Teresa Fitzpatrick - Outreach Chair
Email Outreach Committee

Newsletter Committee:
Responsible for content, layout, advertising and design of the CHNews and CHNzine.

Pam Dowling - Editor
Email CHNews Editor

CHNews Team Volunteers needed!
Contact the Editor to volunteer!

Volunteer Committee:
Matches interested volunteers with CHN projects.

Rhonda Hamilton - Volunteer Chair
Email Volunteer Committee

Web Committee
Designs and manages CHN's website.
Email the Web Committee

Teresa Fitzpatrick-President
Email Teresa

Pam Dowling-Vice President
Email Pam

Tracy Wittman-Treasurer
Email Tracy

Rhonda Hamilton-Secretary
Email Rhonda

Diane Crayne Gardner - Trustee
Email Diane

Martin Forte-Trustee
Email Martin

To contact the entire Board of Trustees, click here.


CHN members have the right to request a copy of meeting minutes. To do so, please specify the meeting date and submit an e-mail to the secretary on the Board of Trustees.

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