Board of Advisors

Tracy Ahrens Business Process Optimization, Biogen
Joni Allison Principal at Hendersonville Middle School, 2013-14 Kenan Fellow
Brenda Berg President & CEO of BEST NC
Tia McLaurin Bethea Community Engagement Manager, Google
Creighton Blackwell Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Coastal Federal Credit Union
Jeanne Milliken Bonds Professor of the Practice, Impact Investment, and Sustainable Finance, UNC Kenan Flagler Business School
Dawn Braswell Head of Siemens Apprenticeship for North America
Dr. Alisa Chapman Education Policy Consultant
Lee Clark-Sellers Innovation Officer, Cornerstone Building Brands
Eric Davis Chair, NC State Board of Education
Arthina Dumas Teacher at Middle Creek High School and 2014-15 Kenan Fellow
Kendall Hageman-Mays Director of Distance Education and Extended Programs, NC School of Science and Mathematics
Dr. Mary Hemphill Director of Computer Science and Technology Education with the NC Department of Public Instruction
Dr. Steve Hill Superintendent, Pender County Schools
David Kaiser Deputy Director for the NC Board of Science, Technology & Innovation at the Office of Science, Technology & Innovation in the NC Department of Commerce
Dr. Jamie Lathan Dean of Distance Education, and an Instructor of Humanities and Instructional Leadership at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics
Dr. Ethan Lenker Superintendent, Pitt County Schools
Sedrick McCallum SVP Community Development Officer, SouthState Bank (VA, NC, SC)
Dr. Kim Morrison Superintendent of Mount Airy City Schools.
Caroline Oliveira Director of the NC Society of Hispanic Professionals
Jennifer O’Meara Principal at Phillips Middle School and the North Phillips School of Innovation
LaTanya Pattillo Director of Policy and Advocacy at NWEA.
Lisa Rhoades Senior Program Associate, NC Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Center
Stephen Saucier President, Carolinas Aviation Museum
Dr. Mark Sorrells Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Services for Fayetteville Technical Community College.
Tom White Director of the Economic Development Partnership at NC State University
Dr. Robert J. (Bob) Witchger Director of Career and Technical Education at NC Community Colleges