Board of Advisors

Tracy Ahrens Strategic Program Leader
Joni Allison Principal at West Henderson High School, 2013-14 Kenan Fellow
John Blackburn, North Carolina Board of Education
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
Lee Clark-Sellers (retired) Innovation Officer, Cornerstone Building Brands
Arthina Dumas is an educator at the NC Virtual Public School and a 2014-15 Kenan Fellow
Dr. Steve Hill Regional VP, Talent Pipeline Development, Wilmington
David Kaiser (BOA Chair) 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
Sedrick McCallum SVP Community Development Officer, SouthState Bank (VA, NC, SC)
Karen S. McPherson Section Chief for Curriculum and Assessment, NCDPI
Jennifer O’Meara Partner at Transcend
Stephen Saucier President, Carolinas Aviation Museum
Leah Sutton Vice President of Policy & Engagement, BEST NC
Dr. Robert J. (Bob) Witchger Director of Career and Technical Education at NC Community Colleges