RALEIGH, NC (June 17, 2022) – At its June 2022 meeting, the Board of Directors of the Public School Forum of North Carolina approved several new Directors and At-Large Advisors for two-year terms that officially begin July 1, 2022.
“The Forum’s Board of Directors and Advisory Board bring together accomplished individuals with diverse backgrounds and perspectives to focus on public education in NC. We are excited to welcome our new members during this critical time for our schools as we strive to provide nonpartisan, evidence-based research, policy analysis and innovative programs to support public education throughout North Carolina,” said Dr. Mary Ann Wolf, President & Executive Director of the Public School Forum of North Carolina. “The passion and dedication of our Board of Directors and Advisory Board members for students and teachers across NC, public education, and the Forum are unmatched.”
This year’s new Board Members and Advisors, who will serve two-year terms, include leaders in sectors ranging from education to legal and business who have demonstrated a dedication to North Carolina public schools.
“We welcome and look forward to the new members of the Board of Directors and the Advisory Board in joining the collective support of public schools through research, policy analysis, and programming,” said Alfred Mays, Chairman of the Public School Forum Board of Directors.
Alfred Mays, Chairman, Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Doug Sprecher, Secretary/Treasurer, First Citizens Bank
Tom Williams, Immediate Past Chair, Strategic Educational Alliances, Inc. Mary Ann Wolf, President and Executive Director, Public School Forum of NC
Board of Directors
New Board Members
Current Board Members elected to new two-year terms:
Van Dempsey III
Richard Schwartz, Schwartz Law
Public School Forum Advisory Board
New Forum At-Large Advisors
Amos Fodchuk, Founder
Vichi Jagannathan, Co-Founder
Rashidah Lopez Morgan, Principal Consultant
Freebird McKinney, Director of Partnership Development
Miles Wobbleton, Associate Attorney
Current Forum At-Large Advisors elected to new two-year terms
Sen. Rick Horner
Rep. Graig Meyer
About the Public School Forum of North Carolina
Since 1986, the Public School Forum of North Carolina has been an indispensable and nonpartisan champion of better schools and the most trusted source in the state for research and analysis on vital education issues. We bring together leaders from business, education and government to study education issues, develop ideas, seek consensus, and ultimately inform and shape education policy. We do that through research, policy work, innovative programs, advocacy, and continuing education for educators and policymakers. Follow us on Twitter @theNCForum and visit our website at http://www.ncforum.org/