Earle_Blue

Edna Earle Blue

Former Deputy Director, NC Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution

Tom_Bradshaw

Tom Bradshaw

Former Mayor of Raleigh
Former Chair, Public School Forum

JB_Buxton

J.B. Buxton

Founding Principal, Education Innovations Group
Former Deputy Superintendent, NC Department of Public Instruction

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Donnell Cannon

Principal, North Edgecombe High School

Newell_Clark

*Newell Clark

Mayor, City of Lexington, North Carolina

Ed_Croom_lg

*Dr. Ed Croom

Former Superintendent, Johnston County Schools
Former Chair, Low Wealth Schools Consortium

James_Ford

James Ford

Program Director, Public School Forum of North Carolina
North Carolina Teacher of the Year, 2014-15

Mo_Green

Maurice “Mo” Green

Executive Director, Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation

Former Superintendent, Guilford County Schools
Former General Counsel, Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Superintendent, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Ferrel_Guillory

*Ferrel Guillory – Vice Chair and Editorial Advisor

Executive Director, Program in Public Life & Professor of the Practice of Journalism, UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Author, Reporter, and Former Editor of the Editorial Page, News & Observer Member, NC Journalism Hall of Fame

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*Gerry Hancock – Chair and Publisher

Attorney and Partner, Everett Gaskins Hancock LLP
Former Member, North Carolina Senate
Founding Chair, Public School Forum of North Carolina

Andrew_Holton

*Andrew Holton – Treasurer

Former Senior Adviser to Janet Cowell, State Treasurer of North Carolina

Debra_Horton

*Debra Horton – Secretary

Former Executive Director and Former Board President, North Carolina PTA Founder, Parental Involvement Initiative, NCPTA

Sam_Houston

Sam Houston

President and CEO, North Carolina Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Center

Tom_Lambeth

Tom Lambeth

Senior Fellow and Former Executive Director, Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation
Former Chair, Public School Forum of North Carolina

Charles_Neely

Chuck Neely

Attorney, Williams Mullen
Former Member, North Carolina House of Representatives

Bob_Orr

Bob Orr

Former Member, North Carolina Supreme Court and North Carolina Court of Appeals
Former Executive Director, North Carolina Institute for Constitutional Law

Shirley Prince, Executive Director of North Carolina Principals and Assistant Principals Association

Dr. Shirley Prince

Executive Director, NC Principal and Assistant Principals Association
Former Superintendent, Scotland County Schools

Mebane Rash

 *Mebane Rash – CEO, President, and Editor-in-Chief

Former Director of Law and Policy, NC Center for Public Policy Research

kayla

Kayla Romero

NC Program Director

english

English Sall

Co-Founder, Impact Thread

keana

Keana Triplett

2015-16 Teacher of the Year

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*Chris William

Executive Producer and Moderator, Carolina Business Review

Wells Fargo Advisors

Brad_Wilson

Brad Wilson

President & CEO, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina

Larry_Wooten

Larry Wooten

President, North Carolina Farm Bureau
Former Member, Pender County School Board

 

*Executive Committee