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Edna Earle Blue

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

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Tom Bradshaw

Former Mayor of Raleigh
Former Chair, Public School Forum

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J.B. Buxton

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

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Russ Campbell

Senior Communications Officer, Burroughs Wellcome Fund

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Donnell Cannon

Principal, North Edgecombe High School

 Bobbie Cavnar

Teacher, South Point High School in Belmont
2016-17 North Carolina Teacher of the Year

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*Newell Clark

Mayor, City of Lexington, North Carolina

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*Dr. Ed Croom

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

Maurice “Mo” Green

Executive Director, Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation
Former Superintendent, Guilford County Schools

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*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

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*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

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Sam Houston

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

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Tom Lambeth

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

 Steve Lassiter

Assistant Superintendent, Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools
Former North Carolina Principal of the Year

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Nancy Pekarek

Former Spokesperson, GlaxoSmithKline and NC Governor’s Office

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

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Kayla Romero

NC Program Director, Students for Educational Reform

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English Sall

Co-Founder, Impact Thread

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*Chris William

Executive Producer and Moderator, Carolina Business Review
Wells Fargo Advisors

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Larry Wooten

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

 

*Executive Committee