Statement of Governance

Statement of Governance

The Teaching Fellows Institute is managed by an Executive Director and a Board of Directors, and operates as an independent 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

Teaching Fellows Institute
4100 Carmel Road
Suite B #280
Charlotte, NC 28226

2014-2015 Teaching Fellows Institute Board of Directors


Mary Jo Adams                              Lower School World Language Chair, Providence Day School

Mark Bosco                                   Principal, Myers Park High School

Barbara Caldwell                          Executive Director                 

Robert Folk                                   Principal, Alexander Graham Middle School

Tom Franz                                      Headmaster, Trinity Episcopal School

Dr. Maureen Furr                          Principal, South Mecklenburg High School

Barry Giller                                    Head of School at Charlotte Christian School

Kavita Gupta                                 Community Volunteer

Ellen Holland                                 Community Volunteer

Donald K. Jonas                            Executive Director Care Ring

Joseph Kenny                               Managing Director, Brookwood Associates

Debbie Lamm                                 Head of Middle School, Charlotte Latin School

 Vincent Long                                Retired, Wells Fargo Bank

Trina Potter                                    Teaching Fellow and CMS Teacher

Mark Reed                                      Headmaster at Charlotte Country Day School

Rebecca Riopel                             Community Volunteer

 Nancy Sasz                                    Community Volunteer

 Dr. Barbara Ann Temple               Vice President, Education, Arts and Science Council

Derrick Willard                               Assistant Head for Academic Affairs, Providence Day School


 Former Board Members Serving in an Advisory Capacity

*John M. Barry CFO Barry, Joseph, Evans & Snipes (works as fundraiser and supporter of TFI) (Board Service–2005-2011)
Ann B. Clark Chief Academic Officer of CMS (works with principals in CMS to select nominees for program) (Board Service–2007-2010)
Kim Cornelson Attorney and Independent Nonprofit Consultant and Strategic Planner
*Fletcher Gregory, III Assistant Headmaster, Charlotte Latin School (assists with financials and records for TFI) (Board Service–2005-2011)
*Mary Yorke Robison Oates Board Chair (2008-2010), Business Owner and Community Volunteer