Our Board


The Association board is comprised of eleven charter school leaders and advocates in North Carolina who are passionate about advancing the charter school movement in our state.   They come from various backgrounds and represent different areas of the state.


Jennifer Lucas (co-chair)
Voyager Academy
Durham, NC

Lisa Stella (co-chair)
The Law Office of Lisa Gordon Stella, PLLC
Durham, NC


Carroll Reed
Southern Wake Academy
Holly Springs, NC

Meredith Flowe
The Centers for Exceptional Children
Winston-Salem, NC

Courtney Samuelson
The Capitol Encore Academy
Fayetteville, NC

Gregg Sinders
Team CFA Charter Schools
Raleigh, NC

Cynthia McQueen
Torchlight Academy
Raleigh, NC

Kirby McCrary
Millennium Charter Academy
Mount Airy, NC

Rudy Swofford
Summerfield Charter Academy
Summerfield, NC

Simon Johnson
Quality Education Academy
Winston-Salem, NC

Stephen Hester
Bethel Hill Charter School
Roxboro, NC