BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Katie wilkinson

Board Chair

Prior to joining Fulton Bank in 2011 to lead the commercial banking efforts in Delaware, Katie was Vice President and Division Manager for Wilmington Trust.

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Dr. Tony Alleyne

Executive Director

Dr. Alleyne is the Founder and Executive Director of the Delaware College Scholars Program (DCS). Previous to DCS, he served as the Senior Associate Director of Admission and College Counseling at St. Andrew’s School.

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Madeleine Bayard

Madeleine leads the Rodel Foundation’s policy, gov’t affairs, programmatic and communications initiatives. She is co-chair of the state Early Childhood Council and chair of the School Readiness Teams Advisory Committee.

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PAUL HARRELL

Paul Harrell, Jr., passionate about education reform, is the founding Chairman of the Board of Delaware College Scholars and former Director of Public/Private Partnerships for the Delaware Department of Education.

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Jason Honsel

Jason is the Director of College Counseling at St. Andrew’s School and has worked in college admissions and college counseling for over 20 years.

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Lynne Howard

Lynne Howard is CEO of Lynne Howard Consulting LLC, a private firm focusing on areas such as non-profit project management, education and social service policy development, strategic planning, and government relations.

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PETER KENNEDY

As a director at Cover & Rossiter, Peter S. Kennedy, CPA heads up the organization’s audit practice, where he has the opportunity to work with many of the region’s nonprofit institutions.

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Charlie McDowell

Charles McDowell is a retired partner with the law firm of Potter Anderson & Corroon with a strong interest in using public education to improve the quality of life for all persons in our community.

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Laurisa Schutt

Laurisa led Teach For America Delaware as the Executive Director for six years and remains an active advocate for educational equity and leadership development. She currently serves on various boards.

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Fred Sears II

Fred is the past President and CEO of the Delaware Community Foundation and has served as a community leader throughout Wilmington and the Delaware area for over forty-five years.

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Will Speers

Will attended Milton Academy and majored in English at Princeton University, where he graduated with honors and received the Harold Willis Dodds award for “moral courage.”

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Glenn Thompson

Glenn Thompson is an associate at Potter, Anderson, Carron, LLP. He focuses his practice primarily on corporate and commercial litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery.

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