Board of Directors

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Katie wilkinson

Senior VP & Delaware Commercial Market Executive, Fulton Bank

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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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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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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Dr. Tony Alleyne

Executive Director, Delaware College Scholars

Tony is the Founding Executive Director of Delaware College Scholars and the founder and former Director of Project SSOAR at St. Andrew's prepping local middle school students.

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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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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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Madeleine Bayard

Madeleine Bayard leads the Rodel Foundation’s policy, government 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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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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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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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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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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