Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Jeanne Bates
Retired Executive, Hall Family Foundation (Kansas City, MO)

Rhonda Broussard
Executive Director, St. Louis Language Immersion Schools (St. Louis, MO)

Michelle Gleason
Senior Loan Officer, IFF (St. Louis, MO)

Charnissa Holliday Scott
James W. Tippin & Associates (Kansas City, MO)

Vici Hughes
Charter School Liason, University of Central Missouri (Warrensburg, MO)

Dean Johnson
Executive Director, Crossroads Academy (Kansas City, MO)

Jerry Kitzi
Director of Community Schools, Kansas City Public Schools (Kansas City, MO)

Suzanne Love
Education/ Curriculum Specialist, Pearson Education (Kansas City, MO)

Dr. Michael Podgursky
Professor of Economics, University of Missouri – Columbia (Columbia, MO)

Amber Simpson (President)
Vice President of Global Trade Services, U.S. Bank (St. Louis, MO)

Danny Tipton
Superintendent, Hogan Preparatory Academies (Kansas City, MO)

Len Toenjes
President, Association of General Contractors – St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)

Click to read bios and personal statements from our board members. 

* All board members are unpaid.
** Board members also serve as directors of Missouri Charter Public School Association (MCPSA)