BOARD OF DIRECTORS

REDEFINING MIDDLE SCHOOL

Board of Directors

As a 501(c)3 non-profit entity, the French Broad River Academy is governed by a Board of Directors. The Board is comprised of unpaid volunteers from our community who oversee the strategic planning, budgeting, and finances of the institution. The Executive Director of the French Broad River Academy reports directly to the Board and works closely with the Board in all strategic matters.

  • John Douglas - Chair
  • Richard Carrell - Treasurer
  • Sharon Schulz - Secretary 
  • Allison Blake - Member
  • Laura Bowers - Member
  • Melanie Griffin - Member
  • David L'eglise - Member
  • Sarah Martin - Member
  • Paul Mashburn - Member
  • Young Perry '12 - Member
  • Marge Shonnard - Member 
  • Will Yeiser - Member, Non-voting, Executive Director
  • Tricia Chan - Member, Non-voting, Girls School Director
  • Felix Dowsley - Member, Non-voting, Boys School Director
french broad river academy board of directors

Board members convene regularly to handle strategic and financial matters for French Broad River Academy. The Executive Committee, comprised of the Board Chair, The Finance Chair, and the Executive Director, are in weekly communication to ensure solid running of the non-profit.