American Renaissance School Board of Directors

Our Board

Public charter schools are different from traditional public schools in a number of important ways. One of the main differences between public charter schools and traditional public schools is in the way governance is structured. Unlike traditional public schools, public charter schools are governed and operated by the Board of a private non-profit corporation. Board members are recruited or elected volunteers that are responsible for governance, budgeting, fiscal oversight, curriculum, operating procedures and strategic planning at the school, among other responsibilities. The Board holds the school's charter, receives grants and funding, and is responsible for sound administration and oversight. The Board works closely with the Executive Director and has a direct impact on the ultimate success of the school.

Board meetings are open to the public, families, and staff. Community members are also welcome and encouraged to attend. Meeting times are posted in advance of meetings on this webpage and on the school calendar.

More information about the role of the charter school board is available through the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (DPI) at:

We are always accepting applications, if you are interested in being on the ARS Board of Directors, click the link below:

The ARS Board of Directors meets the 2nd Monday of each month.

School Calendar

Board Members

Tracy SainBoard Chair[email protected]
Frank DiGangiVice Chair[email protected]
Caity GordonSecretary[email protected]
Danny CarpenterTreasurer[email protected]
Amy Lawton
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Felisha McDonald

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Katherine Smith
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Falon Speaks
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Raphael Weeks
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