Explore Schools is governed by two Boards of Directors. Collectively, members hail from fields including education, law, finance, talent management, and youth development—providing our schools and network with a wide range of expert perspectives. They are generous with their talent—and their time.
Explore Charter Schools Board of Trustees
Hank Mannix, Chair
Kelso & Company
Lindsay Matovich, Treasurer
Lola Adedokun, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Angie Brice Thomas, Teach for America
Lindsay Danon, Pave Schools
Shawn Jenkins, The College Board
Reshma Patel, Impact Network
Nekeisha Afful, Parent Representative
Morris Heights Health Center, Inc.
Explore Schools is currently looking for new members to join the Explore Charter Schools Board of Trustees. Interested individuals can apply here.
Explore Schools Inc. Board of Trustees
Jana Reed, Chair
Brian Coad, Treasurer
Cartica Managment, LLC
Founder, Explore Charter School & Explore Schools
The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation
2021-22 Meeting Schedule and Minutes
We welcome families, staff, and members of the community to attend our scheduled board meetings, which are currently conducted virtually due to COVID-19. Individuals interested in attending can find the Zoom link available for scheduled meetings. Please note that we will be using Zoom’s “Waiting Room” feature and we ask that members of the community share their identity through their username while in the “Waiting Room,” along with their affiliation with one of our schools, to help us mitigate the risk of “Zoom Bombers.” If you have any questions, please reach out to our Director of Special Projects, Jeremy Thomas, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All meetings of the Explore Charter Schools Board of Trustees are open to the public in accordance with the New York State Open Meeting Law. Board meeting minutes are available to the public following approval. Meeting locations, dates, and time are subject to change. All meetings begin at 6:00PM unless otherwise noted on the meeting agenda.
For agendas and minutes from previous years, please visit our Board Meeting Archive below.
September 21, 2021
October 27 2021
November 17, 2021
December 15, 2021
January 25, 2022
February 24, 2022
March 22, 2022
April 12, 2022
May 24, 2022
June 21, 2022
News and Press
Explore Schools 2020-21 SUNY Reopening Plan