Our Board of Directors

The PCSASC Board of Directors is composed of eleven members who are school and business leaders from across the Palmetto State.


Timothy Thorn, President
James Island Charter High School


altKaren M. Wicks, Ph.D., Vice President
Co-Founder/Executive Director
Royal Live Oaks Academy of the Arts & Sciences Charter School

David Crook, Secretary
Head of School
Cyber Academy of South Carolina

Michelle Jones, CPA, CFE, Treasurer
Senior Manager
Elliott Davis  

Gene D'Agostino
Fmr. Founding Board Member
Oceanside Collegiate Academy


Renee N. Jefferson, Ph. D.

The Citadel Zucker Family School of Education
Fmr. Founding Board Member of Charleston Charter School for Math & Science and Charleston Advancement Academy

D. Michael Kelly, Esq.
Mike Kelly Law Group, LLC


Daniel Neikirk
Allegro Charter School of Music

The Honorable Phillip Drayton "Phil" Owens
Board Member
Fmr. Lakes & Bridges Charter School
Fmr. Chairman of the South Carolina House of Representatives Education and Public Works Committee

Mike Sinclair
Brashier Middle College Charter High School


Gloria D. Winkler, Ed.D.
Fmr. Principal of Felton Laboratory Charter School

  *The Executive Director of the Alliance serves as an ex-officio non-voting member of the Board of Directors and all committees.


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