Meet Our Board

Kwan Graham, Chair
Director of Community Engagement
Parents for Educational Freedom in NC

Crawford Crenshaw, Vice Chair
Board Member
Tom Russell Foundation

Tucker Mann, Treasurer
VP Customer and Market Services (Retired)
Progress Energy

Annette Corona, Secretary
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Smith Anderson
RISE Southeast Raleigh Parent

Lynette Aytch
Director, Leadership Development Institute

Lori G. Christian
NC 10th Judicial District

Taylor Dewberry
Smith Anderson

Dexter Hebert
Executive Branch Director
SE Raleigh, YMCA

Michelle Keaton-Barrow
Keaton Barrow Realty

Andrew Lakis
Executive Director
Teach For America-Eastern North Carolina

Willette Morman
General Manager (Retired) North & South Carolina Regions
Duke Energy Corporation

Spencer Robertson
PAVE Schools, Inc.

Lauren Vance
Managing Director, Talent Acquisition
Achievement Network

Please contact the chair for public comments and inquiries.

Meeting Minutes

UPCOMING: RISE Board Meeting (Full Board)

Monday, September 20 · 4:30 – 6:00pm
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