Board of Directors

Interested in becoming a VERITAS Board Member? We are looking for new board members with experience in:

  • Legal
  • Fundraising/Grant Writing
  • Facilities Management and Real Estate

If you’re interested please apply here.

 

The VERITAS Community School Board of Directors normally meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 6:30PM.

Erika Bowen
Chairperson
Erika Bowen, a Charlotte native, is currently a High School Administrator at Community School of Davidson. She has a degree in English Education from Appalachian State University and a Masters of Educational Leadership from Queens University. While in the classroom, Erika earned her National Board Certification in the area of Secondary English and worked for several years as a teacher consultant with the National Writing Project. She is passionate about serving students in her community and believes that every student deserves access to high quality public education.

Lindsay Betzel
Vice-Chairperson
Lindsay Betzel is a Senior Financial Analyst at Florida Power & Light Company

Ed Ritter
Treasurer
Ed Ritter is Policy and Governance Executive for Information Security at Bank of America. Over the past 25 years, Ritter has held senior leadership positions in the Consumer Bank, Commercial Bank and within Technology and Operations. Ritter is a transformational leader with expertise in Strategic Planning, Operational Management, Risk Management, Technology and Process Improvement.

Catherine Hutasuhut
Secretary
Catherine Hutasuhut is an Associate Attorney at Arnold & Smith, PLLC

Gretchen B. Bottrill
Director
Gretchen B. Bottrill is a Managing Director, Senior Credit Officer at Regions Bank

Catherine Choudary
Director

Catherine Choudary is an Independent Accounting Professional.

Jaime Daniell
Director
Jaime Daniell is the CEO and Co-Founder of Performance Staffing Solutions, Inc.

Kristie Opiola
Director

Kristie Opiola, Ph.D., LPC (Texas), RPT is an assistant professor in the Department of Counseling at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She began her professional career as a certified child life specialist working with acutely and terminally ill children in hospital settings for 13 years and is currently teaching play therapy courses at UNC Charlotte. Her areas of teaching interest include play therapy, filial therapy, skill development, expressive arts. Research interests include play therapy and filial therapy with children who have experienced a variety of traumas (medical, relationship, adoption), community based play therapy interventions, and counselor-in-training skill development. Kristie is active in the Association for Play Therapy and Association of Humanistic Counseling.

Mimi Siadek
Director
Mimi Siadek is a Curriculum Specialist at the Community School of Davidson.

Lee Teague
Director

Lee Teague is the Chief Advocate at Teague Advocacy Group with specialties in financial modeling, lease negotiations, lease restructuring, building acquisitions, investment analysis and government and community relations.

—All directors may be contacted by email using their first initial and last name at board.veritascommunityschool.org (actual email addresses are not listed to reduce spam)—

A meeting of the Board of Directors of VERITAS Community School is normally held at 6:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of every month. To learn more about our meetings please click any of the links below:

October 16, 2019

August 21, 2019

July 17, 2019

June 19, 2019

May 15,2019

April 15, 2019

March 28, 2019

March 20, 2019

February 20, 2019

January 9, 2019

October 17, 2018

September 19, 2018

August 15, 2018

June 20, 2018

May 16, 2018

April 18, 2018

March 29, 2018

March 21, 2018

February 24, 2018

January 17, 2018

December 20, 2017

November 15, 2017

October 17, 2017

August 15, 2017

July 18, 2017

June 20, 2017

May 16, 2017

April 18, 2017

March 21, 2017

February 21, 2017

January 17, 2017

December 20, 2016

November 15, 2016

October 11, 2016

September 13, 2016

August 9, 2016

July 12, 2016

June 14, 2016

May 10, 2016

April 12, 2016

March 8, 2016

February 18, 2016

February 9, 2016

January 12, 2016

December 16, 2015

December 8, 2015

October 13, 2015

September 22, 2015

September 8, 2015

August 28, 2015

August 11, 2015

August 5, 2015

July 28, 2015

July 14, 2015

June 22, 2015

June 9, 2015

May 12, 2015

April 14, 2015

March 10, 2015

March 5, 2015

February 10, 2015

January 13, 2015

January 1, 2015

December 9, 2014

November 25, 2014

November 11, 2014

October 14, 2014

September 10, 2014

August 13, 2014

June 11, 2014

May 14, 2014

April 23, 2014

March 13, 2014

February 18, 2014

January 8, 2014

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