home  
1307 Glenwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27605
 
The Board of Directors

What Does the Board Do?
Raleigh Charter High School, Inc. is a non-profit corporation governed by a Board of Directors.
When Does the Board Meet?

All meetings to be held in Room 134 at 5:30 pm, unless otherwise noted.

March 26, 2018
April 23, 2018 - View meeting minutes
May 14, 2018 - View meeting minutes
June 11, 2018 - View meeting minutes
August 20, 2018
September 17, 2018
October 22, 2018
November 26, 2018
January 28, 2019
Feburary 25, 2019
March 25, 2019
April 29, 2019
May 20, 2019

Meet Our Board Members
Howard Browne is a Director, Legal Counsel at SAS Institute Inc. in Cary, N.C. He earned an A.B. from Davidson College and a JD from Wake Forest University School of Law. Prior to joining the Board of Directors in 2012, Howard served as Secretary of Phoenix Parents for two years. Howard and his wife NoŽlle have two sons who graduated from RCHS in 2012 and 2017. Howard serves as the Vice Chair and Secretary of the RCHS Board.
Damita Davis
Carrie Dow-Smith
Lisa Huddleston serves on the Board as the School Principal. She has worked at the school since 2001 and has served at various times in the roles of the Community Liaison, a mathematics teacher, and an Academic Dean. Lisa received the B.S. in electrical engineering from Rice University and the Master's of School Administration from North Carolina State University.
Elizabeth Iaquinta-Karsten is a parent of 2 RCHS graduates and has been an active volunteer at the school since 2006. She received her BA from Michigan State University and is currently working as a freelance producer.
James Kotecki leads The Kotecki Group, a boutique marketing agency serving technology companies. Previous jobs include Head of Communications at the software firm Automated Insights and video blogger at Politico, where he wrote and hosted an award-winning show about national politics. James holds a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, where he interviewed presidential candidate Ron Paul in his dorm room. He and his wife Emily are proud members of Raleigh Charter High School's Class of 2004.
Jameson Marks is a proud graduate of the RCHS class of 2003. After graduating from Appalachian State with dual BA and BS degrees in Political Science and a minor in Criminal Justice, Jameson attended Elon University School of Law where he earned his JD. Jameson now serves as Commission Counsel for the NC Judicial Standards Commission where he offers guidance to judges and justices across the state on judicial and ethical issues, reviews and supervises investigations into judicial misconduct and, if necessary, prosecutes judges or justices administratively. Jameson serves as the chair of the RCHS Board.
Patrick Murray recently retired from a 30 year career at Intel Corporation, serving in Engineering, Strategy & Planning, and Global Sales & Marketing roles. He received his BS Industrial Engineering from NC State University. Patrick and his wife Michelle have 3 children, two being members of the RCHS community in the Classes of 2018 and 2022. He is also the VP of Fundraising for the Phoenix Parents organization and is a Coach for the Miracle League of the Triangle.
Kathy Perkinson is a NC CPA and Senior Vice President managing the corporate tax function at First Citizens Bank.  She is active on the Phoenix Parents board, and currently serves as Treasurer. Kathy and her husband Jeff she have two daughters who graduated from RCHS in 2016 and 2018.  Kathy received a BS in Business Administration and a Masters in Accounting from UNC-CH.
Jonathan Philips works for Anka Funds, a manager of private equity funds that focuses on real estate and venture investing.  He graduated from University of Virginia and Yale Law School.
Graham Satisky served as president of Phoenix Parents from 2016-2017 and as co-president from 2017-2018. She graduated from Belmont Abbey College with a BA in Special Education. Graham has always been an actively involved community member working and volunteering with organizations such as the Junior League, United Arts Council, and the Green Chair Project. She is also on the board of Raleigh Little Theater and Raleigh Fine Arts. She and her husband Keith have two sons, one is a current senior at RCHS and the other graduated from RCHS in 2017 and is now a student at Duke University.
Jeff Simone has enjoyed a 20+ year career as a sales professional, working for organizations including IBM and SAS Institute. He is currently a Senior Regional Sales Executive at Concur Technologies. Jeff and his wife Jenifer have three children, including a recent RCHS graduates from the classes of 2014 and 2017 and a future member of the RCHS class of 2025. Jeff holds a BA in Economics and Business/Computer Science from the University of Illinois.
Nancy Thompson is a former teacher, who is presently involved in agribusiness. She has two children and her daughter graduated from RCHS in 2011. Nancy served on the Phoenix Parents Board from 2008 until 2011. She received a BS from NCSU.
Charles Wang
Hannah Page is the faculty representative to the Board. She holds a BA in Anthropology from Millsaps College and a MAT in History Education from Duke University, as well as a Master's degree in Public Administration and Policy from the University of Georgia. Hannah serves as the school's community liaison, working closely with the development and communications staff. She also teaches history.