Margaret Barnett |Email
Margaret Barnett holds a BA in Graphic Design from Loyola University New Orleans. As a 2008 RCHS graduate and proud Forever Phoenix, Margaret is honored to serve as Director of Development and Communications. She also enjoys serving as the school's alumni liaison. Prior to joining the staff at RCHS, Margaret worked as a graphic designer and marketing specialist for a local bank in Santa Cruz, California.
Sonia Cano |Email
Sonia Cano is the Administrative Specialist at RCHS. Prior to joining RCHS, she worked for over fourteen years for C-Suite executives at investment banks and IT companies in New York and Raleigh. She is a graduate from the College of Staten Island, New York. Sonia relocated with her husband and two children in 2016 from New York to Raleigh.
Debra Dwight |Email
Debra Dwight holds a BA in Business Administration from Michigan State University and is an avid MSU Spartan fan. She serves as the Bookkeeper at RCHS, and previously held positions in accounting for schools and churches in Texas and North Carolina. Go Green!
Lisa Kristianson |Email
Lisa Kristianson is the Office Manager and Testing Coordinator. She previously served a similar role in another Raleigh-area charter school. Lisa has a BA from NCSU and a Masters in Occupational Therapy from The University of Puget Sound. Lisa has two children.
Sarita McIver |Email
Sarita McIver holds a BA in Art Therapy from Mount Mary University in Milwaukee, WI. Participating in college basketball, soccer, and softball, Sarita found herself most passionate about fine arts and athletics. She was formerly the Athletic Director at Carmen High School of Science and Technology and is now Raleigh Charter's Athletic Director.
Gene Meade |Email
Gene Meade is the Teaching Assistant and Testing Coordinator. He is also the head cross country and track and field coach. Prior to coming to Raleigh Charter, Gene was the assistant cross country and track and field coach at Meredith College in Raleigh, NC. He was also an adviser on the Meredith College Student Athlete Advisory Committee.
Alison Nack |Email
Alison Nack helps support technology at RCHS. She has BS in Mechanical Engineering from NCSU. After completing the lateral entry teacher program at UNC, Alison taught middle school science for several years.
Hannah Page |Email
Hannah Page 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 teaches history and has previously served as the school's community liaison, as well as the faculty representative to the Board of Directors. When not at school, she is most often at some stage in the sourdough bread baking process.
Cheryl Smith |Email
Cheryl Smith helps maintain the “technology” (hardware and software) here at Raleigh Charter High School. She comes here after serving this same post for four years at The Magellan Charter School. Upon receiving the Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from Duke University, Ms. Smith relocated to North Carolina from New Jersey.
Mimi Tomei |Email
Mimi Tomei earned a BA in Media and Journalism and Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Mimi has interned at two local nonprofits and in state government, and served as a yearbook editor while at UNC. A 2016 RCHS graduate, Mimi now serves as RCHS' development and communications assistant. In her spare time, Mimi enjoys traveling and baking.