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RCHS Support Staff

Akilah Govan
Director of Student Support

Akilah Govan holds a B.A. in Psychology from William Peace University and a MEd in school counseling from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Before coming to RCHS, she worked as a school counselor in Harnett County. Ms. Govan joined RCHS in 2021 to serve as Director of Student Support.

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Allison Northrup
Technology Coordinator

Allison Northrup holds a BBA in Computer Information Systems from James Madison University. Prior to coming to Raleigh Charter she worked at a K-8 charter school in Wake Forest, NC. Allison is originally from the Northern Virginia area. She enjoys spending time with her two kids and husband, especially traveling with them!

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Angela Cooper
Data Manager

Angela Cooper has been teaching in a K-12 classroom since 2005. Before coming to RCHS she taught high school math and AP Psychology and also worked in educational analytics. Ms. Cooper holds a BA from Washington University in St. Louis in Psychology with a concentration in learning and memory.

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Bobby Lyons
Athletics Director

Bobby Lyons has been part of the RCHS community for over fifteen years. He is our Athletic Director. Over the years, Bobby has coached several of our athletic teams, supported special events, served as a substitute teacher, and worked in the main office.

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Cyndi Lynn
Administrative Assistant

Cyndi Lynn works in the front office. She has several years of experience as a teaching assistant and a one-on-one adaptive coordinator and has previously worked in Wake County Public Schools and at Exploris Middle School.

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Hannah Fatool
Community Liaison and Testing Coordinator

Hannah Fatool holds a BA in Linguistics and Dramatic Arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has served on the Orange County Arts Commission and spends her free time directing and producing theatre in the Triangle. Hannah is an RCHS Class of 2018 alum and serves as the Community Liaison and Testing Coordinator for Raleigh Charter.

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Jessica Oehlrich

Jess Oehlrich holds a BA in Psychology from Muhlenberg College. Before coming to Raleigh Charter, she worked as a bookkeeper for Wake County Public Schools and taught 7th and 8th grade math in Virginia and Washington. In her free time, Jess enjoys cooking, knitting, and traveling with her family.

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Loretta Goldenberg
Front Office Supervisor

Loretta Goldenberg joined the Raleigh Charter High School staff in summer 2022 to serve as the Front Office Supervisor. She comes to us from Gateway Charter School K-12 in Florida where she held a position as the Front Office Supervisor and Principal’s Secretary for over 10 years. She was responsible for the overall coordination of a broad range of responsibilities that allowed the organization to operate efficiently. She loves traveling and spending time with her family.

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Margaret Barnett
Director of Development and Communications

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 in 2017, Margaret worked as a graphic designer and marketing specialist for a local bank in Santa Cruz, California.

Mimi Tomei
Development & Communications Specialist

Mimi Tomei holds a BA in Media and Journalism and Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to joining the RCHS staff, Mimi interned at two local nonprofits and in state government, and served as a yearbook editor at both RCHS and UNC. A proud Forever Phoenix from the RCHS Class of 2016, Mimi returned to RCHS in 2020 and serves as RCHS' Development and Communications Specialist. In her spare time, Mimi enjoys reading, traveling, baking, and cheering on the Tar Heels.

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Rebecca Flammia

Rebecca Flammia comes to Raleigh Charter with a B.A. and M.A. in Spanish Language and Literature from NC State University. After two years teaching Spanish to college students, she came to Raleigh Charter in 2011 and spent 10 years teaching Spanish here. She is excited to transition into the role of Interventionist. Rebecca enjoys spending time with her two young boys and husband Matt, running, reading, and supporting the NC State Wolfpack and Raleigh Charter Phoenix.

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Sarita McIver
Director of School Culture

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. After spending six years as Raleigh Charter's Athletic Director, Sarita now serves as Director of School Culture.

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