IDEA Public Charter School

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1027 45th St. NE, Washington, DC 20019 Phone: 202-399-4750
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Board of Trustees

Calvin R. Snowden, Chair
Director (Ret.)
University for the People, GSA
Lakeshia Highsmith, Vice Chair

Vice President, HR Compliance and FLEX
Marriott International 

Gizachew Andargeh
Special Projects Manager
DC Department of Transportation
Tiffini Andorful
Senior Director of Postsecondary Initiatives
Raise DC
Joanne Doddy Fort, Chair Emerita
DC Public Service Commissioner (Ret.) 

Edward Dunson
Chairman, School of Architecture
Howard University
Sheewana Kerns
Parent board member
Chad Maclin
CTE Director
Chesterfield County Public Schools

Kelly Nakamoto
Tax Partner

David Owens, Chair Emeritus
Executive Vice President Edison Electric Institute (Ret.)
Sean Townsend
Parent board member

Ex Officio (non-voting board members required to attend board meetings)
Nicole McCrae
Justin Rydstrom
Head of School/CEO

Nicole Seward
Chief Operating Officer