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Board of Visitors

Upper School

Purpose

The Board of Visitors at Cannon School brings a talented group of volunteer leaders together twice a year to discuss with each other and with Head of School Christopher Jones the key strategic issues facing the school and the surrounding area.
 
Key Strategic Objectives for Cannon School:

  • Academic Success – How does Cannon School continue to grow as the premier independent school in our region and also as a top school in the entire Charlotte region and the southeast? How does Cannon School do an even better job of preparing students to contribute to and lead in a world that is ever-changing?
  • Community Outreach – How does Cannon School strengthen its role and relationships in the various communities it serves?

Board of Visitors Members

Mr. Hans Peterson
Co-Chair

Dr. Adam Ortiz
Co-Chair

Mr. John R. Andrews
Mr. Michael Ankrom, Jr.
Rev. Donald Anthony
Mr. Curtis Arledge
Dr. Kristin Baker
Mr. Thomas P. Barone
Dr. Jessica Bell
Mr. Tony M. Brown
Mr. Horace Bryan
Mr. David W. Bryant
Dr. Graham W. Bullard
Mr. Jeffrey T. Burton
Mr. Timothy Cindric
Mr. Larry T. Cloninger, Jr.
Mr. James Combs
Mrs. Janet Craven
Mr. Ricky Craven
Mr. Michael E. Dane
Mr. Bryan Delaney
Hon. William C. Dusch
Mr. Dave Edmondson
Mr. Ernest J. Ferland, III                

Mrs. Elizabeth Fitzpatrick
Mrs. Winslow Galloway
Mr. Royden L. Goode, II
Mr. Dan Gordon
Mr. John Hondros
Mrs. Beth Jaszewski
Mr. Tom Kabasakalian
Mr. Ross Kellman
Mr. Lawrence Kimbrough
Mayor Rusty Knox
Mr. Britt L. Leatherman
Mr. Paul Leonard
Mrs. Stacy Purser Lopez
Mr. Robert J. McCreary
Mr. Sharif A. Metwalli
Mr. Chris Newton
Mr. J.D. Phillips
Ms. Carol A. Pontis
Danielle Randall
Mr. Robert P. Ray, Jr.
Dr. Mark P. Redding
Mr. Ernest B. Remmey

Mrs. Lynne S. Safrit
Mrs. Susan Schneider
Mrs. Kristin J. Slattery  
Mr. Richard Snyder
Mrs. Sonya R. Stevanovski
Mr. Mark A. Swartz
Mr. Ronald L. Turner, Jr.
Mr. Timothy E. Tysinger
Mrs. Dakeita Vanderburg
Mrs. Bianca Wittgraefe
Mr. Jochen Wittgraefe
Mr. John M. Wurzburger
Mr. Michael D. Yoder
Mr. Duke Zukowski

Board of Visitors Meetings: 2020-2021

Friday, October 23, 2020
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and optional lunch
Campbell Gallery, Cindric Performing Arts Center
Cannon School

Friday, April 16, 2021
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and optional lunch
Campbell Gallery, Cindric Performing Arts Center
Cannon School 

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