CSD Board of Directors Information

Email the Board: csdboard@csdspartans.org

Board meeting minutes are posted the subsequent meeting once they are approved by the Board.

We post no minutes for the December or July because the Board does not meet in either of those two months. (For reference to the Board's meeting schedule please click the link at left.) Lottery Night serves as the Board Meeting for the month of February.

To access copies of the monthly minutes, click on the link below and navigate to the year and month of the meeting that interests you.

The CSD Ripple Pilot Program lottery will be held during the Board Meeting on April 13, 2021. Results will be communicated via email shortly thereafter.

Policy Manual (727557_26).pdf

Board Policy Handbook

CSD Board Meeting Schedule 2020-2021

James Beam, Board Chair

Education:

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina State University

Experience:

Director, Director of Sales, Controls and Building Automation, Trane Commercial North America

Regional Controls Sales Manager - Trane Commercial Systems

Branch Manager - Johnson Controls

Construction Sales Manager - Johnson Controls

Account Executive/Construction Team Leader - Johnson Controls

Rick Gay

Education:

Ph.D., Renaissance Literature, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

M.A., B.A. in English, University of Richmond

Experience:

Chair, Department of Education, Davidson College, Davidson, NC

English Teacher and Coach, High School

Evelyn Gerdes

Education:

M.A., B.S., East Carolina University

UNC-CH Superintendent's Program

Experience:

Lecturer in Education Department, Davidson College

Director, July Experience@ Davidson

Teacher, Curriculum Specialist, Elementary & Junior High Principal, Area Superintendent, Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools

Chris Hoover

Education:

B.A. Eastern Mennonite University

Experience:

K8 Lead Teacher, Community School of Davidson

K5 Lead Teacher, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

K5 Lead Teacher, Harrisonburg City Schools

Randall Light

Education:

B.S. in Business & Marketing, East Tennessee State University

Experience:

Founder and CEO, Ovation Wireless Management

Vice President and General Manager, AT&T Wireless/TeleCorp PCS

Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Petro Express

Sales Representative, Motorola Communications

Charity Mbuthia

Education:

BS Elementary Education, Migori, Kenya

BKE Administration and Leadership, Winston Salem State University

Experience:

Foster Care & Adoptions Licensing Case Manager, Barium Springs, Statesville

Director, Day Treatment Alternative School, Barium Springs/Iredell Statesville

Qualified Mental Health Professional, Barium Springs, Statesville

Qualified Mental Health Professional, Keys of Carolina, Charlotte

Qualified Mental Health Professional, Portsmouth, Virginia

K-8 Lead Teacher, Teachers Service Commission, Kenya

Grace Mitchell

Education:

Ph.D. University of Virginia (Higher Education Administration)

M.Ed. Duke University (Education)

M.A. University of North Carolina at Charlotte (History)

B.S. East Carolina University (History and Education)

Experience:

Educational Consultant, Vadec Resources

Coordinator, Ed.D. Program - Educational Leadership (UNCC)

Chairperson, Warren Wilson College (Education Department)

Administrator, Counselor, Curriculum Specialist, Teacher (Charlotte/Mecklenburg Schools) Chairperson, Department of Education (Davidson College)

Diane Sowers

Education:

B.S. in Elementary Education, York College

Experience:

Classroom Teacher

Preschool Board Member

Sunday School Teacher

School Volunteer