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Board of Directors & Staff

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Board of Directors

Board Members

  • Pam MartinChair - Community Volunteer

  • Jim DobbinsVice Chair - Community Volunteer

  • Bernie AckermanTreasurer - Bernard N. Ackerman, CPA, PA

  • Andrew Burkholder - Carolina Upholstery
    Jeff Carr - Pulcra Chemicals
    CJ Crider - Retired
    Sam Culver - Fort Mill Now
    Luther Dasher - Retired, Pulcra Chemicals
    Julia Grefenstette - BNA CPA
    Chad Hartman - Bridgewell Agribusiness
    Kris Kellogg - Phoenix Development Partners
    Martha Kinard - Allen Tate Realtors
    Kate Kraxberger - Community Volunteer
    Cindi Lightsey - Retired, FMSD Teacher
    Celia McCarter - Classic Cotillion
    Chris Moody - Comporium
    Brenda Young - Retired, FMSD Teacher
    Mandrile Young - Bank of America

  • Ex-Officio Members:

    Jessica Calloway - FMSD4 Educator Effectiveness Coach
    Lipi Pratt - FMSD4 School Board Member

  • Advisory Board

    Diane Dasher - Community Volunteer and Business Owner
    Eddie Dowling - Bristol Myers Squibb
    Ron Kirby
    Mary Mack
    Patty Mercer - Radio Personality and Community Volunteer

Executive Director

Board of Directors & Staff

Scott Patterson is a lifelong Fort Mill resident and product of Fort Mill Schools. He served on the school board from 2008 to 2016. He also is a board member for the Catawba Regional Council of Governments since 2013 and has previously served as a board member for the Boys & Girls Clubs of York County.

“I am excited about continuing to be involved in the school district and making an impact on our teachers and students in the classroom. I want to continue my passion for public education in this role.”