Board of Directors

KIPP North Carolina is led by a diverse, connected, and transparent Board of Directors. Our Board is responsible for providing oversight and strategic direction of KIPP North Carolina Public Schools. Our Board includes a number of local business people, community leaders, thinkers, and innovators. Our Board includes a KIPP NC alumnus and a former KIPP NC parent. The KIPP NC Board serves simultaneously as the Boards of KIPP ENC and KIPP Charlotte.

Russ Altenburg

Member Reframe Labs, Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Minnie Forte-Brown

Member North Carolina Central University, Faculty - Department of Mass Communication

Kimberly Green

Member KIPP Parent

Kelby Hicks

Member Midtown Property Law, Corporate Acquisitions

Douglas Kahn

Interim Board Chair Mistdoda Capital, Managing Partner

Jon Morris

Member Beacon Partners, Senior Partner

Rich Richards

Member Russell Street Ventures, Venture Partner

Arthur Rogers

Member Eno Ventures, Principal

Julius Tillery

Member Black Cotton US, Founder

Board Meetings

KIPP North Carolina’s Board meetings are open to the public. Board meetings are held either in-person or on Zoom as indicated below. For Zoom access information, please email

Board Meeting Schedule for the 2023-24 School Year

  • Wednesday, September 20, 2023, at 4:30 PM (Executive Session for personnel review)
  • Friday, September 22, 2023, at 9:00 AM (via Zoom)
  • Friday, November 10, 2023, at 9:00 AM (In-Person, Durham)
  • Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at 4:30 PM (via Zoom for auditors)
  • Friday, January 12, 2024, at 9:00 AM (via Zoom)
  • Friday, February 16, 2024, at 9:00 AM (via Zoom and In-Person, Durham)
  • Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at 4:00 PM (via Zoom and In-Person, Charlotte)
  • Friday, March 22, 2024, at 9:00 AM (via Zoom)
  • Monday, March 25, 2024, at 3:00 PM (via Zoom)
  • Friday, April 26, 2024, at 9:00 AM (via Zoom)
  • Friday, June 14, 2024, at 9:00 AM (via Zoom)
  • Friday, June 28, 2024, at 9:00 AM (via Zoom)

Click here to read the KIPP North Carolina Policy Governing Public Participation at Board Meetings.


Board Meeting Minutes