BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Board of Directors is the paramount decision making body of Patrick Henry School of Science and Arts and is responsible for overall governance and helping to sustain the mission, vision, and charter of the School. The Board consists of four (4) officers and a maximum of up to twenty-four (24) directors.
The work of the Board of Directors focuses on five areas as outlined in the PHSSA strategic plan:
To contact a Board member, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marcus Cooper is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ™ practitioner with Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. He is a graduate of the University of South Carolina, and is originally from Newport News, Va. Marcus is also involved with the Firehouse Theater, Junior Achievement of Central Virginia, and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church where his wife, Keli, serves as an Associate Rector. He stays busy chasing around both his toddler, Annie, and his meatloaf of a dog, Bowser, around their Woodland Heights home.
Josh Feola is PHSSA parent and has been a resident of Woodland Heights since 2012. He served for 14 years as a combat engineer with the U.S. Army and VA National Guard. Josh has spent the last 10 years serving the City of Richmond Department of Parks, Recreation, and Community Facilities where he currently serves as the maintenance and operations superintendent for the southern division.
Keith Goodwin is Assistant General Counsel with the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, where he spends most days working on matters at the intersection of banking, law, and good governance. A proud parent, proud foster parent, and Forest Hill resident, he holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Wake Forest University, a master’s degree in public policy from Duke University, and both a master’s degree in English and a law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Before joining the Fed, he practiced appellate criminal law with North Carolina Prisoner Legal Services. He’s published articles on consumer protection, eminent domain, mortgage lending, payday lending, and community banking. He serves on the Advisory Board of Housing Families First and feels honored to have this opportunity to serve the PHSSA community.
Antione M. Green, a Richmond native, attended Henrico County Public Schools and graduated from Hermitage High School. While pursuing his B.S Degree in Government Relations and Legal Studies from Virginia Commonwealth University, he served as the legislative aide to then-Delegate Joseph D. Morrissey and would later serve as a special assistant to former Delegate John O'Bannon.
In 2006, he was elected the youngest president of the Richmond Crusade for Voters, the commonwealth's oldest black political organization, founded in 1956. During his tenure, his primary goal was to foster greater voter empowerment and increase membership, regardless of party affiliation.
In 2008, he was recruited to help spearhead the creation and development of Virginia's first elementary charter school, the Patrick Henry School of Science and Arts.
In 2013, he was elected youngest chairman, Southside Community Development and Housing Corporation, the longest-serving non-profit single-family housing developer in Metro Richmond.
Amid this global pandemic, he served as the chairman of Richmond Heritage Federal Credit Union, an organization founded in 1936 by ten school teachers to provide access to credit and banking services to people of color.
Green has served as a Virginia Commissioner to the Education Commission of the States, 2010-15, under Republican Governor McDonnell and Democratic Governor McAuliffe.
Green's most privileged roles are son, grandson, brother, and uncle. He enjoys reading political biographies and playing basketball.
Ann-Alyssa Hill is a long-time supporter of PHSSA and parent of two PHSSA alumni. Ann-Alyssa is an associate vice president at AECOM, a global infrastructure consulting firm, where she serves in a regional marketing director position. She holds a BS in Chemistry from Roanoke College and a MS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics from Virginia Commonwealth University. Ann-Alyssa has lived in the Westover Hills neighborhood for over 20 years and loves Forest Hill Park, Reedy Creek and the magnificent James River.
Gary is an entrepreneur, father of 3, and a passionate servant of his communities. Gary received his Bachelor's degree from Seton Hall University in Finance and his MBA from VCU. Throughout his professional career, Gary has volunteered with many different diversity and inclusion organizations as well as mentorship and recruiting activities. Now with the opportunity to serve on the Board of Directors, Gary will have the opportunity to steer the development of our youth.
Biography coming soon!
Andrew Trivizas is an IT and Geographic Information System Specialist with the National Park Service. Graduating with a B.S. in biology from Virginia Commonwealth University, Andrew joined the National Park Service as a field biologist. Over the course of his career he has had the opportunity to work in facility management and administrative roles, and serve on incident management teams supporting disaster relief, wildfire fighting, and national events. Andrew is a proud PHSSA parent and grateful for the opportunity to support both the school and the greater community it serves.
Bryan Wallace is social entrepreneur and educator whose background in software engineering fuels his current work as Senior Instructional Program Manager with CodePath.org in Richmond, VA. Hailing from Birmingham, AL his desire to see the integration of technology, education, and the arts done in meaningful ways drove him to attain a B.S. degree in Computer Science from Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA and a M.A. in Education from the University of Massachusetts Boston in Boston, MA. Applying his unique perspective, he has amassed fifteen plus years experience in and out of the classroom, developing curriculum, and coaching teachers as an educator and tech industry professional. He is a proud member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and continues to work with several volunteer and community based organizations in and around the city of Richmond and feels honored to serve the PHSSA community.
The Board of Directors is always interested in speaking with members of the community who would like to serve on the Board or volunteer to assist the committees of the Board. Please fill out the following google form and we will follow up with you to discuss your interest:
The Board of Directors convene for their full meeting on every fourth Wednesday at 6:00 pm virtually. Please refer to the school calendar to confirm meeting dates/times.
Use the links below to view Board of Directors documents: