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.
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Dr. Hayley Cleary is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Public Policy at VCU. Her family happily transplanted to Richmond in 2010 and has loved becoming deeply rooted in the Richmond community. She has been a Woodland Heights/Southside resident since 2011 and her oldest son began kindergarten at PHSSA in 2019. Hayley earned undergraduate degrees from the University of Virginia and a masters degree in Public Policy and a doctoral degree in Developmental Psychology from Georgetown University.
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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.
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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.
David Tabakin is a PHSSA parent and resident of Stratford Hills. David is a senior associate at the law firm of Tavenner & Beran, PLC in Richmond, Virginia, where his practice primarily focuses on representing Chapter 11 debtors, official committees of unsecured creditors, and chapter 7 and liquidation trustees. Prior to joining Tavenner & Beran, his practice focused primarily on consumer matters. Before entering private practice, David served as a law clerk to The Honorable Frank J. Santoro in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia. David earned his undergraduate degree from the College of William and Mary and his J.D. from the University of Richmond School of Law.
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.
Spencer Turner is the coordinator of the Sacred Heart Center Chesterfield Satellite in Chester and a trained Spanish and Portuguese interpreter through the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health. For most of his career he worked as a secondary Language Arts, Spanish and History teacher, serving as an International Baccalaureate Coordinator and English Department head at St. Paul’s School in Sao Paulo, Brazil and Davy College in Cajamarca, Perú respectively. He was born and raised in Richmond and in 1992 graduated from Open High in Richmond Public Schools (RPS). He has two daughters who are both alumni of RPS and are both citizens of the US and Brazil. Spencer’s mother was the Minister of Music at Woodland Heights Baptist Church for most of his childhood and he grew up together with children from the neighborhood. He has an undergraduate degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and has participated in post-graduate training in Elementary Montessori Education at the Barrie School in Silver Spring’s Maryland as well as receiving training in behavioral analysis and autism-spectrum disorders through Faison School for Autism.
Kyle Warren moved to Richmond in 2016 to serve as an instructional coach for an early literacy nonprofit with Richmond Public Schools and Patrick Henry Charter School of Science and Arts. His work focuses heavily on building instructional capacity and skill in early educators with direct focus on response-to-intervention frameworks. Prior to his time in Richmond, Kyle also served as a Manager of Teacher Leadership Development in both Greater Boston, MA and Eastern Arkansas, specializing in elementary education after serving as a 5th grade teacher in Tulsa, Oklahoma. While most of his time is in classrooms, he also enjoys the outdoors of Richmond with his husband and dogs.
Trevor Worden works as a fundraiser for Virginia Commonwealth University, where he prioritizes creating equitable financial opportunities for students without generational wealth. Prior to fundraising for VCU, Trevor moved to Richmond in 2016 with his husband and lives in the Forest Hill Park area. Additionally, he serves on the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee for the College of Health Professions at VCU, volunteers with Stonewall Sports, and is active in the theater community in Richmond.
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: