Our team

The Charter Institute at Erskine’s highly experienced team fully understands the unique needs of public charter schools. The team consists of educational leaders who actively remove barriers and assist partner schools in their pursuit of academic and operational excellence. Collectively, the Institute’s staff has 200 years of experience in the field of education, including over 100 years of experience specifically in charter schools. The Institute’s staff also has over 200 years of direct experience in the classroom.

Leadership

CAMERON RUNYAN

Superintendent

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VAMSHI RUDRAPATI

Director

RICHARD MELZER

Executive Deputy Superintendent of INnovation & Accountability

CHristy Junkins

Deputy superintendent of accountability

Mike SInclair

Deputy superintendent
of school support

Dr. Missy BRakefield

Deputy Superintendent of fiscal & student services

Accountability

Heather Holliday

Executive Director of
School Services

Jason JOnes

Executive Director of Powerschool & IT

Kristin Olcott

Coordinator of Accountability

Authorization & Operations

AUthorization

Dr. BIll ROach

Chief of Special projects

Janie Neeley

director of authorization

kusuma buddhiraju

director of data & Research

Naomi morgan

director of school performance

Katriel Rea

Legal & Policy Assistant

operations

madison murray

coordinator of operations

TIffany shearer

executive assistant

Fiscal & Student Services

federal programs

Jeanie Glover

chief of federal programs

Karen cook

executive director of federal programs

Sarah Shealy

coordinator of federal programs (finance)

Lacy Lucas

coordinator of federal programs

finance

JOhn Li

Chief of finANCE- GENERAL & operations

angelica rodriguez

fiscal coordinator

finance (Federal Programs)

DAniel karpinski

chief of finANCE- FEDERAL PROGRAMS

student services

LAURA MERRICK

Chief of STUDENT SERVICES

Sarah Love

Director of SPecial Education

dr. sally fickling

director of Student services

Bralyn wood

Coordinator of SPecial Education

School support

Communications

ashley epperson

director of communications

jacob carter

media production coordinator

katie graybill

communications specialist

PEBA & benefits

Robbie anderson

coordinator of benefits