Board of Directors


President: Merle S. Tamsberg, PhD
Visiting Professor, College of Charleston. Council for Exceptional Children; National Association of Gifted Children (NAGC)

Vice President:  Anna O’Quinn, MEd
Early Childhood Educator. National Association for the Education of Young Children; Southern Early Childhood Educators

Secretary: Judy Werrell, BA, JD
SVP US Trust Bank of America, Private Wealth Management. Past President, Estate Planning Council of Charleston; SC Bar Association; Charleston County Bar Association; American Bankers Association; Gibbes Women’s Council

Treasurer: David Brown, CPA
Baldwin & Associates, LLC

Past President: Julius J. Anderson, Jr. BA
Anderson Insurance Associates, LLC. Former Trustee, Limestone College

Member-At-Large: Louisa Shingler, BS
Physician’s Assistant, Geriatric Medicine; member, American Academy of Physician Assistants; Charleston Horticulture Society

Chairman Emeritus: Kitty Tilghman McEaddy, MEd
Founder, LifeManagement Center; Trustee, Queens University; President’s Advisory Board, Davidson College; Elder, First (Scots) Presbyterian Church; Queens College Presidential 2001 Alumni Award; Junior League Dee Holmes Norton Award, 2002

Director Emeritus: Robert M. Kunes, Esq.
Evans, Carter, Kunes, and Bennett, PA. Certified Specialist, Estate and Probate Law. Board of Trustees, South Carolina Episcopal Retirement Home; Past Regent American College of Trust & Estate Counsel; Chair, Generation to Generation Capital Campaign, St. Michael’s Church; Board, Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic, Inc

Kristen Ashworth, PhD
Asst. Professor, Dept. of Education, The College of Charleston

Allie Darby, MA                                                               
Director of College Counseling, Charleston Collegiate School; Southern Association for College Counseling; Ronald McDonald House of Charleston

William T. Dawson III, BA, JD
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP

Julie Ellison
Porter-Gaud School. Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development; National Association of Independent Schools.

Jolie D. Fermo                                                                           
Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcome Sciences; American College of Clinical Pharmacy

Mark Furlong

Kira A. Golub, BA
Community Volunteer

Theodore M. Hendricks
Sales and Marketing Council, Greenville Home Builders Association; Past- Board, Executive Association of Greater Charleston, Greater Greenville Association of Realtors

Robbie Hollings
Bank of SC

Rebecca Martin, BS
Community Volunteer

David Maybank III, MBA
President, Maybank Properties, LLC.;Chairman, Charleston Day School; Past Chairman, World Trade Center of Charleston; Past Chairman, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce; Board, Lowcountry Open Land Trust; Historic Charleston Foundation

Diane McCall, BS
Community Volunteer

Kathleen T. Nistad
Gibbes Museum Women’s Council

Pat Pettus
Hospitality Management Group

Susie Perry, CFP®
Financial Consultant, Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC

Dale Poulnot, BA                                  
Board Member, Lowcountry Pastoral Counseling Center; Past Board President, Ashley Hall School; Secretary, Rotary Club of Charleston

Amy Watson-Smith
Office Manager, Michael K. Smith, MD. Leadership Team, Ministry to Women; Leader, Parenting Teens Life Group and Women’s Bible Study; Prayer Minister, St. Michael’s Church; Past Vice Chair, Ashley Hall Parent Association Book Festival Committee

Kevin H. Spicer, MD
Private Practice, Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry. Dual Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry

Frances C. Welch, PhD
Dean, School of Education, Health, and Human Performances, College of Charleston. Advisory Board, Charleston County School District; Board, Tri-county Cradle to Career; Board, Roper Hospital