Howard Wood, Chair

Howard runs his own business, Nexus Consulting Solutions.

Margaret Earley-Thiele, Vice Chair

Margaret is the Foundation Director at Mayland Community College. Her children are both in our program.


Victoria Gracia’a, Secretary

Victoria runs her own business form home and her two children attend the school.


Christine Henry

Christine acts as the staff liaison to the Board.


Catherine Peck

Catherine’s expertise is in non-profits and education. She has been devoted to Montessori since the ‘80s when her children attended preschool in Pennsylvania and summer camp in our area.


 Sherry Sherman

Sherry is an educator-teaching about biology, chemistry and yoga to any willing soul. Her day job is Dean of Arts & Science at Mayland Community College.

Leslie Noell,

Leslie is the director of programs at Penland School of Crafts: she is also a graphic designer and visual artist. Her son is in the elementary program.

Jon Duncan

Jon is the bank manager at the Srpruce Pine Branch of United Community Bank. Both of his girls attened SPMS when they were small.