Administrative Staff Listing

Our Team

Office of the Superintendent

  • Dr. Mervin B. Daugherty, superintendent
  • Dr. Joseph Tylus, deputy superintendent

Listed below are organizational areas, chiefs and directors in the school system.


  • Dr. Sharon Pope, chief academic officer
  • Chad Maclin, director of career and technical education
  • Ernest Longworth, director of instructional innovation
  • Dr. Elaine Gould, director of special education
  • Dr. Monique Booth, director of elementary curriculum development and support
  • Emily Stains, director of secondary curriculum development and support

Communications and Community Engagement

  • Shawn Smith, chief of communications and community engagement
  • Dr. John Murray, executive director of constituent services
  • Dr. Chad Knowles, director of student conduct and pupil placement
  • Jenny O’Quinn, director of creative and media services


  • Robert Meister, chief finance officer
  • Paula Aldous, executive director of finance
  • Jami Peoples, director of finance and payroll
  • Kailyn Campbell, director of budget
  • Berkley Dunbrack, director of food and nutrition services

Human Resources and Talent Management

  • Dr. Kimberly Hough, chief of human resources and talent management
  • Brandy Shephard, director of staffing and employee relations
  • Sammy Robillos, director of compensation and benefits


  • Josh Davis, chief operations officer
  • Dr. Calvin Frye, director of student transportation
  • John Thumma, director of facilities and maintenance
  • Scott A. Carson, director of construction


  • Dr. Lisa High, chief of schools
  • Dr. Beth Stefanko, director of elementary school leadership
  • Lottie Spurlock, director of elementary school leadership
  • Dr. Rachel Foglesong, director of elementary school leadership
  • Dr. Derek Wasnock, director of middle school leadership
  • Dr. Belinda Merriman, director of high school leadership
  • Dr. Aurelia Ortiz, director of equity and student support services
  • Darnella Sims, director of school improvement


  • Dr. Timothy Tillman, chief technology officer
  • Erin Ford, director of technology services
  • Lourdes Lundsford, director of information security