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Board of Trustee Voting Meeting (Virtual and In-Person)

Board Of Trustees Voting Meeting 
Thursday, January 19, 2023 · 6:30–8:30pm
Thursday, February 16, 2023 · 7:00pm–8:30pm
Thursday, March  16, 2023 · 7:00pm–8:30pm
Thursday, April  20, 2023 · 7:00pm–8:30pm
Thursday, May  18, 2023 · 7:00pm–8:30pm
Thursday, June  15, 2023 · 7:00pm–8:30pm

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The Board maintains the Mission and Vision, sets policy, and provides leadership. Members have responsibility for the school’s governance and operation from a strategic standpoint and are accountable for legal compliance, financial stewardship, academic performance, and more.

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Elizabeth Falcone, President

Elizabeth Falcone

Elizabeth (Beth) joined the RA Board of Trustees in February 2019 but has been a part of the Renaissance Academy community since 2016 when her daughter began kindergarten. Beth is the current President and chairs the Executive Session on HR.

A graduate of Drexel University, Beth resides in the Audubon with her husband and daughter, a student at RA. She is employed at Vanguard, currently working in Project Management. Beyond work, Beth enjoys volunteering with the Girl Scouts, as Co-Leader of Troop 41441, and Stray Cat Blues, Inc.


Gregory Queen , Vice President

Gregory Queen

Gregory (Greg) Queen was born and raised in the Philadelphia Area, attended La Salle College High School and graduated from Temple University with a Bachelor of Science in Education. He lives in the Pottsgrove School District with his wife and 2 children, both of which are enrolled at Renaissance Academy.

He is currently a Director of Sales for JLL/T and owns his own sales and marketing consulting firm. Previously, Greg has over 20 years of sales, marketing, and management experience in various industries. He has been mentoring and teaching his entire career, having managed teams of people ranging from 2 to 400.

Greg began serving on the RA Board of Trustees in January of 2020. He brings a broad knowledge of Sales, Marketing, Management, Business, Marketing, and Education to the Board. 

Yvan Francois, Treasurer 

Yvan joined the Renaissance Academy Board of Trustees in 2020 and is the current Treasurer. Yvan looks forward to serving the community in which he lives. He resides in the Phoenixville area with his wife and four children.

Yvan is currently a Senior Director for Global Training at a Medical Devices Company where he leads a team designing and deploying learning strategies across the globe. After completing his undergraduate studies at the University of Puerto Rico in Mayaguez PR, Yvan earned dual masters degrees in chemical engineering and technology management from Villanova University.

From working for a consulting company to joining the pharmaceutical industry, Yvan has worked in various disciplines with increasing scope of responsibility and leadership in engineering, supply chain and quality in the US and Puerto Rico. He brings an extensive experience in strategy and leading change and a passion for continuous improvement and innovation in the workplace.

Having grown up between Puerto Rico and Haiti he is fluent in English, Spanish and French and brings 

Monica Reynolds, Secretary

Monica Reynolds has been involved with Renaissance Academy as a parent and volunteer since 2015, and a Trustee since 2016. Monica serves as the Secretary to the Board of Trustees and serves, as needed, on the Litigation Committee.

Monica resides in Norristown with her husband, daughter, son and their labradoodle. Her daughter is in RA's class of 2027, and her son is in the class of 2030. Monica and her husband also have 2 older daughters that have begun careers and families outside of the immediate vicinity.

Monica is a partner in a mid-sized law firm in Paoli where she manages the business, real estate and commercial litigation practice that serves as outside 'in-house' counsel to many small and mid-sized local businesses, lenders and members of the real estate industry. Monica has been practicing law since 2000 when she graduated from the Dickinson School of Law. She is admitted to the state bars of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Florida.

Monica also has served on the Norristown Planning Commission since 2016, which provides advice to the Norristown Municipal Counsel and Zoning Hearing Board with respect to the comprehensive land use planning and existing land use in Norristown. Monica is beginning her second year as the Secretary of that Commission.

Monica spends her free time cheering for her children at their gymnastics meets and basketball games, traveling, doing DIY home projects, and spending time with her family.

Seyi Akinfenwa, Member at Large

Picture of Seyi AkinfenwaSeyi Akinfenwa is a resident of Boyertown Area School District where she lives with her husband and two sons, who are both students at Renaissance Academy. A member of the Renaissance Academy Board of Trustees since 2021.

Seyi is Project Manager at a pharmaceutical company where she supports clinical research initiatives. She holds a Master of Leadership Development, Master of Business Administration, and Bachelor of Science in Computer Sciences.

Seyi spends her free time cheering for her children at their basketball and soccer games, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Johnathan Duncan, Member at Large

picture of Johnathan DuncanJohnathan Duncan is a resident within the Spring-Ford Area School District where he lives with his wife Sharell, son Justin and daughter Riley who both attend Renaissance Academy Charter School. Johnathan is known for being an active community member. His passionate service is around children, young adults and increasing financial literacy to help empower our community to make it a place where we all thrice. Continuing that mission, Johnathan joined the Renaissance Academy Charter School  Board of Trustees in 2022. 
Johnathan obtained his Bachelor's Degree from Lincoln University in Business Administration. For the past 18 years, Johnathan led diverse teams in the financial service industry and he owns and operates the Johnathan Duncan State Farm Agency locally in Phoenixville. 

Mark Grenier, Member at Large

Mark GrenierMark Grenier is a resident of Norristown Area School District where he lives with his wife and two daughters, who are both students at Renaissance Academy.

Mark currently works in the Wissahickon School District in the high school's Special Education Department.

A member of the Renaissance Academy Board of Trustees since 2019, Mark is active throughout the school year as a RA volunteer by helping with the annual production of the Nutcracker, assisting with the coordination of the Royal Ball, and heading-up the RA Board game Club.

Sujaya Narahari, Member at Large

Sujaya NarahariSujaya Narahari has been a member of the Board of Trustees since February 2019. She has been residing in Phoenixville (Phoenixville School District) since 2012 with her husband and two children. Both of her children are currently students of Renaissance Academy.

She is currently employed as a Senior Technical Lead at a wealth management firm, SEI and has been associated with them for more than 15 years. Sujaya holds a Master’s degree in Computer Applications and a Bachelor’s degree in Sciences majoring in Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics, both from a reputed university in India.

Her educational background from India gives her a different perspective on education, which she hopes will benefit the Board and the school. Having been in the field of information technology for so many years, she is acutely aware of the low percentage of women in the field. She wants to help continue working on improving RA's education program especially focusing on STEM for young women.


Gwendolyn Supplee, Member at Large 

Picture of Gwendolyn SuppleeGwendolyn (Gwen) Supplee lives in Collegeville with her husband and her daughter, who has attended RA since kindergarten and is in the Class of 2030. Gwen joined the Board of Trustees in 2021 and before joining the Board, was always finding ways to actively volunteer at the school and seeking opportunities to engage with the greater RA community.

Gwen is an Environmental Scientist with the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Region 3 office based in Philadelphia, and is always looking for opportunities to engage and educate others on environmental issues and solutions. Prior to joining the RA Board, Gwen participated on the Board of Directors for a local environmental organization for 12 years. Gwen received her Bachelor's degree in Environmental Studies with a minor in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and her Master's degree from St. Joseph's University in Environmental Protection and Safety Management.

Moujan Toloubadei, Member at Large

Moujan Toloubadei has been a member of Phoenixville School District since 1999 when they moved into Pawling Wood's neighborhood with their newborn son, Bayan Toloubadei. Their son started attending Renaissance Academy in 2005 as a first grader and graduated in 2017 and considers the experience of attending Renaissance as one of the most important stages of his life, preparing him for the next phases of his adult life.
Moujan has been in Information Technology since the mid to late 80s and has held many different positions in different I/T companies and organizations, ranging from technical management in a startup, to technical lead, and technical project manager for larger companies and organizations. Over the last 23 years, he has been working at IBM starting his career there with IBM Global Services as a senior consultant with expertise in Data Protection, Data Management and currently as a Principal Storage Software Technical Specialist within the Infrastructure Sales team covering Financial Services Market.
Moujan holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and Statistics from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He also holds a Distinguished Technical Specialist Certification from The Open Group, among other Credentials in his career. He enjoys working with people and clients and is also engaged in mentoring newly hired IBM technical employees.
Outside of work, Moujan enjoys volunteering in different organizations and giving back to his community as much as possible. He has served as the Emergency Management Coordinator for Schuylkill Township for over 15 years and has served on the Board of The Chapple of the Four Chaplains for almost 10 years.

Anne Waskiewicz, Member at Large

Anne Waskiewicz has resided in West Norriton and the NorristownPicture of Anne Waskiewicz Area School District since

1997 with her husband and twin children. Both of Anne’s children attended Renaissance
Academy from K-12, graduated in 2020, and currently attend college. Anne volunteered
extensively within the Renaissance Academy community from 2007 through 2020. She has
assisted in the classrooms, attended class trips, and enjoys volunteering with the annual
Nutcracker performance.

Anne graduated from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science with Bachelor of
Health Science and Masters of Physical Therapy degrees. She has worked in various health
systems for the past twenty seven years as a physical therapist, most recently Tower Health
Phoenixville Hospital. Anne volunteers within her church community where she has been on
transition teams, led a call committee, and involved in strategic planning modeling. She also
assists with a local soup kitchen regularly.

Outside of work and volunteer activities, Anne enjoys exercising daily, spending summers at the
beach with her family and friends, and flower gardening

Martha StephensMartha Stephens, Founder / Emeritus Member

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