Board of Trustees

The Explorer West Middle School Board of Trustees is comprised of a mix of parents, community members and alumni who all are connected by their commitment to developing a stellar, small learning community where young adolescents thrive. With the Board’s guidance and dedication, the school has recently reached some milestones:

  • Significantly expanding school facilities to support dedicated educational spaces for all disciplines
  • Achieving full enrollment and strong student retention rates
  • Broadening development efforts with new revenue streams through grants, endowments and community partnerships
Board Member
Role / Committee
Professional ExpertiseEW Connection
Carlos Basulto
Trustee Affairs
Technology ServicesAlumna Parent
Christine Morrell
Vice President
Strategic Planning Chair
MarketingAlumni Parent
David King
Finance and Facilities Chair
Strategic Planning
Business LawAlumnus
Deirdre Coleman
Trustee Affairs Chair
Small BusinessAlumna Parent
Latrice Brookens-yBarra
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Civil Rights, City GovernanceAlumnus Guardian
Kipepeo 'Pep' Brown
Strategic Planning
Marketing and CommunicationsCurrent Parent
Christian Clemons
Finance and Facilities
Information Technology, AccountingCurrent/Alumnus Parent
Eric Eberhard
Past President
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Law School Professor
Native American Law
Alumni Grandparent
Sherman English
Trustee Affairs
Strategic Planning
EducationRetired Faculty
Danny Geiger
Development Chair
Nonprofit DevelopmentCurrent Parent
Doug Pedegana
Past President
Strategic Planning
Finance and Facilities
Technology ServicesAlumni Parent
William Sears
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Trustee Affairs
Real EstateAlumnus
Michelle Ward McGee
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Chair
Law EnforcementCurrent/Alumnus Parent
Jim Woeppel
Past President
Finance and Facilities
Trustee Affairs
Maritime, & Environmental Law
Community Supporter
Barbara Frailey
Head of School
Staff Non-voting Member
Education, Educational AdministrationCurrent Parent
Carol LaMotte
Director of Finance and Operations
Staff Non-voting Member
Strategic Finance, AccountingCurrent/Alumnus Parent

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