Board Leadership

Business, education and community leaders with a passion for excellence guide MSI in the fulfillment of its mission. They work to ensure the organization’s health and viability, provide financial oversight and legal accountability, and serve as advocates for the empowerment of children.


Student Governance In Action

Board of Directors

Jack D. Dale, Former Superintendent, Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax, Va.
Carolynn King Richmond, Ed.M., Esq., President and CEO, MSI, Philadelphia, Penn.
Stephen K. Mack, President, Gnomist, New York, N.Y.
David McCarthy, Former Director, Spencer Stuart, Claremont, Ca.
Richard B. Wickersham Jr., Esq., Partner, Post & Schell, PC, Philadelphia, Penn.


Board of Advisors

Roland S. Barth, Ed.M., Ed.D., Author, Founder, Principals’ Center at Harvard University, Key West, Fla.
Alan Butkovitz, Esq., Former City Controller, City of Philadelphia, Pa.
Gerald Dawkins, Retired Superintendent of Schools, Shreveport, La.
J. Robbie Fabian, President, ABS CBN Foundation International, Los Angeles, Ca.
Mark Frazier, Chairman, Start Up Societies Foundation, President of Openworld, Inc., Washington, D.C.
Shintaro Kaido, Vice Provost for Innovation & Executive Director, Drexel Applied Innovation, Philadelphia, Penn.
John J. Mack, Retired Chairman of the Board, Morgan Stanley, New York, N.Y.
Lew Gantwerk, Ph.D.: Director, Center for Applied Psychology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J.
Steve Mariotti, Founder, Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship, New York, N.Y.
Mike Saris, Engineering Manager, Tendo Systems, Philadelphia, Penn.
Judith Stein, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor of Education, NOVA Southeastern University, Miami, Fla.