Our Leadership

Catalyst Schools Network Team 

Position Team Member Name
Chief Executive Officer Gordon Hannon
Director of External Relations Edmund Siderewicz
Director of Finance and Compliance Michele Nunez
Human Resources Manager

Vanessa Aragon

Director of Facilities and Operations

Philip Smith

Director of Information Technology Imran Shamim

Director of Instructional Technology

LeAnne Wagner

Director of Administration

Michael Kasang

 Catalyst-Circle Rock Charter School

Position Team Member Name
Principal Elizabeth Jamison-Dunn
Assistant Principal Erika Whitehead 
Director of School Operations and Compliance LaQuesha Miller
Director of Community Outreach, Graduate Support, and Family Engagement  Charlotte Myers
Director of Specialized Services Nicholas Tomasso
Director of Instruction Emily Wilkie
Dean of Scholars Jason Kent
Assistant Dean of Scholars Lynette Russell 


 Catalyst Maria K-12 Charter School

Position Team Member Name
Executive Director and High School 9-12 Principal Dawn Sandoval
Elementary K-8 Principal Jill Castro
Director of Instruction Elementary Krystina Henley
Manager of School Operations and Compliance Roxanne Salas
Director of Scholar Recruitment Naurice Olivera
Director of Post Secondary Success Sasha Fawaz
Director of Scholar Activities and Leadership Kelly Dore
Dean of Scholars Elementary School Veronica Robinson
Dean of Scholars Ryan Jackson
Athletic Director Raymond White Jr.

Director of Culture K-12

Randall Moore

 Catalyst Schools Board of Directors

Title Name Term end date
Chair of Board of Directors Larry Williams September 2026
Vice Chair and Academic Committee Chair Dr. Catherine Burns  May 2025
Finance Committee Chair and Treasurer Yuan-Ying Hsu November 2025
Board Member Terry Toth November 2026
Board Member Steven Brown June 2024
Board Member Andrew Jones June 2025
Board Member Steven D'Souza June 2027
Board Member Claiborne Wade  November 2024
Board Member  Ariel Murray  November 2024
Board Member Dr. Kimberly Hinton November 2025
Board Member Monica Smith June 2024
Board Member Mitze Moore May 2026
Chair of the Board Emeritus Dr. Colleen Reardon  
Chief Executive Officer, Ex officio Gordon Hannon  
Board Member Emeritus Rachel Mantz  
Board Member Emeritus Bethany Hostetler  
Board Member Emeritus Greg Mooney  
Board Member Emeritus Heather Headley  
Board Member Emeritus Joe Zednik  
Board Member Emeritus Amy Soudan  
Board Member Emeritus Michael Kelly  
Board Member Emeritus Rick Hurd  
Board Member Emeritus Velia Soto  

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