Board of Trustees

The Richard Wright Public Charter School Board of Trustees, in accordance with the terms of its charter, will be responsible for the supervisions and control of the school. The primary roles and responsibilities of the Board of Trustees will be to provide governance to ensure that all of our school’s programs and operations are legally and ethically-bound to its mission, faithful to the terms of its charter, including compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements, and fiscally-solvent and otherwise viable.

Board of Trustees Meeting Schedule 2019-2020

  • 1st Quarter Meeting September 21, 2019
  • 2nd Quarter Meeting December 7, 2019 (Public Meeting – all stakeholders may attend)
  • 3rd Quarter Meeting February 22, 2020
  • 4th Quarter Meeting May 2, 2020
Board Chair Greg Adams

Gregory Adams, Sr. – Board Chair

Career Path
Author & Life Coach with 35+ years in Sales, Marketing, Advertising & Personal Development – Having worked in management positions with Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, Westin Hotels & Resorts, ITT Sheraton Hotels & Resorts – National NAACP Office, Black Enterprise Magazine – Long & Foster, ReMax & Keller Williams Real Estate

The STOP RENTING Institute of Maryland & America – From Bankruptcy to Bounty Worldwide Ministries– The Golden Triangle, Inc.– New Transitions, CDC Your NEXT LEVEL Coaching Service

Building Futures, YMCAs of Maryland – 4A Program – 100 Black Men of America Reach & Rise of Maryland – Boyz 2 Men– Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Chesapeake Facilitator for the Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services – 9 Prisons Workforce Development Coach & Trainer -Our Daily Bread -McVets -Code Blue Maryland New Directions -The Carrington House -911

Civil & Social Organizations

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. – Prince Hall F &AM – 100 Black Men of America – The Economic Empowerment Coalition – 100 Fathers of Washington, DC

Boards & Committees
Chairman, Trustee Board – The Richard Wright Public Charter School for Journalism & Media Arts (Washington, DC) -Board Member, Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce -Former Board Member, Greater Baltimore Black Chamber of Commerce -Former Secretary, National Association of Real Estate Brokers (Baltimore) Former Trustee, The Empowerment Temple, AME Church -Mayor’s Council on Re-entry (Baltimore)

Rutgers University – BA Economics & Business

Board Members

Derwin Ross, Vice Chair

Wayne Eley, Secretary/Treasurer

Essie Charles, Parent Outreach

Troy Priest, Esq

Marcia L. Dyson

Carla Holly

Obi Holly

Mekell Beamon

Chris Fratta

Leonard Upson

Jelani D. James, Esq.

Kysha Biscoe, Parent

Dr. Rhonda Wells-Wilbon

Dr. Marco Clark, Ex Officio