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Thursday, December 14 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Board Advocacy: Building a Better Community

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What part do charter school board members play in ensuring that the schools they are governing are best placed to be good stewards of public dollars including how they can best work with the community.

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Belinda Fly

Executive Director, F&L Organizational Support Services
Belinda Gail V. Fly is a graduate of the University of New Orleans where she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management with a concentration in Human Resources. Fly has worked in non-profit administration, operations, and management for more than 20 years.  Her attention to detail, logical and critical thinking approach, landed her coordinator, manager and director-level positions in Administrative Services and Operations. She has combined her hands-on experience and knowledge with former co-worker and consulting partner Monica Landry to... Read More →

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Gregory St. Etienne

Board of Directors, Firstline Schools
Gregory M. St. Etienne is accomplished in the areas of banking, finance and operations management. While he has held executive positions in city government, wealth management and technology engineering firms, the bulk of Mr. St. Etienne’s career has been in the banking industry. From the Spring of 2005 to the Fall of 2006, he served as Vice-Chairman and CEO of First Independence Bank in Detroit, Michigan. He began his banking career at Liberty Bank and Trust Company in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1985, where he served most of his twenty year stint as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating... Read More →
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Robert Fulton

Board Member, IDEA Public School
Robert E. Fulton is a Senior Financial Executive with a track record of leadership success within publicly-traded corporations and charter school management organizations. Fulton currently serves as a board member for the IDEA Public School which opens in 2019. Before this role, he served as the chief financial officer for the Jefferson Parish School Board for three years, after serving three years as the chief financial officer for the Recovery School District and three years as the chief financial officer and interim chief executive officer of the Algiers Charter... Read More →
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Dr. Erica Murray-Boseman

Board Chair, Audubon Charter School
Dr. Erica A. Murray, serial entrepreneur, author, mentor, educator, former syndicated radio show host, and keynote speaker. For over 20 years, she has worked diligently as a serial entrepreneur, consummating business transactions globally and establishing an impressive clientele in business. She possesses’ very strong business acumen coupled with structure and discipline, which has guided both her business and personal life. Erica has become a well sought after global business consultant because of her distinguished, exceptional, and innovative business techniques. Dr. Murray has been recognized by her colleagues for havingextraordinary determination and is known for her creativity, motivation and herability to secure a deal. In addition, her syndicated global radio show peaked iHeartRadio as a “Top Hit” two days after debuting. She is also the author of the literary work entitled, “CEO to the Power of You”.Dr. Erica A. Murray academic accomplishments are as follows: Doctoral degree inInternational Business (Dissertation: Resource Challenges for theInternationalization of SMEs); Master’s degree in Public Administration fromWebster University, Webster Groves, Missouri and a Bachelor’s degree in PoliticalScience with a minor in History from the Southern University system.She is the proud board chairperson of Audubon Schools (Audubon Charter School~ French Immersion; Audubon Charter School ~ Montessori; and, AudubonGentilly ~ French and Montessori... Read More →