Board of Directors

As a not-for-profit charter school, FernLeaf is governed by a volunteer board of directors made up of educational thinkers, community leaders, and parents who are passionate about education and children.  Board members are committed to the success of all aspects of the school and work to ensure we are meeting our mission.


Scott McDonald - Controller, EarthFare, Fletcher, NC 
Board Chair

Beth Hockman - Founder, Owner and Director of Edgeworks Training, LLC, Asheville, NC
Vice Chair

Adrianne Gordon - Director of Business Operations, JB Media, Asheville, NC

William Deaver - President/Owner, Trademark Homescapes Inc, Hendersonville, NC

Eric Gabrynowicz - Executive Chef and VP of Culinary, Tupelo Honey, Asheville, NC

Sheena Isaacs - Hendersonville, NC

Ali Lien - Executive Director, Mountain Roots Inc., Brevard, NC

Michael Luplow - School Director, FernLeaf Community Charter School, Mills River, NC

Erik Weber - Owner, Blue Ghost Brewing


Board of Directors Meetings

2018-2019 Board Meeting Schedule

Meetings begin at 5:30pm

Location:  FernLeaf Community Charter School, 58 Howard Gap Road, Fletcher, NC 28732