Board of Directors

The Brevard Academy-A Challenge Foundation Academy (BA-CFA) Board of Directors consists of a minimum of (7) and a maximum of (9) Directors as per the school’s bylaws.  As trustees of public funds, the Board is responsible for ensuring BA-CFA’s long-term financial stability and integrity of the school. The Board sets the strategic plan and ensures that the school fulfills its mission.  The Board sets policy and governs the school, while the School Director manages the school operations on a day-to-day basis.


Board Members


Mrs. Adrienne Casteen

Chair / Long Range Planning Chair

Mr. Mark Campanini 

Vice Chair / Development Committee Co- Chair

Mr. Lee Burgess

Treasurer / Finance Committee Chair / Facilities Committee Chair

Mrs. Amy Hertz 

Secretary / Governance Committee Chair

Mrs. Julie Gaston

Board Member / Development Committee Co-Chair

Ms. Myranda Nash

Board Member

Mr. Mark Franklin

Board Member / CFP Representative

Want to apply to become a member of our Board of Directors?
Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors Application

What You Need to Know about the Board of Directors of Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy
BA-CFA 2018 Board Member Expectations 2019-2020 BA-CFA Board Commitment Letter

Interested in learning about being a part of a Board Committee?

Board Committee Information


The BA-CFA Board adhere’s to the NC Open Meetings Law.This includes posting the date, time, and location of all board meetings on the school’s website and in the front office on the bulletin board of the school (1110 Hendersonville Hwy, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768).  Meeting minutes can be located below.

Regular Board meetings are usually scheduled for the second Wednesday of each month.

Meetings begin with a work or closed session that typically start at 5:00 p.m., and the regular business meeting begins at 5:30 p.m.

2019/2020 Regular Board Meeting Dates (Click for agenda) :

August 21, 2019

September 11, 2019

October 9, 2019

November 13, 2019

December 11, 2019

January 8, 2020

February 12, 2020

March 11, 2020

April 8, 2020

May 13, 2020

June 3, 2020 (Annual)

Retreat July TBD

NOTE:  Meeting dates are subject to change.

About Meetings & Sessions

Please click HERE to learn more about our meeting structures

Public Comment at a Board Meeting  

Please click HERE to learn more about public participation at Board meetings

 Strategic Plan

BA-CFA 5 Year Strategic Plan 2019-2024

BA-CFA 5 Year Strategic Plan 2017-2022

Brevard Academy School Improvement Plan 

Board Meeting Agenda

July 7, 2020

Click HERE to Review Board Meeting Minutes