NCAIS is governed by a board of independent school leaders. The board is comprised of a President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and six Directors.

2019-2020 NCAIS Board


President - Mark Hale (Retired Head of School; Mark Hale Consulting)

Vice President - Doreen Kelly (Head of School; Ravenscroft School)

Secretary - Kerin Hughes (Head of School; Palisades Episcopal School)

Treasurer - Paul Ibsen (Retired Assistant Head of School & CFO; Paul Ibsen & Associates, LLC)


Rob Brown (Head of School; Wesleyan Christian Academy)

Beth Covolo (Head of School; Rocky Mount Academy)

Tom Franz (Head of School; Trinity Episcopal School)

Ray Quesnel (Head of School; Fayetteville Academy)

Tim Tinnesz (Head of School; St. Timothy's School)