Community Roots Charter School

Board of Trustees

Tracie Benjamin-Van Lierop

Academic Response Team Specialist

New York City Department of Education


Shawn Clark


Littler Mendelson, P.C.


Suzanne Fogarty

Head of School



Cavel Khan

Chief Revenue Officer



Allison Keil

Co-Founder & Co-Director

Community Roots Charter School


David Manheimer


Brooklyn Standard Properties


Jerry Petit-Frere

Case Team Leader

The Bridgespan Group


Nigel Pugh

Institute for Student Achievement


Brian Shaw


Sespe Growth Partners


Christine Spadaro   
Middle School Learning Specialist

Saint Ann’s Brooklyn


Sara Stone
Co-Founder & Co-Director

Community Roots Charter School


Scott Strasser, Board Co-Chair
Managing Partner

Perennial Advisors, LLC


Tracey Strauss, Board Co-Chair
Operating Partner

L Catterton


Josh Thomases

Executive Vice President

Great Oaks Charter Schools