Board Members

 

Our Board of Trustees

Nicole Jackson, President Sheridan Bell, Vice President Salvatore Risalvato, Treasurer Jessica Lisboa, Chairperson of the Education Committee
Nicole Jackson
President
Sheridan Bell
Vice President
Salvatore Risalvato
Treasurer
Jessica Lisboa
Chairperson of the Education Committee
Nicole Jackson is an Operations Manager at HealthEquity, a provider of tax-advantaged employee benefits, such as consumer-directed accounts for healthcare and commuting expenses. She is also the mother of two BelovED students and a former officer of its Parents-Teacher Organization.
Board member Sheridan Bell is Chief of Staff for Trade Execution Technology at Credit Suisse. He is also a leader with the Van Vorst Park Association in Jersey City and a new father who is passionate about quality education. Sal Risalvato is Executive Director of the Gasoline Retailers, Convenience Store, and Automotive Association of New Jersey and is a strong believer that business should support efforts to improve public education. Jessica Lisboa is the Head of the Arts Department at North Star Academy (a member of the Uncommon Schools network) in Newark, NJ, and is a product of our Jersey City public school system.
Sam Mikhail, Board Member  

Sam Mikhail
Board Member
 

Sam Mikhail is CEO of Jungle Communications (a full-service boutique Advertising Agency) and Executive Editor of EverythingJerseyCity.com (a City Guide & Destination site). He has over 30 years experience in marketing, advertising, media and an extensive background in radio broadcasting. Sam has developed marketing strategy, media plans and brand support for hundreds of organizations around the country and is also very involved with many community organizations in and around Jersey City. He and his wife Francine along with their 3 kids have been proud Jersey City residents their entire lives.  

Community Leaders Who Support Beloved

Bret Schundler, Former Mayor of Jersey City Kathryn Narramore, Assistant Professor of English at Hunter College in New York City
 
Bret Schundler Kathryn Narramore    
Bret Schundler, a former Mayor of Jersey City and Commissioner of Education for the State of New Jersey, has established an independent charitable organization, the Beloved Community Charter School Foundation, to raise money in support of our School.

 

Kathryn Narramore, an Assistant Professor of English at Hunter College in New York City and a Jersey City mother of three, was our Qualifying Founder and is now supporting the School through serving as the Beloved Community Charter School Foundation's Treasurer.