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Amy Frieary, Chair

Montgomery Community College


Chrissy Haynes, Vice Chair

Montgomery 4H, Youth Development


Will Carpenter, Treasurer

Fidelity Bank


Sharon Matheny, Secretary

Community Member




Dr. Chad Bledsoe

Montgomery Community College, President


Jody Brewer

FirstHealth MMH


Deanne Brown

Montgomery Community College


 Kerrie Dionne

First Bank


Dr. Dale Ellis

Montgomery County Schools, Superintendent

Melonie Greene

Toni Fish & Associates Realty

Kat McRae

New South Realty


Mary Perez

Montgomery County Health Department




Communities In Schools of Montgomery County is part of the national Communities In Schools network, one of the nation’s leading dropout prevention organizations. The mission of Communities In Schools is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. Through a school-based site coordinator, CISMC connects students and their families to critical community resources, tailored to local needs. Communities In Schools has been shown through an independent evaluation to be the nation’s only dropout prevention organization proven to both increase graduation rates and reduce dropout rates.

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