Foundation Academies Board of Trustees

Strengthening Our Collaborative Influence as a Positive Pillar In the Trenton Community

Board Leadership

Jacqueline Griffith, Board President

Jacqueline Griffith, Board President

Jacqui grew up in the Philadelphia area and graduated from Barnard College with a degree in American Studies. She earned an M.S.S. from Bryn Mawr College and worked for many years as a clinical social worker, specializing in the field of child and adolescents. She also holds a Master of Letters from Drew University. Jacqui and her husband live in New Hope, PA, and have two adult children. Jacqui is a community volunteer and has been active on several boards in Philadelphia and Bucks County.

BOT-Kimme Carlos, Vice President

Kimme Carlos, Vice President

Kimme is a graduate of Regent University with a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies and a minor in Psychology. She is the co-Founder and Lead Facilitator of Sister Wellness Retreats; a certified health and wellness coach with the Institute for Integrative Nutrition; a certified instructor for Mental Health First Aid; and author of the published book The Window of Grace: Living in Recovery through Christian Faith.

BOT-Stephen Silverman, Secretary-Treasurer

Stephen Silverman, Secretary/Treasurer

Steve attended Case Western Reserve University where he majored in Philosophy. After college, he served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps. He received an MBA in Accounting and Finance from the Graduate School of Business at The University of Chicago (Booth) and embarked upon a career in investment management. 

BOT-Todd W Kent

Todd W. Kent, Ph.D.

Todd is Director of Teacher Certification and a lecturer for Princeton University’s Program in Teacher Preparation. He serves as secretary for the New Jersey Association of Colleges for Teacher Education and is a member of the Accreditation Panel for the Teacher Education Accreditation Council. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Princeton University and earned his doctorate in educational evaluation from the University of Virginia. 

BOT-Grecia Montero, Secretary and Treasurer

Grecia Montero

Grecia serves as the Director of Recruitment in the Office of Admissions at The College of New Jersey.  After earning her Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the State University of New York at New Paltz, Grecia later served as the university’s Assistant Dean of Admissions. She is a member of the New Jersey Association for College Admissions Counseling.  

BOT-Stacy A Denton

Stacy A. Denton

Stacy earned her Master of Science in Professional Counseling from Grand Canyon University and her Bachelor of Arts in Law & Justice Studies and Sociology with a concentration in African American Studies from Rowan University. She is the Director of Mercer County Community College’s Upward Bound program. 

For Board of Trustees meeting schedule and minutes, visit the Meetings page here.