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Normandy Schools Collaborative Board Members

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Upcoming Meetings

There will be an Executive Session of the Joint Executive Governing Board of the Normandy Schools Collaborative at 5:30 p.m on Wednesday, September 17th. The agenda is here.
The Joint Executive Governing Board meets on Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.in the Normandy Board Room in the central office located at 3855 Lucas and Hunt Road in St. Louis. 

Previous Meetings

  • First meeting agenda here. There was a closed session. Read more about the first meeting here.
  • Second meeting agenda here.
  • Third meeting agenda here. Materials from the meeting are here.
  • Fourth meeting agenda is here.

Reginald Dickson

Reginald Dickson, St. Louis, is Chairman of the Board and Executive Vice President of BYW Investment Advisors, a multi-cultural, minority-controlled firm. BYW is the second investment firm Dickson has helped launch. In 1995, he co-founded St. Louis’ first minority-owned asset management firm. He is active in community affairs and serves on several boards, including the Board of Regents at Harris-Stowe State University. Dickson has bachelor’s degrees from Harris-Stowe Teachers College and Washington University.

Richard Ryffel

Richard Ryffel, St. Louis, is a private banker with J.P. Morgan. He is also on faculty as an adjunct professor at Washington University, Webster University and St. Louis University. Mr. Ryffel is a past board chairman of Beyond Housing, a community development organization that works in defined areas such as Normandy to promote education, housing, health, employment and economic development. 

Andrea R. Terhune

Andrea Terhune, Florissant, is a global information technology executive with expertise helping organizations develop and implement strategy to creatively achieve their goals using an appropriate combination of people, process and technology. She previously served as assistant vice president for information technology with Enterprise Holdings, Inc., the largest car rental service provider in the world. She holds a bachelor degree in computer science from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She is also on the board of Girls Inc. of St. Louis.

Sheila Grimes Williams

Sheila Grimes Williams, Pasadena Hills, has many years of experience as an educator and has served as Executive Director of School Programs and board member for the Normandy School District. She previously served as Training Academy Director for the Efficacy Institute of Waltham, Massachusetts, assisting schools, school districts and community agencies in implementing efficacy initiatives in eight states and the District of Columbia. Prior to her work in Massachusetts, Ms. Williams spent more than 30 years as a teacher, reading and math specialist, and program administrator with St. Louis Public Schools.

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