Board Of Directors

The Citizens’ Committee for Education is the governing board of the Homer A Plessy Community School. It meets on the first Monday of every even month (December 3, February 4, April 1, and June 3 at 5:30 PM), and meetings are held in the school's library at 721 St. Philip Street, New Orleans, LA 70116. Board meetings are open to the public. 

Review the FY 2018-19 Proposed Budget here.

For upcoming meeting agendas and/or to review prior meeting related documents, access the Board Portal.

Contact the board directly by emailing Alicia Bendana, Board President,

2018-2019 Homer A. Plessy Community School Board of Directors

Alicia Bendana, Of Counsel, Lowe, Stein, Hoffman, Allweiss & Hauver, LLP, President

Chris O'Neill, University Medical Center New Orleans, Vice President

Erin Tooher, PhD Candidate/Researcher at University of New Mexico,  Secretary

Alex Turvy, Business Operations Manager, KIPP Leadership Primary, Treasurer

Karel Sloane-Boekbinder-Parent, Sarah DeBacher, Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, Klassi Duncan, Director, Women's Business Resource Center- Urban League, Juan Linares, Pareto Securities, Dawn McKendall-Hunter, Young Audiences, Chandler Nutik- Executive Director, Community Works of Louisiana, Katie Darling, Director of Business Development at Thrive Management Group, and Tiffany Smith, Equity Compliance Investigator, Tulane University

Homer Plessy Parent Board Membership Policy

At all times, it is the policy of Homer A. Plessy Community School to have at least one (1) member of the Board of Directors that is a parent of a current student of our school.  The parent board member will have the same rights and duties as any other member of the Board of Directors.  The parent board member will be subject to the same nomination process for membership as all other board candidates.  The nomination process is determined by the Governance Committee. The Governance Committee may propose candidates to fill vacancies as they occur, and such positions shall be filled upon majority vote of the Board of Directors.