As a North Carolina Public School (funded in large part by tax dollars), ArtSpace Charter School is not under the jurisdiction of Asheville City or Buncombe County School Districts but is governed by a nonprofit corporation.
Our parent corporation is Partnership for Art at the Core of Education, Inc. (P.A.C.E., Inc), a 501(c)3 and ArtSpace is governed by the P.A.C.E., Inc. Board of Directors. The Executive Director of ArtSpace Charter School is hired by and directly reports to the Board of Directors.
- March 21, 6pm, Theater- Agenda
- Committee Meetings
- Academic Excellence & Equity Committee - March 1, 5pm
- Policy & Governance - February 21, 6pm
- Finance Committee - March 6, 4pm
Executive Committee of the Board:
Board Chair: Candace Reilly ([email protected])
Vice Chair: Matt Baldwin ([email protected])
Treasurer: Colin Felmet ([email protected])
Secretary: Gretchen Brown ([email protected])
2022-23 School Year Meeting Dates
- August 16
- September 20
- October 24
- November 15
- December 13
- January 17
- February- Committees
- March 21
- May 16
- June 20 - Annual Meeting
Meetings begin at 6:00 pm. In person meetings are held in the ArtSpace theater. Virtual meetings are held by Zoom. For security purposes, links to the online forum will be posted here by 4pm the day of the meeting and deleted at the conclusion of the meeting.
Colin Felmet – TreasurerColin Felmet, CPA, is the Vice President & Controller at Community Care of North Carolina, Inc. (CCNC), where he manages the Accounting and Human Resources functions for the healthcare-oriented nonprofit. Prior to joining CCNC, he provided audit and advisory services to a wide range of clients, honing extensive skills and experience in financial operations, nonprofit governance, and corporate strategy. His passion for supporting a community built on creativity, inclusivity and respect originally drew him to serve on the Board. Colin lives in Black Mountain with his wife and two children, one of whom is a first-grader at ArtSpace. He enjoys exploring the country with his family in a camper, playing music, and anything outdoors.
Kate Averett Anderson (she/her) is an art historian, writer, and curator. A native North Carolinian, she is an alumna of UNC Asheville, where she studied Art History with mentor Leisa Rundquist, and later received her MA in Art History from UNC Chapel Hill under the advisory of Carol Magee. Kate joined the staff of Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center in 2017 where she serves as Outreach Manager. She has co-curated exhibitions and led discussions with students of all ages that explore the radical, experimental community of Black Mountain College (1933-1957) and its relevance to creativity, curiosity, and justice in our everyday lives.
Jenny Heim - Board Member -
Jenny Heim, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, is a registered architect, LEED accredited professional, and works as a project manager/sustainability specialist at an architecture firm, Studio8. After receiving her Bachelor of Architecture degree from Penn State University, she pursued a Master of Architecture with a focus on Sustainable Design from the University of Texas at Austin. She’s worked on projects ranging from commercial, retail, office, higher education, and residential, many of which have received green building certifications. She is passionate about promoting and educating others about sustainability and how design can have a positive impact on our world. She lives in east Asheville with her husband and two children.