The BPS Board of Directors is charged with school governance. BPS posted policy may be found under Community Portal > Public Notices & Posted Policy. The BPS Board Bylaws and Charter may be found under About > Our Charter.
Delores “Dee“ Matthews, Chair
Dee is a retired educator, having taught, coached, and finished her career in administration. She served as an assistant principal, principal and director. She believes in supporting education at all levels so that students of today, who will be the leaders of tomorrow, receive the knowledge and preparation to be successful. She has helped guide the school’s governance including hiring the new Head of School, securing a $10 million loan for new construction/renovations, and securing land for the new school. She has two grandsons who attend Bridges Prep. email@example.com
Marty Miley, Vice-Chair
Marty is a project manager for Beaufort Construction Inc. He has been closely involved in Bridges Prep’s work toward a new school facility, as an original founder of Bridges, has been connected to every major decision at the school, including buying land for the new facility and hiring Dr. Ithomitis. He has a daughter attending Bridges. firstname.lastname@example.org
James Corbin, Treasurer
James Corbin works in the information technology field. He lives on Lady’s Island, is married and has three children at Bridges Prep. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Indiana University and an Associate’s degree in industrial technology from the Technical College of the Lowcountry. Mr. Corbin chaired the Bridges Prep Technology Committee in Spring 2015. email@example.com
Peggy Feuerbacher, Secretary
Peggy Feuerbacher is a retired school teacher with a Master’s degree in education and is National Board Certified. She is married and has a grandson and granddaughter who attend Bridges Prep. She spent 19 years as a classroom teacher and was named Teacher of the Year at Norfolk Preparatory High School in Norfolk, VA. She also was the first National Board Certified teacher in Hampton, VA. firstname.lastname@example.org
Tom Angelo works with GCA and is the maintenance grounds manager for the Beaufort County School District. With GCA, he has successfully managed contracts valued in excess of $500,000.
David Gault is an attorney specializing in compliance. He is experienced reading financial statements and scrutinizing contracts to ensure the best value. He holds a law degree from Georgia State College of Law and a bachelor’s degree from Knox College. He is also a trained and certified mediator.
Kelly McCombs is an instructor and student advisor in the Department of Hospitality Management at the University of South Carolina Beaufort. In 2014-2015, she served on the Bridges Prep Head of School Academic Committee and she has been involved in Bridges since it opened. She is a registered and licensed dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, and holds a Master of Science degree in human nutrition from The Ohio State University.
Brooke has been employed in the local insurance industry since 2003. Her involvement at Bridges Prep includes serving as Treasurer for the PTO and helping organize the Shrimp & Grits Block Party. She served as a volunteer on the original Bridges Prep organizing committee. She is also a member and volunteer with the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce. She has a daughter attending Bridges. email@example.com
Calvin White is a Beaufort native and a retired, veteran educator with over 46 years experience in education. He wife is also a retired educator and they have two sons and a granddaughter. He received his Bachelor of Science from Savannah State College, his Master's degree in chemistry at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and his E.D. in Education and Administration Supervision at USC. firstname.lastname@example.org
All public boards must be FOIA compliant, please review:
- Public Official’s Guide to Compliance with South Carolina’s Freedom of Information Act: scpress.org/Documents/2011FOI.pdf
- SC Code of Law, Freedom of Information Act: scstatehouse.gov/code/t30c004.PHP