Lauren Holcomb

Executive Director

As Executive Director, Ms. Lauren Holcomb oversees SCSC agency operations, including strategic planning, policy, communications and other activities. Ms. Holcomb works closely with commissioners, state leaders and stakeholders to align SCSC initiatives with the state's education goals and ensure that state charter schools are fulfilling the SCSC mission of providing students with high quality educational opportunities. 

Sarah Beck

Associate General Counsel and Operational Accountability Manager

As Associate General Counsel and Operational Accountability Manager, Ms. Sarah Beck is charged with assessing the legal compliance of state charter schools boards and staffs.

Darcy Callaway

Business Manager

As Business Manager, Ms. Darcy Callaway maintains the agency budget, oversees office administrative functions, recruits and manages interns and serves as a constituent and legislative liaison.

Kristen Easterbrook

New Charter Program Manager

Ms. Kristen Easterbrook oversees the processes and procedures for petitioning the SCSC and works closely with newly approved state charter schools.

Morgan Felts

Deputy General Counsel and Director of Strategic Initiatives

Ms. Morgan Felts provides legal and policy guidance to the SCSC, oversees contracts and implements key agency initiatives.

Rennie Laryea

Organizational Development Manager

Ms. Rennie Laryea coordinates training and development opportunities for operational and prospective state charter school boards, leaders and staffs. 

Katie Manthey

Academic Accountability Manager

Ms. Katie Manthey oversees the academic performance of state charter schools, specifically assessing whether state charter schools are fulfilling the SCSC mission of providing students with a better educational opportunity. Ms. Manthey also helps develop and manage SCSC research initiatives. 

Terence Washington

Financial Accountability Manager

Mr. Terence Washington is charged with monitoring the financial performance of state charter schools, ensuring that schools are financially sound.