CharacterPlus Board

Executive Committee

Veronica F. McDonnell

Board Chair

Registered Dietitian, Private Practice  

Founder, Friends of CharacterPlus

Eric Fencl, J.D.

Vice Chair / Development Chair

Chief Administration Officer


Marvin Anderson



Bank of America US Trust

Judson Duncan

Marketing Chair

VP Corp Planning


Linda McKay

Programming Chair

Co-Founder & Former E.D.


Jacqueline French, J.D.

Engagement Chair

Director & Assistant Counsel 


Tim Fagan

Finance Chair


Ernst & Young LLP

Board of Directors

David Alexander 

Technology Partners, Inc.

Marvin Berkowitz, Ph.D.

University of Missouri - St. Louis

Sanford M McDonnell Professor of Character Education / Thomas Jefferson Scholar

Maureen Clancy-May, Ph.D.

MO Dept. of Elementary and

Secondary Education

Melinda Bier, Ph.D.

University of Missouri - St. Louis

Co-Director The Center for Character & Citizenship

Robert Fasoldt

St. Louis Cardinals

Mary Kullman, J.D.

Community Volunteer

Lynn Lowrance, Ph.D.

Community Volunteer

Andrea Harpring

Nine Network of Public Media

Joanne Soudah

University City School Board

Michael Wentling

Wentling Consulting, LLC

Tyler Dunaway

Bank of America

Stephen "Steve" Seele, J.D.

CoBoeing Military Aircraft Chief Counsel (retired)

Peggy Barnhart 

Commissioner St. Louis County Board of Elections

Lindsay Conley


Roxanna Mechem, Ed.S. 

Assistant Superintendent Maplewood Richmond Heights School District

Barb Wilkinson

Community Volunteer

ATT/SBC VP (retired)

Lorenzo Boyd


Gerald E. Daniels

Retired President & CEO Boeing Military Aircraft and Missiles

Linda Matkowski

Stern Brothers

Pamela Howlett, J.D.


Keith Marty, Ph.D.

Parkway Superintendent

Scott Thoma

 Edward Jones

William "Chip" Schafer III

Lion Forge Labs

Jennifer McDonnell

Community Volunteer

Scripps College Board Director

Princeton University Alumni Council

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St. Louis, Missouri 63146

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