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Back to school 2017: Board of Education

The Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education meets on the second Monday of every month at 1 p.m. for a regularly scheduled work session, and holds its monthly business meeting on the fourth Monday of every month at 5 p.m. Public comment is held at 6 p.m. during business meetings. Those wishing to speak must sign up prior to 6 p.m. Please refer questions to the Board Clerk, Patty Overcash at 704-630-6102.

Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education members:

Dr. Richard Miller, representing the North area, including: North Rowan High, Henderson Independent High, North Rowan Middle, North Rowan Elementary and Hanford-Dole Elementary.

Phone: 704-637-0318

Travis Allen, representing the West area, including: West Rowan High, West Rowan Middle, Cleveland Elementary, Hurley Elementary, Mount Ulla Elementary and Woodleaf Elementary.

Phone: 704-762-6103

Alisha Byrd, representing the Salisbury area, including: Salisbury High, Knox Middle, Overton Elementary and Isenberg Elementary.

Phone: 704-798-6436

Josh Wagner, representing the East area, including: East Rowan High, Erwin Middle, Granite Quarry Elementary, Morgan Elementary, Rockwell Elementary and Shive Elementary.

Phone: 704-798-3451

Susan Cox , representing the Southeast area, including: Jesse Carson High, China Grove Middle, Southeast Middle, Bostian Elementary, Knollwood Elementary, Faith Elementary and Koontz Elementary.

Phone: 704-798-6714

Jean Kennedy, representing a designated Special area.

Phone: 704-633-7428

Dean Hunter, representing the South area, including: South Rowan High, Corriher-Lipe Middle, China Grove Elementary, Enochville Elementary, Landis Elementary and Millbridge Elementary.

Phone: 704-224-5288



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