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    Marc Smith  
     
    Dr. Marc Smith
    Superintendent
    The Superintendent serves as the school
    district's instructional leader and CEO, overseeing
    all district programs, operations, and administration.
     
    Melissa Kates
     
    Melissa Kates
    Chief of Staff
    Oversees provides operational assistance
    by managing special projects and leading
    key initiatives, resolving complex issues that
    require executive leadership. Serves as a key
    strategic planner and adviser to the Superintendent. 
      
    Cathy Sewell
     
    Cathy Sewell
    Chief Academic Officer
    Oversees Curriculum & Instruction, including Special
    Education, Bilingual/ESL, State and Federal Programs,
    Assessment and Accountability, CTE/College & Career
    Readiness, Counseling Services and Innovation. 
     
    Winnifred Goodman
     
    Winnifred Goodman
    Chief of Schools (Elementary)
    Oversees school leadership and provides operations
    support for Acton Elemtntary, Alexander Elementary,
    Bilhartz Elementary, Central Elementary, Fairmeadows
    Elementary, Hastings Elementary, Hyman Elementary,
    Merrifield Elementary and Smith Elementary schools. 
     
    Sam Nix
     
    Dr. Samuel D. Nix
    Chief of Schools (Intermediate/Secondary)
    Oversees school leadership and provides operations
    support for Brandenburg Intermediate, Daniel Intermediate,
    Hardin Intermediate, Byrd Middle, Kennemer Middle, Reed
    Middle, Duncanville High School, DHS Collegaite Academy,
    PACE High School and Summit Education Center. 
     
    Kathleen Brown   
     
    Kathleen Brown
    Assistant Superintendent of Personnel 
    Oversees human resources operations including Risk
    Management. 
     
      
     
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    Joseph Copeland
     
    Joseph Copeland
    Assistant Superintendent for Campus Support
    Oversees support divisions, including Student Services, 
    Parent Relations, Fine Arts, and Health Services.  
     
    Andrea Fields
     
    Andrea Fields
    Assistant Superintendent for Operations 
    Oversees all district operations including Maintenance &
    Custodial, Nutrition Services, Purchasing, Transportation,
    and Warehouse services.
     
    Tiara Richard  
     
    Tiara Richard
    Chief Communications Officer
    Oversees the district's Communication and Public Relations
    efforts including the district website, print and digital publications,
    video production, social media, community relations, and media relations.
      
    Dr.Edd Bigbee
     
    Dr. Edd Bigbee
    Interim Chief Financial Officer
    Oversees the district's budget and supervises Business Services
    which includes Accounting, Payroll, and Benefits.
     
    Shawntee Cowan
     
    Shawntee Cowan
    Chief Technology Officer
    Oversees the development, deployment, innovation, and
    utilization of information technology, instructional technology
    and network security to support all district schools and departments.