Guardian Catholic Welcomes New Board Members

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Jacksonville, FL—Guardian Catholic School announced today the appointment of four new board members: Kristi Aiello, Nancy Chartrand, Gregory Redmon and Donna Williams. These appointments increase Guardian Catholic’s board to 18.

All four joined the Guardian Catholic Board of Directors effective January 2022 for three-year terms. In addition to Jane, other board members include Msgr. Jim Boddie, Beth Brockelman, Fr. Leonard Chuwa, Mark Dawkins, Ed Fleming, Keesy Goebertus, Bill Hendrich, Laurrie Leonard, Susan Masucci, Michelle Sammet (vice chair), Patricia Tierney, Ronald Townsend, and John Whitehouse.

Aiello serves as Director of Regional Business Development for Florida Blue, overseeing the company’s market growth in North Florida. She holds an MBA in Finance and previously worked in banking and finance. She also led multiple start-up customer service call center ventures both domestically and overseas, including India, the Philippines, Canada, and the UK.

Chartrand is a longtime donor of Guardian Catholic School and helps lead the Chartrand Family Foundation, a private fund that focuses on supporting early childhood and K-12 public education reform in Duval County as well as health care and mental health. She has served on numerous boards in the Jacksonville area including Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, Delores Barr Weaver Policy Center, and Florida State College at Jacksonville.

Redmon is an attorney and partner with Senior Counsel Attorneys at Law, P.A., whose practice focuses on elder law issues. He is an accredited attorney with the Department of Veteran Affairs and serves on the Standing Committees for the Unlicensed Practice of Law and Military & Veterans Affairs, respectively. For the past several years, he has been active with local Voluntary Bar Associations, serves on boards for other non-profit organizations.

Williams recently retired from Guardian Catholic School after 22 years of service. As a licensed mental health counselor, she served students and staff with competence and care and continues modeling the school’s mission and spirit. Her mental health expertise is especially important during this time when social and emotional learning programs are so critical to children’s well-being.

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