Meridian’s Board of Trustees is expected to set the overall policy for the school, oversee academic and fiscal integrity of the school, and assure compliance with the school’s Charter and applicable laws. The Board is composed of no less than three (3) and no more than fifteen (15) community members, the majority of which must be residents of the District of Columbia. At least two (2) Board members must be the parent of a student currently attending Meridian Public Charter School and the Head of School is an ex officio non-voting member of the Board. Board members serve three-year terms.

Current Board Members

Edie Ashton

Payson Peabody

Nick Gent

Anita Funcherss
Parent Member

Keith Wade Collins
Parent Member

Chris Daniels



Steve Pearcy

Karen Rivas

Annie Hsiao

Board members may be contacted at

Calendar of board meetings for 2018–19

August 28
September 25 (via WebEx)
October 23 - Annual Meeting
November 13
December 18
February 26
April 23
May 21

All meetings are at Meridian PCS and begin at 6:00 pm.

Calendar subject to change.  The calendar meets the Board’s annual required meetings, as per the by-laws of Meridian PCS.