The CMS management team is comprised of executive staff, learning community superintendents and other CMS leaders. To contact a member of the management team, click on the appropriate contact link and complete the form, including your name, address, phone number, email address, etc.
Laura FranciscoChief of Staff
Associate Superintendent, Student Services
Tracy RussChief Communications Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Carol StamperChief Operating Officer
Frank D. BarnesChief Equity Officer
Derek RootChief Technology Officer
Chief Engagement Officer / Ombudsman
Executive Director of Community Partnerships & Family Engagement
Talla RittenhouseExecutive Director,Strategy Management
Sonja GanttExecutive Director, CMS Public Schools Foundation
Associate Superintendent, Student Assignment and School Choice
Charlotte Nadja Trez
Executive Director, English Language Learner Services
Associate Superintendent for Personalization and School Partnerships
Tara Lynn SullivanCentral 2
Dr. Ann StalnakerExceptional Children
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