Board of Education Member Profiles

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 Kathryn Smith Chadwick

 Kathryn Smith Chadwick - Chair
500 Stacy Loop Road, Stacy, NC 28581
Phone: 252-723-0820
Email: [email protected]

Years on board: District 6; Took office December 2018; Term expires 2026

Occupation: Owner of Harkers Island RV Resort, Atlantic RV Resort, Wild Will's Revenge Restaurant in Atlantic, NC, and Retail Square in Otway

Education: Graduated from East Carteret High School; Attended Carteret Community College

Other Involvements: Member of Carteret County Public School Foundation; Past Chair and Board Member of Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center; Member of NC Fisheries Association, Fight for Cape Lookout; Attends Atlantic Missionary Baptist Church; Active with Boy Scout Troop 252; and Member of NC Scenic Byway Committee; Current Co-Chair of Down East Middle School Booster's Club and EOG test proctor volunteer; former Advisory Council member at Atlantic Elementary, Down East Middle and East Carteret High schools; former Co-Chair of Atlantic Elementary PTO.

 Katie Statler

 Katie Statler - Vice Chair
233 Legacy Lane, Newport, NC 28570
Phone: 252-725-3944
Email:[email protected]

Years on board: District 2; Took office December 2020; Term expires: 2024

Occupation: Surrogacy Coordinator

Education: Bachelor's degree in Family and Community Services, East Carolina University

Other involvements: Classroom volunteer; prior PTO president and prior Parent Advisory Council chair at Newport Elementary School

Brittany Wheatly

Brittany Wheatly  
206 Ash Lane, Beaufort, NC 28516
Phone: 252-241-7080
Email:[email protected]

Years on board: District 5; Took office December 2018; Term expires 2026

Occupation: Real Estate Broker

Education: Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration

Other involvements: Member and Sunday School teacher at St. Paul's Episcopal Church; classroom volunteer; member of Beaufort Ole Towne Rotary Club; former committee member of NC Pre-K Site Selection Subcommittee; former treasurer of Beaufort Elementary School PTO; EOG test proctor

Travis Day

Travis Day

708 Bay Street, Morehead City, NC 28557

Phone: 252-515-0101
Email[email protected] 

Years on board: District 4; Took office July 2016; Term expires: 2024 Occupation: Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Education: MBA with a concentration in finance and Bachelor's of science degree in business administration with finance concentration and minor in mathematical sciences/computer science from UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School; graduate of West Carteret High, Morehead City Middle and Camp Glenn Elementary (now Morehead City Elementary School)

Other involvements: former Parent Advisory Council member for Morehead City Middle, Morehead City Elementary (chair for two years) and Morehead City Primary; former chair of Carteret County AIG Parent Advisory Council and AIG County Plan rewrite committee; WatchDog for Morehead City Primary and Morehead City Elementary; Read Across America and EOG test proctor volunteer; Girls Youth Volleyball League coach for Morehead City Parks & Rec.; Adult Volleyball League team captain for Carteret County Parks & Rec.; faculty advisory for UNC's AKPsi Business Fraternity; First United Methodist Church finance committee member

Dennis Goodwin

Dennis Goodwin
1904 Clubhouse Drive, Morehead City, NC 28557
Phone: 252-222-0886
Email[email protected]


Years on board: District 3; Took office December 2020; Term expires: 2024

Occupation: Realtor / Retired military

Education: Graduate of West Carteret High School; Bachelor's degree in religion and philosophy from Atlantic Christian College (now Barton College); Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

Other Involvements: Member of Military Officers Association of America, 1st Infantry Division Association, 30th Infantry Division Association, American Legion, NC Military Historical Society, NC National Guard Association; Member Beaufort Ole Towne Rotary

 Clark Jenkins

Clark Jenkins
2610 Evans Street, Morehead City, NC 28557
Email[email protected]
Phone: 252-646-2626

Years on Board: District 3; Took office December 2018; Term expires 2026

Occupation: Owner of Heritage Cabinet Company and Heritage Contracting Services

Education: Bachelor of Arts in sociology with minor in business administration from Barton College, NC State University Current Board Areas of Oversight: Athletics, Buildings & Grounds, Transportation

Other involvements: Former chair and member of the NC Seafood Festival Board of Directors; Board of Trustees and High School Youth Leader at First United Methodist Church in Morehead City; Member of F3; Seashore Soccer League Coach; Morehead City Parks and Recreation Youth Volleyball Coach

 Dennis Goodwin  

Dana Vinson Mull

135 Peletier Shores, Peletier, NC  28584

Phone: 919-738-1281

Email: [email protected]


Years on board: District 1; Took office July 2022; Term expires: 2026


Occupation: Director of Sales at ZISK App


Education: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Human Resource Management, University of Mount Olive and UNC Charlotte.


Other Involvements: Classroom volunteer; prior Parent Advisory Council chair at MaST early college high school; and Former Level 2 & 3 TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Language) Instructor.