Board of Education Member Profiles

Clark Jenkins, Chair

Clark Jenkins - Chair
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 2022
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



Brittany Wheatly, Vice Chair

Brittany Wheatly - Vice Chair
206 Ash Lane, Beaufort, NC 28516
Phone: 252-241-7080
Email: [email protected]
Years on board: District 5; Took office December 2018; Term expires 2022
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



Kathryn Smith Chadwick

Kathryn Smith Chadwick
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 2022
Occupation: Owner of Chadwick Tire, Harkers Island RV Resort 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.



Travis Day

Travis Day
Address: 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
Address: 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



John "Bubba" McLean

John "Bubba" McLean
507 Deer Creek Drive, Cape Carteret, NC 28584
Phone: 252-422-8781
Email: [email protected]
Years on board: District 1; Took office July 2014; Term expires: 2022
Occupation: Owner of Coastal Property Management Group, LLC
Education: Bachelor of arts degree in history with minor in business administration from Elon University
Other Involvements: Member of Swansboro United Methodist Church; Carteret County Chamber of Commerce Board member; current Seashore Soccer League soccer coach and Carteret County Parks and Recreation Department basketball coach; volunteer at NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores



Katie Statler

Katie Statler
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: Small boutique owner
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; member of Rotary Club of Morehead City-Lookout