Board of Trustees

City University Schools Board of Trustees is the primary governance and oversight body for the campuses. The overarching responsibility of the Board is to ensure integrity of the mission and vision of City University Schools is maintained at all times.

Board President

Jennifer Johnson-Mitchell
Attorney, The Law Office of Jennifer Johnson Mitchell, PLLC



Board Vice President

Patrick Smith
Compliance & Company Administrator, City of Memphis

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Board Member

Phyllis Fickling
Government Affairs Advisor, Shelby County Government

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Board Member

Katherine Hunt
Mathematics Educator, Shelby County Schools


Board Meetings

City University Schools Board of Trustees meets bimonthly promptly at 6:00pm, unless otherwise noted, at City University Schools in the school theater. All board meetings are open to the public. If you would like to be on an upcoming board meeting agenda, please send notice to the board one week prior to attendance. Along with viewing upcoming board meeting dates below, please feel free to download past board meeting agendas and minutes.

Upcoming Board Meetings


Board Meeting Agendas and Minutes


Board Policies

Based on City University Schools charter, City University Schools Board of Trustees has school policies. Tennessee law mandates that charter schools must make school policies available to the public. To view City University Schools' policies, please download our school handbooks:

City University School of Liberal Arts Handbook

City University School Boys Preparatory Handbook

City University School Girls Preparatory Handbook

City University School of Independence Handbook