Board of Trustees

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


Board Members

Jennifer Johnson-Mitchell | Board President
Attorney, The Law Office of Jennifer Johnson Mitchell, PLLC




Patrick Smith | Board Vice President
City of Memphis




Phyllis Fickling | Board Member
Government Affairs Advisor, Shelby County Government




K. Hunt 2Katherine Hunt | Board Member
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, 1475 East Shelby Drive Memphis, TN 38116 in the school theater. All board meetings are open to the public. If you would like to be placed on an upcoming board meeting agenda, please send notice to the board one week prior to attendance. Along with viewing board meeting dates below, please feel free to download past board meeting agendas and minutes.

Scheduled DatesAgendas & Minutes
2016-09-152016-09-29 (rescheduled)
2016-05-122016-07-21 (rescheduled)
2015-09-172015-09-24 (rescheduled)
2015-07-162015-06-11 (rescheduled)
2015-05-20 (rescheduled)
2014-11-132014-12-04 (rescheduled)
2014-09-182014-09-25 (rescheduled)
2014-03-202014-05-15 (rescheduled)
2013-11-14 (rescheduled)
2013-07-182013-08-20 (rescheduled)


Board Policies

Based on City University Schools charter, City University Schools Board of Trustees has founded 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