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Our Board of Directors

  • The George and Veronica Phalen Leadership Academies' Board of Directors is made up of passionate and talented individuals from Indiana and from across the country who all have had amazing success and determination in ensuring that children achieve at high levels and recieve the quality education that they deserve. PLA is unique in that its board represents the community we serve. Please see below to learn a little bit more about our board. 


    Marlin Jackson Super Bowl Championship cornerback, Indianapolis Colts;Executive Director, Fight for Life Foundation
    Kristopher Kingery Chief Education Officer, Gibraltar Design
    Earl Martin Phalen CEO, George and Veronica Phalen Leadership Academies
    James Phalen Retired Vice Chairman, State Street Global Advisors
    Fernando Reimers Ford Foundation Professor of Practice in International Education & Director of Global Education and International Education Policy, Harvard University


    Contact our National Board of Directors at

    PLA Board


    The July 16, 2024 board meeting will be held virtually.

    Zoom Conference Link: 


    All scheduled board meetings will be held at 4:30 PM ET unless otherwise noted. 

    Zoom Conference Link:

    Onsite Location:  4352 N. Mitthoeffer Road  

    Indianapolis, IN 46235



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