Meet the Board

The Revolution Academy Board of Directors is committed to giving parents and students in the Piedmont Triad a high quality educational option.  With experience in charter schools, governance, law, finance, and education, the RA Board is well situated to open and operate an excellent NC charter school.

John Nosek


John is a residential Realtor, and business owner in Greensboro.  upon graduating from the Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, John served as an officer in the Marine Corps.  After his service, John moved back to Greensboro to enter into the industrial sales world.  After a number of years traveling, John changed careers to allow him to start a family.  Education is very important to John and his family and choice in schooling is critical to student success.

Jon Hardister

Board Member

First elected to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2012, Hardister now serves as NC House Majority Whip.  He currently serves on several House committees including ABC, Appropriations, Banking, Education, Elections, Judiciary, and Transportation.  He is also the Vice President for Marketing of First Carolina Mortgage.

John Kreider

Vice Chairman

Jonathan Kreider is an attorney who owns his own practice, Kreider Law, in Greensboro.  Jon is a former District Court Judge having twice been appointed by theGovernor to serve on the bench.  He is a graduate of Wake Forest University School of Law and practices in the areas of family law and civil litigation.  Jon has a passion for child-focused education and empowering great teachers.  He and his wife, Kathryn, and twin sons live in Greensboro.

Elaine Graziano


Elaine has spent over 30 years in education, teaching in Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, and North Carolina. Her areas of certification include Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Business Education, and Advanced Learner Education. In Greensboro, she has taught in both the Guilford County School System and at Cornerstone Charter Academy, where she retired in June of 2017. With grandchildren in elementary and middle school, Elaine’s interests remain in children’s education by providing the best environment and tools for success.

Lisa Walker


Lisa has taught high school English in both the traditional and virtual classroom for 9 years.  She completed her undergraduate degree in Communications at Elon University and her Master’s of Science at NC A&T State University in Adult Education.  Currently, Lisa is a stay-at-home mother to three daughters and has served in various volunteer leadership roles with the Parent/ Teacher Organization (PTO) at her children’s school.  She remains deeply committed to education and firmly believes that school choice plays an integral role in student success and overall achievement.

Jon Brewer

Board Member, parent representative

Jon grew up in the Greensboro area where he now lives with his wife, Megan, and four children.  His three oldest children will start at Revolution Academy in the fall.  He has attended Guilford Technical Community College and West Virginia University.  He works in senior management at a local small business, Structural Steel.  He has served our community in many different ways with different roles in public service including private security work.  He currently volunteers during his free time with North Carolina Project Life Saver.  Jon believes that education is the foundation for a bright future.  He recognizes that having a choice about which type of school best fits a family will guarantee long term success.

Board Meetings

The Board of Directors holds regular monthly meetings on the third Thursday of each month.  Meetings are open to the public and include a time for public comments.  Unless otherwise noted, meetings will take place at 6:30 pm at 3800 Oak Ridge Rd. in Summerfield.

July 15, 2021

August 8, 2021 – Special Board Meeting, 6:00 pm, email Mrs. Sauer for login information

August 19, 2021 – Zoom link:

Meeting ID: 845 5453 0831
Passcode: JWz5jg

August 26, 2021 – Special Board Meeting, zoom link:

Meeting ID: 838 0167 4290
Passcode: 9cPCa9

September 16, 2021 – The meeting will be held in person, but you may join with the following link as well:

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 811 5745 4118
Passcode: y5q8rd

September 30, 2021 – Special Virtual Board Meeting, 12:00 pm

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 811 1081 7802
Passcode: mrm6SS

October 8, 2021 – Special Board Meeting, 8:30 am

October 28, 2021

November 18, 2021

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 831 6444 9036
Passcode: tzm5a9

December 8, 2020 – Special Board Meeting, 5:30 pm, 1175 Revolution Mill Dr., Suite 3

December 16, 2021

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 812 5404 5212
Passcode: PCPJ92

January 20, 2022

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 830 6436 2836
Passcode: d0DiX4

February 17, 2022

March 17, 2022

April 21, 2022

May 19, 2022

June 16, 2022