Fort Mill School District
2233 Deerfield Drive, Fort Mill, SC 29715
P: (803) 548-2527 | F: (803) 547-4696
Transportation: (803) 802-1998

Board of Trustees

Kristy SpearsMrs. Kristy Spears - Chairwoman
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Mrs. Spears was elected to the Fort Mill School Board in 2016. She and her husband, Robert, live in Tega Cay with their daughter.

Spears is a long term resident of the area, having attended Fort Mill Schools from elementary through graduation from Fort Mill High School in 1986. She graduated from Clemson University in 1990 with a B.S. In Mathematics, where she was hired by Bank of America (then NCNB) into their technology division. She held multiple leadership positions in Project and Risk Management until retirement in 2014.

Mrs. Spears has always been an active volunteer in her daughter's schools. She has served multiple roles on PTO / PTA Boards, Parent Liaison Committee, School Improvement Council, and AdvancED Accreditation Committee for the Fort Mill School District. She was active in the Tega Cay Community Relations Committee. She Co-Chaired the successful 2015 Keep Our Schools Strong Bond Referendum Committee, which earned her the 2015 Volunteer of the Year award from the Tega Cay Area Chamber of Commerce.



Wayne BouldinMr. Wayne Bouldin -Vice Chairman
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Mr. Bouldin, a 25 year resident of Fort Mill, has served on the Fort Mill School Board since 2009, including a prior 2 year stint as Vice Chairman. Before his election to the school board, he was a tri-chair for the 2008 bond referendum, a $96 million referendum that allowed the district to build TCES, DBES, BTMS/NAFO stadium, and purchase land for future needs. He also served 7 years on School Improvement Councils at elementary, middle, and high school levels including leadership roles as chair at each level.

Mr. Bouldin is a graduate of NC State. He has 3 years of manufacturing industry experience in various engineering roles. He volunteers as First Responder and a First Responder Trainer.

He has served the community in many capacities in addition to his duties on the school board. Mr. Bouldin coached Fastpitch Softball for recreation league and travel teams for 7 years, has been a member of the Boy Scouts of America for 38 years, including 14 years on the Executive Board of the Palmetto Council (currently serving) and 8 years as Vice President of Programs, and former scoutmaster of Troop 108. He is a Silver Beaver award recipient, received  the Scouter of the Year recognition, is a Vigil member of the Order of the Arrow, and served as the Course Director for Wood Badge SR-1019 (adult leader training course).

Mr. Bouldin has been married to his wife, Harriett, for 30 years. They have two children, who both graduated from Fort Mill schools, and two grandchildren attending schools in the district currently. He has two daughters teaching in the district as well. Mr. Bouldin is a member St. John’s United Methodist Church, where he has served as a youth leader and member of the Praise Band. 


Tom AudetteMr. Tom Audette
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Mr. Audette was first elected to the Fort Mill School Board in 2012 and has been re-elected for a second term in 2016. He is employed by AT&T as a Regional Area Manager and his team oversees corporate clients throughout the Southeast, along with all their additional locations both domestic and internationally. He and his wife Dianne have 5 daughters, and 3 of his daughters attending school in the Fort Mill School District. Mr. Audette has earned an MBA from Columbia Southern University, BS from Eastern Oregon University, AS in Network Support and an AS in Programming from Champlain College and also a Certificate in Financial Planning from Saint Michael’s College. He has also earned a Six Sigma certification along with several SC State School Board certifications. Mr. Audette is involved in many Christian outreach programs. He also enjoys being a fishing and hunting outdoors sportsman.

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branningMrs. Michele Branning 
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Mrs. Branning was elected to the Fort Mill School Board in 2014. During her time on the board she has served as the chair for the policy committee, vice chairman and has served on the Strategic Planning Committee. She has earned Level 4 for outstanding boardmanship from the South Carolina School Boards Association.  She is the Region 13 Director for the South Carolina School Boards Association and serves on their legislative committee.

Michele is a Rotarian with the Fort Mill Rotary Club, a Rotary board member, a Paul Harris Fellow and the 2016 & 2017 Rotarian of the Year. She was the club President for the 2017-18 Rotary year.  She was instrumental in the monthly service projects impacting our community locally and abroad always using #ServiceAboveSelf, a motto she lives. She has received a Meritorious Mast from the Fort Mill High School JROTC and Eagle honor for her dedication and support to the cadets and program since 2013.

Mrs. Branning is current co-owner of a Power Sports business and is the former co-owner of several mobility facilities, which offer wheelchair accessible vehicles and equipment for people with special needs and disabilities. She and her husband Jim are the proud parents of Michael, a graduate of Fort Mill High School now attending the University of South Carolina and Nik, a 2012 graduate of Fort Mill High School and a graduate of Furman University now teaching conversational English and American culture in China. Michele is originally from Indiana and attended Purdue University.

Before being elected to the Board, Mrs. Branning was involved in Fort Mill Schools, spearheading Pleasant Knoll Elementary School’s inaugural Parent Teacher Organization where she served as President and was the 2013 Bond Referendum Co-Chair. Michele has served on School Improvement Councils at her children’s schools as well as holding numerous committee and board positions within all parent booster organizations. She was a founding member and board member for The Fort Mill Gridiron Club, serving as fundraising chairperson for the first 2 years as well as secretary. She is the past President and Vice President of the Fort Mill High School JROTC booster club.

 




Scott FrattaroliDr. Scott Frattaroli
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Dr. Scott Frattaroli has been married to his wife, Beth, for 19 years, and has two sons, Anthony, a freshman at Nation Ford High School and Dominic, a 4th grader at Springfield Elementary School. Dr. Frattaroli is a Corporate Training and Documentation Team Manager for TD Bank. Dr. Frattaroli received his Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University, his M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Winthrop University, and his Elementary Teaching Certification and B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Frattaroli worked in the Fort Mill School District for eighteen years. He taught second grade at Fort Mill Primary School, where he was named Teacher of the Year in 1999. He's served as the assistant principal at Riverview Elementary School, and the principal of Springfield Elementary School, Sugar Creek Elementary School, and Doby's Bridge Elementary School. He also served as the principal/project manager in charge of opening Sugar Creek Elementary School, Pleasant Knoll Elementary School, Doby's Bridge Elementary School, and Tega Cay Elementary School.

In addition to his previous work experience with the Fort Mill School District, Dr. Frattaroli has been involved in leadership with many outside civic and philanthropic organizations. He served as an adjunct professor in the Counseling and Leadership Department at Winthrop University. He served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Western Carolinas Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, the York County Boys and Girls Club, and the Follett Educational Services National Educators Advisory Board. He also has been Camp Director for Camp KUDOS, a camp for children with Type I Diabetes. He is currently an Elder at Unity Presbyterian Church.

 

Celia McCarterMrs. Celia McCarter 
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Celia McCarter was elected to Fort Mill District’s School Board of Trustees in 2018.  Phillip, her husband, and she moved to Fort Mill in 2003 where they raise their five children: Kyle (Junior, Clemson), Noah (Sophomore, Clemson), Ayden (Sophomore, NaFo), Lydia (6th, BTMS) and Quentin (3rd, DBES). 

Mrs. McCarter earned a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics/Actuarial Sciences and a minor in Spanish from the University System of Maryland.  In 2008, she became a small business franchisee.  In 2014, she founded and continues to operate Classic Cotillion, LLC where she teaches etiquette, social graces, soft skills and character education to students in North and South Carolina.   

Over the last 15 years, Celia McCarter volunteered in her children’s schools and for other schools in the district as well.  She served on PTO Boards at RVES and FMMS, and as Parent Liaison Committee Representative for RVES, DBES, FMMS, NaFo and LEAP.  She was Chair of School Improvement Councils (SIC) at DBES, FMMS and NaFo, and a Community Member/Parent Representative at RVES, BTMS and GHMS.    McCarter Co-Chairs Dancing With the Stars Fort Mill and Classroom Ready while serving as a Board Member for the Foundation For Fort Mill Schools.   In addition, she represented parents on the Fort Mill School District’s Strategic Planning Committee and on the Coordinated School Health Advisory Council.

 

Brian MurphyMr. Brian Murphy
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Brian Murphy was born and raised in Fort Mill. He is married to Joy L. Murphy, a special education teacher at Gold Hill Elementary. They have two elementary-age children, who both attend Gold Hill Elementary. Brian Murphy and his family are actively involved at Forest Hill Church, Fort Mill campus. Brian Murphy is a product of the Fort Mill School System, having graduated from Fort Mill High School in 1998. He went on to graduate from Winthrop University in 2002 with a bachelors in Business Administration. In 2008, Murphy earned his law degree from the University of South Carolina. Murphy returned to Fort Mill in 2010 and opened his law firm. He is an active member of the community, serving on the Board of Directors of the United Way of York County, the Board of Trustees of Fort Mill EMS, an active member of the Fort Mill Rotary Club, and a former member of the Board of Directors for the Foundation for Fort Mill Schools.