PCPCS Announces Ana Meyers as New Executive Director
February 28, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Ana Meyers to be new PCPCS Executive Director
The Board of Trustees of the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools (PCPCS) selected Ana Meyers as its next Executive Director, replacing Bob Fayfich who will be retiring at the end of March.
In her new position, Ana will be responsible for driving the PCPCS mission of achieving choice for parents, high quality for students, and fiscal accountability for taxpayers in Pennsylvania’s K-12 educational system.
Ana moves to this position from being Director of Legislative Affairs for LeadingAge PA and, before that, Director of Policy and Legislative Affairs for the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue. She also served as Pennsylvania Field Director for FreedomWorks, advocating for school choice and charter reform legislation. In all of those roles she developed a deep knowledge of the legislative process and a stellar reputation with legislators. Ana is a native of Brazil, earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and International Business from Baylor University, and is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese as well as English.
“We were extremely fortunate to have a lot of outstanding candidates interested in this position” said Toni Rath, President of the PCPCS Board, “and even more fortunate to have a person with Ana’s passion, experience, and capabilities accept the role. We are excited to be working with her.”
One of the first actions Ana will undertake is a statewide listening and learning tour of charter schools to hear directly from the charter school leaders what issues they face and how PCPCS can be most effective in contribution their success.
PCPCS is the largest, oldest, most inclusive, and most effective organization in Pennsylvania dedicated to the creation and growth of high-performing charter schools