Mrs. Cindy Register Love, PhD
Cindy Register Love is an accomplished leader in higher education with a proven track record in curriculum development, personnel and project management, and soft skills development and training. She has been recognized for achievements in curriculum design and student-centered initiatives that fostered both academic and early career success. Cindy is known among her colleagues as one who is passionate about student success, always seeking innovative methods to support students in reaching their fullest potential.
She is CEO of Success Dimension and a Certified Emotional Intelligence Consultant. Her published research on an Emotional Intelligence Curriculum revealed a significant increase in college students’ intrapersonal and interpersonal skills and indicated a direct linked to team success.
Cindy is married to Emmanuel Love and both of their children attend Voyager Academy: Jordan Love, a rising 10th grader and Saige Love, a rising 6th grader. As a parent and professional, Cindy believes that in the ideal educational environment, students will develop both their IQ and EQ – Emotional Quotient (Emotional Intelligence). She looks forward to serving on the Board of Directors and having the opportunity to contribute to student and organizational success.
Ms. Stephanie Brennan
Stephanie has three children attending Voyager Academy, including twins who started at Voyager in Voyager’s first kindergarten class.
Stephanie is a special deputy attorney general with the North Carolina Attorney General’s office, where she represents North Carolina’s public universities and practices education law. She is married to Matt Brennan who is a cardiologist in Durham. She is a member of Duke Memorial United Methodist Church and has served a parent representative with the Durham Summer Swim League. She previously served on Voyager’s School improvement team.
Stephanie is originally from a small town in Nebraska and has strong public school roots. She is an avid reader. She loves many things about Voyager, but is particularly enthusiastic about project-based learning and the community’s emphasis on empathy.
Ms. Jaronda Ingram
Jaronda Ingram launched her professional career through GE’s Operations Management Leadership Program where she took on roles of increasing responsibility in Engineering, Supply Chain Operations, and Project Management. She is currently pursuing her Six Sigma Black Belt Certification in her role as a Senior Buyer at Zoetis.
Since moving to the triangle in 2010, Jaronda has been active in several organizations including the Society of Women Engineers Eastern NC Professional Chapter, and the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. She has also served on the Board of Directors of Partners for Youth (Opportunity) and the Junior League of Durham and Orange Counties.
Jaronda holds bachelor’s degrees in Physics and Mechanical Engineering, and master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration. She lives with her husband and daughter in Durham, North Carolina, and enjoys shopping, SEC football, and art.
Ms. Terri Smith
Ms. Jenny Hibbard
Ms. Barbara Baker
Barbara, a long-time resident of Durham, is a retired educator, having worked in NC Community Colleges for 35 years as a librarian and an administrator of multiple programs. She retired as Vice President for Student Services at Durham Technical Community College. She holds degrees from Western Piedmont Community College, UNC-Asheville, and UNC-Chapel Hill.
She is active in the community as a member and former officer of the Kiwanis Club of Tobaccoland, as a sustaining member of the Junior League of Durham and Orange counties , and as a member and current officer of the Beta Iota Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International (for key women educators), She has served on the Boards of Directors of Durham’s Partnership for Children (Smart Start), the Central Carolina Chapter of the American Red Cross, and the Greater Durham United Way. She has successfully completed leadership training with the Chambers of Commerce of Greater Durham and Chapel Hill-Carrboro and, through NC State University, the NC Department of Community Colleges.
As an educator she has participated in many professional associations, most notably serving as president of the NC Library Association and as an accreditation committee member for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS).
Ms. Zion Tankard
Zion Tankard earned her Bachelors degree in Family & Child Development and Masters in Business Administration from Liberty University. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Education from Southeastern Theological Seminary.
As the grand daughter of a civil rights leader, Zion has worked in community advocacy and women‘s rights for the last several years. She serves on the Durham County Women’s Commission, and as co-facilitator for Partners Against Crime District 2.
She is a resident of Durham, wife, and mother of four.