Peer Power Leadership

Leadership

  • Charles McVean, Founder and Chairman Emeritus
  • William Sehnert, Executive Director
  • Dennis Ring, Development Director
  • Kelly Naro, Treasurer

Board of Directors

  • Katherine Kaelin, Chair
  • Jim Barton, Jr.
  • Bo Braswell
  • Doug Carpenter
  • Tyree Daniels
  • Dr. Jerre & Anne Freeman
  • Rajiv Grover, Phd.
  • Josh Lackie
  • Dow McVean
  • Susan Plunkett
  • Dynisha Woods
  • Philip Wunderlich

    Chair in Memoriam
  • Margaret Taylor, Director 2005-2015


Program Directors

  • Matthew Carney:  Havenview Middle School
  • Michael King:  East High School
  • Malcom Rawls:  Whitehaven High School
  • Cortney Richardson: Whitehaven High School
  • Austin Taylor: Kingsbury High School

 
Peer Power Institute:

211 Ball Hall, University of Memphis
3798 Walker Ave, Memphis, TN 38111

  • Chris Xa: Director of Research
  • Marygrace Hemme, PhD. Director of Academics
  • Gabrielle Ford: Director of Human Resources

 Corporate Office:

850 Ridge Lake Blvd, Suite 1, Memphis, TN 38120 

  • Dennis Ring: Director of Community

Life is a competitive sport.

Matthew Carney

Matthew Carney is a graduate of the University of Memphis. He holds a degree in Anthropology with a minor in Religious Studies. Matt is a US Army veteran with two tours of duty in Iraq. He knows the value of discipline, hardwork and education.

 He began working with Peer Power in 2015 as a Success Coach at Whitehaven High School. Matthew is also a certified instructor at Peer Power ACT University helping students from all over Shelby County prepare for the ACT exam. In 2017, Matthew became the Associate Program Director at Havenview Middle and continues to work in and out of the classroom helping to make the education experience and the future for today's young scholars,,,, ten times better!