Board of Directors

Classical Conversations Foundation
Board Of Directors

Our board of directors are volunteers and serve without pay.
They are all employees or former employees of Classical Conversations.
Brian R. Gilpin, President

Brian R. Gilpin, President

Brian serves as president and oversees the day-to-day operations of the CC Foundation. In addition, he serves Classical Conversations where he is responsible for promoting organizational excellence through process improvement initiatives. He and his wife Kirsty are strong advocates for homeschooling and have two children, Kate and Luke.

Sherry Swigart, Chairperson

Sherry Swigart, Chairperson

Sherry serves as chairperson and has served Classical Conversations for many years in different leadership roles including national director. She currently serves as the project manager for The Math Map curriculum and other special initiatives. She has four children that are all homeschool graduates of Classical Conversations.

Robert Bortins, Treasurer

Robert Bortins, Treasurer

Robert serves as treasurer and currently serves Classical Conversations as CEO. Robert is also a member of the board of directors of Homeschool Now USA and is on the academic board of the Classical Learning Test. Robert and his wife April have three young children. Their daughter, Lily, is in her fourth year in CC’s Foundations program.

Cyndi Widman, Secretary

Cyndi Widman, Secretary

Cyndi serves as secretary and was the first employee for Classical Conversations. She served for many years as senior editor. She is now retired, but she still gives her time to serve the Classical Conversations Foundation.

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