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 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 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 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.
Shawna Howell, Secretary
Shawna serves as secretary and has held various leadership roles within Classical Conversations. As a home educator for almost 30 years, she is passionate about supporting parents in intentionally discipling their children. She looks forward to continuing that passion as she supports the Classical Conversations Foundations in the role of secretary.