Board & Advisors

Meet our Board of Directors and Advisors who help us bring world class ideas and practice to all areas of education in Delaware.

Fred C. Sears II

President and CEO, Delaware Community Foundation (retired)

Fred Sears has been president and CEO of the Delaware Community Foundation since December 2002. Through his work with the Foundation, he encourages individuals, businesses, and organizations to engage in long-term charitable giving in order to improve the statewide community, now and in the future. Prior to taking on the leadership of the Delaware Community Foundation, Fred had a 38-year career in banking, most recently as president of Commerce Bank/Delaware. Fred has been a member of the Board of Directors of more than 20 nonprofit organizations and currently also serves on the boards of Christiana Care Medical Center, the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce, the Diamond State Port Corporation, the Wilmington Housing Partnership, and the United Way of Delaware. He is a member of the Delaware Business Roundtable and the Wilmington Rotary Club.