Chantal Stevens joined the ACLU of North Carolina as Interim Executive Director in February 2020. Prior to joining the ACLU of North Carolina, Chantal worked in education for 20 years. Chantal started her career with the Research Foundation for CUNY. After leaving the Research Foundation she worked for The City College of New York, A Better Chance, The GO Project, and later, at the Oliver Scholars. Chantal currently runs her own consulting firm and works with nonprofit organizations on strategy, systems and process creation for finance, fundraising, board development, and programs.
Chantal holds a B.A. in Political Science and a M.S.Ed in Higher Education Administration from Bernard M. Baruch College. An active member of her community, Chantal served as a Board Member of St. Mark the Evangelist School for 5 years. For 13 years she served as a volunteer fundraiser and Parent Chair for the Annual Fund of the Spence School. For 12 years, Chantal served as an Advisory Board Member of the National Partnership for Educational Access. Since 2017, she’s been a Member of the Vestry of St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church and an Advisory Board Member of St. Bartholomew’s Community Preschool. In July 2019, she joined the Board of Great Oaks Charter School – New York.