Isle of Wight County Schools

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The Isle of Wight County School Board is composed of five members who are elected by county voting district. They are elected to four-year staggered terms in November, with service beginning on January 1 of the year following the election. The chairman and vice chairman are elected annually during the January organizational board meeting.
Mrs. Jacqueline W. Carr, Chairman
Carrsville District
current term expires 12/31/21

Jacqueline Carr was appointed to the School Board in January 2017. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Christopher Newport University and a Masters Degree in School Administration and Leadership from The George Washington University. Mrs. Carr spent twenty-eight of her thirty-three years in education in Isle of Wight County Schools serving as a classroom teacher, lead teacher, parent liaison, assistant principal at Carrollton Elementary, principal at Carrsville Elementary, and retired in 2014 as Director of Elementary Education.


Mrs. Carr is ready to take on yet another role and work diligently to ensure students get the best education in this ever changing world for the tax dollars spent. She is motivated by the fact that she can be a part of a great team in making a positive impact for our students in the incredible community we serve.

Mrs. Denise Tynes, Vice-Chairman
Smithfield District
current term expires 12/31/23
Denise Tynes  was elected to the Isle of Wight County School Board in November 2019. She previously served on the School Board from 2011 to 2014.  She is a class of 1975 graduate of Smithfield High School, earned her Bachelor's Degree from Norfolk State University and her Master's Degree from Hampton University. Mrs. Tynes is also a former member of the Smithfield Town Council and the Virginia Municipal League Legislative Committee.  She has served on numerous community boards and steering committees, including the Western Tidewater Community Service Board and the Blackwater Regional Library Board.

As a former special education educator with IWCS, Mrs. Tynes is motivated to ensure all students have the best education possible. A self-described advocate for the less fortunate and mistreated, her compassionate nature is evident in her work throughout Isle of Wight County.
Mrs. Victoria Hulick
Newport District
current term expires 12/31/23
Mrs. Victoria (Vicky)  Hulick was elected to the board in November of 2015. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Marine Environmental Science from State University of New York Maritime College, and a Master’s of Science in Education with a focus on literacy from Old Dominion University. Mrs. Hulick has also been a teacher of Earth Science and AP Environmental Science as well as a girls lacrosse coach.
Mrs. Hulick is the parent of 3 children in Isle of Wight County Schools. She is also a member of the P.T.A.  "We all need to work together, not only to make our schools better, but to make our community better."
Mrs. Julia W. Perkins
Windsor District
current term expires 12/31/23
Mrs. Julia W. Perkins was elected to the school board in November 2011.  Mrs. Perkins holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Radford University and a Master of Arts degree in Teaching from UNC-Chapel Hill.  She retired in 2008 as Lead Teacher at Windsor High School where she was previously a science teacher, bus driver, coach, and athletic director.  She is also a former Chair of the Paul D. Camp Community College Board and currently serves as a member of the Isle of Wight County Social Services Board.

Mrs. Perkins’ focus as a board member is based on her “students first” philosophy.  She believes that instruction--teaching and learning, must always be the board’s top priority.  Her priorities are to promote policies and practices that put students first, specifically  those that: 1) target achievement gaps among student sub-groups and promote the achievement of all students,  2) concentrate on maintaining high standards and providing a rigorous curriculum, and 3) focus on hiring, growing, and retaining high quality teachers.
Mr. Alvin Wilson
Hardy District
current term expires 12/31/21
Mr. Alvin Wilson was voted to serve on the school board in January 2015 and elected to complete the unexpired term in November 2015. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Virginia Union University; and both a Master of Science (M.S.) in Biology and a Master of Education (M. Ed.) in Educational Administration and Supervision from Virginia State College (now University). Having served in education for over 40 years, Mr. Wilson is now retired from his tenure in Virginia and North Carolina.  Mr. Wilson is owner and proprietor of Alvin and Son's Barber Shop located in Smithfield, VA and serves on the Board of Trustees at Emmanuel Baptist Church. He is a former member and past chairman of the Isle of Wight County Board of Zoning and Appeals.