Board of Directors


The Hon. William A. Thorne
Former Judge, Utah Court of Appeals


Lauren Smith, M.D., M.P.H.
Former Interim Commissioner and
Former Medical Director
Massachusetts Department of Public Health


Andrew J. Schneider-Muñoz, Ed.D.
Chief Advancement Officer & Director
National Center for Innovation & Excellence
Brevard Family Partnership


Lisa Karlisch
Engagement Director
Real Change Strategies


Fred Bollerer
Director Emeritus
Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art and Design

Leonard Burton
Chief Operating Officer
Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative

Dan Cardinali
Communities In Schools

Carol Emig
Child Trends

Rob Geen
Director, Policy Reform and Advocacy
Annie E. Casey Foundation

Robert J. Kenney, Jr.
Of Counsel
Hogan Lovells US LLP

Judy Nee
Executive Vice President/General Manager
AlphaBEST Education, Inc.

Gregory R. Niblett
Former President & CEO
Academy for Educational Development
Former Chief Strategy Officer
FHI 360

Brenda Lilienthal Welburn
Former Executive Director
National Association of State Boards of Education

Don Winstead
Don Winstead Consulting, LLC
Former Deputy Secretary
Florida Department Children & Families
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Human Services Policy
U. S. Department of Health & Human Services