Raise DC Leadership Council

A Shared Vision

In order to achieve better results for all DC youth, civic leaders from the education, nonprofit, government, philanthropic, and private sectors have joined together to support Raise DC's high-level goals, as well as its Change Networks. The Leadership Council has committed to:

  • Align individual and collective action, advocacy, funding, and philanthropy to Raise DC’s goals
  • Promote the effective use of data for Raise DC’s goals, and commit to championing citywide, data-driven decision making
  • Provide leadership, advocacy, counsel, participation, accountability, on-the-ground work, and policy recommendations to the Change Networks

 

MEET THE MEMBERS

   MICHAEL AKIN  LINK Strategic Partners

MICHAEL AKIN
LINK Strategic Partners

   VIKI BETANCOURT  World Bank (retired)

VIKI BETANCOURT
World Bank (retired)

   KATHERINE BRADLEY  CityBridge Foundation

KATHERINE BRADLEY
CityBridge Foundation

   TAMARA COPELAND  Wash. Regional Association of Grantmakers

TAMARA COPELAND
Wash. Regional Association of Grantmakers

  DC Public Schools Chancellor

DC Public Schools Chancellor

   JOHN DEGIOIA  Georgetown University

JOHN DEGIOIA
Georgetown University

   MICHELA ENGLISH  Fight for Children (retired)

MICHELA ENGLISH
Fight for Children (retired)

   ALLISON GERBER  Annie E. Casey Foundation

ALLISON GERBER
Annie E. Casey Foundation

   NICKY GOREN  Meyer Foundation

NICKY GOREN
Meyer Foundation

   KEITH GORDON  Fight for Children

KEITH GORDON
Fight for Children

   ANNE GUNSTEENS  J. Willard & Alice S. Marriott Foundation

ANNE GUNSTEENS
J. Willard & Alice S. Marriott Foundation

   MIKE HARRELD  PNC Bank

MIKE HARRELD
PNC Bank

   MICHELE JOLIN  Results for America

MICHELE JOLIN
Results for America

   LORI KAPLAN  Latin American Youth Center

LORI KAPLAN
Latin American Youth Center

   JENNIFER LOCKWOOD-SHABAT  Wash. Area Women's Fndn.

JENNIFER LOCKWOOD-SHABAT
Wash. Area Women's Fndn.

   JESSICA LONG  Accenture

JESSICA LONG
Accenture

   RONALD MASON, JR.  University of the District of Coumbia

RONALD MASON, JR.
University of the District of Coumbia

   MAURA MARINO  Education Forward DC

MAURA MARINO
Education Forward DC

   PAT MCGUIRE  Trinity Washington University

PAT MCGUIRE
Trinity Washington University

   BRUCE MCNAMER  Greater Washington Community Foundation

BRUCE MCNAMER
Greater Washington Community Foundation

   SCOTT PEARSON  DC Public Charter School Board

SCOTT PEARSON
DC Public Charter School Board

   THOMAS PENNY  Donohoe Hospitality Services

THOMAS PENNY
Donohoe Hospitality Services

   AHNNA SMITH  Deputy Mayor for Education

AHNNA SMITH
Deputy Mayor for Education

   WALTER SMITH    DC Appleseed

WALTER SMITH
DC Appleseed

   PATTY STONESIFER  Martha's Table

PATTY STONESIFER
Martha's Table

   CAROL THOMPSON COLE  Venture Philanthropy Partners

CAROL THOMPSON COLE
Venture Philanthropy Partners

   HERBERT TILLERY  College Success Foundation DC

HERBERT TILLERY
College Success Foundation DC

   HEATHER WATHINGTON  See Forever Foundation

HEATHER WATHINGTON
See Forever Foundation

  KAREN WILLIAMS State Board of Education

KAREN WILLIAMS
State Board of Education

   DONNA WOODALL  Microsoft

DONNA WOODALL
Microsoft