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

AMANDA ALEXANDER    DC Public Schools

AMANDA ALEXANDER
DC Public Schools

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

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    Marriott Foundation (retired)

ANNE GUNSTEENS
Marriott Foundation (retired)

MIKE HARRELD    PNC Bank (retired)

MIKE HARRELD
PNC Bank (retired)

MICHELE JOLIN    Results for America

MICHELE JOLIN
Results for America

LORI KAPLAN    Latin American Youth Center (retired)

LORI KAPLAN
Latin American Youth Center (retired)

PAUL KIHN Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education

PAUL KIHN
Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education

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

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

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

LUPI QUINTEROS-GRADY Latin American Youth Center

LUPI QUINTEROS-GRADY
Latin American Youth Center

ROBERT SIMMONS III Maya Angelou/See Forever Foundation

ROBERT SIMMONS III
Maya Angelou/See Forever Foundation

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

KAREN WILLIAMS    State Board of Education

KAREN WILLIAMS
State Board of Education

DONNA WOODALL    Microsoft

DONNA WOODALL
Microsoft