Alliance Trustees

Our Trustees are national leaders from all sectors who shape America’s Promise Alliance strategies, champion its initiatives and advise the Board of Directors.

Nicole Anderson - Executive Director, Philanthropy, AT&T Foundation
Robert Balfanz  - Co-Director, Everyone Graduates Center
Joe Louis Barrow - CEO, The First Tee
JoAnn Bartoletti - Executive Director, National Association of Secondary School Principals
Julie Bell - Group Director, Education Program, National Conference of State Legislatures
Jay Berkelhamer - Past President, American Academy of Pediatrics
John Bridgeland - President and CEO, Civic Enterprises
Michael Brown - CEO and Co-Founder, City Year
Eliza Byard - Executive Director, Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
Daniel Cardinali - President, Communities In Schools
Jim Clark - President, Boys & Girls Clubs of America
AnnMaura Connolly - President, Voices for National Service
Steven Culbertson - President and CEO, Youth Service America
Carol Emig - President, Child Trends
Jodi Grant - Executive Director, Afterschool Alliance
Kim Green - Executive Director, National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium
Patricia de Stacy Harrison - President and CEO, Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Tracy Hoover - President, Points of Light
JD Hoye - President, National Academy Foundation
Sandy Husk - CEO, Advancement Via Individual Determiniation (AVID)
Zartashia Javid - Youth Member, America's Promise Alliance
Sanah Jivani - Youth Member, America's Promise Alliance
Bryan Joffe - Project Director, American Association of School Administrators
Clifford Johnson - Executive Director, Institute for Youth Education and Families, National League of Cities
Irv Katz - President and CEO, National Human Services Assembly
Bruce Lesley - President, First Focus
Bethany Little - Managing Partner, America Achieves
Robert Mahaffey - Director of Communications, Rural School & Community Trust, and President, Organizations Concerned about Rural Education (OCRE)
Carissa Moffat Miller - Deputy Executive Director, Council of Chief State School Officers
Marc Morial - President and CEO, National Urban League
Anne Mosle - Executive Director, ASCEND, The Aspen Institute
Ola Ojewumi - Youth Member, America’s Promise Alliance
Cheryl Oldham - Vice President, Institute for a Competitive Workforce, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Jason Patnosh - Associate Vice President, Community HealthCorps, National Association of Community Health Centers
Kent Pekel - President & CEO, Search Institute
Karen Pittman - Co-Founder, President and CEO, Forum for Youth Investment
Isabel Sawhill - Co-Director, Center on Children and Families/Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution
David Shapiro - President and CEO, MENTOR
Jennifer Sirangelo - President and CEO, National 4-H Council
Aaron Smith - Co-Founder and Executive Director, Young Invincibles
Kenneth Smith - President, Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG)
Ralph Smith - Managing Director, The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading
Wendy Spencer - CEO, Corporation for National & Community Service
Adria Steinberg - Vice President, Pathways through Postsecondary, Jobs for the Future
Stacey Stewart - US President, United Way Worldwide
Chris Stiles - Director, Human Resources, State Farm
Dorothy Stoneman - Founder and CEO, YouthBuild USA
Lester Strong - CEO, AARP Experience Corps
Jose Antonio Tijerino - President and CEO, Hispanic Heritage Foundation
Cathy Tisdale - President & CEO, Campfire
Roger Weissberg - Chief Knowledge Officier, Collaborative for Academic, Social, & Emotional Learning (CASEL)
Chip Wheeler - Vice President, VOYA Foundation
Brent Wilkes - National Executive Director, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
Bob Wise - President, Alliance for Excellent Education


Updated February 5, 2016