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.

Gabriel “Gabe” Abdellatif - Youth Member, America's Promise Alliance

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

Alexis Creamer - Youth Member, America's Promise Alliance

Steven Culbertson - President and CEO, Youth Service America

Carol Emig - President, Child Trends

Kiara Gilbert - Youth Member, America's Promise Alliance

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)

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

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

William "Will" Powers - Youth Member, America's Promise Alliance

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 January 4, 2019