Board of Directors

Dave Monaco, Chair
Head of School
Parish Episcopal School

Tanya McDonald, Vice Chair
Co-creator
It’s Lonely at the Top!

Laura Whitley, Secretary
Attorney
Haynes & Boone

Justin Reeves, Treasurer
Partner
Weaver Accounting

Alan Cohen
CEO
Child Poverty Action Lab

Margaret Hirsch
Executive Director
Hirsch Family Foundation

Dr. Pamela Lear
Chief of Staff
Dallas ISD

Karen Pollock
Community Volunteer/Philanthropist


Dr. Mark Ramirez

Executive Director
Dallas ISD

Miguel Solis
Deputy Director
Coalition for a New Dallas

Abigail Williams
Founder & CEO
United to Learn

Advisory Council

Cristina Barbosa
Executive Director
Michael Young Family Foundation

Ruth Burke
Associate Head of School
Episcopal School of Dallas

Laura Day
Executive Director
Institute for Social Impact
The Hockaday School

Betsy Healy
Grants Director
Harold Simmons Foundation

Dr. Joan Hill
Head of School
The Lamplighter School

Regen Horchow
Chairman
Early Matters Dallas

Mary Jalonick
Community Volunteer/Philanthropist

Sophia Johnson
Founder & President
Alpha Business Images, LLC

Michelle Kinder
Speaker and Writer

Ashwina Kirpalani
Managing Director
Commit Partnership

Candace Krause
Principal
Krause Strategies

Ben Leal
President
Addy Family Foundation

Carolyn Miller
Community Volunteer/Philanthropist

Heather O’Neill
Senior Underwriter
AXA XL

D’Ann Riemer
Community Volunteer/Equity Activist

Byron Sanders
President & CEO
Big Thought

Nicole Small
President
LH Holdings, Inc.
Lyda Hill Foundation

Dottie Smith
President
Commit Partnership

Lisa Stewart
Director of Outreach Ministries
Highland Park United Methodist Church

Angie Torres
Executive Director
Dallas ISD

Dawne Tribolet
Community Volunteer/Philanthropist

Rev. Matthew Tuggle
Executive Minister
Highland Park United Methodist Church

Deborah Walker
Owner
Deborah Walker & Associates

Debbie Wilson
Vice President of Operations
Lafayette Properties, Inc.

Angela Woodson
Director of Service Learning & Community Service
Greenhill School