Board of Directors

Alan Cohen
CEO
Child Poverty Action Lab

Margaret Hirsch, Secretary
Executive Director
Hirsch Family Foundation

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

Dave Monaco, Chair
Head of School
Parish Episcopal School

Karen Pollock
Community Volunteer/Philanthropist

Dr. Mark Ramirez
Executive Director
Dallas ISD

Justin Reeves
Partner
Weaver

Laura Whitley
Attorney
Haynes & Boone

Abigail Williams
Executive Director
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

Regen Fearon
Chairman
Early Matters Dallas

Besty Healy
Grants Director
Harold Simmons Foundation

Mary Jalonick
Community Volunteer/Philanthropist

Michelle Kinder
Speaker and Writer

Ashwina Kirpalani
Managing Director
Commit Partnership

Doug Miller
Partner and CFO
Firehouse Agency

Heather O’Neill
Senior Underwriter
AXA XL

D’Ann Riemer
Community Volunteer

Nicole Small
President
LH Holdings, Inc.
Lyda Hill Foundation

Angie Torres
Executive Director
Dallas ISD

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