Board of Directors
Rahsan-Rahsan Lindsay (Co-Chair)
EVP, Advertising Sales & Marketing, TV One
Clara Markowicz (Co-Chair)
Dr. Farah Griffin (Co-Vice Chair)
William B. Ransford Professor of English, Comparative Literature and African American Studies, Columbia University
Ross Haime (Co- Vice Chair)
Agent - Innovative Artists
Stephen C. Graham (Treasurer)
Investment Banker (retired)
Dr. B. Alan Echtenkamp (Secretary)
Founder, Organizational Psychologist, Slingshot Leadership
Paul E. Butler
President & Chief Transformation Officer, New America
Founder, V and C Custom, Inc.
Broker, Stribling & Associates
Damon Hewitt, Esq.
Executive Vice President, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Distinguished Lecturer (retired), Austin W. Marxe School of Public & International Affairs, Baruch College (CUNY)
Writer; Professor of Writing and Literature (retired)
Rashida K. La Lande, Esq.
Global General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Kraft Heinz
Founder & Senior Partner, Frontline Solutions
Ravi J. Mallik
Managing Partner Sand, Dollar Capital
Investment Partner, 2M Companies, Inc.
Dr. Alondra Nelson
President, Social Science Research Council
Dr. Pedro A. Noguera
Dean, Rossier School of Education, University of Southern California
Michelle Ores, Esq.
Co-Head, Revolt TV
Director of Secondary School Placement, New Canaan Country School
Parent Member; Teacher (Retired), Central Park East II
Youth Alumna, Licensed Massage Therapist
Reverend John Vaughn
Executive Pastor, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Atlanta, GA
Tiffany R. Warren
Executive Vice President, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Sony Music Group
Douglas H. White, Esq.
Former Commissioner for Human Rights, New York State & former Commissioner of Personnel, City of New York
Writer & Producer
Brianne Garcia Ziff