Board of Trustees

Amelia Warren Tyagi
Board Chair
Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer
Business Talent Group

Mark Alexander
Board Vice-Chair
Professor of Law
Seton Hall University of Law

Ruth Wooden
Board Treasurer
President (retired)
Public Agenda

Wendy Puriefoy
Board Secretary
Director of Education
Barr Foundation

Janet Dewart Bell
Communications Strategist and
Management Consultant

Ben Binswanger
Former Vice President
The Skoll Foundation

Rev. Janet McCune Edwards
Co-Moderator and Board Member
More Light Presbyterians

Robert Franklin
President Emeritus
Morehouse College

Gina Glantz
Visiting Adjunct Lecturer
Kennedy School of Government

Amy Hanauer
Executive Director
Policy Matters Ohio

Connie Cagampang Heller
Linked Fate Fund for Justice

Sang Ji
Firm Partner
White & Case, LLC

Van Jones
President and Co-Founder
Rebuild the Dream

Clarissa Martínez-De-Castro
Director of Immigration and National Campaigns
National Council of La Raza

Heather McGhee

Mary Mountcastle
Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation

Rashad Robinson
Executive Director
Color of Change

Janet Shenk
Senior Program Officer
Panta Rhea Foundation

Adele Simmons 
Vice-Chair and Senior Executive
Chicago Metropolis 2020


Charles R. Halpern
Founding Board Chair Emeritus
Scholar in Residence, Boalt Hall School of Law
University of California, Berkeley

Ernest Tollerson (on leave)
Director, Policy & Media Relations
Metropolitan Transportation Authority