Who We Are

We are dedicated to ensuring success for our students to and through college.

Board of Directors

Janet Walkow

Janet Walkow, PhD
Chair
Executive Director & Chief Technology Officer, Drug Dynamics Institute at The University of Texas in Austin

Kathy Burrell

Kathy Burrell
Vice Chair
Senior Vice President, Bank of America

Lisa Kennedy

Lisa Kennedy
Secretary
Principal, The Kennedy Collaborative

Anna Sanchez

Anna Sanchez
Treasurer
Senior Vice President Commercial Banking, Wells Fargo

Katherine McLane

Katherine McLane
Past Chair
Founder, The Mach 1 Group

Ellen Richards

Ellen Richards
Chair Emeritus
Ann Richards School Foundation

Becky Beaver

Becky Beaver
Law Office of Becky Beaver

Karen Burgess

Karen Burgess
Burgess Law

Maria Cruz

Maria Cruz
Customer Success Manager – Advanced Services, Oracle

James Flieller

James Flieller
Community Volunteer

Berta Fogerson

Berta Fogerson
Principal Liaison, Young Women’s Preparatory Network

Pat Forgione Jr., PhD

Pat Forgione Jr., PhD
Community Volunteer

Peggy Hanley | Executive Director

Peggy Hanley
Executive Director, Ann Richards School Foundation

Susan Johnson

Susan Johnson, PhD
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Tricia Katz

Tricia Katz
Magic Leap

Lynn McBee

Lynn McBee
Chief Executive Officer, Young Women’s Preparatory Network

LaVerne Morris-Parker | City of Austin

LaVerne Morris-Parker
City of Austin

Jewel Mullen

Jewel Mullen
Dell Medical School

Lisa Owens

Lisa Owens
Central Health

Candace Partridge

Candace Partridge
Psychotherapist

Victor Saenz

Victor Saenz, PhD
Department Chair, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
Fellow, The University of Texas at Austin | College of Education

Shamina Singh

Shamina Singh
Mastercard

Christann Vasquez
Chief Operating Officer, Ascension Texas

Kristen Vassallo
Deputy State Director at The Nature Conservancy

Rina VonFrisch

Rina VonFrisch
Kendra Scott

Kristina Waugh
Principal, Ann Richards School

Advisory Council

Theresa Alvarez

Theresa Alvarez

Joe Armstrong

Joe Armstrong

Cathy Bonner

Cathy Bonner

Jody Conradt

Jody Conradt

Jeanne Goka

Jeanne Goka

Stacey Hadash

Stacey Hadash

Mary Herman

Mary Herman

Claire Korioth

Claire Korioth

Hon. Lora Livingston

Hon. Lora Livingston

Terry McDonell

Terry McDonell

Terry McDonell

Michelle Milford Morse

Nona Niland | Community Volunteer

Nona Niland

Nancy Pittman

Nancy Pittman

Chula Reynolds

Chula Reynolds

Catherine Robb

Catherine Robb

Eddie Safady

Eddie Safady

Bea Ann Smith

Bea Ann Smith

Stuart Smith

Stuart Smith

Holland Taylor

Holland Taylor

Meredith Walker

Meredith Walker

Michelle Wallis

Michelle Wallis

Mary Yancy

Mary Yancy

Staff

Katie Bell-Moore
Operations Manager

Caitlin Gantt

Caitlin Gantt
Development Manager

Mike Guerrero

Mike Guerrero
Communications Manager

Peggy Hanley | Executive Director

Peggy Hanley
Executive Director