Meet the Team

Leadership Team

Nova Biro

Maurice Elias

James Vetter

State Group Leaders

Arizona

Stephanie Orr

California

Amy Cranston
Jay Levin

Connecticut

Michelle Doucette Cunningham

Iowa

Jason Blietz
Maria Lantz

Illinois

Molly Gosline

Indiana

Alicia Erwin
Tara Rinehart

Massachusetts

Nova Biro
Ellen Gibson
Mitch Lyons
Rachel Poliner
Jim Vetter

Michigan

Daniel Budzinski
Reid Gough
Katie Reeves

New Hampshire

​Dawn Lavallee​

New Jersey

Maurice Elias
Patricia Heindel
Bill Trusheim
Liz Warner

New York

David Adams
Ellen Connors
Ali Slack

Ohio

Pamela McVeagh-Lally
Jennifer Miller

Oregon

Angela Healow
David Streight
Bill Stewart
Marie-Claire Wonacott

Pennsylvania

Shileste Overton-Morris
Kristen Salamone

South Carolina

Natalia Mayes

Texas

Donna Black
Angela Downes
Josette Saxton

Vermont

Marti Anderson
Steve Messier
Jaimie Scanlon
Teri Sibenaller

Washington

Sarah Butcher
Jennifer Karls

Wisconsin

Jen Rogers
Jen Townsend

Advisory Group

Jonathan Cohen, Adjunct Professor in Psychology and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
Karen Craddock, Co-Founder, The Wellness Collaborative Inc., and Visiting Scholar, Wellesley College Centers for Women
Deborah Donahue-Keegan, Associate Director, Tisch College Initiative on SEL & Civic Engagement, Tufts University
Kamilah Drummond-Forrester, Director, Open Circle
Joan Duffell, former Executive Director, Committee for Children
Stu Green, Director, New Jersey Coalition for Bullying Awareness and Prevention
Robert Jagers, Vice President of Research, CASEL
Chi Kim, Chief Executive Officer, Pure Edge
Larry Leverett, Senior Manager, Leverett Education Consulting
Pamela McVeagh-Lally, Nonprofit and Philanthropic Consultant
David Osher, Vice President & AIR Institute Fellow, American Institutes for Research
Jordan Posamentier, Director, Policy & Advocacy at Committee for Children
Randy Ross, Consultant, Equity Lens Consulting; Senior Consultant, National School Climate Center
Eleonora Villegas-Reimers, Professor, Wheelock College
Ross Weiner, VP and Executive Director of Education & Society Program, Aspen Institute