Executive Committee

  • Council Executive Committee

    Chair: Guadalupe Guerrero, Superintendent, Portland Public Schools
    Chair-elect: Marcia Andrews, Board Member, Palm Beach County School District
    Secretary-Treasurer: Sonja Brookins Santelisis, CEO, Baltimore City Public Schools
    Immediate Past Chair: Kelly Gonez, Board Member, Los Angeles School Board

    The 24-member Executive Committee of the Council meets four times a year and oversees audit functions, by-laws and membership applications. 

    Siad Ali, Board Member, Minneapolis Public Schools
    Marcelo Cavazos, Superintendent, Arlington Independent School District
    Sharon Contreras, North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, College of Education  
    Elyse Dashew, Board Member,Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools 
    Valerie Davis, Board Member, Fresno Unified School District   
    Stephanie Elizalde, Superintendent, Dallas Independent School District  
    Lewis Ferebee, Chancellor, District of Columbia Public Schools
    Joe Gothard, Superintendent, St. Paul Public Schools
    Rodney Jordan, Board Member, Norfolk Public Schools
    Shavonna Holman, Board Member, Omaha Public Schools
    Jesus Jara, Superintendent, Clark County School District  
    Pedro Martinez, Superintendent, Chicago Public Schools 
    Diane Porter, Board Member, Jefferson County Public Schools
    Deborah Shanley, Brooklyn College-CUNY, Professor   
    Joyce Wilkerson, Board Member, The School District of Philadelphia 
    Sylvia Wilson, Board Member, Pittsburgh Public Schools