Board of Directors

DC Prep’s Board of Directors is diverse and multi-talented – drawn to the organization by a deep commitment to the Washington community and to education reform. The Board's mix of business, education, community, and philanthropic leaders has resulted in a tremendously effective and dynamic governing body.

  • Le Roy (Terry) Eakin III | Board Chair, DC Prep; Chairman, EYA
  • Eric Price | Board Vice Chair and Treasurer, DC Prep; Executive Vice President, AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust
  • Katherine Boone | Board Secretary, DC Prep; Director, Boone Family Foundation
  • Jenny Abramson | Founder and Managing Partner, Rethink Impact
  • Tearsa Coates | Parent of DC Prep Students
  • Charis Drant | Lawyer and Philanthropist
  • Michela English | President and CEO, Fight For Children
  • Patrick Gross | Chairman, The Lovell Group
  • Brian Jones | President, Strayer University
  • Judy Lansing Kovler | Psychotherapist in Private Practice
  • Maura Marino | CEO, Education Forward DC
  • Arthur McKee | Director, Research, CityBridge Foundation
  • Frennie Nixon | Parent of a DC Prep Student
  • Carol Penksy | Co-founder, Women's Leadership Forum of the Democratic National Committee
  • Valerie Rockefeller Wayne | Philanthropist and Former Special Education Teacher



What our Leaders are Saying

“I feel so much richer in spirit knowing the work I’m doing is changing lives in my community.”
Wendy Scott, Chief Financial Officer