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.

  • Michela English | Board Chair, DC Prep; Education Advocate; Former President and CEO, Fight For Children
  • Eric Price | Board Vice Chair and Treasurer, DC Prep; Executive Vice President, AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust
  • Jenny Abramson | Founder and Managing Partner, Rethink Impact
  • Tearsa Coates | Parent of DC Prep Students
  • Charis Drant | Lawyer and Philanthropist
  • Le Roy (Terry) Eakin III | Chairman, EYA
  • Patrick Gross | Chairman, The Lovell Group
  • Brian Jones | President, Strayer University
  • Judy Lansing Kovler | Psychotherapist in Private Practice
  • Emily Lawson | Founder/CEO and Board Member, DC Prep
  • 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 Alumni are Saying

“DC Prep taught me to believe in myself, to keep trying to be better, and to never settle.”
Daija, DC Prep Class of 2015