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
  • Emily Lawson | Founder/CEO and Board Member, DC Prep
  • Eric Price | Board Vice Chair, DC Prep; Executive Vice President, AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust
  • Lisa Dixon | Board Secretary, DC Prep; Parent of a DC Prep Alumna and two Current Students
  • Jenny Abramson | CEO and President, LiveSafe
  • Katherine Boone | Director, Boone Family Foundation
  • Michela English | President and CEO, Fight For Children
  • Patrick Gross | Chairman, The Lovell Group
  • Brian Jones | General Counsel, Strayer University
  • Judy Lansing Kovler | Psychotherapist in Private Practice
  • Maura Marino | Managing Director, NewSchools Venture Fund
  • Arthur McKee | Managing Director, Teacher Preparation Studies, National Council on Teacher Quality
  • 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

“The success of DC Prep's first decade rests squarely on the shoulders of our exceptional teachers and school leaders. In DC Prep's second decade, we will continue to develop the most outstanding educators as we grow to serve more students. ”
Emily Lawson, Founder and CEO