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 | CEO and Board Member, DC Prep
  • Jenny Abramson | Senior Vice President of Monetization & Partnerships, Personal.com
  • Bobby Baldwin | Parent of a DC Prep Student
  • Katherine Boone | Director, Boone Family Foundation
  • Lisa Dixon | Parent of a DC Prep Alumna and two Current Students
  • 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 | Board Secretary, DC Prep; Managing Director, Teacher Preparation Studies, National Council on Teacher Quality
  • Carol Penksy | Co-founder, Women's Leadership Forum of the Democratic National Committee
  • Eric Price | Executive Vice President, AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust
  • Valerie Rockefeller Wayne | Philanthropist and Former Special Education Teacher

 

What our Leaders are Saying

“Growing up in Washington, I was outraged by the disparity in opportunities among children living 15 minutes away from each other. Founding DC Prep was the best thing I could think of doing to address this terrible inequity.”
Emily Lawson, Founder and CEO