National Officers

David W. Mills


Professor of Practice and Senior Lecturer, Stanford Law School Director of Clinical Education at Stanford (Retired)

Gerald S. Adolph


Former Principal, Strategy&

Sherrilyn Ifill

President and Director-Counsel

NAACP Legal Defense & Education Fund, Inc.

James Castillo


Former VP, United Parcel Service

Steven B. Pfeiffer


Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright US L.L.P

Board of Directors

Anne Small

General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer

Renaissance Technologies LLC

Judge Ann Claire Williams (Ret.)

Of Counsel

Jones Day

John R. Stephens

John Legend Music, Inc.

Ronald Kirk

Senior Of Counsel

Gibson Dunn

Lisa Gilford


Sidley Austin LLP

Leslie Cornfeld


National Education Equity Lab

Tony West

Chief Legal Officer

Uber Corporation

Angela Vallot


VallotKarp Consulting, LLC.

Cecilia S. Marshall

Civic Leader

Gregory Evans


McGuireWoods LLP

Jonathan Soros


JS Capital Management, LLC

William Lighten

Managing Director

Eland Capital Partners

Kim Koopersmith

Partner & Chairperson

Akin Gump

Robyn Coles


TRATE Enterprises

Michael R. Klein

Co-Founder & Chairman

The Sunlight Foundation

Clifford P. Case, III

Of Counsel

Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP

Luis Penalver


Corporate Group Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

David E. Kendall


Williams & Connolly

Adebayo Ogunlesi

Chairman and Managing Partner

Global Infrastructure Partners

William J. Bynum


Hope Enterprise Corporation/Hope Credit Union

Senior Director

Judith I. Byrd

Judith McCartin Scheide

Robert O. Preyer

Anna Faith Jones

Andrew J. Young, Jr.

Martin D. Payson

Nannette B. Gibson

George Wallerstein

Richard M. Moss

Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Gabriella E. Morris

Toni G. Fay

Frederick A. O. Schwarz, Jr.

Patrick A. Bradford

Judith T. Sapers

Tonya Lewis Lee

Dr. Mary Frances Berry

Paul N. Roth

Eleanor S. Applewhaite

Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.

Daniel L. Rabinowitz

Jetta N. Jones

Anthony G. Amsterdam

Theodore V. Wells, Jr.

Co-Chairs Emeriti

Theodore V. Wells, Jr.

William M. Lewis, Jr.

Directors Emeriti

Talbot D’Alemberte

Norman C. Francis

E. Thomas Williams, Jr.

George E. Marshall, Jr.

Marian Wright Edelman

Michael I. Sovern

Caroline B. Kennedy

Anthony S. Downs

Bonnie Kayatta Steingart

Quincy Jones

Peter J. DeLuca

Elaine R. Jones

Wayman F. Smith, III

Patricia L. Irvin

William H. Brown, III

Theodore M. Shaw

Charles V. Hamilton

Anita Lyons Bond

Gilbert T. Ray

Lucy Durr Hackney

Alice M. Beasley

C. Carl Randolph

Billye Suber Aaron

Lawrence Newman