Board of Directors

Our past and present board members include local and national leaders who serve diverse communities, students, families, schools, and nonprofit organizations with backgrounds in social work and family therapy, public interest and policy, diversity and inclusion, human resources and business, K-12 and higher education, scholarship and education research, arts and advocacy, and more.

Leon Dixon

Executive Director, HopeWorks, New Mexico


Marilyn Mazzi

Creative Director, Mazzi Studios, Florida

Vice President

Deanna Needham

Special Education Teacher, Fennimore Community Schools, Wisconsin


Jenna Finley

Founder & Primary Consultant, Value Our Voices Consulting, Wisconsin


Andrea Droessler

Support Services Lieutenant, Platteville Police Department, Wisconsin


Matricia Patterson

Independent Human Service Administration Consultant, Wisconsin


Terryl Wheelock

Community Projects Manager, 4C for Children, Wisconsin