Board and Staff

  • Board members

  • Darienne D. Hudson, Ph.D.
    President and CEO
    United Way for Southeastern Michigan

  • Laura R. Kopack
    Director of Government Affairs & Community Relations
    MCA Detroit

  • Patrick O. Lindsey
    Vice President of Government Affairs & Community Relations
    Wayne State University

  • Alycia Meriweather
    Deputy Superintendent External Partnerships, Enrollment & Specialty Programming
    Detroit Public Schools Community District

  • Staff


    Alphonso Carlton, Jr.
    Grants Accounting Specialist

  • Raj Dhaliwal
    Administrative Assistant

  • Kerrie M. Mitchell
    President & CEO
    Detroit Public Schools Foundation

  • Yesenia Roman-Murphy
    Chief Administrative Officer