Advisory Board

The Broad Center relies on our alumni advisory board to bring real-world perspectives to the programs and initiatives we offer. Members serve rotating two-year terms and give generously of their time to help us provide the support our network members need to create lasting impact for students.

Our current Alumni Advisory Board members are:

  • Heather Y. Anichini, chief executive officer, The Chicago Public Education Fund
  • Andrea Castaneda, chief innovation officer, Tulsa Public Schools
  • Cristina de Jesus, president and chief executive officer, Green Dot Public Schools California
  • Kriste Dragon, chief executive officer, Pahara Institute
  • Josh Drake, vice president of special services and schools strategy, Rocketship Education
  • Vincent Harris, chief of continuous improvement, Sacramento Unified School District
  • Lin Johnson III, former deputy superintendent, Shelby County Schools
  • Jeff Kang, executive director of of Educational Placement Center, San Francisco Unified School District
  • Derek Little, assistant superintendent, Early Childhood, Dallas Independent School District
  • Beth Sutkus Thompson, chief executive officer, KIPP Bay Area Schools