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Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Each of the outstanding community leaders serving on the A+ Schools Board of Directors brings a unique background, skills and interest to shape and govern the work of advocating for equity and excellence. All share the belief that every child deserves an excellent education and are committed to dramatic improvement in student achievement. Updated 1/8/2018.

   
Tracey Reed Armant, Ph.D., Chair Program Associate, The Grable Foundation; PPS Parent
Keely Baronak, Ed.D. Associate Professor of Education and Chair of the Education Department, Carlow University
Jason Boll PPS Teacher; PPS Parent
Diana Bucco President, The Buhl Foundation
Rev. Brenda Gregg Founder/Executive Director, Project Destiny
Kirk Holbrook Office of State Representative Jake Wheatley
Tiffany Jimenez, MBA Director of Development, Wesley Family Services
Valerie Kinloch, Ph.D. Dean, University of Pittsburgh School of Education
Ron Lawrence Director of Rail Control Solutions Marketing, Bombardier Transportation
Temple Lovelace, Ph.D.  Associate Professor of Special Education, Duquesne University
Dan Mahon Technical Accounting Manager, Rice Energy
Braveen Ragunathan, MD Pediatric Resident, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Cate Reed Chief of Staff to the CEO, Families for Excellent Schools
Kudzai Sihlangu Senior Investment Product Specialist, Federated Investors
Sarah Silverman Senior Vice President, Whiteboard Advisors
Sarah Siplak Director, Playful Pittsburgh Collaborative; PPS Parent
Tom VanKirk Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Highmark, Inc.
Richard Victoria, Esq. Partner, Gordon & Rees, LLP; PPS Parent
Honorable DeWitt Walton Allegheny County Council; United Steelworkers