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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 1/9/2020.

Sarah Silverman, Ph.D., Chair Managing Director, Whiteboard Advisors
Tracey Reed Armant, Ph.D.,  Program Associate, The Grable Foundation; PPS Parent
Keely Baronak, Ed.D. Associate Professor of Education and Chair of the Education Department, Carlow University
Oliver Beasley, M.P.A. Policy Analyst, Office of Mayor Bill Peduto
Jason Boll PPS Teacher; PPS Parent
Diana Bucco President, The Buhl Foundation
Rev. Brenda Gregg Founder/Executive Director, Project Destiny
Kirk Holbrook Director, University of Pittsburgh Hill District Community Engagement Center
Tiffany Jimenez, MBA Director of Development, The Campus Laboratory School of Carlow University
Valerie Kinloch, Ph.D. Dean, University of Pittsburgh School of Education
Temple Lovelace, Ph.D.  Associate Professor of Special Education, Duquesne University
Dan Mahon Senior Audit Manager, KPMG
Braveen Ragunathan, MD Pediatric Resident, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Cate Reed Vice President, Board Governance, Teach for America
Kudzai Sihlangu Senior Investment Product Specialist, Federated Investors
Sarah Siplak Director, Playful Pittsburgh Collaborative; PPS Parent
Richard Victoria, Esq. Partner, Gordon & Rees, LLP; PPS Parent