Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Mayor Frank G. Jackson chairs the Board of Directors of the Cleveland Transformation Alliance. The board includes representatives from the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, partnering charter schools and charter organizations, parents and educators, local foundations, and other community and business leaders. The Board meets eight times a year at the headquarters of the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority at 8120 Kinsman Road in Cleveland. Additional Board meeting dates and details can be found using this link: News & Events.

Hon. Frank G. Jackson, Chair

City of Cleveland

Monyka S. Price, Vice Chair

Chief of Education
City of Cleveland

Mark Baumgartner

Director of Professional Issues
Cleveland Teachers Union

Anne Bingham

Cleveland Board of Education

Diane Downing

Executive Director
Say Yes to Education Cleveland

Martha Figueroa

Joseph M. Gallagher School, Cleveland Metropolitan School District

Lee Friedman

Chief Executive Officer
College Now of Greater Cleveland

Richard M. Gibson

Elizabeth Baptist Church

Eric Gordon

Chief Executive Officer
Cleveland Metropolitan School District

Robert Heard

Vice Chair
Cleveland Board of Education

Philip Hewitt

Youth Development Manager
St. Clair Superior Development Corporation

Sharon Sobol Jordan

The Unify Project

Brooke King

Executive Director
The Intergenerational Schools

Stephanie Klupinski

Vice President, Legal Affairs
Buckeye Community Hope Foundation

Shana Marbury

General Counsel and Senior Vice President
Education & Workforce, Greater Cleveland Partnership

Ann Mullin

Senior Program Officer
George Gund Foundation

Jeffery Patterson

Chief Executive Officer
Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority

August A. Napoli

President and Chief Executive Officer
United Way of Greater Cleveland

Kevin Payton

Cleveland Council of Administrators and Supervisors

Erin Randel

Tremont Montessori School

José Reyes

Nueva Vida Church

Alan Rosskamm

Chief Executive Officer
Breakthrough Schools

Victor A. Ruiz

Executive Director
Esperanza, Inc.

Deborah Rutledge

Chief Operating Officer
Rutledge Group, Inc.

Samuel P. Scavella

Glenville High School

Turkessa Tenney


Helen Williams

Program Director
Education Cleveland Foundation

Sajit Zachariah

College of Education and Human Services, Cleveland State University