Board Members

Lande Ajose

Lande Ajose is the Executive Director of California Competes: Higher Education for a Strong Economy.

Rosa Armendáriz

Rosa Armendáriz is the Interim Dean of Student Engagement and Equity at Diablo Valley College.

Lauren Asher

Lauren Asher is President of the Institute for College Access & Success.

Lia Epperson

Lia Epperson is a Professor of Law and the Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs at American University Washington College of Law.

Richard Kazis - Board Chair

Richard Kazis is an independent consultant on higher education and workforce issues and former Senior Vice President of Jobs for the Future.

Heidi A. Ramirez

Heidi Ramírez is the former Chief Academic Officer of Shelby County Schools.


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