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Board of Trustees

Our national board of trustees is committed to building stronger communities by supporting local schools and helping our AmeriCorps members become civic leaders.


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George Nichols III
Chair of the Board, City Year, Inc.
President & CEO, The American College of Financial Services
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Jim Balfanz
CEO, City Year
City Year Boston ’94
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Shanuah Beamon
Co-Clerk of the Board, EVP, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel

Steve Birchard
Senior Principal, Deloitte
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Michele Cahill
Chief Education Content & Practice Officer, XQ Institute
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Tushara Canekeratne
Founder & CEO, Nadastra, Inc.
Co-Founder, Virtusa Corporation

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Sally Dornaus
Managing Director & Chief Financial Officer, Bain Capital Credit, Public Equity & Bain Capital Partnership Strategies
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Sandy Edgerley
Trustee, Edgerley Family Foundation

David Einhorn
President, Greenlight Capital, Inc.
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Natalie Lamarque
General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Principal Financial Group
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Andrea Encarnacao Martin
City Year San José/Silicon Valley ’02 Guidance Counselor, Boston Latin School
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Larry Neiterman
Principal & National Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP (Retired)
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Ana Mari Ortega
Founder and Creative Director, Ana Mari Ortega, LLC & Director, Ortega Family Foundation

Joanne H. Rodgers
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
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Kim Smith
Founder, Pahara Institute
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Wendy Spencer
President & CEO, Leadership Florida
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Tom Ward
Co-Clerk of The Board, City Year, Inc.
Partner, Wilmerhale, LLP
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Dalila Wilson-Scott
Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Comcast Corporation & President, Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation

Charter Trustees

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Joe Banner
Consultant and Former NFL Executive
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John Bridgeland

Founder and CEO, Civic
Michael Brown MEC
Michael Brown
Senior Advisor & Co-Founder,
City Year, Inc.

Andrew Hauptman
Chairman, Andell Holdings
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Carol Johnson
Regional Executive Director, New Leaders, Inc
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Alan Khazei
Co-Founder, City Year, Inc.
Founder and CEO, Be The Change, Inc.
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Jonathan Lavine
Chair Emeritus, City Year, Inc.
Chair, Bain Capital, LP
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Secretary Leon Panetta
Chairman, The Panetta Institute for Public Policy; Former U.S. Secretary Of Defense
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C. Gregg Petersmeyer
Chair, America’s Promise Alliance
Chair & CEO, Personal Pathways, LLC
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Jennifer Eplett Reilly
Co-Founder, City Year, Inc. & Founding Chair, City Year Louisiana
Founding Chair, New Schools For Baton Rouge
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Secretary Rodney Slater
Partner, Patton Boggs, LLP; Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation
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Stephen Woodsum
Chair Emeritus, City Year, Inc.
Founding Managing Director, Summit Partners

Honorary Emeritus Trustees

Kristen Atwood
Founding Staff Member, City Year, Inc.

David Gergen
Professor of Public Service And Founding Director Of The Center For Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School

Ilene Jacobs
Former Executive Vice President, Human Resources (Retired), Fidelity Investments

Hubie Jones
Dean Emeritus, Boston University School of Social Work


Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Ernest L. Arbuckle Professor, Harvard Business School;
Chair & Director, Harvard University Advanced Leadership Initiative

Jeff Shames
Executive in Residence, MIT Sloan School Of Management

Jeff Swartz
Chair Emeritus, City Year, Inc.
Former President And CEO, The Timberland Company

National Strategic Partners
National Partners