LEADERSHIP

At the Literacy Coalition, we live and breathe our values. We are committed to re-evaluating and rethinking the way we work. We engage partners to maximize our network of resources. We value genuine interactions to maximize our strengths. We affect social change to meet the needs of the communities we serve. And we hold ourselves, our clients and our partners to high standards.

BOARD AND ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Our board is a diverse group of experienced professionals who are passionate about ensuring families and individuals can gain the skills they need to reach their full potential.

 

Advisory Council

Cameron Allen
The SEED

Ellen Arnold
Arnold Public Affairs

Chris Earthman
Austin Ventures

Ben Kramer
KLRU

Beth Pomeroy
University of Texas at Austin

Paula Vaughan
Community Volunteer

Board

Kim Davis, Chair
Charles Schwab

Ian BurkVice Chair
Community Volunteer

Michael Mackert, Ph.D. Secretary
University of Texas at Austin

Alan MayerTreasurer
Dell

Michael SimonsImmediate Past Chair
Vinson & Elkins

Rajiv Bala
S3 Ventures

Jacqueline Bergen
FINCA International

Sally Clark-Raphael
Community Volunteer

Elizabeth Danon-Leva, DIBA
Business Consultant

Bryan Lauer
Scott Douglass & McConnico

Monica Fernandes
Texas Capital Bank

Nancy Nicolas
Travis County District Attorney's Office

Lynn Nolen
Nolen & Associates

Jim Skelding
Community Volunteer

Maya Smart
Community Volunteer

Marcus Strenk
Microsoft

Jonathan Engel
Emeritus

Retta Van Auken
Founder, Emeritus