Board of Directors

DC’s Board of Directors is a diverse and passionate group of partners, investors, parents, teachers, and staff members who share a common vision of improving life outcomes for the next generation of Washingtonians. Board members serve as trusted advisors to DC’s leadership team and maintain important financial and administrative oversight of the organization.

  • Anthony Lewis

  • Barry Caldwell

    Vice Chair, School & Community Affairs Chair
  • John Duff

    Treasurer & Finance Chair
  • Pamela Yee

    Governance Chair
  • Shaniola Arowolaju

    Parent Member
  • David Bradley

  • Carol Ludwig

  • Marty Rodgers

  • Laura O'Shaughnessy

  • Susan Schaeffler

    Founder & Executive Director
  • Jud Starr

  • Marquivious Thomas

    Teacher Member
  • Reginald Workman

    Parent Member
  • Rashad Young

  • Michael Pickrum

  • Dr. Charlene Drew Jarvis

    Board Advisor
  • Terry Golden

    Chair Emeritus

Board of Directors Meetings

2024-25 DC Board of Directors Schedule

  • Tuesday, August 23, 2024 (4-5 pm)
  • Thursday, October 24, 2024 – fall board retreat (1-5 pm)
  • Tuesday, December 10, 2024 (4-5 pm)
  • Tuesday, February 11, 2025 (4-5 pm)
  • Tuesday, April 8, 2025 – spring board retreat (1-5 pm)
  • Tuesday, June 10, 2025 (4-5 pm)

Please register via the form below to attend any public portion of these meetings and receive an email with the secure Google Meet link for each meeting. Reach out to general counsel Sarah Jane Forman with questions.

Please register for the Board of Directors Meeting .