Board of Directors

The Diploma Equity Project Board of Directors brings a wealth of skills and experiences – as well as a deep shared commitment to serving Detroit’s young people – to help shape our organization.

Racheal Allen – Board President

Chief Operating Officer of the Marygrove Conservancy

Jack Elsey – Board Secretary

Founder and CEO, Michigan Educator Workforce Initiative

Carol Goss

President of Warrior Women Against Poverty and former President of the Skillman Foundation

Machion Jackson

Detroit Education Administrator

Angie Reyes

Executive Director of the Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation

Doug Ross – Board Treasurer

Former US Assistant Secretary of Labor and Senior Advisor to Governor Gretchen Whitmer

Shirley Stancato

Wayne State Board of Governors and former CEO of New Detroit Inc.

John Walsh

President of the Michigan Manufacturers Association and former President of the Downtown Detroit Partnership

Khary Turner – Board Vice President

Executive Director, Coleman A. Young Foundation