Board of Directors

The Alliance for Strong Families and Communities Board of Directors is comprised of selected chief executives of member organizations and volunteers, recruited for their unique skills, high level of expertise, and national profile.

Board MemberOrganizationCityState
Father Steven BoesFather Flanagan's Boys' Home (Boys Town)Boys TownNE
Alexandra CawthorneNational Governor's AssociationWashingtonDC
Dr. Richard J. Cohen, Ph.D.Public Health Management CorporationPhiladelphiaPA
Daniel DawesMorehouse School of MedicineAtlantaGA
Ms. Molly GreenmanThe Family PartnershipMinneapolisMN
Ms. Mary H. HollieGlenwood AcademyGlenwoodIL
Mr. Donald W. Layden, Jr.Quarles & BradyMilwaukeeWI
Milton J. Little, Jr.United Way of Greater AtlantaAtlantaGA
Mr. Stephen C. Mack InvernessIL
Mr. Ron ManderschiedNorthwestern University Settlement HouseChicagoIL
Ms. Debora MatthewsThe Children's CenterDetroitMI
Mr. Dennis M. RichardsonHillside Family of AgenciesRochesterNY
Mrs. Annette RodriguezThe Children's ShelterSan AntonioTX
Tracy Wareing EvansAPHSA -American Public Human Services AssociationWashingtonDC

Alliance CEO Council

The CEO Council is a group of 10 or more executives from the network who help the Alliance’s president and CEO guide the organization toward greater fulfillment of its mission and vision. Council members do this by voicing the goals, aspirations, and challenges of the network; identifying emerging trends and issues; and serving as ambassadors for the Alliance at the local, regional, and national levels.

Board MemberOrganizationCityState
Ms. Judy Applegate StrandMetropolitan Family ServicePortlandOR
Mr. Ken BerrickSeneca Family of AgenciesOaklandCA
Mr. Brian Carroll, MSWSecret HarborBurlingtonWA
Mr. Paul S. CastroJewish Family Service of Los AngelesLos AngelesCA
Ms. Rose ChapmanJewish Family & Children's Service of the Suncoast, Inc.SarasotaFL
Ms. Denise CrossCornerstones of CareKansas CityMO
Mr. Jess DannhauserGraham WindhamBrooklynNY
Mr. Michael DeliaEast End HouseCambridgeMA
Mr. Julio GalanFamily & Youth Counseling AgencyLake CharlesLA
Mr. Richard GrazianoThe Village NetworkWoosterOH
Mr. Anthony E. HargroveElla Austin Community CenterSan AntonioTX
Ms. Susie HuhnCasa De Los NinosTucsonAZ
Ms. Tonya Jackson SmallwoodFamily Matters of Greater WashingtonWashingtonDC
Mr. Roderick JonesGoddard Riverside Community CenterNew YorkNY
Ms. Miki JordanJunior Blind of AmericaLos AngelesCA
Ms. Karen McLeodBenchmarksRaleighNC
Ms. Kanoe Naone, Ph.D.INPEACEKapoleiHI
Mr. Edgar RamirezChicago CommonsChicagoIL
Mrs. Debbie ReedChaddockQuincyIL
Mr. Michael ShaverChildren's Home Society of FloridaOrlandoFL
Ms. Laurie Anne Spagnola, LSWBoard of Child CareBaltimoreMD
Ms. Lauren L. Thomas, CPA, PHRHopelinkRedmondWA
Ms. Eileen TorresBronxWorksBronxNY
Dr. Anselmo VillarrealLa Casa De Esperanza, Inc.WaukeshaWI
Mr. William WolffLa Salle School, Inc.AlbanyNY