Board Members

Kweisi Mfume, Chairman

Former member, US House of Representatives; Former President/CEO NAACP


Rev. Dr. Frances Murphy Draper, Vice Chair

Senior Pastor, Freedom Temple A.M.E. Zion Church, Brooklyn, Md.


Tyrone D. Taborn, Secretary

Chairman and CEO of Career Communications Group, Inc. (CCG)


The Honorable Elijah E. Cummings

Member, United States House of Representatives, Seventh Congressional District of Maryland


Franklin L. Edmonds

Retired Senior Vice President, Xerox Supplies Business Group


General Larry R. Ellis

U.S. Army (Ret.)


Dallas R. Evans

Managing Director, Landmark Atlantic Holdings, LLC


Linda J. Gilliam, D.M.D.

Chairperson of the Board of Directors, Gilliam Foundation


Charles W. Griffin, Ed.D.

Education and Urban Consultant and Retired Educator


Senator Laurence L. Levitan

Partner, Rifkin, Weiner, Livingston, Levitan & Silver LLC


Shirley M. Malcom, Ph.D.

Head, The Directorate for Education and Human Resources Programs, American Association for the Advancement of Science


Latichia Perine

Student Regent


Martin R. Resnick

Chairman, Martin’s Caterers


Penelope J. Taylor

Retired Vice Chair, MBNA America Bank, N.A.