Our Board


Sandra Bass

Board Member

Sihle Dinani

Board Treasurer

Tomás Garduño

Board Member

Taj James

Board President, Co-Founder

Judith LeBlanc

Board Member

Jacqui Patterson

Board Member

Venita Ray

Board Member

Anasa Troutman

Board Chair

Our Senior Leadership


Carla Dartis

Executive Director

Jonathan Barona

Chief Fiscal Sponsorship Program Officer

Menchu Ituralde

Co-Chief Financial Officer

Victoria Martinez

Chief of Staff

Mohini Tadikonda

Chief Advancement Officer

Aileen Umali-Hermoso

Co-Chief Financial Officer

Our Staff


Lidia Alvarez

Communication Manager

Marcus Cunningham

Director of Institutional Giving

Alejandra García Lezama

MIIC Project Advisor

Frank Gargione

Communications Director

Karmella Green

MIIC Project Advisor

Kristy Haber

Grants and Contracts Specialist

Sophie Hou

Innovation and Design Lead

Marie-Louise Joseph

Compliance Manager

Ginger Mills

Director of Operations/IT

Daniel Parada

MIIC Program Manager, Capacity Building

Jamillah Renard

MIIC Project Advisor

Rebekah West

Payroll Specialist

Lauren Wheat

MIIC Process Manager

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