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-Hermosa

Co-Chief Financial Officer

Our Staff


Lidia Alvarez

Communication Manager

Frank Gargione

Communications Director

Kristy Haber

Grants and Contract Senior Coordinator

Sophie Hou

Innovation and Design Lead

Marie-Louise Joseph

Grants and Contracts Manager

Yesenia Lopez Vazquez

Human Resources Generalist

Ginger Mills

Director of Operations/IT

Daniel Parada

MIIC Operations Manager

Jamillah Renard

MIIC Project Advisor

Rebekah West

Payroll Specialist

Noble Accounting, LLC

Financial and Accounting Services