About the Board of Directors
Board members are expected to help establish and advance the mission, vision, and values of the organization.
They are responsible for helping recruit and orient new board members, and for hiring and evaluating the executive director.
Directors’ duties also include establishing and overseeing long-range planning, resources, and policies for the organization.
2024-2026 Board Officers and Members
President: Eva-Marie Ayala
The Dallas Morning News
Vice President, Journalists: Erica Green
The New York Times
Vice President, Community Members: Debbie Veney
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Secretary: Barbara McKenna
Learning Policy Institute
Treasurer: David J. Hoff
David J. Hoff Communications, LLC
Immediate Past President: Steve Drummond
Daarel Burnette II
The Chronicle of Higher Education
NBC 5 News Dallas-Fort Worth
The Education Trust
Net Edge Training, LLC
The Journalist’s Resource