Board of Directors

Ana Sol Gutierrez - Chair
Maryland State Delegate

Former Member, Mont.Co. Board of Education

Don Pelles - Secretary/Treasurer
Founding Member, MCEF

Evie Frankel
Founding member, Former MCEF Executive Director

Nora Cartland
Mid-Atlantic Equity Consortium

Gloria Salas-Kos
Former ESOL Committee Chair,
Montgomery County Council of PTAs

Denise Young

Founding Member, MCEF

Bonnie Cullison

Maryland State Delegate

Former President, MCEA



George Vlasits, Executive Director
MCEA Civil Rights Committee Chair

Social Studies Resource Teacher
Montgomery Blair HS, Retired

Kenann McKenzie-Thompson, Deputy Director

Resource Teacher, Ballou HS, DCPS

Additional Core Team Members

Brian Roberts

Montgomery County Government

MCEF Co-Executive Director

Beverly Dennis
Member, MCPS' Deputy Superintendent's Minority Achievement Advisory Committee

Randolph Carter
Executive Director, East Ed

Terrill North

Core Team Member, MCEF

Naomi Lesley

Core Team Member, MCEF

Rhonda Bailey

Core Team Member, MCEF