Board of Directors


Darius Graham

Board Co-Chair
Program Director, Baltimore
The Weinberg Foundation

Krystle R. Starvis, M.S.

Board Co-Chair
Program Manager
The Aspen Institute

Daniel Ayd, CPA

Board Treasurer
Tax Manager, Ernst & Young, LLP

Nick McDaniels, Esq.

Board Secretary
Teacher & Attorney
Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School (Mervo)

Joyell Arvella, J.D.

harp + sword, LLC

Tanyka M. Barber, Esq.

Director of Diversity and EEO
Morgan State University

Kim Bountress

Human Resources Director
Baltimore Museum of Art

Abbie Flanagan, Esq.

Attorney & Community Advocate

Sarah Frush, Esq.

Chief Attorney
Maryland Legal Aid- District Court Self-Help Centers

Lisa B. Johnson, CPA

Gross Mendelsohn & Associates

Matt McDermott

Creative Director and Minority Partner

Cara O'Brien, Esq.

Managing Attorney
The Law Offices of Evan K. Thalenberg

Beth Pepper, Esq.

Trial Attorney
U.S. Department of Justice
Civil Rights Division

Kaelia Plunkett, Esq.

Senior Attorney Advisor
Social Security Administration

Angela W. Russell, Esq.

Wilson Elser

Sarah Sawyer, Esq.

Offit Kurman Attorneys at Law

Michelle K. Wilson, Esq.

Assistant Attorney General
Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services

The Hon. Andre Davis

Board Member Emeritus  
Baltimore City Solicitor

Michael Millemann, Esq.

Board Member Emeritus
Jacob A. France Professor of Public Interest Law and Director Leadership, Ethics, & Democracy Initiative, University of Maryland Carey School of Law