Partners

The 2014 National Leadership Summit on School Discipline and Climate was coordinated and funded by the following partners:

In particular, the development of the summit was led by a planning committee made up of representatives from each of the organizations above. 

 

Lori Bezahler

President
Edward W. Hazen Foundation
Lori@hazenfoundation.org

Nadia Brigham

Program Officer
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Nadia.brigham@wkkf.org

Allison Brown

Program Officer
Open Society Foundations
Allison.Brown@opensocietyfoundations.org

Greta Colombi

Senior Researcher
Health & Social Development Program 
American Institutes for Research
gcolombi@air.org

Robin Delany-Shabazz

Associate Administrator
State and Community Development
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
U.S. Department of Justice
Robin.Delany-Shabazz@usdoj.gov

Kiera Edwards

Program Associate, Criminal and Juvenile Justice Program and Education and Youth Development Program
Open Society Institute—Baltimore
kiera.edwards@opensocietyfoundations.org

Rebecca Flatow

Public Health Analyst
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)/Office of Policy, Planning, and Innovation (OPPI)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rebecca.Flatow@samhsa.hhs.gov

Rita Foy Moss

Program Specialist
Office of Safe and Healthy Students
U.S. Department of Education
Rita.Foy.Moss@ed.gov

Leslie Gross-Davis

Director, Equality Fund in U.S. Programs
Open Society Foundations
Leslie.Gross-Davis@opensocietyfoundations.org

Kristen Harper

Special Assistant
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
U.S. Department of Education 
Kristen.Harper@ed.gov

Larke Huang

Director, Office of Behavioral Health Equity
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Administration (SAMHSA)/Office of Policy, Planning and Innovation (OPPI)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Larke.Huang@samhsa.hhs.gov

Jaime Koppel

Senior Fellow
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
U.S. Department of Justice
Jaime.koppel@usdoj.gov

Miriam Aroni Krinsky

Policy Consultant, The California Endowment
Adjunct Professor, Southwestern Law School
Krinskym@yahoo.com

Kavitha Mediratta

Director
Racial Equity Programmes
Atlantic Philanthropies
k.mediratta@atlanticphilanthropies.org

David Osher

Vice President, American Institutes for Research
AIR Institute Fellow
Senior Advisor to the Health and Social Development Program
dosher@air.org

Katherine Rabb

Education Policy Director
Advocates for Children and Youth
krabb@acy.org 

Castle Redmond

Program Manager, Building Healthy Communities
The California Endowment
credmond@calendow.org

Cassie Schwerner

Senior Vice President of Programs
Schott Foundation
cs@schottfoundation.org

Christopher Scott

Policy Analyst, Policy Center
Open Society Foundation
Christopher.Scott@opensocietyfoundations.org

Jane Sundius

Director
Education and Youth Development Program
Open Society Foundations
jane.sundius@opensocietyfoundations.org

Joaquin Tamayo

Special Assistant
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education
U.S. Department of Education
Joaquin.Tamayo@ed.gov