Board and Staff

CompassPoint Board

Co-Chair: Ada Palotai, The StarLion Collective
Vice Chair: Lorenzo Herrera y Lozano, Justice Funders
Treasurer: Patrick Brown, Venture with Purpose
Secretary: Leila Saadat, West Oakland Health
Anbar Mahar, RVC Seattle


CompassPoint Staff

Monica Marie Avery, Project Director
Learkana Chong, Associate Project Director
Bianca Cordova, Project Coordinator
Liz Derias, Co-Executive Director

Shannon Ellis, Co-Executive Director
Jasmine Hall, Project Director
Maryssa Hall, Project Director
Kyla Hartsfield, Project Director
Joe Jackson, Project Director
Tuesday Jones, Project Coordinator
Steve Lew, Project Director
Asha Mehta, Co-Executive Director
Cathy Miranda, Fiscal Analyst
spring opara, Project Director
Emros Smizer, Project Director
Simone Thelemaque, Project Director
Mandy Wu, Senior Accountant
Jessy Zapanta, Associate Project Director


CompassPoint Teacher Team

Rebecca Aced-Molina
Sheilani Alix
Laura Eberly
Aiano Nakagawa
April Nishimura
Yasi Safinya-Davies
Q Sajid
Kad Smith