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President
Victoria A. Mosley Rivers

Ms. Rivers is a retired educator, having worked in the School District of Philadelphia for 41 years.  She has a B.S. in Family and Consumer Science from Cheney University and a Masters in Human Growth and Development from Drexel University.  She is a lifelong member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and is the Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter’s most recent past president.  Ms. Rivers attended the Pittsburgh Public Schools and returned to teach at her alma mater, Westinghouse High School, for two years.  She has been on the board since August 2012 and has been the board President since June 2013.

 

Treasurer 

Randy Barnes

Mr. Barnes is native Philadelphian and a retired National Bank Examiner.  He has a B.S. in Marketing/Finance from Drexel University.  He likes to keep things short, sweet and to the point.  Randy has been on the board since August 2012.

 

 Secretary
Elizabeth (Liz) Klaproth

Ms. Klaproth is an attorney at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney where she practices commercial litigation.   Prior to that, she worked at a large corporate law firm in New York City, where her practice focused on litigation in the financial sector.  Liz received her B.A. in political science and Spanish from Washington University in St. Louis and her J.D. from Tulane University Law School in New Orleans.  Liz, a native Hoosier, is also proud to be a product of the public school system.  In addition to her interest in education, she is passionate about the arts, especially ballet, and serves on the board of Philadelphia dance company Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers.  Liz joined the board in February 2014.

 

Member
Deborah Singleton

Ms. Singleton is native of Philadelphia and proud product of the Philadelphia public schools. She is a retired educator who served for 35 years in the School District of Philadelphia.  During that time, she taught health and physical education, served as a secondary school guidance counselor, and contributed. beyond everyday school duties by serving in district curriculum development, robotic curriculum development with Drexel University, professional development facilitation, athletic coaching and officiating, and student post-secondary planning.  Debbie joined the board in February 2014.

 

Member
Stephanie Lerner

Ms. Lerner works as a project coordinator at the OMG Center for Collaborative Learning, an evaluation and philanthropic services firm located in Philadelphia. She has a background in program evaluation, capacity building, and service-learning. She focuses primarily on community partnerships, civic engagement, and theories of change development. Her recent projects include the evaluation of The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Partnerships in Postsecondary Success portfolio, a national, multi-year initiative to increase postsecondary completion rates in eight communities across the country, as well as managing the Pew Fund Capacity Building Program, which provides capacity-building funding to The Pew Charitable Trusts’ Health and Human Services grantees in southeastern Pennsylvania. Prior to joining OMG, Stephanie worked as an Evaluation Research Coordinator at the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania, where she supported their internal program evaluation efforts. Prior to that, she worked at Bryn Mawr College in their Civic Engagement Office and coordinated the Executive Certificate program at the Nonprofit Executive Leadership Institute (NELI).  Stephanie has a B.A. in History and Political Science from SUNY Fredonia. She also has an M.P.A. in Public Administration from the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania.  Stephanie joined the board in February 2014.

 

Member
W. Hubbard