Geraldine has worked for the San Francisco Superior Court as a courtroom clerk since 1989. She interacts with young adults on a daily basis, and she is a liaison for the court and other agencies such as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and Cooperative Restraining Order Clinic (CROC). In addition to her work experience, Geraldine is a relentless advocate for children. Geraldine has spoken at countless events in an effort to create positive change within her community.
Tiyana Coleman has an Associate of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from City College of San Francisco and is currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Business. She has a range of social services, criminal justice, and HR/Administrative experience. Ms. Coleman has worked in the nonprofit, government and private sector platforms. She is a native of San Francisco and also the great niece of Mary L. Booker.
Michelle is a seasoned public educator who has worked in both charter and district systems and as a teacher, school social worker and administrator. She believes education is one of the core foundations by which equity is created for all individuals. Her hope and goal are to work collaboratively with districts and charter school networks to create opportunities for children and communities like the ones she had growing up. She is the daughter, granddaughter, niece and cousin to many public school educators and is a proud product of our public education systems.
Jason has spent his entire career in the education field with the goal of making sure every student has the option to attend a phenomenal school. He began his career serving youth as a treatment provider in a residential crisis unit and then as a middle school Language Arts and Social Studies teacher, both in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He is currently a senior fellow at Bellwether Education Partners where he advises foundations, nonprofits, and government agencies on city-level education reform initiatives, governance, innovation, and talent. Jason earned his master's degree in Education from Stanford University with a concentration in Policy, Organization, and Leadership Studies and his bachelor's degree in Secondary Education and Environmental studies from Western Michigan University.