Our Board of Directors

Each THEI board member has a heart for the organization's mission, along with a mind for guiding our work in strategic and sustainable ways.

Jerri Green, J.D.

Director of Community Engagement
Community Legal Center

Shon Christopher Holman

THEI Board Secretary

East Tennessee State University ​

Shanna L. Jackson, Ed.D.

President
Nashville State Community College

Kimberly Martin, Ed.D

Vice President for the College of Professional Studies
Bethel University

Lila McDowell, Ph.D.

THEI Board Chair

Deputy Director
Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison

Anne McGraw

Chief Model Management
Nissan North America

Kyle Southern, Ph.D.

THEI Board Treasurer

Policy and Advocacy Director
Young Invincibles

Alyssa Aloyo

Program Coordinator in the Provost's Office for Inclusive Excellence
Vanderbilt University

Rich Palumbo

Vice President of Marketing
Envision Healthcare

Tamarques Porter M.B.A

Cyber Security Analysts
US Department of Treasury