Democracy Prep Public Schools is grateful for the dedicated support and thoughtful guidance of all of its Boards of Trustees, which combined, bring together over a century of experience in a variety of industries, including education reform.

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Democracy Prep Public Schools Board of Directors

  • Ryan Offutt, Chair, RDO Equipment Co.
  • Carlos Lejnieks, Vice-Chair, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson & Union Counties (NJ)
  • Pallavi Verma, Treasurer, Accenture
  • Allyson Downey, weeSpring
  • Chris Kraus, Jones Lang LaSalle
  • Jeri Powell, NYC Department of Investigation
  • Sam Schaeffer, Center for Employment Opportunities
  • Erhard Marius, Independent Trader

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