The Initiative: Advancing The Blue & Black Partnership
Sponsor Advisory Board
Our Team and Governing Board is supported by two advisory boards. The corporate advisory boards include leaders from our sponsor companies and the community who can advise and counsel on the implementation of our strategic priorities.
SVP Marketing, CAVA/Zoe’s Kitchen
Antonio B. DeVaul
Chief of Police for the City of Takoma Park, Maryland
Chairman Metropolitan Police Department 1st District Police Citizens’ Advisory Council, Inc. Washington, DC.
Managing Director, Founding Partner & Chief Operating Officer, ECP Investment Advisors, LLC
Head of Marketing & Communications
Principle Research Scientist at NORC
(Ms. Mumford advises in her personal capacity only and not as part of official NORC business or her role at NORC)
Co-Founder, Karp Randel
Chief Growth Officer, Kaizen Analytix
M.D., F.A.C.P. Founding Director, Rodham Institute
President of New Jersey Chapter of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) and Principal/CEO of Homeland Global Strategies, LLC
Chair of the Board, MILO Cognitive Division (Dr. VerPlanck advises in her personal capacity only and not as part of official MILO business), and Senior Insight Strategist at the NeuroLeadership Institute.
Founding Member, The Blue and Black Initiative
Head of Safety & Security, G6 LLC
Senior Vice-President Corporate Solutions North America, NeuroLeadership Institute
Microsoft Chief of Staff, Technology + Corporate Responsibility
Partner, Reed Smith
Co-Founder, Karp Randal
Partner, Reed Smith
Executive Search Consultant, President & Owner, Ettleson and Associates
Sherry D. Williams, Esq.
Senior Legal Executive
Chief of Police Fairburn, Georgia and GACP 4th Vice President
Founder & CEO of the SODA Fund™
Managing Partner of RATA Development
Vendette Parker, J.D.
Retired Inspector – Metropolitan Police Department, Washington, DC
Yasmin B. Khan
VP of Development at FairVote
Blue and Black Partnership Student Board
Our student advisory board is comprised of college and high school students who are passionate about issues or social and racial justice. They bring a much needed perspective to our work, and help us to see the world as it is today, and as it should be through their eyes.
University of Seattle
Cedar Park High School
Washington University, St. Louis
Georgetown Visitation High School