Meet the CMD-IT Team

Valerie Taylor

CEO

Mikeva Nauden

Tapia Director

Sheila McShane

Business Development Director

Chad Ross

Operations Director

Board of Directors

Sandra K Begay

Sandra Begay

board member

Research & Development Engineer Sandia National Laboratories.

Jennifer Chayes

Jennifer Chayes

board member

Associate Provost
Computing, Data Science and Society
UC Berkeley

Jeanine Cook

Jeanine Cook

board member

Principal Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories.

Stuart Feldman

Stuart Feldman

board chair

Chief Scientist
Schmidt Futures

Charles Isbell Jr.

Charles Isbell, Jr.

board member

The John P. Imlay Dean of Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology | College of Computing

Richard Ladner

Richard Ladner

board member

Professor Emeritus
University of Washington

Eric Marin

Eric Marin

Board member

CFO and Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer                          Southwest Key Programs

Photo of Telle Whitney, former CEO of AnitaB.org and co-founder of Grace Hopper Celebration

Telle Whitney

board member

Former CEO of AnitaB.org | Co-Founder of Grace Hopper Celebration

Board of Advisors

Jamika Burge Advisory Board Member

Jamika Burge

advisory board member

Head of Research Curriculum and Outreach
Capital One

Sharon Brogdon

Sharon Brogdon

advisory board member

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Consultant  |  Inclusion Consultanting

Jeffrey Forbes

Jeffrey Forbes

advisory board member

Program Director at National Science Foundation (NSF)

Shirley Malcolm

Shirley Malcolm

advisory board member

Head of Education and Human Resources
American Association for the Advancement of Science

David Martinez

David Martinez

advisory board member

Associate Division Head
Cyber Security and Information Sciences Division
MIT Lincoln Labs

Manuel Perez Quinones

Manuel A. Perez Quinones

advisory board member

Associate Dean of the College of Computing and Informatics
University of North Carolina, Charlotte

Daniel Reed

Daniel Reed

advisory board member

Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
University of Utah

Sharron Rush

Sharron Rush

advisory board member

Executive Director  |  Knowbility, Inc.

Lucy Sanders

Lucy Sanders

advisory board member

CEO and Co-founder
National Center for Women & Information Technology

Miriam Vializ-Briggs

Miriam Vializ-Briggs

advisory board member

Marketing Specialist
Briggs & Briggs Marketing

Richard Tapia

Richard Tapia

advisory board member

University Professor and Maxfield-Oshman Professor in Engineering
Rice University

Project Lead

Manuel Perez Quinones

Manuel A. Perez Quinones

University Award

Associate Dean of the College of Computing and Informatics
University of North Carolina, Charlotte

Dorian Arnold

Dorian Arnold

Student Retention

Associate Dean of the College of Computing and Informatics
University of North Carolina, Charlotte