Decision Making Council

The Decision-Making Council for the Education Committee for the Coalition for the People’s Agenda is an ad hoc subcommittee of the Coalition that consists of community leaders representing a broad array of Black and Black-allied grassroots voices. The 17 members are:

Latasha Harrison, Louisville PTO president/founder, Former PTA President, JCPS Parent, GCIPL Fellow
De’Nita Wright, Coalition of West Louisville Neighborhood Associations Facilitator, Kentucky Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression Former Interim Chair, JCPS Graduate
Gay Adelmann, Dear JCPS Co-founder/President, Save Our Schools Kentucky Co-founder/President, Kentucky Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression Board Member, Candidate for State Senate (2018), Parent of JCPS Graduate (Academy @ Shawnee), GCIPL Fellow
Tyra Walker, Kentucky Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression Co-chair, JCPS Teacher, JCPS Parent, JCTA Officer, Kentucky Juvenile Justice Oversight Council Member
Rhonda Mathies, Kentucky Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression Former Chair, Voter Engagement Brigade
Gin Spaulding, Retired JCPS Teacher, JCPS Parent, Children’s Author
Bob Cunningham, Kentucky Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression co-founder
Matt Taylor, Incorporate West Louisville
Olivia Bohler, Senior at Manual High School, Red Eye Reporter
Jumanah Hightower, Junior at Southern High School, BSU Member
Ivonne Rovira, JCPS Leads, Kentucky Educators United, Dear JCPS, Save Our Schools Kentucky, JCPS teacher, JCPS Parent, JCTA Member, Candidate for BSK.
Heather Profitt, Advocate, Education Hub Non-profit

Leigh Ann Yost, Advocate, JCPS Parent, JCPS substitute teacher

Chris Thieneman, Support the Libraries, Not the Tax Chair (2007), Candidate for Louisville Mayor (2018)

Chris Tobe, Author, Kentucky Fried Pensions, former board member of the Kentucky Retirement Systems, JCPS Parent, Candidate for State Auditor (2019)

Ike Thacker, Coalition for the People’s Agenda, Kentucky Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression Board Member, Candidate for Louisville Mayor (2018)

Greg Tichenor, JCPS Teacher, Kentucky Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression Board Member, Louisville Showing Up for Racial Justice, Kentuckians for the Commonwealth – Louisville