Leadership - Science ATL
  • Science ATL Leadership

Board of Directors

Meisa Salaita

Meisa Salaita, PhD

Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director

Founding Board Member

Jordan Rose

Jordan Rose

Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director

Founding Board Member

Sarah Peterson

Sarah Peterson, PhD

Co-Founder & Director of New Initiatives

Founding Board Member

David Hartnett

David Hartnett

Chairman of the Board (Founding)

Tijuan Dogan

Tjuan Dogan, PhD

Board Member since 2019

Jason Hoch

Jason Hoch

Founding Board Member

Jamal Jesse

Jamal Jesse

Board Member since 2019

Cheryl Kortemeier

Cheryl Kortemeier

Board Member Since 2019

Melanie Lawrence

Melanie Lawrence

Board Member since 2021

Susan Lozier

Susan Lozier, PhD

Board Member since 2021

James Ward, Jr.

James Ward, Jr.

Board Member since 2021

Jason Wellman

Jason Wellman

Board Member since 2019

Operations Team

AJ Chestnut

AJ Chestnut Raines

School & Youth Programs Manager

Kristen Clayton

Kristen Clayton

Public Events Coordinator

Audra Davidson

Content Manager, Science Scene Calendar

Danielle Freeman

Danielle Freeman

Head Volunteer Coordinator

Misael Romero-Reyes

Misael Romero-Reyes

ITF Coordinator

Sarah Strassler

Sarah Strassler

Digital Content Contributor

Special Thanks

Eric Knapp, Melody Richardson, Gigi Burke, Bill Christian, Shira Colsky, Debbie Mullis

Advisors

  • Donna Barrett, Ph.D., Georgia Science Teachers Association
  • Tim Cairl, Metro Atlanta Chamber
  • John Childs, Mental Fitness
  • Ann Cramer, Coxe, Curry & Associates
  • Kyle Frantz, Ph.D., Georgia State University
  • Ariel Fristoe, Out of Hand Theater
  • Robert Gaines, Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education
  • Brian Garrett, PhD, SMASH Morehouse
  • Evans Harrell, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Diley Hernandez, Ph.D., GoSTEM, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Natalie King, PhD, Georgia State University
  • Caitlin Kokenes, Knarr
  • Mike Lalle, UPS
  • Jennifer Leavey, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Leigh McCook, Georgia Tech Research Institute
  • Errika Moore, Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta
  • Tokiwa Smith, SEM Link

Professional Services

Founded by: Emory University Georgia Institute of Technology Metro Atlanta Chamber

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