Hands Crew

People who believe in the life-changing power of reading and literacy

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Board of Directors

Leah Garratt – Chairperson
Asst. Superintendent, Mono, California, County Office of Education (retired)

Allegra Asplundh
Returned U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer; Investor and Philanthropy Advisor

Jamelyn Ebelacker
MBA Student; Returned U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer

Yah-Hanna Jenkins Leys – Secretary
Senior Program Manager at the MillerKnoll Foundation; Co-founder, Women of Color Give

Jennifer McCarthy
Terminal Manager at AIT Worldwide Logistics

Anne Joseph, Ph.D.
Director of Strategy & Program Management, Ring Therapeutics

Koren Norton
Founder, KN Consulting

Viviane Scott, JD – Treasurer
Associate at Gunderson Dettmer, LLP

Amanda Sherlip
Executive Director, Hands Across the Sea

Hands Advisors

Shermaine Bardouille Learning Support Advisor, Ministry of Education, Dominica

Harriet Linskey Co-founder and Past Executive Director, Hands Across the Sea

Kathy Oberle Founder, Boaters for Books


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