Our Team

Our Board of Directors and Task Forces are led by Teach Access members from industry, advocacy, and academia.

Teach Access Staff

  • Executive Director: Kate Sonka
  • Project Coordinator: Leslie Johnson
  • Director of Development and Partnerships: Mindy Kolin
  • Intern: Aiden Tomkinson

Board of Directors

  • Chair: Laura Allen, Google
  • Secretary: Yasmine Elglaly, Western Washington University
  • Treasurer: Sean Keegan, Stanford University
  • At-Large: Larry Goldberg, Independent Consultant
  • At-Large: Jeff Wieland, Meta

Organizational Leadership

  • Universities Task Force Leads:
    • Cyndi Wiley, Iowa State University
    • Robert Domanski, New York City Government, Tech Talent Pipeline
  • Companies Task Force Leads:
    • Monica Gaines, Oracle
    • Matthew Janusauskas, American Foundation for the Blind
  • Students Task Force Leads
    • Chris Yoon
    • Paul Ruvolo, Olin College of Engineering¬†