Board of Directors


dr. Vicki Jones-Hardy

Dr. Vicki Hardy received her MD from Fayetteville State University and currently works as a Family Medicine Center Faculty Physician at Duke Southern Regional AHEC. A native of the south side of Chicago, IL, she is committed to providing STEM education opportunities for underrepresented groups.

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Dr. Gilda Barabino

Dr. Gilda Barabino is the Dean of Engineering at City College of New York.  She holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Rice University and is the first African-American woman to serve as dean of engineering at a college that is not an HBCU.


David a. Payne

David A. Payne is an entrepreneur, inventor and business owner.  David graduated valedictorian ('95) from The Lincoln University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Accounting.  David is the founder of the "A Dream Deferred" Endowed Scholarship Fund at Lincoln University.


Earnest Mack

Earnest Mack is currently a Solution Consultant for Adobe, and has consulted in the past with HP, and is continuously involved in training and education for employees at all levels. He is well-aware of best-practices for building relationships with technology companies.


Dr. Trina Coleman

Dr. Trina Coleman is the CEO of Coleman Comprehensive Solutions, LLC, an educational and IT consulting firm. She has over 25 cumulative years of experience in high school and post-secondary physics education, physics research, and higher-ed administration at Howard and Hampton University. Dr. Coleman holds a Ph.D. in Theoretical Nuclear Physics.