We are thankful to all who serve as our advisors, supporters, and champions to help guide and realize our mission.
Advisory Board Members and Committees
Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia is proud of the diversity of lived experiences, talents, networks, and ideas to create meaningful and positive opportunities for our Scholars and Teaching Fellows.
James Degnan, Ph.D.
Senior Director, Measurement and Institutional Research
Temple University (retired)
Co-Leader of Community Connections Program at Breakthrough, GFS English Department
Deputy Director of Policy, Planning, and Performance Management for the Office of Homeless Services in the City of Philadelphia
Walter Greason, Ph.D.
DeWitt Wallace Professor in the Department of History at Macalester College
Head of Middle School, Germantown Friends School
General Manager, Outside Plant Construction, CDTI
Laurena Zeller, Ed.D.
Principal, Add B Anderson School
Cornelius Brown | Abe Diallo | Eugenie Flaherty, Ph.D. | Beth Gonzales
Walter Greason, Ph.D. | Sarita Malakar | Darren Spielman | David Wade
Francine Boone | William Bowie | James Degnan, Ph.D. | Robin Friedman
Matt Greenawalt | Jamal Hill | Marnie Kerr | Priscilla Kinney | Keino Terrell | Laurena Zeller, Ed.D. | David Zavitz