Board of Directors
Grayce Belvedere Young
Grayce Belvedere Young is the founder and CEO of Lily Pad Consulting. She provides organizational development consultation for Cultural Jambalaya.
Cari-Ana Garcia Luna
Cari-Ana is the executive director and educator at SAGE Academy Charter High School. She provides cultural diversity and educational consultation. She is the chair of Cultural Jambalaya’s Board of Directors and is on the Executive Committee.
Pankuri Goraksha-Hicks, Ph.D., director of Clinical Project Management, Thermo Fisher Scientific. She provides cultural diversity guidance for Cultural Jambalaya.
Rachel is the director of communications and public relations at Intermediate District 287. She provides educational consultation and social media support.
Ann Merrill is the director of external relations at American Indian OIC. She provides cultural diversity and communications guidance.
Colleen Needles Steward
Colleen is the CEO of Tremendous! Entertainment. She provides production support and produces Cultural Jambalaya’s Windows & Mirrors videos series.
Bondo is the executive director of educational services for the Columbia Heights School District. He provides cultural diversity and educational consultation.
Gail is the president of Shore to Shore Communications, Inc. and Cultural Jambalaya’s founder and executive director. Gail manages day-to-day operations.
Jen is a principal at DS+B Accountants and is on Cultural Jambalaya’s Executive Committee. She provides financial consultation.