Joe coordinates a team of field consultants and trainers to deliver training and technical assistance to support the development of quality improvement systems.
Tom oversees the Forum’s finance and accounting team and is responsible the organization’s contracting, legal and business strategy functions.
Thaddeus works to promote evidence-based policies that help communities achieve equity for all youth and that incorporate youth voice.
Merita is the Forum's co-founder and serves as managing partner of Big Picture Approach Training & Consulting and a coach to state and local partnerships.
Kris oversees the Forum’s external affairs and internal operations: from communications and outreach to human resources, IT and facilities.
Karen has made a career of starting organizations and initiatives that promote youth development – including the Forum for Youth Investment.