Weikart Center Staff

Venalin Aguilar
Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Specialist

Venalin designs learning experiences and provides coaching, project leadership, and technical assistance to support equitable CQI system building.

Alice Anderson
Senior Research and Evaluation Specialist
Jacqueline Banda
Administrative Assistant

Jacky will be assisting the Weikart Center as an administrative assistant.

Adrienne Bard
Director, Statewide Quality Improvement Systems

With an enthusiasm for details, Adrienne provides training and technical assistance to partners across the country engaged in continuous quality improvement.

Taylor Davis
Learning & Development Specialist

Tay’s work centers around delivering training and technical assistance in support of continuous quality improvement.

Shavon Dotson
Senior Learning & Development Specialist

Shavon designs and oversees training content and delivery.

Jherconna Ford
Training Program Associate
Edgar Gomez
Learning & Development Specialist

Edgar provides support in coaching and training to clients in Michigan.

Mostafa Hashemi
Senior Research and Evaluation Analyst
Donna Lloyd
Business Systems & Engagement Specialist

Donna provides leadership, coordination, and support in the design, maintenance, and implementation of the Weikart Center’s internal & external business syste

Dave Martineau
Director of Design & Innovation

Dave returns to the Weikart Center as the Director of Design & Innovation with more than 20 years of experience in youth development and facilitation.

Sheely Mauck
Director, Equitable Quality Improvement Systems

Sheely is the Director of Equitable Quality Improvement Systems for the Forum for Youth Investment.

Ari Pak
Senior Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Specialist

Ari leads projects, provides coaching and technical assistance to system leaders, and designs learning experiences to advance equitable CQI systems.

Lisa Rice
Senior Continuous Quality Improvement Specialist
Kimberly Howard Robinson, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President, Youth Program Quality

Kim works to strengthen programs and practices that nurture the potential of youth with continuous improvement approaches that marry research and practice.

M. Brook Trejo
Youth Program Quality Associate
Salem Valentino
Senior Director of Research & Evaluation
Tiffany Walker
Research and Evaluation Specialist

Tiffany provides technical assistance and evaluation support in partnership with youth development organizations focused on continuous quality improvement.

Leah Wallace
Learning & Development Specialist

Leah provides coaching, training, and technical assistance to Weikart Center clients around the country.

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For information or questions related to Scores Reporter, contact scoresreporter@forumfyi.org.

For questions related to online training, contact onlinetraining@forumfyi.org.


Emet Bergman
Field Consultant
Nikki Hale
Field Consultant
Jennifer Harris
Field Consultant
Clarke Hill
Field Consultant
Rachel Keener
Field Consultant
bob Maureen
Field Consultant
Amanda Ruud
Field Consultant
Stacy Silverman
Field Consultant

Join the Team

We are looking for emerging superstars poised to grow rapidly into dynamic leaders. People who have an insatiable desire to grow and learn and are passionate about youth development, continuous improvement, racial equity, and social justice. People eager to constantly try new things, adapt, learn, and improve. People who are analytical, see the big picture, and suggest strategic shifts of direction – while simultaneously maintaining high standards for quality, keeping track of details, and making sure our partners’ needs are met. People who work hard and take pride in their work and support colleagues to do the same. 

We love what we do and want you to as well.

Our Vision

All young people reach their fullest potential - in education, work, and life.

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