Advisory Board

The NUA Advisory Board consists of 11 active and one honorary member. Members are high profile individuals who provide guidance to the president and the organization, provide outreach and ongoing mentoring that helps staff solve day-to-day problems, offer a forum for program stakeholders, community partners, business supporters, youth, and volunteers.

Teleconferences and meetings on programmatic purposes are held when needs arise and networking opportunities are provided.

Advisory Board

Dr. Sonia Diaz, Chief Academic Officer, Framingham, MA. Public Schools

Dr. Daniel Domenech, Executive Director, American Association of School Administrators

Dr. Charlotte Frank, SVP, Research and Development, McGraw-Hill Education

Mr. Peter Gerber, Founding Partner, The EdDesigns Group, Inc., and former director of Education for the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Dr. Steven Ivens, (retired), Vice-President, Touchstone Applied Sciences & Executive Director, Research& Development, The College Board

Dr. Daniel Levine, Professor Emeritus, University of Nebraska, Omaha

Mr. Val Marmillion, President, Marmillion + Company

Mr. Len Miller, O’Connor Davies Munns & Dobbins LLP

Mr. Robert (Bud) Spillane, Senior Fellow, CNA

Mr. Dudley Williams Jr., District Account Executive, GE Company


Dr. Asa Hilliard, III., formerly professor at Georgia State University | (Read this tribute to Dr. Hilliard.)

Dr. Michael Froning, former Dean, School of Education, University of Alabama at Birmingham