Board Of Directors

Ana Jackson

Ana Jackson is the Stiles Hall Board President. She is Chief Evaluation and Data Strategy Director at Blue Shield of California Foundation. She completed her doctoral work at the Goldman School of Public Policy, focusing on health equity and the social determinants of health.

Josh Fisher

Josh Fisher is the Stiles Hall Board Vice President. He is the founder of PresPoint Capital, an investment firm located in San Francisco. PresPoint Capital invests globally in healthcare, technology, industrial and consumer companies and started "Touchdown for Kids" in 1995, a fundraiser that supports Stiles Hall.

Mike Williams

Mike Williams ’82 was vice-chair, Capital Markets, for Barclays Global Investors, vice-chair of the UC Berkeley Foundation, and Director of Athletics. He and his wife Jeanne have three children.

Eric Roberts

Eric Roberts is the Director of Forensic Accounting at Morrison & Foerster law firm and was a Partner at Deloitte, an international accounting and consulting firm.

Catherine Jisun Ahn

Catherine Jisun Ahn is an attorney in the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of General Counsel, advising senior policymakers on anti-money laundering and illicit finance, and tax and trade. She is is the daughter of Korean immigrants and has a Masters in Public Affairs from Princeton. 

Jerlena Griffin-Desta

Jerlena Griffin-Desta is the Chief of Staff/Associate Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and Diversity at Sonoma State University, and a past president of the Stiles Hall board. She received her Ph.D. at UC Berkeley in education policy with a focus on meritocratic processes in college admissions.

John A. Powell

John A. Powell is the Director of the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, and Professor of Law and African American Studies.

Na’ilah Nasir

Na’ilah Nasir is President of the Spencer Foundation and president-elect of the American Educational Research Association.

Thelton Henderson

Thelton Henderson is the Senior U.S. District Court Judge for Northern California. Appointed in 1980, he was the Justice Department Civil Rights Division’s first African-American lawyer.

Nancy Skinner

Nancy Skinner is currently serving in her first term as the representative of California State Senate District 9. A social justice advocate, energy and climate change initiator, and a proactive legislator, Skinner completed three terms in the State Assembly.

Barbara Lee

Barbara Lee, Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus, cast the only vote against giving President Bush a blank check to wage war after the September 11th attacks.

Maria Echaveste

Maria Echaveste is Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress and former deputy chief of staff to President Clinton and on the board of MALDEF.

Frances Free Ramos

Frankie Free Ramos is a Ph.D. student in the Graduate School of Education, where she studies the history of community movements towards educational justice and transformation. She has been a high school teacher and college counselor and is the parent of three young children.

Joseph Zwillinger

Joseph Zwillinger is the co-founder and co-CEO of Allbirds and has been affiliated with Stiles Hall since he was a Sports4Kids volunteer in 2000.

Jose Luis Lopez

José Luis López is an attorney at Gunderson Dettmer, previously an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.  José graduated from UC Berkeley School of Law, where he was co-president of the student body and Editor-in-Chief of the California Law Review.

Fabrizio Mejia

Fabrizio Mejia is the Executive Director of the Centers for Educational Equity and Excellence: Educational Opportunity and Undocumented Student Programs, Transfer, Re-entry & Student Parent Centers, and Student Veteran and Cal Independent Scholars Services. 

Jovan Lewis

Jovan Lewis Assistant Professor of Geography and co-chair of the Economic Disparities Research Cluster,  researching poverty and inequality in the Caribbean and the United States. 

Pia Mishra

Pia Mishra is an associate with CapitalG (Google Investments), was an analyst at Goldman, Sachs, and graduated from U.C. Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.

Kevin Anderson

Kevin Anderson is a teacher at Bishop O'Dowd High School. He is a graduate of UC Berkeley, Harvard Law School, and the Stanford Teacher Education Program.