National Leadership

Jonas Chartock

Jonas Chartock Chief Executive Officer Jonas oversees all aspects of Leading Educators operations, development strategy and growth.

Chong-Hao Fu

Chong-Hao Fu Chief Program Officer Chong-Hao oversees the curriculum development and delivery of the Fellowship program and is responsible for the national program evaluation and assessment strategy.

Phong Dinh

Phong Dinh Chief Finance and Operations Officer Phong oversees financial management and national operations for Leading Educators and also leads strategic planning for the organization.


Nikki Diamantes

Nikki Diamantes Vice President, Strategic Growth Nikki is responsible for determining where the organization should expand and when, along with launching new opportunities across the country.

Kelly McClure

Kelly McClure Vice President, Fellowship Kelly leads the design of our national Fellowship program, as well as oversees the team who supports its component parts – sessions, coaching, problem-solving communities, school visits trip, and performance assessments.

Cordelia Tullous

Cordelia Tullous Vice President, Talent and Human Capital Cordelia oversees staff professional development, the cultivation and retention of talent, and management of talent-related systems for the national Leading Educators organization.

Ingrid Alvarado

Ingrid Alvarado Director of Development Ingrid is responsible for developing national relationships and securing multi-year investments for the organization’s sustainability. Ingrid also serves as a fundraising coach to regional executive directors.


Matthew Bradford

Matthew Bradford Director of Information Systems Matt oversees the various information systems that we use across the network and is responsible for overseeing their maintenance, their use, their development, and user training.

Liz Garcia

Liz Garcia Director of Coaching Liz guides and assists with the ongoing development of coaching tools; the recruitment, selection, and development of Leading Educators Coaches nationally; and the continued monitoring, evaluation, and continuous improvement of the Leading Educators coaching model.



National Staff

Steph Bates Executive Assistant and  Special Projects Manager Steph directly supports the CEO and coordinates development projects and oversees social media and public relations.

Brock Bedard National Office Administrator Brock provides operational, talent, and communications support to the National organization as well as managing the National Office location.

Rana Boone Senior National Program Manager Rana provides both program and oeprational support to the National Program Team, and is responsible for program development, refinement and implementation across all regions.

Maria Bourgeois National Program Administrative Assistant Maria provides team and executive support to the National Program Team, showcasing a variety of experience in education, administration, and event planning.


Sarah Bullock Morgan SSI Program Manager Sarah provides the project management talent behind Leading Educators expanding Strategic Support Initiatives (SSI) service offerings across the country.

Doug Moudy Learning Management Systems Manager Doug acts as the interface between the Leading Educators Program team, external developers, Fellows, and staff on the development, implementation, management, and support of information on the Learning Management System (Teacher Leader Community) sharing platform.

Lauren Mulcahy National Expansion Manager Lauren currently serves as Leading Educators Launch Manager, expanding the mission reach of the organization nationally.

Chad Rohrback Video Production Manager Chad is responsible for the management of all in-house video production efforts supporting the Fellowship and Strategic Support Initiatives programming, as well as strategic oversight and administrative direction over organizational video production services.


Simon Spadaro-Bliss National Fellowship Program Coordinator Simon is responsible for coordinating and supporting the day-to-day operations of the Fellowship program. He also provides operational support for Leading Educators events across the country.

Rebecca Taylor-Perryman National Program Experience Manager Rebecca brings her talent and passion for educational innovation matched with skills in data analysis, project management, and program administration.