Meet the DAPCEP team and learn what inspires them to work at DAPCEP!

Michelle L. Reaves, Executive Director

I passionately believe in DAPCEP’s mission. I am guided each day by this quote: “Be the person you needed when you were younger.” – Author, Ayesha Siddiqi

Maria Webb, Development Director

I am incredibly motivated by our DAPCEP alum. When I hear stories about how DAPCEP influenced their journey to success – I want more young people to have a similar experience.

Joletta McCormick, Finance Director

Knowing that education was/ is the key for the talented tenth of years past, present, and future – my passion is to touch the lives of others through educational advancement in STEM areas that afford significant opportunity for success mentally and monetarily for future generations.

Sakina Masud, Program Manager

It’s my passion to help students explore enrichment opportunities that will support their goals after high school graduation.

Anthony Gore, Program Manager

My inspiration for working at DAPCEP is fueled from the idea of “Creating the Thinkers of Tomorrow”. I am driven to make an impact for our youth today so they can ultimately have a better tomorrow.

Nina Bailey, Development Manager

I believe that unique, inherent potential exists in every child. I’m driven by our work – it centers on helping young people explore paths to transforming that potential into purpose.

Kenyatta Jones, Development & Program Coordinator

I believe all children should have an equal and fighting chance to do, and be, what they want in life – and learning should be fun! It’s our responsibility to teach and share everything we have learned with those who follow behind us.

Myesha Williams, Program Assistant

I am inspired to do the work of DAPCEP because I want to help increase the number of underrepresented youth who want to pursue a career in STEM.

Suzanne Wasson, In-School Program

RESULTS! RESULTS! RESULTS! I have witnessed the success of thousands of DAPCEP students. There is no better motivation!

Diane Allen, Finance Assistant

My inspiration for choosing to work at DAPCEP was the many parents and students I have encountered who had nothing but admiration for the staff and programs.

DAPCEP Board of Directors

Stephen C. Lewis – President

Joi Harris – Vice President

Albert Ware – Treasurer

VerTongie Bailey

Bryan Beran

Tonya Berry

Victor Carmona, Ph.D.

Rev. James Michael Curenton

Kevin Fite

April Hines Jenkins

Brandon Johnson, Ph.D.

John Lehman, Ph.D.

Jennifer Marrocco

Jennifer Martin-Green, Ed.D.

Glenn McIntosh

Lyonel Milton

Dana Paul

Shani Penn

Jay Prestage