Our Board

Eugene Dooley

Board Chair

Mr. Eugene P. Dooley is a Senior Software Engineer/Business Intelligence specialist with proven experience as a technical leader and a IT project manager. He’s a graduate from Indiana State University with a double major in Computer Science and Political Science. Completed his Master’s Certification in Public Management from IUPUI’s School of Public & Environmental Affairs. Dooley is highly creative and a goal oriented professional. He has demonstrated skills using data analysis from multiple sources to identify and resolve problems. Communication skills were honed through sales and consulting roles. Mr. Dooley has the ability to analyze the impact of public policy, community and technology choices.

Nicole Woodson serves as the Indiana-based Vice President and Community Development Manager for Regions Bank, overseeing the state of Indiana and Southwest Kentucky. Woodson is a Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) expert with a demonstrated expertise in consumer compliance bank regulations. Prior to her start with Regions, Woodson served as a Compliance and CRA Officer with the National Bank of Indianapolis and a regulatory banking Consumer Compliance Examiner at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). Woodson earned a Bachelor of Science degree with a double major in Business Management and Human Resource Management from Indiana University‐Purdue University Indianapolis. She has a passion for the community and is fueled by positive change. In the past, Woodson has served on the Center for Leadership Development (CLD) Board, as the CLD Alumni Association President, and ACE Preparatory Charter School Board Member.  In addition to several other personal volunteerism, Woodson, currently, serves on the West Indianapolis Development Corporation Board and facilitates Precious Miss classes through the Center for Leadership Development.

Nicole Woodson

Board Member

Malybu White

Board Secretary

Malybu White is originally from Los Angeles, California.  Her passion for youth can be traced back to her pre-bachelor days.  She studied early childhood education and eventually opened her own licensed day care.  Upon moving with her husband and 2 children to Indiana 14 years ago, she began working as an Assistant Director for Kindercare Learning Center at 21st and Post Rd, on the east side, and led school aged children there during summers.  Her experience there led to interest in finishing her degree in business and securing a Program Director and later Area Director role working with both special needs children and adults for 8 years.  More recently, she sat on Center for Leadership Development’s leadership team as their first Human Resources Manager, serving youth from behind the scenes, creating HR policies and procedures for staff who devote their time delivering programs and services to black youth.  She also volunteered as a Youth Ministry Leader with Campus Life at Fall Creek Valley Middle School, in Lawrence Township.  Malybu is uniquely equipped to advocate on behalf of students, understanding the business parameters within which leadership must work.   She seeks to continue to advocate for black and brown youth, especially as a person having experienced unique challenges navigating L.A. Unified School District, but never giving up on her dream to graduate from college.  Malybu is currently employed at The Heritage Group, Indiana.

Daventry Burroughs is a native Hoosier, born in Indianapolis and a graduate of Lawrence North High School on the northeast side of the city. He has a passion for higher education and numbers, which led him to the Independent Colleges of Indiana (ICI) as their Director of Accounting. Daventry received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Indianapolis (UIndy) and is currently pursuing an MBA at UIndy. When not in his school books, Daventry can be found reading, writing, or working with different types of interactive media. 

Daventry Burroughs

Board Treasurer

Brad Jacklin

Board Member

Brad Jacklin is a third-generation resident of Indianapolis and a second-generation graduate of Washington Township schools. Following graduation from North Central High School he attended Indiana University in Bloomington, graduating with a B.S. from the Kelley School of Business. He received his J.D. from the Santa Clara University School of Law in Santa Clara, California.

Brad has significant experience in public administration and policy experience. Prior to working for Eli Lilly and Company in Indianapolis he served in leadership, communication, and policy roles for former Mayor Greg Ballard in Indianapolis and more than a half-dozen Members of the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, DC, where he led the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus and introduction of the Equality Act. Brad previously worked for non-profits, political campaigns, and legal aid organizations in Washington, DC, California, and Oregon.

Brad currently serves on the board of the Health Foundation of Greater Indianapolis and lives in Indianapolis where his family tries their hands at vegetable gardening, keeping chickens and honeybees, and CrossFit.

As the Service Line Administrator at Indiana University Health Physicians, Melissa has
operational and strategic oversight of the clinical, research and academic initiatives for the Hospitalist Division, encompassing 160+ physicians and 60+ Advance Practice Providers across seven (7) IU Health Hospitals including telemedicine services. She works collaboratively with regional hospital and facilitybased leaders to drive growth and patient success for the Hospitalist Division. She is responsible for both the business and clinical operations including care management, physician engagement, provider recruitment/onboarding/retention, project management and patient engagement. Her team focuses on implementing new processes in support of the business goals by engaging front line providers.

In addition to her professional role, she is also an active mentor with the Fairbanks School of Public Health, member of Indiana Healthcare Executives Network and active community member with the Windsor Park Neighborhood Association.

She graduated with a Masters in Healthcare Administration from the IUPUI Fairbanks School of Public Health and holds a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration from the IU School of Medicine. Melissa has been a part of the IU Health team since 2013 where she has served in administrative roles both inpatient and outpatient where she has managed teams responsible for improving access, quality and financial metrics. Melissa leans in to her passion for building highfunctioning teams throughout her professional and personal endeavors.

Melissa and her husband, Mace, live on the Near Eastside of Indianapolis with their affectionate cat, Josie, and lovable German Shepherd, Marvin. Melissa and her husband are most often found camping and hiking during their free time; exploring the many great State and National Parks!

Melissa Mayorga

Board Member

Board Meeting Dates

Tuesday, May 12, 2020
More Dates to Come
Todd Carpenter

Board Member

Todd Carpenter currently serves as Assistant Deputy IT Director for the State of Indiana, where he oversees planning, organizing, and directing teams which include management and technical personnel.   He analyzes staffing patterns in terms of career development and turnover to estimate recruiting and training needs.  In addition, he is actively involved in communicating technical concepts, problem solutions and project progress in a timely and understandable fashion to non-technical decision makers.

Prior to joining the State of Indiana, Todd served 9 years in the U.S. Navy.  While enlisted, he served 3 tours in the Middle East.  During his service he received many awards and commendations.  

Volunteer work includes:

  • 4 Walls Down- Homeless outreach ministry that provides clothes, food, and resources to the community.
  • Central Lodge #1- Nonprofit that serves the community in various ways.   

Todd attended Wilberforce University and is a seasoned IT professional with more than 20 years’ experience.  Todd is married with 2 daughters and a granddaughter.  In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family and traveling.

Born and raised in Colombia, Manuela earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism and social communication from the University of Manizales in Colombia. She also holds a master’s degree in leadership development from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in Terre Haute, Indiana. She began her career in Bogota as a journalist, reporter and TV Anchor at the international news channel NTN24. After that, she worked for the government as Digital Editor at the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Chief communication Officer for the Security Advisor of the President of Colombia. 

In 2014 Manuela moved to Indianapolis where she worked at the Girl Scouts of Central Indiana as a Manager of the Hispanic Initiative and Director of Community Engagement. Currently, Manuela works at Marian University as the Executive Director of Latin@ Leadership where she continues doing what she is passionate about, supporting Latino youth. In this position, she is forming strategic community partnerships, creating intercultural engagement, recruiting students and promoting Latin@ student success.

Manuela Salazar

Board Member

Andreia B. Alexander

Board Member

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