Our Board

Brad Jacklin

Board Chair

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.

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

Eugene Dooley

Board Member

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.

Demetrice Smith-Mutegi has served as an educator, consultant, and leader for the past sixteen years. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill in Biology, a  Master of Arts in Teaching Degree from East Carolina University in Science Education, and a post-graduate certificate in School Administration from Morgan State University in Baltimore, MD. Demetrice has taught undergraduate and graduate courses to in-service and pre-service teachers in cognitive science learning, assessment, and best teaching practices. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Klipsch Educators College at Marian University–Indianapolis. In her spare time, Demetrice enjoys traveling, gardening, biking, and hiking with her husband, Jomo, and son, Imari.

Demetrice Smith

Board Member

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020
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