Community Advisory Board

The Community Advisory Board (also known as CAB) is comprised of a group of business and community leaders who live and work in the Atlanta area.  CAB leaders provide guidance to JLA’s leadership on how it can best execute its mission to serve the Atlanta community.

Bobbi Cleveland (Chair)

Kim Anderson
CEO. Families First

Representative Kathy Ashe

Mendal Bouknight
Community Foundation
Vice President, Philanthropy

John Deushane
WXIA/WATL (11 Alive)

Kelly Dolan

Yvette Johnson Hagins
Chief Executive Officer
Whitefoord Community Program

Milton Little
United Way

Wonya Lucas
Public Broadcasting Atlanta

Susan O’Farrell
CFO & Treasurer. BlueLinx

John O’Kane
Kennesaw State University

Emily Pelton
Executive Director, Georgia Voices

Alex Trouteaud, Ph.D
Executive Director

Che Watkins
Chief Executive Officer
The Center for Working Families, Inc. 

Comer Yates
Executive Director
Atlanta Speech School