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)
www.tullfoundation.org

Kim Anderson
CEO. Families First
www.familiesfirst.org

Representative Kathy Ashe

Mendal Bouknight
Community Foundation
Vice President, Philanthropy
www.cfgreateratlanta.org

John Deushane
WXIA/WATL (11 Alive)
www.11alive.com

Kelly Dolan
kdolan@atlantawomen.org

Yvette Johnson Hagins
Chief Executive Officer
Whitefoord Community Program
yhagins@whitefoord.org

Milton Little
President
United Way

Wonya Lucas
CEO
Public Broadcasting Atlanta
wylucas@pba.org

Susan O’Farrell
CFO & Treasurer. BlueLinx
www.BlueLinxCo.com

John O’Kane
Kennesaw State University

Emily Pelton
Executive Director, Georgia Voices
www.georgiavoices.org

Alex Trouteaud, Ph.D
Executive Director
youthSpark
alex@youth-spark.org

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

Comer Yates
Executive Director
Atlanta Speech School
www.atlspsch.org