Our Team

Our Staff and Board of Directors is dedicated to supporting our organization and promoting safe, supportive learning environments for all young people.

National School Climate Center

Board of Directors

  • David M. Becker – Senior Counsel at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, President
  • Dafna Dothan – Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer, Cross River
  • George Igel, MD
  • Michael S. Katzke – Founding Partner, Katzke & Morgenbesser LLP
  • Gerald Rothstein

For more information on our Board or joining our dedicated team, please reach out to Adam St. Bernard Jacobs at ajacobs@schoolclimate.org

Organizational Leadership

  • Christian Villenas, PhD – Co-Executive Director
  • Adam St. Bernard Jacobs – Co-Executive Director
  • Evonne Tsang – Operations
  • Amanda Weitzel – Director, Survey Operations
  • Samantha Elleman – Evaluation Manager