Leadership

Peter Clare

Executive Director

Peter is a lawyer and former Clinical Professor at Georgetown University Law Center and Adjunct Howard University Law School, and a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Georgetown University Law School. He is the co-founder and founding Executive Director of College Tribe.

Board Members

Chekeim Wymes
Board Chairperson

Chekeim is a graduate of Hampton University. He has worked as an Account Executive at both Xerox and IBM. Mr. Wymes later founded a commercial cleaning company in the Washington, D.C. metro area. He was also involved with Corporate Finance and Fundraising and was a Mortgage Banker for Bank of America and several other financial institutions. He currently serves as Regional Account Executive for Amazon. Mr. Wymes is the father of two sons.

Jenifer Wicks

Vice Chair

Jenifer is a 6th generation Washingtonian with over 21 years of experience working in the juvenile and criminal justice systems as a social worker, law clerk and attorney. She graduated from Maret School before attending Brown University, where she received a degree in psychology. Prior to law school, she worked as a social worker with juveniles in the City of Philadelphia. While attending Georgetown University Law Center as a Public Interest Legal Scholar, she clerked for the Public Defender Service (PDS) and then after graduation, continued on at PDS. She has worked in private practice in criminal matters for over 16 years. She was the recipient of the DCACDL 2008 R. Kenneth Mundy Trial Lawyer of the Year award. She has raised two boys.

Cherron Murray

Board Secretary

Cherron received a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Trinity University in Washington DC. During her 10 years in education, she has worked with both elementary and high school students. She helped co-found Keys to Kids as an answer to the need of professional development for teachers, parents, and school administrators. She has specialized in early childhood literacy for males of color and effective classroom management.

Amanda Jackson

Board Member

Amanda M. Jackson is a native Washingtonian and a Ward 8 resident. Ms. Jackson graduated from Margaret Washington High School. She has worked in the medical field for more than 13 years. She is the parent of two children, who were both former College Tribe participants.

Gabriel Robinson

Board Member

Mr. Robinson is a graduate of Florida State University. He has been a reading mentor with Everybody Wins and won a leadership award from the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. Mr. Robinson has had an extensive career of public service and currently is the Chief Operating Officer of the Department of Public Works in the District of Columbia.

Kate Lancaster

Board Member

Ms. Lancaster is a graduate of Radford University where she got a Masters of Social Work and St. Francis University. She is a licensed Clinic Social Worker in Virginia and the District of Columbia. She is currently a school social worker where she provides consultation to school staff, parents and students to facilitate educational, social and emotional growth. Ms. Lancaster was also a four year scholar-athlete at a Division 1-A softball team where she served two years as team captain.

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