Debra Duardo was appointed Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors effective May 15, 2016, designating her as the top education leader of the nation’s most populous and diverse county. Previously executive director of Student Health and Human Services for the Los Angeles Unified School District, Dr. Duardo now serves as the chief executive officer for the Los Angeles County Office of Education, and as secretary of the County Board of Education.
Ami Davis is the Founder and CEO of The Acadami, a professional development agency operating all of the state of California in various sectors. Ami specializes in working with and for marginalized populations, particularly “at-promise” and LGBTQ youth. She is a gender and sexuality specialist and SOGIE (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Expression) data consultant.