Board of Directors

Detroit Parent Network would like to thank Dorethia Kelly for 10 Years as a DPN Board Member, Treasurer and Chair! We are pleased to announce Jose Reyes as the New Chair!

Board Officers

Sharon Kilgore, Secretary


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Lacy Dawson, Assistant Treasurer


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Bernita Bradley, Assistant Secretary


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Jametta Lilly, Chief Executive Officer


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Jose Reyes, Chair


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Tammie Jones, Treasurer


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Janice Jones, Vice Chair


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Board Members

Dr. Jeffery Robinson, Ph.D., Member


Dr. Jeffrey Robinson, is the proud parent of 6 children and 2 grandchildren. He has been an educator in Detroit Public Schools for over 27 years and currently serves as the principal of Malcolm X Academy in Detroit. He also serves as a professor at Wayne State and Eastern Michigan Universities, and as the pastor of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church. He is an Executive Committee Member of the Detroit NAACP and a board member of the National Council on Educating Black Children. Dr. Robinson represents the type of child advocacy that Detroit parents need to learn in order to improve quality of life issues and schools for children in Detroit




Shaun Wilson, Member


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Tony Kinsey, Member


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Michelle Jackson, Bylaws Committee - Chair


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Anthony King, Member


Anthony was born in Meridian, Mississippi, and moved to Detroit as a teenager, attending Mumford High School. He is the proud father and grandfather of two daughters and two grandchildren, and his proudest accomplishment is the bond he has with his family. Now that Anthony is retired from the Chrysler Corporation, he spends time enjoying his hobby as an artist, drawing his own comics, and volunteering at Detroit Parent Network, his church, and the PTA. He has a special interest in the Men of DPN Support Group.




Brian Love, Founding Member


Brian Love is the proud parent of two children. He serves as Director, Public Affairs and Project Manager for the Greater Detroit Area Health Council. He has been in professional politics for nearly 15 years, and served as Urban/ External Affairs Director for the Michigan House of Representatives in 2007. He has also served as the Lobbyist/Outreach Director for StudentsFirst Michigan, a national education reform group and spent three and a half years lobbying and working in the community to empower teachers and parents. He believes that these are times of great opportunity to improve the state of Michigan and to make it a greater place to live and raise our children.




Yemisi Odetoyinbo, Program Committee - Chair


Yemisi was born and raised in Detroit, where she attended Cass Technical High School. She received her degree from The University of Michigan and currently teaches at Voyageur College Prep. Yemisi says that she has learned from her students to be open and vulnerable. She believes that Detroit Parent Network is an important organization because parents have the most influence on our future leaders.




Nikka Bowers, Member


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Felita Curry, Member





Dobey Gavin, Member


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Shirley Gray, Member


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Cecelia Mobley, Member


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Tonya Allen - Founding Member


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