As an initiative of the Nashville Public Education Foundation and Mayor Megan Barry’s Office, the Parent Cabinet is a diverse group of MNPS parents who provide feedback to the NPEF and the Mayor’s Office on various education initiatives and strategies. The cabinet represents a diverse mix of grade levels, neighborhoods and types of school experiences.

Members of the inaugural Parent Cabinet and neighborhoods represented include:

  • Alene Arnold, Green Hills
  • Ladan Awil, Hermitage
  • Lynnette Brown, South Nashville
  • Krista Carruthers, Edgehill
  • Dan Clemmons, Bellshire Estates
  • Nancy Denning-Martin, Inglewood
  • Sheila Dorse, Skyline Village
  • Cynthia Eckles, Southeast Nashville
  • Kelley Eguakun, North Nashville
  • Juan Escarfuller, Priest Lake
  • Rashed Fakhruddin, Green Hills
  • Caryn Hill, Hermitage
  • Debra Kornprobst, Goodlettsville
  • Robert Layman, Cane Ridge
  • Matthew Morgan, East Nashville
  • Bob Obrohta, Southeast Nashville
  • Demi Owen, Antioch
  • Indie Pereira, Donelson
  • LaShanda Porter, Antioch
  • DeMica Robinson, Brentwood
  • Anita Ryan, Bellevue
  • Sandra Turpen, Hermitage
  • Rachel Tompkins, Bellevue
  • LaShante Walker, West End