Together for Hope Arkansas Staff
Janee' Tisby, Director
Janee', a Grandview, Missouri native, graduated from Stephens College in 2006. Janee’ became convicted about the inequities in the education system during her senior year and applied to teach with Teach for America (TFA), a national organization committed to placing teachers in under-resourced school districts. Janee’ taught 5th grade in Indianola, Mississippi for three years, and comes to TFHAR after seven years working with Teach for America Mississippi, most recently as Chief of Staff.
Janee’ is married to Jemar, a PhD student at the University of Mississippi, and they have one son, Jack.
Board of Directors
Dr. Ray Higgins | Little Rock, Arkansas
Mike Mullally | Jonesboro, Arkansas
Rev. Vivian Hoskins | Helena-West Helena, Arkansas
Dr. Chris Ellis | Little Rock, Arkansas
Bishop Chester Thompson | Camden, Arkansas
Tomisha Gant | Helena-West Helena, Arkansas
Kelsey Riley | Helena-West Helena, Arkansas
Daniel Johnson | Memphis, Tennesse
Rev. Alicia Porterfield | Wilmington, North Carolina
Rev. Kristen Muse | Raleigh, North Carolina
Ann Carter | Richmond, Virginia