Community Development Council

The Community Development Council is an advisory body to the Community Opportunity Alliance’s Board of Directors. The Council’s purpose is to share diverse perspectives based on members’ areas of expertise, offer high-level guidance and infuse new thinking for our work, raise our visibility, and expand our reach and impact.


  • Andy Fraizer, Community Foundation of South Jersey
  • Colleen Flynn, Build Healthy Places Network
  • Daniel Davis, Federal Reserve Bank Of St. Louis 
  • David Noble, Paramount Bank
  • Heidi Schoonover, Truist
  • Jamie Schriner, W.K. Kellogg Foundation
  • Jeremy Liu, Creative Development Partners
  • Joe McNeely
  • Kate Pratt, South Carolina Association for Community Economic Development
  • Kari Johnson, Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers
  • Michelle D. Johnson, Kresge Foundation
  • Paige Carlson-Heim, TD Charitable Foundation
  • Paul Ettorre, Woodforest National Bank
  • Rita Gibson, Georgia Advancing Communities Together
  • Sarida Scott, University of Detroit Mercy