Our Team

Big Class is the collective effort of hundreds of volunteers, educators, students, and parents.

Doug Keller | Executive Director | doug@bigclass.org

Doug Keller | Executive Director | doug@bigclass.org

Kyley Pulphus | Program Director | kyley@bigclass.org

Kyley Pulphus | Program Director | kyley@bigclass.org

Kortney Morrow | Development Manager | kortney@bigclass.org

Kortney Morrow | Development Manager | kortney@bigclass.org

Ashley Teamer | In-School Programs Manager | ashley@bigclass.org

Ashley Teamer | In-School Programs Manager | ashley@bigclass.org

Eliza Walker | Volunteer Programs Manager | eliza@bigclass.org

Eliza Walker | Volunteer Programs Manager | eliza@bigclass.org

Shannelle Mills | Writing Teaching Artist | shannelle@bigclass.org

Shannelle Mills | Writing Teaching Artist | shannelle@bigclass.org


Teen Interns: Anyx Burd, Christiann Cannon, Nia Gates, Chasity Hunter


Board of Directors
Amanda Aiken
Rai Bolden
Jayeesha Dutta
Elliott Edwards
Kelly Harris-DeBerry
Doug Keller (co-founder)
Baty Landis
Heather Muntzer (co-founder)
Danielle Gilyot Smith
Desiree Packard
Kathleen Whalen
Gabrielle Wilson-Prout

Advisory Council

Wayne Amedee
Rai Bolden
Sarah DeBacher
Julie Livaudais George
Anne Gisleson
Katherine Lane
Nora McConnell-Johnson
Maureen Nicol
Echo Olander

Some of our amazing volunteers who served 10 or more hours during the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 school year: 

Adrene Hickerson, Alana Hassanein, Allison Monguillot, Allie Mariano, Alvin David, Alan Walter, Alex Turvey, Anna Giordano, Annabelle Grimes, Ava Kerr, Breiana Breaux, Brooke Paulus, Chae Jiles, Chiderah Hugbaja, Chris Stauginger, Cynthia Via, Elizabeth Carson, Emily Alverson, Emma Schain, Erica Christmas, Erin Ruane, Glynnis Ritchie, Grace Hunter, Grace MacDougal, Heidi McKinnley, Irina Levin, Jade Hurter, Jason Keschner, Jenna Knoblach, Jeremy Paten, Jessica Cogan, Jill Schlechtweg, Joey Oakley, Julia Lavigne, Jon Galpurn, Julia Taylor, Kesha Young, Kurston Melton, Kat Weems, Katy Simpson Smith, Kurston Melton, Laura McNight, Laura Nemeth, Maddie Straton, Mara Lazer, Maria Delgado, Megan Braden-Perry, Michael McNamara, Nancy Lemann, Nondi Lampkin, Olivia Ford, Omar Casimire, Padmini Parthasarthy, Patrice Jones, Peter Murphy, Rebecca Van Laer, Rick Montgomery, Savannah Teekel, Sam Cooper, Spencer Darr, Soleil Garneau, Sushant Mukherjee, Stiven Luka, Tatum Rieger, Rob Lewis, Ryne Hancock, Will Livingston Smith, Willmarine Hurst, Ysaye McElroy, Ze' daLuz