The Dream Team

Meet the individuals (also known as “The Dream Team”) committed to organizing and facilitating this effort to help eliminate the achievement gap for minority students in Dane County one child at a time, within their first five years of life–or 1800 days.

The Dream Team:

Harold Rayford–Founder, President and CEO
Pastor, Community Leader

Collier McNair–Church Coordinator, Fund Development Coordinator
Vice President of African American Council of Churches of Greater Madison

Dr. John Odom–Project Manager
Educator, Former K-12 Principal

Dane County Chiefs of Police Association–Law Enforcement Liaison
Dane County’s premier law enforcement group

Patricia Bonds–Mentor Coordinator
Grandmother and Foster Parent

Antoine Chambers–Marketing Director
Marketing Specialist

Sherlyn Brown–Public Relations Coordinator
Educator, Former Assistant Principal in Milwaukee Public School District

Pastor Nic Gibson–Advisor
Pastor of High Point Church in Madison, Wisconsin

Jeff Rayford–Advisor
LaFollette Junior Varsity Basketball Coach, Youth Advocate in Sun Prairie ISD

Clark Luessman–Advisor
Educator, Middle School Principal for nearly 20 years

Chris Hodge–Advisor
Educator, Former Madison School District Principal, After-School Learning Director

If you would like to get involved in the 1800 Days effort, we welcome you!