Executive Leadership

Committee for Children’s leadership team is dedicated to ensuring that children everywhere can thrive. Led by Chief Executive Officer Colleen Oliver, the team provides thought leadership in the fields of SEL and child advocacy, as well as strategic and operational direction to the organization’s employees. The team’s vision and combined expertise have distinguished the organization as the global leader of research-based educational programs that promote social-emotional skills and prevent bullying and sexual abuse. Committed to excellence, innovation, and the advancement of the social-emotional learning field, the team applies its unique expertise and perspectives to drive profitable, sustainable growth while staying true to the organization’s vision: safe children thriving in a peaceful world.

Colleen Oliver

Chief Executive Officer

John Hults

Chief Operating Officer

Koua Franz

Chief of Staff

Mary Brodd

General Counsel

Mia Doces

Vice President of Innovation

Tia Kim, PhD

Vice President of Education, Research & Impact

Khan Klatt

Vice President of Technology

Kelsie Longbrake

Vice President of Finance & Operations

Andrea Lovanhill

Vice President of Marketing & Client Relations

Polly Stansell

Vice President of Product