Co-Chairs: Kellee Parrott Gonzalez ’96 and David Holland ’90
The McDonogh Black Alumni Committee exists to encourage and sustain black alumni participation in McDonogh School life, including: student support, philanthropy, and alumni initiatives and to assist the school in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion within the greater community. This committee works to build and maintain black alumni interest in supporting the McDonogh community through active engagement in alumni events and philanthropy, and to provide a network of black alumni to support the McDonogh Sankofa Club and all McDonogh students. The McDonogh Black Alumni Committee serves as a resource network for information, connection, and support to current students, young alumni and parents of current black McDonogh students. This committee also offers insight, recommendations, and strategies to the McDonogh Alumni Association and McDonogh School to foster an inclusive environment that advances racial equity and promotes a sense of respect, fairness and belonging for all students and alumni. The Chairperson(s) serves on the Alumni Board and reports activity at Alumni Board meetings.