Common Lottery Board

My School DC is governed by the Common Lottery Board, established by the FY15 Budget Support Act with representation from both DCPS and participating public charter schools. The Deputy Mayor for Education is the chairperson of the board. The board meets quarterly and the meetings are public. For additional information, email  



  • Ahnna Smith, Interim Deputy Mayor for Education (chairperson, voting member)
  • Claudia Lujan, DC Public Schools (voting member)
  • Eugene Pinkard, DC Public Schools (voting member)
  • Richard Pohlman, Thurgood Marshall Academy PCS (voting member)
  • Susan Schaeffler, KIPP DC PCS (voting member)
  • Will Stoetzer, Ingenuity Prep PCS (voting member)
  • Colin Taylor, DC Public Schools (voting member)
  • Shana Young, Office of the State Superintendent for Education (non-voting member)
  • Lenora Robinson Mills, DC Public Charter School Board (non-voting member)
  • Catherine Peretti, My School DC (non-voting member)

Meeting Minutes

Upcoming Meetings

  • July 26, 2018