We are thrilled to share a momentous achievement that fills us with great pride and excitement. On Tuesday, November 14, our esteemed board chair, Carolyn Webb de Macías, was appointed as the new chief of staff and senior advisor to Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass.

Carolyn has been an invaluable member of our organization since its inception and has served as board chair for more than a decade. Her leadership, insight, and commitment have played a pivotal role in shaping the direction of Partnership for Los Angeles Schools, and her appointment to such a prestigious position is a testament to her exceptional skills and contributions.

“We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Carolyn on this well-deserved appointment,” expressed Joan Sullivan Anane, CEO of the Partnership. “Her achievements reflect not only her individual excellence but also the caliber of leadership that our organization is fortunate to have.”

In her current capacity as board chair, Carolyn spearheaded the Partnership’s comprehensive search for our next chief executive officer.