PSV BOARD & LEADERSHIP
The PSV Board of Directors supports the work of the organization by providing mission-based leadership and guidance related to PSV’s bylaws, accountability practices, and governance policies. They provide high-level, strategic oversight and ensure:
Prudent use of all assets;
PSV’s activities and transactions are, first and foremost, advancing the mission;
Recognizing and disclosing conflicts of interest;
Making decisions that are in the best interest of PSV, not in the best interest of any one individual
Obeying applicable laws and regulations and that the nonprofit adheres to its stated mission.
Meet The Private School Village
Board of Directors
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CEO, The Sax Agency
Meet Nikea Johnson
Nikea is our inaugural deputy director and works collaboratively within every aspect of the organization to provide management, oversight, input, and guidance alongside Founder/Executive Director Lisa Johnson (no relation), the PSV Board, and countless parent volunteers.
Nikea is a published, entertainment/media professional with over twenty years in competitive, highly-driven, client-service and creative capacities. As a former talent manager, Nikea helped to guide the careers of A-list recording artists and screen talent. Nikea proudly possesses over nine years of leadership and advisory roles within LA independent schools and communities. A former parent board president, independent school trustee, member of the African American Board Leadership Institute, SoCal POCIS, Private School Village, iDream for Racial Health Equity, and now Director of Development at an independent school, Nikea is passionate about advocating for Black families. Nikea possesses the innate ability to cultivate relationships as a leader, innovator and collaborator, proving to institute successful strategies and ensure an optimal and efficient operation.
Nikea earned her BA and MFA from USC. She and her husband, Damani, have four children, Mia, Selah (8th grade), Yara (3rd grade), and Hendrix (DK).
Thank You To Our Parent Advisor Group
The PSV Parent Advisor Group (PAG) are the heart and soul of PSV as they work closely to conceptualize and implement activities and events. From coordinating to securing in-kind support and providing real-time feedback as opportunities and challenges arise, this group is the driving force behind the organization's ability to sustain and grow.
Many of our Parent Advisors serve as co-chairs to PSV programs and events or serve in other important volunteer capacities. This group meets quarterly.