Our Donors

W. Mack & Julia S.
Watkins Foundation

Board of Directors

Blaine Stratton
Chairman of the Board

Tyson Smith
Board Member

Heidi Sonnenberg
Board Member

Glade Jones
Board Member

Mark Kendall
Board Member


Tyson Smith

Ann Sharp

Heidi Sonnenberg

Carol Solomon

Our Team

Dave Stayner
Advisory Councilor

Angie Smith

Amber Feigleson
Development Director

The RISE Institute for Literacy is a non-profit organization whose mission is to build a path to sustainable literacy improvement across the country and English literacy throughout the world.