Board of Directors

Billy Beale

Mr. William Beale

Board Chairman, Richmond, Virginia
Retired Executive, Union Bank & Trust

Successful financial and administrative leader with over 30 years of progressive experience in banking/finance. Responsibilities have included CEO of Union Bankshares Corp, Chairman of American Bankers Association, Treasurer of ABA, and various other roles in banking/finance. (Joined JASON Board: 2016)

Alan Mollohan

The Honorable Alan Mollohan

Board Vice Chairman, West Virginia
U.S. Representative, West Virginia (Retired)

Former congressman, member of the House Appropriations Committee and three of its twelve subcommittees. Chairman of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies. Member of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, and the Subcommittee on Homeland Security. (Joined JASON Board: 2016)

Sue Jones

Mrs. Susan Jones

Board Secretary, Berryville, Virginia

Susan has a background in healthcare, including executive and clinical roles.  She has served in a variety of board member positions for education and healthcare organizations, including Chairman of the Board for Grafton School and Our Health Inc and various board member positions for Shenandoah University, Powhatan School, Clarke County Education Foundation, and other organizations. (Joined JASON Board: 2017)

Rob Soni

Mr. Rob Soni

Board Treasurer, Massachusetts 

Entrepreneur/Investor:  Rob is active as an investor, board member, and leader for a variety of technology, consumer, and education businesses. Rob has recently started or helped launch Foodnome, ZippSlip, Gadget Software, Nexstreem, and Protex90, among others.  Rob is an honors graduate from Harvard College and a Rotary Scholar. (Joined JASON Board: 2017)

Kathy Hurley2

Mrs. Kathy Hurley

Board Member, Virginia

Kathy is a 45-year veteran of the education industry and has served in top positions in both publishing and technology companies, including executive positions with Pearson and IBM. In 2014, Kathy was selected as a Fellow of the Advanced Leadership Initiative (ALI) at Harvard University. She currently sits on the Board of Directors for several for-profit and non-profit organizations in the education industry and serves as a national and international speaker on leadership, diversity in the business world and gender equity issues. (Joined JASON Board: 2017)

Lorie Karnath

Mrs. Lorie Karnath

Board Member, West Park, New York
Co-Founder, The Explorers Museum

Avid explorer, adventurer, and author who has canvased the globe in search of answers to elusive questions. Most recently served three terms as the 37th president of The Explorers Club—only the second woman in the club’s 108-year history to be elected. (Joined JASON Board: 2015)

Mort Sherman

Dr. Mort Sherman

Board Member, Leesburg, Virginia
Executive Associate Director, AASA

Nationally recognized educator with more than 30 years’ administrative experience in raising academic standards, closing achievement gaps and uniting stakeholders. (Joined JASON Board: 2015)

Robin Wiener

Mrs. Robin Wiener

Board Member, District of Columbia
President, ISRI (Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries)

Robin leads the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI), in Washington DC which represents approximately 1,300 private, for-profit companies in 41 countries around the world. She joined ISRI in 1989 directing the environmental compliance activities and was appointed executive director in 1997 and then President in March 2000. Robin was appointed to the Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Steel (ITAC-12) by the Secretary of Commerce and the United States Trade Representative. She also serves as Chairwoman on the NMVTIS Advisory Board. Robin currently serves on the Boards of SERI, the National Recycling Coalition, and Keep America Beautiful. She is a Past Chair of NAM and is a member of the Key Industry Associations Committee (KIAC) of ASAE. She is also a Director of the International Environment Council of the Bureau of International Recycling in Brussels, a member of BIR’s E-Scrap Steering Committee, and serves on the Steering Committee of Electronics Recycling Asia and on the Jason Learning Board. Ms. Wiener earned a J.D. degree cum laude (Georgetown University Law Center), her B.S.E. degree in chemical engineering (University of Pennsylvania), and is co-author of the RCRA Compliance & Enforcement Manual (Shepard’s McGraw-Hill, 1994) as part of its Environmental Law Series. (Joined JASON Board: 2015)

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