Board of Directors
Rev. Leslie Sanders, Founder, and Chairman
Rev. Leslie Sanders Sr. is the senior pastor of the Hope Presbyterian Church in Chicago where for more than 30 years he has promoted community service and outreach. Recognizing the disparate economic opportunities faced by those who lack access to modern information technology, he founded HOPE TEC in 2010. The not-for-profit organization offers public computers and technology training, essential life skills training, and employment readiness training programs.
JoAnn Richardson, Vice Chairman
Retired from Harris Bank for more than 35 years as a Technical Implementation Specialist. She has received the Best of the Best award during her career. Mrs. JoAnn Richardson's achievements at home and work are due to her Love of GOD and his word that teaches us to be of help to others
Bernadine Gibson, Treasurer/ Secretary
A committed member of HOPE TEC in support of the entire Endeavor. Elder Bernadine Gibson is an outstanding member of Hope Presbyterian Church and this organization.
The principal of Dunbar Vocational Career Academy (DVCA), Chicago Public High School. "We expect high standards in all that we do at DVCA. We encourage our students to aim high in their studies, to work hard, and to be sensitive to the rights and needs of others."
Civic leader and supporter of the Englewood Community.