MEET OUR TEAM

LEADERSHIP

DR. PAT CHARLEMAGNE
PRESIDENT

Dr. Pat is a national expert on youth development, community partnerships, and leadership. She is a seasoned legal advocate, educational leader, and non-profit executive committed to equity in education, equal opportunities in the workplace, and social justice. She continues to play an instrumental role in developing strategic, inclusive educational centers where students and adults partner as teachers and learners to meet community needs, centered on youth and older adult youth. In recent years her work has expanded to include organizational effectiveness, scaling up organizations committed to equity and professional development.

SELEMA MASEKELA
Action Sports & Entertainment Entrepreneur

Selema Masekela is a beloved journalist, musician and producer best known for his work presenting NBC’s Red Bull Signature Series; ESPN’s Summer and Winter X Games, which he hosted for 13 years; his cultural reporting in South Africa during the 2010 FIFA World Cup, corresponding for the Emmy-award winning investigative series VICE on HBO; and hosting E!’s Daily 10.

Selema’s creativity and mastery of story-telling extends behind the camera to his production company, UX Entertainment, specializing in film, commercials and music videos.

STEVE LAROSILIERE
FOUNDER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS

Steve Larosiliere is the president emeritus of Stoked Mentoring, where he stepped down as president in 2022. He serves on the boards of Stoked Mentoring and the Skatepark Project (formerly known as the Tony Hawk Foundation). Now an investor and agency owner in the wood, lumber, and manufacturing industry, Steve focuses on making the environment more sustainable by repurposing trees for building materials. As the owner of BuilderGrowth a consulting agency, and the Woodpreneur Network, he is building a national network of wood industry professionals who repurpose wood to create jobs, boost local economies, and reduce the carbon footprint. Steve's mission aligns with helping young people succeed and thrive while promoting environmental sustainability.

DR. PAT CHARLEMAGNE
PRESIDENT

Dr. Pat is a national expert on youth development, community partnerships, and leadership. She is a seasoned legal advocate, educational leader, and non-profit executive committed to equity in education, equal opportunities in the workplace, and social justice. She continues to play an instrumental role in developing strategic, inclusive educational centers where students and adults partner as teachers and learners to meet community needs, centered on youth and older adult youth. In recent years her work has expanded to include organizational effectiveness, scaling up organizations committed to equity and professional development.

SELEMA MASEKELA
Action Sports & Entertainment Entrepreneur

Selema Masekela is a beloved journalist, musician and producer best known for his work presenting NBC’s Red Bull Signature Series; ESPN’s Summer and Winter X Games, which he hosted for 13 years; his cultural reporting in South Africa during the 2010 FIFA World Cup, corresponding for the Emmy-award winning investigative series VICE on HBO; and hosting E!’s Daily 10.

Selema’s creativity and mastery of story-telling extends behind the camera to his production company, UX Entertainment, specializing in film, commercials and music videos.

STEVE LAROSILIERE
FOUNDER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS

Steve Larosiliere is the president emeritus of Stoked Mentoring, where he stepped down as president in 2022. He serves on the boards of Stoked Mentoring and the Skatepark Project (formerly known as the Tony Hawk Foundation). Now an investor and agency owner in the wood, lumber, and manufacturing industry, Steve focuses on making the environment more sustainable by repurposing trees for building materials. As the owner of BuilderGrowth a consulting agency, and the Woodpreneur Network, he is building a national network of wood industry professionals who repurpose wood to create jobs, boost local economies, and reduce the carbon footprint. Steve's mission aligns with helping young people succeed and thrive while promoting environmental sustainability.

OUR COACHES

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Devon George
President DMV Capital Corp.
MEET OUR TEAM LEADERSHIP DR. PAT CHARLEMAGNE PRESIDENT Dr. Pat is a national expert on youth development, community partnerships, and leadership. She is a seasoned 
Gina Rebollar
General Counsel at Northern Swan Holdings / Chubb
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Ellen O’Connell
NYCDOE Elementary Teacher & Afterschool Lead
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Mara Grobins Nasatir
Director of Initiatives at TIME'S UP / Westbrook Inc.
MEET OUR TEAM LEADERSHIP DR. PAT CHARLEMAGNE PRESIDENT Dr. Pat is a national expert on youth development, community partnerships, and leadership. She is a seasoned 
Carlos Lima
Principal R&D Engineer at Shockwave/Johnson & Johnson
MEET OUR TEAM LEADERSHIP DR. PAT CHARLEMAGNE PRESIDENT Dr. Pat is a national expert on youth development, community partnerships, and leadership. She is a seasoned 
Mark McGarry
McGarry & Sons
MEET OUR TEAM LEADERSHIP DR. PAT CHARLEMAGNE PRESIDENT Dr. Pat is a national expert on youth development, community partnerships, and leadership. She is a seasoned 
Matthew Wemple
Coca Cola North America
MEET OUR TEAM LEADERSHIP DR. PAT CHARLEMAGNE PRESIDENT Dr. Pat is a national expert on youth development, community partnerships, and leadership. She is a seasoned 
Devon George
President DMV Capital Corp.
MEET OUR TEAM LEADERSHIP DR. PAT CHARLEMAGNE PRESIDENT Dr. Pat is a national expert on youth development, community partnerships, and leadership. She is a seasoned 
Gina Rebollar
General Counsel at Northern Swan Holdings / Chubb
MEET OUR TEAM LEADERSHIP DR. PAT CHARLEMAGNE PRESIDENT Dr. Pat is a national expert on youth development, community partnerships, and leadership. She is a seasoned 
Ellen O’Connell
NYCDOE Elementary Teacher & Afterschool Lead
MEET OUR TEAM LEADERSHIP DR. PAT CHARLEMAGNE PRESIDENT Dr. Pat is a national expert on youth development, community partnerships, and leadership. She is a seasoned 
Mara Grobins Nasatir
Director of Initiatives at TIME'S UP / Westbrook Inc.
MEET OUR TEAM LEADERSHIP DR. PAT CHARLEMAGNE PRESIDENT Dr. Pat is a national expert on youth development, community partnerships, and leadership. She is a seasoned 
Carlos Lima
Principal R&D Engineer at Shockwave/Johnson & Johnson
MEET OUR TEAM LEADERSHIP DR. PAT CHARLEMAGNE PRESIDENT Dr. Pat is a national expert on youth development, community partnerships, and leadership. She is a seasoned 
Mark McGarry
McGarry & Sons
MEET OUR TEAM LEADERSHIP DR. PAT CHARLEMAGNE PRESIDENT Dr. Pat is a national expert on youth development, community partnerships, and leadership. She is a seasoned 
Matthew Wemple
Coca Cola North America
MEET OUR TEAM LEADERSHIP DR. PAT CHARLEMAGNE PRESIDENT Dr. Pat is a national expert on youth development, community partnerships, and leadership. She is a seasoned 

BOARD OF STOKERS

OUR BOARD OF STOKERS USE THEIR INFLUENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND NETWORK TO EXPAND STOKED PROGRAMS AND AWARENESS IN EACH RESPECTIVE CITY.

NEW YORK

  • Rachel Roosevelt, Managing Director, SGH Macro Advisors

  • Jyoti Folch Berman, Education Consultant at Partnership with Children

  • Caroline Andrew, Senior Vice President, Missy Farren PR (Mfa Ltd.)

  • Micah Abrams, Group Content Director at TEN: The Enthusiast Network

  • John Trani, Commercial Counsel, Criteo

  • Chip Thomas, Director of Music, Ticketfly

  • Kurt Hildebrandt, Account Executive, Pixability

LOS ANGELES

  • Daniel Bealey, Director of Advanced and Programmatic TV, U.S. Interactive Media

  • Jonathan Drubner, Wealth Advisor, Intersect Capital, LLC

  • Rita Wadhwani, VP, Delivery, RAPP

  • Kelly Vaught, Owner, BeCore