Duane Wright is an at-large National PTA board member and serves as chairman of the National PTA’s disaster relief taskforce. He is also a member of the finance committee.
He is a graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga. and is a licensed CPA. He currently serves as the associate vice president for Financial and Treasury Services at Southern University in Baton Rouge, La. During his professional career, Wright has worked in the field of accounting for the following organizations: Dow Jones, Inc., Greater San Diego Chamber of Commerce, San Diego Padres Baseball Club, Novartis Pharmaceuticals and Morehouse College.
Wright is married and has been involved with the PTAs and schools of his three sons. In addition to his sons, Duane has served as a mentor to many high school and college-age young men.