Board of Trustees


Julie B. Koczela, Chair
Principal, Koczela & Associates

Allison M. Bickers, Vice-Chair
Certified Planner, Cooper Carry

Judy Hubbard, Secretary
Office of Ward 3 Councilmember Mary Cheh

Elizabeth W. Ratigan, Treasurer
Retired, U.S. Government


Kevin J. Clinton
Chief Operating Officer, Federal City Council

Russell A. Dawson
Retired Partner, Potomac Communications Group

Debra Friedmann
Professional Tour Guide

Newman "Thor" Halvorson, Jr.
Retired Partner, Covington & Burling LLP

Austin H. Kiplinger
Kiplinger Washington Editors, Inc.

Antoinette "Toni" Lee
Independent Historian

Amanda Ohlke
Director of Adult Education, International Spy Museum

Edward "Ted" Phillips
Director of Exhibitions, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

Daniel A. Rezneck
Senior Asst. Attorney General for the District of Columbia

Scott H. Segal
Partner, Bracewell & Giuliani LLP

Joseph G. Svatos
Senior Vice President, Akridge


Kenneth J. Brewer Sr.
Executive Director, H Street Development Corporation

Mark G. Griffin
Senior Partner, Griffin Murphy Moldenhauer & Wiggins LLP

Albert H. Small
President, Southern Engineering Corporation

Kathryn S. Smith
Independent Historian and Educator


Eleanor Holmes Norton, Delegate
U.S. House of Representatives

Vincent C. Gray, Mayor
District of Columbia

Phil Mendelson, Chair
Council of the District of Columbia

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