Community Engagement, City Wide Resume

Ward One Engagements

  • CHANGE, Inc. (Present), Board Member
  • Ward One Redistricting Committee (2012), Member
  • Development Corporation of Columbia Heights (DCCH) (Washington, DC)
    • Former Member, Board of Directors
    • Former Chairperson, Housing & Economic Development Committee
  • Washington Parks & People (Park Revitalization), Board Member (Former)
  • Save the Tivoli (Historic Preservation), Board Member,
  • ANC 1C, Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner (Washington, DC) (elected to office 1994-1996)

Policy & DC Community Engagements

  • DC Hunger Solutions (present), Advisory Board
  • Public Management Institute- DC Chapter, Member,
  • CollaborationDC (civic engagement, collaboration, partnerships), Member, Steering Committee,
  • Phil Mendelson for DC Council (1998), Campaign Chairperson,
  • Committee of 100 for the Federal City, Land Use Planning Committee (Washington, D.C.)
    • Lifetime Member, Board of Trustees (1998-1999) (2009-2011) (2012- present)
    • Former Chair, Housing and Economic Development Committee
    • Former Member, Zoning Committee
    • Member, Nominating Committee 2009
    • Member, Transportation Committee
    • Member, Vision Awards Committee
  • Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy committee, Former Board Member,
  • DC Commission on National & Community Service, Former Commissioner,

K-12 Education Leadership & Engagements

  • LearnDC, Working Group
  • Center City Public Charter Schools,  past President/CEO
  • Center City Public Charter Schools (Six campus Catholic conversion system), Former Board Member
  • Excel Academy Public Charter School (All girls Pre-K through 4th grade), Founding Board Member,
  • State Advisory Panel on Special Education (State Education Office), Member (Former),
  • Parent Advisory, State Enforcement and Investigation Division, DCPS-Office of Special Education, Member (Former)-
  • Stone Ridge -School of the Sacred Heart (Bethesda, Maryland)
    • Former Member, Board of Trustees (1994-2000)
    • Former Co-Chair, Stone Ridge Alumnae Board
    • Former, Member, Buildings and Grounds Committee


University Leadership & Engagements

Carnegie Mellon University

  • CMU Alumni Association (2010-2012), President
  • Carnegie Mellon Board of Trustees (Committees; Advancement, Education) (2010-2012), Member
  • Member, Alumni Executive Board, CMU Alumni Association
  • Member, Andrew Carnegie Society
  • Member, Carnegie Mellon Black Alumni Association

H. John Heinz III College of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University

  • Member, Dean’s Advisory Council)
  • Former Member, Alumni Executive Board
  • Former Member, Strategic Planning Committee
  • Member, Dean’s Circle