All board members are involved in special projects and committee work, as well as attending quarterly board meetings where policy and financial matters are discussed. Board members are elected based on a variety of criteria including geographical, racial, and ethnic diversity, as well as professional skills and ability to bring resources of all kinds to the organization.

Board Officers Board Officers

Timothy C. Cox, Board Chair
Former Chief Executive Officer, The Washington Home and Community Hospices

  Michael P. Akin, Treasurer
  President
  Link Strategic Partners

Jeffrey D. Werner, Secretary
General Manager, International and Public Policy
Daimler AG

Antoinette Ford, Executive Committee Member
Founder and President, Double Nickels Theater Company

Theresa Belpusi
VP, Tourism & Visitor Services
Destination DC

William J. Bonstra, AIA, LEEDap
Managing Partner
Bonstra l Haresign Architects

Sharon Cooke
Executive Assistant, Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs
U.S. State Department

Milton Clipper
Founder, Clipper&Company, and
President Emeritus, Public Broadcasting Atlanta

Aaron DeNu
Market Development Director
TiER1 Performance Solutions

Kenneth Golding
President
Stanton Development Corporation

Jeanné L. L. Isler
Vice President and Chief Engagement Officer
National Committee For Responsive Philanthropy 

Allyson Browne McKithen
Sr. Operations Manager
Office for Trade Promotion
Trade Center Management Associates at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center 

Greg O'Dell
President and CEO
Events DC

Lisa M. Schroeter
Global Director, Trade and Investment Policy
The Dow Chemical Company

Sheila Simkin
CEO
DCRE Residential

Pro-Bono Attorney Pro-Bono Attorney

David A. Wormser
Partner
Pepper Hamilton, LLP

Events DC Representative Events DC Representative

Chinyere Hubbard
VP, Marketing and Public Relations 
Events DC

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