National Capital Area

Staff, Board & Young Women's Leadership Council

 YWCA National Capital Area Staff

Executive Leadership and Finance Administration

Tamara Smith - Chief Executive Officer
Monica Gray - Chief Operating Officer
Larry Duff - Interim Chief Financial Officer
Aleathia Adams - Chief Programs Officer
Da'aga Hill Bowman - Chief Development Officer
Grace Kolawole - Director of Finance
Justine Boyd-Knox - Accountant/Financial Analyst
Shevette Greenhow-Executive Assistant to the CEO
Shydiah Salahud'Din - Office Coordinator

Adult Education and Training Programs

Dana Lloyd-Bey - Director, Adult Education and Training Program
Angela Hughes – Manager, Program Operations
Jessica Wabler – Manager, Adult Literacy Programs
Jamaal Wright – Instructor
Monica Green - Part Time Instructor (evening)
Candace Applewhite - Part Time Instructor
Mignonne Willis-Gray – Workforce Development Coordinator
Le'Annetta Obasanjo - Case Manager (Evening)

Youth Development Programs

Cheryl Hart - Johnson, Director of Youth Programs
Shelby Love - Youth Programs Coordiantor

Development and Communications

Amber Coleman - Manager of External Affairs & Communications

YWCA NCA Board of Directors


President - Karen Williamson
Vice President - Natalia Wilson
Treasurer - Jane Thompson
Secretary - Mary Jean Collins
At Large - Kathy Bradley-Wells
At Large - Kelly Makins-Baugh


Jenny Baragary
Maureen "Mo" Bryant
Carole Burnett
Lis Driscoll
Viola Gonzalez
Artencia Hawkins-Bell (Immediate Past President)
Elisabeth Lang
Katherine LaVelle
Rosemary Marcuss
Marilyn Massey-Ball
Cheryl Mayo
Calesha Mitchell
Anna Raven-Hansen
Anne Shelton
Judi Singletary
Evelyn Sommers
Annette Stanley
Zillah Wesley

YWCA NCA Young Women's Leadership Council  



Chair - Zillah Wesley
Vice Chair - Micha'le Simmons
Secretary - Katrina Semich
Treasurer - Arielle Baker
At-Large - Lindsey Foss 




Jenny Baragary
Tiffany Cooper
Traci DeShazor
Laura Golojuch
Amanda Hamilton
Brianne Johnson
Tyisha Jones
Manasi Kapoor
Krystal Leaphart
Alana Morrell
Barbie Qualls
Paige Robnett
Ashley Smith
Tamiko Williams



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