National Capital Area

Staff, Board & Young Women's Leadership Council

 YWCA National Capital Area Staff

Executive Leadership and Finance Administration

Monica Gray - Chief Executive Officer
Claire Roach - Chief Operating 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-Manager of Special Initiatives
Marie Williams - 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
Danita Mack - Instructor
Marisha Pennington - Instructor
Evelyne Alex - Instructor
Candace Applewhite - Part Time Instructor
Mignonne Willis-Gray – Workforce Development Coordinator
Robert Kinnish - Data & Evaluation Assistant
Brian Demps - Workforce Development Specialist
Lesley Thomas - Program Assistant
Le'Annetta Obasanjo - Case Manager (Evening)

Youth Development Programs

Cheryl Hart - Johnson, Director of Youth Programs
Saba Zewdu - Youth Programs Coordinator

Development and Communications

Shyidah Salahud'din - Development & Communications Associate

YWCA NCA Board of Directors


Chair - Karen Williamson
Vice Chair - 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 Chair)
Lis 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
Treasurer - Arielle Baker
Secretary - Laura Golojuch
At-Large - Lindsey Foss


Jenny Baragary
Tiffany Cooper
Amanda Darlington
Traci DeShazor
Ulili Emore
Amanda Hamilton
Alicia Henry
Rebecca Helberg
Janay Johnson
Jessica Law
Alana Morrell
Alexis Murray
Alise Powell
Barbie Qualls
Katrina Semich
Anjana Sreedha
Tamiko Williams



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