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
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 – Lead Instructor
Jamaal Wright – Instructor
Marisha Pennington - Instructor
Candace Applewhite - Part Time Instructor
Mignonne Willis-Gray – Workforce Development Coordinator
Robert Kinnish - Data Management Administrator
Brian Demps - Workforce Development Specialist
Le'Annetta Obasanjo - Case Manager (Evening)
Shirley Pierre - Case Manager

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


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
Annette Stanley
Zillah Wesley

YWCA NCA Young Women's Leadership Council



Chair - Micha'le Simmons
Vice Chair - Lindsey Foss
Treasurer - Jessica Law
Secretary - Laura Golojuch
At-Large - Amanda Darlington


Tiffany Cooper
Traci DeShazor
Ulili Emore
Amanda Hamilton
Alicia Henry
Rebecca Helberg
Janay Johnson
Alana Morrell
Alexis Murray
Alise Powell
Barbie Qualls
Anjana Sreedha



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