Board of Trustees

Amy Weinberg


Trustee since 2017
FY21 Committees: Audit, Development, Human Capital, Strategic Planning, Equity and Inclusion
Education: McGill University; MIT (PhD in linguistics)
Affiliations: The University of Maryland (former Professor at Linguistics Department and Institute for Advanced Computer Studies); Hope Connections for Cancer Support; the U.S. government (former consultant); the All Stars Project (Board member)

Jinny Goldstein

Vice Chair

Trustee since 2015
FY21 Committees: Development, Human Capital, Membership, Equity and Inclusion
Education: NYU in Greenwich Village (B.A. in political science); Teachers College, Columbia University (Master’s Degree in Politics and Education)
Affiliations: Teachers College, Columbia University (President’s Advisory Council); New York University D.C. Campus (Steering Committee); PBS The Business Channel, co-owned by PBS and The Williams Companies (former President and CEO), PBS (former Senior Vice President for Education); Smarterville, subsidiary of Educate, Inc. (former Vice President for Education and Strategy); Goldstein Education Group (founder); G2 Education (co-founder)

Rob Batarla


Board member since 2015
FY21 Committees: Human Capital, Finance (Chair), Investment, Equity and Inclusion

Hal Jones


Board member since 2016
FY21 Committees: Finance, Strategic Planning
Education: University of Washington (degree in Political Science); University of Chicago (MBA)
Affiliations: PricewaterhouseCoopers; The Washington Post Company, now Graham Holdings; Playa (Board of Directors)

David Muse, Ex Officio

Rebecca Ende Lichtenberg, Ex Officio

Marc Albert

Board member since 2018
FY21 Committees:
Investment, Governance, Real Estate
Affiliations: US Department of Justice (Operating Trustee in Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 cases and former member of the litigation council Tax Division); Chapter 7 Trustee Panel in the District of Columbia; Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights practice group (Co-Chair); GWU Medical Faculty Associates (Board member); National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees (Board member); The George Washington University Textile Museum (Board member).

Jeremías Alvarez

Board member since 2019
FY21 Committees:
Governance, Strategic Planning, Development, Equity and Inclusion
Education: St. Edward’s University (Bachelor of Arts in Spanish/International Business); The University of Texas at Austin (Master of Public Affairs)
Affiliations: Guidehouse (Partner); US Department of Homeland Security; Federal Emergency Management Agency; Transportation Security Administration; IBM Global Business Services (former Senior Business Transformation consultant); Farm Credit Administration (former Presidential Management Fellow); US Department of Health and Human Services (former Presidential Management Fellow)

Susan L. Butler

Board member since 1992; Chair Emeritus
FY21 Committees: Development (Chair), Finance, Strategic Planning
Affiliations: Washington Project for the Arts (former Board President); Lowell School (Board member); SMYAL (Board member); Washington and Lee University (Board member); the Corcoran Museum (Board of Overseers member); The Houston Chronicle (former Fine Arts reporter); Best Products Foundation; DC Court System (former mediator)

Karen Doyne

Board member since 2018
FY21 Committees:
Membership, Strategic Planning
Education: University of Minnesota (BAs in Theatre and Journalism)
Affiliations: Burson-Marsteller/BCW (consultant); Virginia Tech (consultant); Texas Presbyterian Hospital (consultant); Ketchum (consultant); Fleishman-Hillard (consultant); PBS (former Head of Media/Public Affairs); The Choral Arts Society of Washington (former Board member)

Dr. Mark Epstein

Board member since 2017
FY21 Committees:
Audit (Chair), Development, Finance
Education: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (BS and Electrical Engineering); Stanford University (PhD)
Affiliations: Qualcomm Incorporated (Senior Vice President); Office of the Secretary of the Army (former Deputy for Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence); Northrop Corporation; Computer Sciences Corporation; MIT Council for the Arts (member); MIT Museum Board (Vice-Chair);  National Gallery of Art (Exhibition Circle Patron); MIT (Trustee); MIT Visiting Committee on Media Arts and Sciences (member); Washington Shakespeare Theater (Board member)

Mark W. Foster

Board member since 2012
FY21 Committees: Audit (Vice Chair), Finance, Retirement Plan (Chair), Real Estate
Affiliations: Public Defender Service for District of Columbia (former staff attorney and Chief of Felony Trial division); Moore & Foster, PC (former partner); District of Columbia judicial conferences (voting delegate); The George Washington University Law School; the National Institute of Trial Advocacy; the continuing legal education program of the District of Columbia Bar

Navroz Gandhi

Board member since 2017
FY21 Committees:
Finance, Investment (Chair), Strategic Planning

Susan L. Gordon

Board member since 2005
FY21 Committees:
Development, Investment, Strategic Planning
Education: Barnard College (BA); New York University Stern School of Business (MBA in International Economics)
Affiliations: The Research Board (former consultant); MCI Corporation; Intelstat (former director of marketing and corporate communications)

Jean Heilman Grier

Board member since 2010
FY21 Committees:
Human Capital, Governance, Equity and Inclusion
Affiliations: Djaghe, LLC (Trade Principle); Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and the Department of Commerce

Martin Klepper

Board member since 2016
FY21 Committees: Development, Real Estate
Affiliations: Fengate Capital Management (UC) Inc. (Chairman); Skadden Arps Slate Meagher and Flom LLP (former senior partner); US Department of Transportation (former Executive Director of the Build America Bureau)

Albert G. Lauber

Board member since 1997
FY21 Committees: Membership, Finance, Retirement Plan
Education: Yale College; Clare College; Yale Law School (J.D.)
Affiliations: Judge, US Tax Court; former law clerk, US Court of appeals for the DC Circuit (Judge Malcolm Wilkey); former law clerk, US Supreme Court (Justice Harry Blackmun); former tax lawyer, Caplin & Drysdale; former professor, Georgetown Law School

Stanley J. Marcuss

Board member since 2010
FY21 Committees:
Finance, Strategic Planning, Equity and Inclusion
Education: Trinity College; Cambridge University of England (Marshall Scholar); Harvard Law School
Affiliations: Bryan Cave; Center for Business and Government at Harvard's Kennedy School (Senior Fellow); Singing Capital Chorus (President); Senator Adlai Stevenson's Subcommittee on International Finance (former staff director); US government (former Senior Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce)

Renee Matalon

Board member since 2017
FY21 Committees: Human Capital (Chair), Real Estate, Strategic Planning, Equity and Inclusion
Education: Harvard College (major in Near Eastern Languages and Civilization); Harvard Law School (focus on law and international development)
Affiliations: DC Superior Court's Multi-Door dispute resolution program (family mediator); Matalon & Nathani, LLP (founder); General Counsel’s Office of the US Agency for International Development;  Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School of the Nation's Capital (Board member); Tifereth Israel Congregation (Board member and officer); Harvard and Radcliffe Clubs of Washington, DC (Board member and officer)

Herb Milstein

Board member since 1995
FY21 Committees:
Audit, Retirement Plan

Larry Naake

Board member since 2012; Chair Emeritus
FY21 Committees: Human Capital, Membership (Chair), Equity and Inclusion
Education: University of California, Berkeley (Economics and Political Science major); California State University in Sacramento (graduate work in Political Science)
Affiliations: NACo Financial Services Center (Consultant); National Academy of Public Administration (Fellow); Sacramento County Executive’s Office (former intern); California Park and Recreation Society (former Executive Director); California State Association of Counties (former CEO); National Association of Counties (former CEO)

Nike Opadiran

Board member since 2019
FY21 Committees: Membership, Real Estate, Equity and Inclusion (Co-Chair)
Education: University of Waterloo (BSc with distinction); Harvard Law School (JD)
Affiliations: Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (Counsel); Studio Museum in Harlem’s Global Council (member)

Jamie C. Pate

Board member since 2017
FY21 Committees:
Finance, Investment, Strategic Planning (Chair)
Education: Princeton University (History major); Harvard Business School
Affiliations: Chemical Bank; Citibank; Donaldson; Lufkin & Jenrette; Credit Suisse; UBS; Lloyds Bank

Katy Kunzer Rosenzweig

Board member since 2018
FY21 Committees:
Development, Governance, Equity and Inclusion
Education: Northern Illinois University; University of Maryland (BA in Political Science, summa cum laude); Georgetown University Law School (JD)
Affiliations: Antitrust Division of the Office of the Maryland Attorney General; Baker and Hostetler; American Chemistry Council

Teresa Schwartz

Board member since 2012
FY21 Committees:
Human Capital, Governance, Membership, Real Estate, Equity and Inclusion
Education: Stanford University (BA); George Washington University (JD)
Affiliations: George Washington University Law School (former Professor of Public Interest Law); former White House Fellow; Bureau of Consumer Protection at the Federal Trade Commission (former Deputy Director); YWCA of the National Capital Area (Board member); Consumer Reports (former Board member); the White House Fellows Association (former Board member); the DC Bar (former Board member); the Food and Drug Law Institute (former Board member); the Center for Foodborne Illness Research and Prevention (former Board member); the Administrative Law Review (former Board member); American Bar Association (Fellow); Bar of the District of Columbia (member)

Luz Blancas Sevak

Steven A. Skalet

Board member since 2008
FY21 Committees: Governance, Real Estate
Education: University of Rochester; University of Pennsylvania Law School
Affiliations: A banking and real estate law firm; Mehri and Skalet, PLLC (founder)

Bobbi Terkowitz

Board member since 2002; Chair Emeritus
FY21 Committees:
Human Capital, Membership
Affiliations: IBM; Department of Anthropology at the University of Cambridge; Professor Sir Jack Goody (former copy-editor of his books); African Wildlife Federation (former volunteer)

Terry Theologides

Board member since 2020
FY21 Committees: Real Estate, Finance
Education: Princeton University; Columbia Law School
Affiliations: Fannie Mae (Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary); O’Melveny and Meyers LLP (former corporate attorney)

Robert Tracy

Board member since 2010
FY21 Committees:
Development (Vice Chair), Governance
Education: Cornell University; Columbia Law School
Affiliations: Robinson, Silverman, Pearce; Willkie, Farr, and Gallagher; The National Housing Partnership; Recapitalization Advisors; Washington DC Jewish Community Center (Board member);  Georgetown Day School (former Trustee); Helen Hayes Award (former judge); Theater J (Board member)

Jonathan Tycko

Board member since 2014
FY21 Committees:
Real Estate (Chair), Strategic Planning
Education: Johns Hopkins University (BA); Columbia Law School (JD)
Affiliations: United States District Court for the District of Maryland (former law clerk); Gibson, Dunn, and Crutcher LLP (former associate); Tycko and Zavareei, LLP (founder); Playwright’s Forum (member); Radio Mouse Entertainment (limited partner in several plays and musicals)


Jan Carol Berris

Irene Harriet Blum, Chair Emeritus

Vincent Brown

Morris J. Chalick

Barbara Smith Herzberg Coleman*

Virginia Crawford*

Jon Danforth

Warren Graves

John G. Guffey

S. Ross Hechinger

Michael Higgins

Jaylee M. Mead, Chair Emeritus*

Russell Metheny

A. Fenner Milton

Harold Nelson

Nancy Linn Patton

Marshall E. Purnell

Joan Searby

Victor Shargai*

Henry F. von Eichel*

Joy Zinoman, Founding Artistic Director

* In memoriam