Our Board

Board members have significant experience in their respective fields and bring varied skill sets to Horton’s Kids. They secure resources and work with the Executive Director to implement the organization’s strategic plan. Many members are former or current volunteers, and two members are community representatives.

Our Board

CHAIR
Ellen Palmer
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

VICE CHAIR
John Pappas
Corridor Consulting

TREASURER
Michael Vu
Artemis Real Estate Partners

SECRETARY
Liz Dougherty
Business Roundtable

MEMBERS
Norman Bailey
David CataniaGeorgetown Public Affairs
Dolores Cole
Missy EdwardsMissy Edwards Strategies, LLC
Fernanda Fisher
Monique FrazierHSBC

Matt GelmanMicrosoft Corporation
Tyrec GroomsICF, Horton’s Kids Alum
Don Irwin, JP Morgan Chase

Rick Lane

Mary Ellen MathesonYear Up
Issac McLaughlin, Exec. Office of the Mayor, District of Columbia
Erik OlsonVenn Strategies, LLC
Allison RemsenUSTelecom
Jina Simmons

LaToya StarksHorton’s Kids Community Member
Nicole Taylor, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Tim TryslaAlston & Bird LLP
Dan WalshFarragut Partners