Board of Directors

It takes a great deal of dedication, passion, compassion, and yes – time to lead a nonprofit organization.  Through their service and sacrifice, a Board of Directors oversees the governance of the organization, guided by and united in the mission.  We are grateful for the dedication of the following men and women, and recognize them for their work to represent and serve individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

 

Board Officers

President
Christine Plummer
Parent, Advocate
Term ends: 2019

 

1st Vice President
Scott Dulman
Marketing Professional
Term ends: 2018

 

2nd Vice President
Marisa Laios
Self-Advocate
Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation , Volunteer
Term ends: 2019

 

Treasurer
Matt Evans
Assistant Vice President and Manager, Access National Bank
Term ends: 2018

 

Secretary
Beth Curtis
Fairfax County Special Education Teacher
Term ends: 2018

 

 

Board Members

Cheri Belkowitz
Attorney, Belkowitz Law, PLLC
Term ends: 2018

 

Doug Church
Chairman, Foundation of The Arc of Northern Virginia
Term ends: 2019

 

Sharon Cummings
President, SLC, Inc.
Term ends: 2018

 

David Egan
Community Relations Specialist, SourceAmerica
Term ends: 2018

 

Mary Campbell Ford
Program Manager, Northrop Grumman Corporation
Term ends: 2019

 

Grace Francis
Professor of Special Education, George Mason University
Term ends: 2018

 

Edward Greene
Senior Director, Targeted Affordable Housing Underwriting & Credit, Freddie Mac
Term ends: 2018

 

Rachna Sizemore Heizer
Instructor, Human Resources Department, Texas Tech University
Term ends: 2019

 

Matt Leland
Past President
Attorney, King & Spalding, LLP
Term ends: 2019

 

Alisa Macht
Attorney
Term ends: 2018

 

Christopher Nace
Supervisor of Intake and Outreach, DC Department on Disability Services
Term ends: 2019

 

Susan Pollack
Partner, Needham Mitnick & Pollack, PLC
Term ends: 2018

 

Jane Rath
Vice President, New Editions Consulting, Inc.
Term ends: 2018

 

Silvia Sagari
Consultant
Term ends: 2019

 

Judd Stone
Chief Counsel, Office of Senator Ted Cruz
Term ends: 2018

 

Michael Thomas
Consultant
Term ends: 2019

 

Serving as a board member can enrich your life and make a difference in the lives of others.  If you want to get involved in a variety of projects and help our organization grow over time, this is the opportunity for you.  While it will require a good deal of responsibility, you’ll reap a ton of rewards: In addition to strengthening various skills that are beneficial regardless of your field—such as fundraising and project management—you can grow your network by connecting with and through your fellow board members.  If you’d like to learn more about opportunities to join our Board of Directors,  please contact our Executive Director, Rikki Epstein, via email.