Our Board and Advisory Committee

2018-2019 Governing Board

The Rt. Reverend Mariann Edgar Budde
Bishop of Washington

James R. Woody
Executive Director/President

Top Row from Left: Robert Pinkard, James Lowe, Rev. Preston Hannibal, James Woody, Peter Lee, Anthony Parker and Thomas Barnett
Middle Row: Samuel Reid, Julia Berry, Sara Thorne, Catherine McDonald, Richard Beatty, Stephanie Cromwell and Concha Johson
Front Row: Maria Walker, Evie Rooney, Rev. Stuart Kenworthy, Tricia Pinkard, Jalene Spain Thomas, Sandi Hannibal, Valana McMickens and Barbara Van Allen
Photo by Valerie Woody


Peter M. Lee, Chair
Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Catalyst IT Services, Inc.

Jalene Spain Thomas, Vice Chair
Lower School Director, St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes

Jane Tucker Dana, Treasurer
Community Volunteer

Laura Ahn McIntosh, Secretary


Thomas O. Barnett
Partner, Covington & Burling LLP

David Booth Beers
Counsel, Goodwin Procter

Julia H. Berry
Head of School, St. Columba's Nursery School

Calvert S. Bowie
Principal, Bowie Gridley Architects

William H. Byrd
Psychologist, Private Practice

Dory Clark
Attorney, Retired 

Andrew Clarke
President, Asia Pacific Offset

Robert T. Connolly
President, Lockton Companies

Jennifer S. Danish
Head of School, Grace Episcopal Day School

Peter G. Gerry
Managing Partner, Sycamore Ventures

Oliver "Skip" Grant
Athletic Director Emeritus, St. Albans School

Robert Griffen
Vice President & Associate General Counsel (Retired), Verizon

The Rev. Canon Preston Hannibal

The Rev. Melissa Hollerith
Teacher, St. Albans School

Alease Jackson
BWS President of Parent Association 

Yewande J. Johnson, MD
Anesthesiologist, Children's National Medical Center

The Rev. Canon Stuart Kenworthy
Interim Rector, St. John's Episcopal Church, McLean

Hollis S. McLoughlin
Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications, FreddieMac

Nicole Solomon Mitchell
Community Volunteer

Charles B. Molster, III
Attorney, Private Practice

Anthony W. Parker
Owner & President, Parker Tide

Robert M. Pinkard
Principal, The Pinkard Group

Elise Rabekoff
Vice President & General Counsel, Quadrangle 

Evie L. Rooney
Community Volunteer

Nancy Sidamon-Eristoff
Community Volunteer

Sara Thorne
Community Volunteer

Barbara Van Allen
President, Economic Club of New York


Maria Walker, Chair
Former Bishop Walker School Governing Board