About the Padres
Powell Padres 2016 - 2017 Board of Officers
My Job: Client Finance Manager - I help sell Business Process Services for IBM
On the Board I will: support the President in any way I can to make her job easier. I hope to be the “catch the remaining pieces” person.
Children: My kids are in first and second grade.
Something about me: I detest cheese which can make dining difficult as most Americans put cheese on everything.
My Job: Corporate partnerships director at an international non-profit. Creating and maintaining pathways for businesses to make an impact where their employees and customers live and work.
On the Board I will: Tell the Powell Padres story and inform the entire Powell community about the impact we are having on the school. Raise $30K to support the school
Children: My kids are in pre-k and a future Powell student
Something about me: Surprise surprise... I love Excel. I was born in South Africa. I want to ride a Segway to work one day. I wish I could Scuba dive full-time.
My Job: I’m a clinical psychologist and I’m currently working in private practice.
On the Board I will: Support Powell Padres in whatever way I can and reach out to our diverse Powell community in both Spanish and English.
Children: My child is in Pre-K
Something about me: I once took a wrong turn and ended up in Michigan.
Director of Communications
My Job: Sr. VP of Operations at a small creative agency in Columbia Heights. I help run the company and our projects.
On the Board I will: Create a Powell Padres website that fosters greater collaboration and outreach between the families.
Children: My child is in Kindergarten.
Something about me: I’m a bit obsessed with dogs and have become known as the Petworth lost & found dog lady. Strangers call me asking to help.
Director of Volunteers
My Job: I’m a biochemist. I used to work in a research institute but don’t work at the moment.
On the Board I will: Get Parents more involved in the Powell community by volunteering at various occasions. I want to unify the Powell community with all its diversity towards a common vision.
Children: My child is in Pre-K.
Something about me: I can do a very good French accent when I speak English :-)
Director at Large, Lower Grades
My Job: Senior Manager at Cap Gemini Government Services.
On the Board I will: Work to bring the students, parents and Petworth community together to continue to strengthen the schools for our children and our community.
Children: Kindergarten and two more future Powell students.
Something about me: While I’ve been in Washington, DC for 16 years now, I’m a Cleveland fan at heart. I used to work for the Cleveland Indians and continue to dream for a Browns SuperBowl.