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Board of Directors

Ellington Fund Board of Directors

Officers

Ari Q. Fitzgerald, Esq., President  |  Partner at Hogan Lovells, LLP 
Brenda Morris, Esq., Vice President
Amy Kauffman, Vice President | Founder of Mindchat Research
Priscilla Clarke, Secretary | President & CEO of Clark and Associates, LLC
Kathleen Buhle, Development Comm. Chair and Nominating & Governance Comm. Co-Chair
Annie Whatley, Nominating & Governance Comm. Co-Chair
Office of Minority Econ. Impact, U.S. Dep. of Energy (retired)
Matthew Gray, MBA, Finance Committee Chair  |  Portfolio Manager at Brown Advisory
Jeanette S. McCune, President of DESAP Project Board  |  Director, School and Community Programs, Education, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

At-Large Members

Stacie Lee Banks  |  Co-owner of Lee’s Flower and Card Shop
Charles Barber, Esq.  |  Deputy General Counsel & Professor at The George Washington University
Eliot Battle, MD  |  Cultura Dermatology & Plastic Surgery Center
Michelle D. Bernard, Esq. 
|  Pres. & CEO of Bernard Center for Women, Politics & Public Policy
Sherri N. Blount, Esq.  |  Partner at Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery
Zachary Cooper Cafritz
Edward L. Cohen |  Principal, Lerner Enterprises
Francesca V. Craig  |  Director of Special Projects at Motion Picture Association of America
Marcus R. Johnson 
Julia Massimino  |  Vice President at Global Public Policy SoundExchange 
Robin Nunn, Esq.  |  Morgan Lewis, LLP 
Michelle A. Persaud, Esq.  |  Senior Policy Counsel at T-Mobile USA, Inc.
Stephanie Phillipps, Esq.  |  Partner at Arnold & Porter
Steve Rabinowitz  |  President & Co-Founder of Blue Light Strategies
Sylvia Davis White

Ex-Officio Members

Sandi M. Logan, Principal & Interim Head of School  
Amber Golden, SHADE Parent Group President

Duke Ellington School of the Arts Project Board of Directors

Officers

Jeanette S. McCune, President  |  Director, School and Community Programs, Education, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Ari Q. Fitzgerald, Esq., Vice President  |  Partner at Hogan Lovells, LLP 
Gregory Squires, Treasurer
Kay Twomey, Secretary

At-Large Members

Aristide J. Collins, Jr., George Washington University Representative  |  Vice President and Secretary of The George Washington University
Edrick D. Rhodes, Kennedy Center Representative
Arts Education Administrator at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Robin Harris, Faculty Representative  | Interim Department Chair
Brenda Morris, Esq., Ellington Fund Representative 
Sylvia Davis White, Ellington Fund Board Representative

Ex-Officio Members

Sandi M. Logan, Principal & Interim Head of School  
Amber Golden, SHADE Parent Group President