CulturalDC is led by a volunteer board of area leaders with the business skills and experience to govern operations, as well as cultural and civic interests in Washington’s quality of life. An advisory committee made up of other arts and business representatives provides the organization with additional feedback and guidance.
Board of Directors
Maurice Perry, President
Senior VP of, Bank of America Community Development Corporation
Olwen Pongrace, Vice President
Thorpe + Searl Communications
Dale Mott, Secretary
Director of Strategic Advancement Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater
Vincent Ammann, Treasurer
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Washington Gas
Tanja Castro, Immediate Past President
John H. Brown, Jr.
Fine Arts Photographer
President & CEO Chase Communications
Brooks, Harrison, LLC
J. Brooks Martin
Municipal Mortgage and Equity, LLC
John D. O’Dowd
David Shiffrin Esq.
Arena Stage and WETA
Jenny McConnell Frederick
Director of Brand Innovation & Engagement
Director of Strategic Initiatives & Programs
External Engagement Associate
Special thanks to all of the energetic and passionate volunteers, artists and community leaders who make CulturalDC’s work possible.