Wolf Trap Elects New Foundation Board and Associates Board of Directors

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High-ranking officials from Accenture, Alion, Bank of America, Capital Automotive Real Estate Services, CGI, Cisco, The Commercial Law Group, GM, IBM, J.P. Morgan, PBS, PNC, SAIC, U.S. Trust, and WashingtonFirst Bank elected at annual meeting

The Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announced today that 14 new members have been elected to serve on its 2011-12 Foundation Board of Directors and five new members have been elected to its Associates Board of Directors. Gary H. Tabach, Southeast Regional Managing Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP continues as the Foundation Board Chairman, and Gen. Lester L. Lyles, (Retired) United States Air Force will serve a second term as Vice Chairman/Secretary of the Foundation Board. Mary Jo H. Robinson of the Association of Population Centers has been elected to serve as Chair of the Associates Board and Warren Martin of Argy, Wiltse & Robinson as Vice Chairman of the Associates Board.

Newly elected members of the Wolf Trap Foundation Board of Directors committed to serve and support the organization’s mission, goals, and financial stability include:

  •     Deb Alderson, President, Defense Solutions Group, SAIC
  •     Shaza Andersen, CEO, WashingtonFirst Bank
  •     Bahman Atefi, Chairman and CEO, Alion Science and Technology
  •     Enrico Della Corna, Virginia Market Executive; Greater D.C. Area Market Manager, Corporate Banking, PNC Bank
  •     Thomas D. Eckert, President and CEO, Capital Automotive Real Estate Services, Inc.
  •     Robert E. Ferguson, Vice President, Government Relations, General Motors
  •     Donald Irwin, IV, Managing Director, J.P. Morgan Private Bank
  •     Bruce Klein, Senior Vice President, U.S. Public Sector, Cisco
  •     Donna S. Morea, President, U.S., Europe and Asia, CGI
  •     Charles L. Prow, Managing Partner, IBM Global Business Services
  •     Ramona Rodriguez, Market Executive, U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management
  •     Lesli Rotenberg, Senior Vice President, Children’s Media, Marketing and Communications, PBS
  •     Danielle O. Saunders, Founder and Partner, The Commercial Law Group, PLLC
  •     Stuart L. Solomon, Managing Director Washington Metro, Accenture

Newly elected members to the Wolf Trap Associates Board of Directors include:

  •     Maris Angolia, President, Karin’s Florist
  •     Brian Clark, Dentist, Clark & Clark DDS
  •     Bob Hawthorne, Market President, United Bank
  •     Ryan Miller, First Vice President, CB Richard Ellis, Inc.
  •     Bruce Wardle, President and CEO, Association Management Group, Inc.

“We are pleased and excited to welcome our newest Board and Associate Board members. As dedicated leaders in the community, they join their fellow members in helping to ensure the continued fulfillment of Wolf Trap’s mission as a leader in the performing arts and education to serve millions of children, teachers, artists, and patrons in our community and beyond,” said Terrence D. Jones, President and CEO of the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, and member of the Board of Directors. “Their collective wisdom, leadership, and support will greatly benefit Wolf Trap as we pursue our strategic goals for the coming year.”
Wolf Trap’s emeriti directors are Mary Frances Pearson, Elizabeth Taylor, Earle C. Williams, and the Honorable Norman Y. Mineta. Additional officers are Ann McPherson McKee, Senior Vice President, Performing Arts and Education, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts; Beth C. Brummel, Vice President for External Affairs, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts; and Stephen D. Kahn, Esq., General Counsel.

About the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts
The Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, founded by Catherine Filene Shouse (1896-1994), produces and presents a full range of performance and education programs in the Greater Washington area, as well as nationally and internationally. Wolf Trap features three performance venues: the outdoor Filene Center and Wolf Trap Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, both located at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, and The Barns at Wolf Trap, located down the road from the park and adjacent to the Center for Education at Wolf Trap. In partnership with the National Park Service, the 7,028-seat Filene Center annually showcases an extensive list of diverse artists, ranging from pop, country, folk, and blues to classical music, dance, and theater, as well as multimedia presentations, from May through September. The Barns operates year-round, and during the summer months is home to the GRAMMY-nominated Wolf Trap Opera Company, one of America’s outstanding resident ensemble programs for young opera singers. Wolf Trap’s education programs include the nationally acclaimed Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts, Wolf Trap Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, a diverse array of arts education classes, scholarships, and a nationally recognized internship program that was included in Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s 2009 List of “Best Places to Intern.” As part of its ongoing commitment to protect and preserve the environment, Wolf Trap offers metro access and is a founding member of the Green Music Group. Terrence D. Jones is president and CEO of the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts.
Visit the Wolf Trap Web site at http://www.wolftrap.org for more information.


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