Wolf Trap Elects New Members to its Foundation Board of Directors

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Leaders from Discovery Channel, The Carlyle Group, Deloitte, Amazon, Russell Reynolds Associates, The Collins│Johnson Group, American Council of Life Insurers, and Saul Centers, Inc. Elected at Annual Meeting

The Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announced nine new members who have been elected to serve on its 2012-2013 Foundation Board of Directors. Mr. John C. Lee, IV, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Lee Technologies will replace Gary H. Tabach as the Foundation Board Chairman. Tabach served as chairman for two years. Gil Guarino, Executive Vice President at CACI has been elected to serve as Vice Chairman/Secretary of the Foundation Board.

Newly elected members of the Wolf Trap Foundation Board of Directors include:

  •     Hillary D. Baltimore, Potomac, MD
  •     W. Clark Bunting, President, Discovery Channel, Silver Spring, MD
  •     Teresa Carlson, Vice President, Global Public Sector, Amazon and Amazon Web Services, Herndon, VA
  •     Daniel A. D’Aniello, Founding Partner and Managing Director, The Carlyle Group, Washington, DC
  •     Vincent L. Ferraro, Southeast Regional Tax Managing Partner, Deloitte Tax LLP, McLean, VA
  •     Denise Grant, Managing Director, Russell Reynolds Associates, Washington, DC
  •     Broderick D. Johnson, Partner, The Collins|Johnson Group, Washington, DC
  •     Dirk Kempthorne, President and CEO, American Council of Life Insurers, Washington, DC
  •     B. Francis Saul, III, President, Saul Centers, Inc., Bethesda, MD

The Foundation Board also elected new members to its Wolf Trap Associates Board of Directors. Peter Lauria of Baker Tilly will serve as Chairman of the Associates Board, with Lesley D. Turner of the American Diabetes Association as Vice Chairman. Both Lauria and Turner will also serve as ex-officio members of the Foundation Board. Other newly elected Associates Board members include:

  •     Ms. Laura L. Allendorf, Health Care Consultant (Independent)
  •     Ms. Karen E. Avery, Senior Director, Institutional Giving, PBS
  •     Mr. John K. Munies, II, Senior Vice President, CACI
  •     Mr. Kevin Robbins, Managing Director, Wolf Den Associations, LLC
  •     Mr. Michael Stephens, Director for Policy, Association of Schools of Public Health
  •     Ms. Kimberly H. Stewart, President and CEO, Stepping Stone Consulting, LLC
  •     Mr. Robert Van Hoecke, Principal, Regulatory Economics Group, LLC

“We are honored and humbled to welcome the new members of our Foundation and Associate Boards and look forward to their contributions to help fulfill and expand Wolf Trap’s mission to serve 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 individual and collective talents, leadership, and support is critical to achieve the strategic goals of the Foundation.”

Wolf Trap’s emeriti directors are 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 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 group 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, 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.

Visit the Wolf Trap Web site at http://www.wolftrap.org for more information.


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