KIM CHI HA
Executive Director of Finance and Communications
Kim graduated from JMU in 2007 with a B.A. in English and Political Science. After a stint of internships on Capitol Hill and at The Hill, she moved to Italy to attain her M.A. in Political Science. She also has an M.A. in Communication from American University. She's freelanced for the Washington City Paper and the Washington Post. She currently works as an Executive Assistant at Grant Thornton, loves all things bread and pasta, watching ESPN and exploring cities she's never been.
Executive Director of Marketing and Community Outreach
Ivana graduated from Penn State in 2010 with a B.A. in Journalism with a minor in Business and Liberal Arts. After undergrad, she moved back to the D.C. metro region and works as a Management Consultant. Throughout her life, she sought to help others leading to various volunteering projects in her community. She loves a good cup of coffee, pushing her limits, and her favorite story is The Little Prince.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Philippines born, Northern Virginia grown. Michelle holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Industrial Design from JMU. She currently works as a Project Manager at a local residential architecture firm and teaches Vinyasa Yoga on the side. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling around the world with her husband, hiking with their adorable pup, flipping houses on the side, and fishing at local ponds.
Samantha was born and raised in Northern Virginia. She graduated from George Mason University with a B.S. in Environmental Science. She has interned with the Smithsonian several times doing various plant research projects and is now a Plant Healthcare Specialist at Bartlett Tree Experts. Her hobbies are cooking, volleyball, and falling asleep during movies.
Liz graduated from George Mason University with a B.A. in Communications in a concentration of Media Productions in 2017. She had multiple internships at WETA, D.C'.s local PBS station and her experience from there landed her a job with Spark Media, a media production company in DuPont, where she is currently a Production Associate. She loves buffalo wings and cuddling with her 140 lb. dog on rainy days watching re-runs of Friends.
Mark graduated from the University of Maryland in 2005 with a B.A. in Journalism. He honed his writing skills through internships at Comcast SportsNet and USA TODAY, and then obtained his J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law. Mark cut his teeth as an intellectual property attorney at a boutique law firm in Baltimore, and he now works as Legal Counsel at Net eSolutions Corporation. In his free time, he loves spelunking, basket weaving, and long walks on the beach.