Board of Directors

Board Treasurer
Chief Financial Officer

Claire Mooney is a Non-profit Executive with a long professional history of innovation and growth creation. For over ten years she has used her skills and experience to achieve resource maximization as well as result-producing operational and fundraising strategies.

In addition to an MBA from Boston University, Mooney also holds a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management. These degrees, along with a BA in Spanish Literature and Language with a minor in philosophy from the University of Colorado in Boulder, created a strong knowledge base that Mooney continued to build on through her work in the non-profit sector.

Mooney has a demonstrated commitment to social justice with a particular emphasis on issues pertaining to health, education, and women empowerment. Over the past decade she has gained expertise in areas such as audit oversight, contract negotiation, and methods for developing pricing strategies. Whether successfully soliciting new major donors, attracting new and increasing existing foundation support, launching events, or managing government funds, Mooney has a track record of success. In every area she applies herself Mooney demonstrates a passion and original thinking that give her a competitive edge as an executive and leader.

Immediate Past Board Chairman
George A. Jones became Chief Executive Officer of Bread for the City (BFTC) on January 2, 1996. BFTC’s mission is READ MORE
Board Chairman
Don Blanchon began his tenure as executive director of Whitman-Walker on May 1, 2006. Before that, he spent nine years READ MORE
Board Treasurer
Claire Mooney is a Non-profit Executive with a long professional history of innovation and growth creation. For over ten years READ MORE
Leading 501cTECH brings together Julie's two passions — growing technology organizations and making the world a better place. She began READ MORE
Maria S.
Gomez, RN, MPH
Maria S. Gomez is the founder of Mary’s Center, a community health organization providing health care, education and social services READ MORE
Flora Terrell
Hamilton, DSW, LICSW, LCSW-C
Flora Terrell Hamilton, DSW, LICSW, LCSW-C, Executive Director, is a founder of Family and Medical Counseling Service, Inc. (FMCS), incorporated READ MORE
Vincent A.
Vincent A. Keane is currently President/CEO of Unity Health Care, Inc. (Unity), Washington, D.C. Unity, a Federally Qualified Health Center READ MORE
Ed has led the work of the DC Fiscal Policy Institute since its inception in 2001. Under his leadership, DCFPI READ MORE
Dr. Rhonique
Shields-Harris, MD
Board Secretary
Rhonique Shields-Harris is a board certified pediatrician who is currently the Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs READ MORE
Sweeney McShane
Kelly Sweeney McShane has served as President and CEO of Community of Hope in Washington, DC since January 2001. During READ MORE
Vice Chairman
Alicia Wilson received her BA in Religion and Sociology/Anthropology from Swarthmore College and began working in the social services field READ MORE