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Staff and Vacancies

Employment Opportunities

CAH is hiring for the below role, you may view the announcement by clicking on the title below or by visiting the DC Government Careers page at

General Counsel,  Job ID 18954 – Closes Tuesday, October 4, 2022

For additional inquiries, please contact our Human Resources Department at [email protected].

Volunteer Opportunities

View more information about volunteer opportunities and internships.

Departments and Staff

Commission on the Arts and Humanities' staff administers all programs and provides technical assistance to artists in the District. All staff can be reached by phone at (202) 724-5613.

CAH Organization Chart

Executive Office

Heran Sereke-Brhan, PhD (Executive Director)

David Markey (Deputy Director)

Arts Education

Alorie Clark (Arts Education Coordinator)

Camille Ashford (Arts Education Specialist)


Jeffrey Scott (Chief of Staff)
Teresa Boersma (Graphic Designer)
Patrick Realiza (Social Media Specialist)
JR Russ (Public Affairs Specialist)
Melvin Witten (Legislative and Community Affairs Advisor)



Brian Allende (Resource Allocation Officer)

Kia King (Program Analyst)

Melisa Leonard (Resource Allocation Analyst)



Terrell Johnson (Senior Grants Officer)
Kevin Hasser (Grants Manager)
Kerry Kaleba (Grants Associate)
Kamanzi Kalisa (Grants Manager)
Travis Marcus (Grants Specialist)
Robert Nuñez (Grants Manager)
Khalid Randolph (Grants Manager)



Jocelyn de Castro (Paralegal)
Robin Carr McClure (Attorney Advisor)


Operations/Human Resources

Denise Jackson (Human Resources Specialist)
Carolyn Parker (Office Manager)


Public Art

Lauren Dugas Glover (Public Art Manager)

vEnessa Acham (Program Support Specialist)

Deirdre Darden (Public Art Coordinator)

Sarah Gordon (Curator)
Ron Humbertson (Art Collections Registrar)
Kerry Kennedy (Public Art Coordinator)