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Staff and Vacancies

Employment Opportunities

No openings at this time. For further or specific inquiries, please contact our HR 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

Calenthia "Lynn" Banks (Executive Assistant)

Arts Education

Alorie Clark (Arts Education Coordinator)

Camille Ashford (Arts Education Specialist)


Jeffrey Scott (Chief of Staff)
Teresa Boersma (Graphic Designer)
Devon Lesesne (Public Affairs Specialist)
Patrick Realiza (Social Media Specialist)
Melvin Witten (Legislative Affairs Advisor)



Brian Allende (Resource Allocation Officer)

Kia King (Program Analyst)

Melisa Leonard (Resource Allocation Analyst)



David Markey (Deputy Director)
Kevin Hasser (Grants Manager)
Kerry Kaleba (Grants Associate)
Kamanzi Kalisa (Grants Manager)
Travis Marcus (Grants Specialist)
Robert Nuñez (Grants Manager)
Khalid Randolph (Grants Manager)



J. Carl Wilson, Jr. (General Counsel)
Jocelyn de Castro (Paralegal)
Robin Carr McClure (Attorney Advisor)


Operations/Human Resources

Carolyn Parker (Office Manager)


Public Art

Lauren Dugas Glover (Public Art Manager)

vEnessa Acham (Program Support Specialist)

Sarah Gordon (Curator)
Ron Humbertson (Art Collections Registrar)