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Staff and Vacancies

Employment Opportunities

Executive Director - Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter outlining their qualifications along with a resume to [email protected]. To assist with internal sorting, please include name (Last, First) in the subject line. Please submit materials in PDF format.

Arts Learning Coordinator - Apply online at (Job ID 20542) – The application deadline is Friday, February 3, 2023.

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

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

David Markey (Interim Executive Director)

Ashley Lynch (Executive Assistant)


Arts Education

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)
Terrance Brown Jr. (Grants Specialist)
Kevin Hasser (Grants Manager)
Kerry Kaleba (Grants Associate)
Kamanzi Kalisa (Grants Manager)
Travis Marcus (Grants Specialist)
Robert Nuñez (Grants Manager)
Khalid Randolph (Grants Manager)



Robin Carr McClure (Interim General Counsel)
Jocelyn de Castro (Paralegal)

Operations/Human Resources

Denise Jackson (Human Resources Specialist)
Carolyn Parker (Office Manager)
Andia Evans (Program Support Assistant)

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)