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Staff and Vacancies

Employment Opportunities

Supervisory Grants Management Specialist

  • Application Deadline - Wednesday, April 21, 2021
  • Apply through the DC Department of Human Resources (careers.dc.gov)
  • Job ID: 12791

For further or specific inquiries, please contact our HR Department at [email protected].

Volunteer Opportunities

View more information about volunteer opportunities and internships.


Agency 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


Heran Sereke-Brhan, Director's Biography (Executive Director's email)

David Markey (Deputy Director)

vEnessa Acham (Program Support Specialist)

Brian Allende (Resource Allocation Analyst)

Calenthia "Lynn" Banks (Executive Assistant)

Valerie Best (Director of Operations)

Teresa Boersma (Graphic Designer)

Jocelyn de Castro (Paralegal)

Alorie Clark (Arts Education Coordinator)

Lauren Dugas Glover (Public Art Manager)
 
Sarah Gordon (Curator)
 
Kevin Hasser (Grants Programs Manager)
 
Ron Humbertson (Art Collections Registrar)
 
Kerry Kaleba (Grants Program Associate)
 
Kamanzi Kalisa (Grants Programs Manager)
 
Melisa Leonard (Program Assistant - Finance)
 
Devon Lesesne (Public Affairs Specialist)
 
Travis Marcus (Grants Management Specialist)
 
Alissa Maru (Public Art Progam Coordinator)
 
Robin Carr McClure (Attorney Advisor)
 
Robert Nuñez (Grants Program Manager)
 
Carolyn Parker (Office Manager)
 
Khalid Randolph (Grants Programs Manager)
 
Patrick Realiza (Social Media Specialist)
 
Jeff Scott (Chief of Staff)
 
J. Carl Wilson, Jr. (General Counsel)
 
Melvin Witten (Legislation and Policy Director)