Staff and Advisory Council



  Lisa Fikes: President & CEO, Leadership Center for Excellence

2020-2021 Council Members

  • Catherine Ashby, ASsistant Superintendent of School and Community Relations, Arlington Public Schools
  • Samantha Brann – Deputy Coordinator, Arlington County Office of Emergency Management
  • Tracy Sayegh Gabriel, President and CEO, National Landing BID
  • Alex Geller, Program and Partnership Librarian, Arlington Public Library
  • Sam Kelly, Executive Director of Bridges to Independence
  • Kurt Larrick – Assistant Director for Communications and Public Engagement, Arlington County Department of Human Services
  • Mary Ellen Payne, REtired SVP, Verizon
  • Maya Singh, Business Manager, Capital One
  • Allison Solomon, Corporate Citizenship, Deloitte Services LP
  • Emily Vincent, Community Organizer, White Folks Facing Race and CCPTA
  • Milada Weaver, Human Resources Specialist, Arlington COunty Department of Parks and Recreation