2020 Annual Meeting
October 28, 6:00 pm
The NVFAA annual meeting will be held virtually via a Zoom call.
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If you are unable two attend via Zoom, please contact Veronica Szalus to arrange to attend a socially distanced, masked meeting in the Athenaeum.
The agenda will include a brief overview of the previous year's activities and performance, a financial recap, and a vote for the proposed slate of officers.
PLEASE VOTE. Each current membership of the NVFAA gets one vote. Votes can be placed online with the function on this page, or you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org - make sure you include your name.
Proposed Slate with Bios
President: Twig Murray
Twig Murray has served on the NVFAA board – on and off – since 2007. She has managed the visual arts programs and curated/juried most of the shows in the Athenaeum gallery since 2009 (pro bono). She chaired the Building Committee during the restoration/renovation in 2007. Twig has held leadership positions with the Smithsonian Women’s Committee, and is actively involved with the Garden Club of Alexandria. She has a long history of supporting organizations including the Historic Alexandria Foundation, The Alexandria Community Trust, The Child & Family Network Centers, and the Campagna Center, among many others, with her graphic design services. She graduated from George Mason University with a BA in English Literature.
Vice President: Ashley Wilson
Ashley R. Wilson, AIA, ASID, is the Graham Gund Architect for the National Trust for Historic Preservation and oversees changes to the historic properties and landscapes owned by the Trust. Previous to this position she was a tenured professor and founding faculty member of the Clemson University/College of Charleston Graduate Program in Historic Preservation located in Charleston, SC. She worked as a project architect for Oehrlein & Associates in Washington DC, Kapp and Robbins Architects and as the Assistant Architect for Thomas Jefferson’s Academical Village. Ashley received her architecture degrees from University of Virginia and the University of Notre Dame.
Treasurer: Diana Bohn
Diana Bohn has been involved with numerable charitable organizations and clubs in the Washington area both as a member and in leadership positions including the Washington Club (board of directors and Finance Committee), the Parents Council of Independent School (board of directors), the Women’s Committee for the Salvation Army of Washington, D.C. (diplomatic liaison), National Cherry Blossom Festival Luncheon Fashion Show (chair and producer), the Virginia Chamber Orchestra (board of directors), as well as numerous positions with both Welcome to Washington and the Capital Speakers Club (CSC). Diana is willing to match her considerable experience with her fondness for the Athenaeum to help the organization continue to thrive.
Secretary: Christina Calloway
Christina Calloway is an attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office headquartered in Alexandria, Va. Christina has served on the board of the NVFAA 2018. She is a 2019 graduate of Alexandria’s City Academy which receives recognition from the City Council as well as an active member of the American Bar Association’s Women in IP Law Action Group committee. She has spoken and/or volunteered with such organizations as the historic Alfred Street Baptist Church and Northern Virginia Urban League Young Professionals Network (YPN) in educating small business owners and creatives about their intellectual property. She is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is a 2019 graduate of its prestigious Young Lawyers Division Leadership Academy. She has also most recently served as Vice President of the Howard University School of Law Alumni Association for the D.C. Metro area from 2017-2019. Christina obtained her juris doctorate degree from Howard University School of Law (Washington, D.C.); and Masters in Public Administration and B.A. in English from Georgia Southern University (Statesboro, Ga). Throughout her education and career, she has sought to merge her personal passion for the arts and professional pursuits in public service.