Board of Directors
, Ryan Touhill
Treasurer, Presley Nelson Jr.
Secretary, Christine Friedberg
Griswold Home Care
Immediate Past-Chairman, Joseph F. Collum
Burke and Herbert Bank
Director, Tim Clewell
Walsh Colucci Lubeley & Walsh
Director, Tony Harney
Silverado Alexandria Memory Care Community
The Nickles Group
Ernst & Young
Director, Jessica Richardson
Compass Real Estate
Mayer Brown LLP
Katharine Dixon, President & CEO, has been with Rebuilding Together DC • Alexandria since 2003 and has more than 25 years of project management experience. She sits on the Alexandria Housing Affordability Advisory Committee, the Advisory Councils of Northern Virginia Affordable Housing Alliance, and the Partnership to Prevent and End Homelessness, and has held leadership roles on the Alexandria Council of Human Services Organizations, the Alexandria Housing Master Plan Committee, and the Chamber of Commerce. She lives in Alexandria with her Great Danes.
Haig Paul, Director of Programs, has volunteered with our organization as a House Captain and Team Leader for several years. Haig’s extensive construction and remodeling knowledge, customer service experience, and project management skills are put to daily use for our clients and projects. Haig is a native of Northern Virginia, and lives in Springfield with his wife and two children.
Ann Nguyen, Office Manager, is the glue that holds everything together. She assists in the day to day management of the office and works directly with the President & CEO. Ann has lived in Alexandria for 50 years. She enjoys volunteering with the elderly, walking her two poodles, and traveling with her husband of 33 years.
John Baudassi, Project Manager, started volunteering with the organization during the summer of 2018. He has extensive experience in home building and remodeling, having owned and operated a remodeling company. John is a native of New York and has lived and worked in northern Virginia since 1985.
Anne Holic, Project Manager, has a Master's degree in Architecture. Recently, she was Lead Professor and Department Head of Interior Design at the Art Institute of Washington. Previously, she ran her own Architectural Design company overseeing residential additions and renovations. Anne worked four years with Habitat for Humanity guiding affordable home construction. She enjoys travel, the outdoors, and spending time with her husband and three children.
Christopher C. Moore, Project Manager, began his career in project management over 15 years ago. This experience, collaborating with clients and various DC government agencies, has prepared him for his role with Rebuilding Together DC • Alexandria. A native of Pasadena, California, he graduated from Howard University with a degree in Architecture and Planning. Chris enjoys quality time with family, friends and good food.
Karen Peña, Program Assistant, moved to the DC metro area 35 years ago from Delaware. She has worked in both the for-profit and non-profit sector focusing on HR, Finance and Office Administration. She enjoys cycling with her husband, kayaking and spending all her “extra” time in her garden. Karen lives in Arlington with her husband, daughter, and two rescue dogs, Cooper and Roxy.
Riley Conrad, Development and Communications Coordinator, graduated from Virginia Wesleyan University in 2018 with a degree in International Politics and Religious Studies. She served Rebuilding Together as an AmeriCorps member, and now joins the staff to build funding capacity for the organization as we continue to grow.
Emily Scheinberg, AmeriCorps Project Coordinator, graduated from Towson University in 2016 with a dual degree in Spanish and Sociology, and is a current graduate student at George Mason University. Emily is a second-term AmeriCorps member and is excited to serve with Rebuilding Together DC • Alexandria.
Michael Christian Woods
Michael Christian Woods, AmeriCorps Outreach Coordinator, recently graduated in May of 2019 with a degree in Political Science and minors in Sociology and Africana Studies from The George Washington University. He is passionate about giving back to the community and is excited to be a part of the lasting impact that Rebuilding Together DC • Alexandria has on the communities we serve.
JoAnna Woodard, Bookkeeper, is an accountant professional with a decade of experience within the private sector. Outside of work, she enjoys hiking with friends and family. She also enjoys volunteering at her grandchildren's school, teaching an old-fashioned home economics class, which includes sewing, baking, and teaching the kids how to prepare a healthy meal or snack.