Najiba Hlemi

Najiba Hlemi is an experienced nonprofit leader with a passion for public service; she brings nearly a decade of experience directing unions, associations and charity organizations. She earned a Master’s...

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Adela Gutierrez

Adela Gutierrez is a passionate problem solver with experience supporting multiple nonprofit organizations of various sizes. After graduating from Syracuse University with a degree in Economics, she worked with local...

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Janet Miller

Janet is an experienced grant writer with an associates degree in Preschool Education, a Bachelor’s degree in Small Business Management, and a Master’s degree in Nonprofit Management. She’s worked for...

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Taylor Lewis, J.D.

Taylor Lewis is a passionate thought leader and advocate for equity in learning, education, and youth development spaces.  She has over a decade of experience in socially just programming and...

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Bianca Thompson

Bianca Thompson is a solution based advocate for children and adolescent adults. Using her Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Psychology and Masters in Business Administration to navigate systems and resources; in...

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Taniya Rogers

Taniya Rogers has lived in the DC area for 16 years, is a graduate of the Effective Black Parenting program as a participant, and now serves as a mentor to...

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Rosa Martinez

Rosa Martinez is a dedicated mental health counselor with experience in providing individual counseling and resources to diverse populations from adolescents and their families. She is a psychology major with...

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Tyjah Brown

Tyjah is a graduate of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology. During her time at UMES, Tyjah was actively involved in an organization called W.O.R.T.H....

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Ellie Dessart

Ellie Dessart is a dedicated and inquisitive learner with a passion for children’s rights and family advocacy. As a Junior at Vanderbilt University, she has gained an array of leadership and...

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Donna Lynne Flenory

Donna Flenory is a foster parent for the District of Columbia’s Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA) who specializes in fostering teens. Born and raised in Hope, Arkansas, Donna was...

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Antoneia Jackson

Patricia Antoneia (Toni) Jackson is a foster parent with DC’s Child & Family Services Agency(CFSA) and a proud, adoptive mother of 6 year-old twins. Toni grew up in Silver Spring, MD...

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Brian Topping

Brian Topping has been a foster parent with the DC Child and Family Services Agency since 2011. Brian and his spouse Kate have two children and two dogs.  They have fostered several children in...

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Daniel Amador

Daniel came to FAPAC through his pro-bono consulting work in the DMV with Deloitte Consulting. He was inspired to join the board after working with FAPAC staff and board members...

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Holly Lincoln

Holly Lincoln has been a foster parent with the DC Child and Family Services Agency since 2017. Holly and her husband Nick have one biological child and one child adopted...

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