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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Marilyn Egerton

A native Washingtonian, Marilyn Egerton has served as FAPAC’s Deputy Director since its inception. She and her husband, Eddie, have fostered more than three dozen vulnerable young people at particularly...

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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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S. Kathryn Allen

S. Kathryn Allen is a real estate and banking attorney who lives and works in Washington, DC. She is Co-President of Answer Title, a real estate settlement and escrow company...

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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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Telaekah Brooks, JD

Telaekah Brooks is a current foster and adoptive parent with the Department of Child and Family Services in Washington, DC. In addition, she serves as a cluster co- leader, with her partner...

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Dr. Cassandra Carter

Dr. Cassandra Carter has over a decade of experience working with grant-based programs, health disparities research, and Juvenile Justice programming. She has a passion for working with youth and empowering...

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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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Craig Lustig

Craig Lustig has been a foster parent and is the proud adoptive parent, with his spouse Pete Carter, of a son. Craig is a New York native, moving to Washington,...

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Lou Steadwell

A longtime resident, Lou Steadwell moved to the District of Columbia from Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1978 where he was Director of Site Operations for a national study of childcare and...

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