For the health and safety of the community, N Street Village is currently operating on a reduced schedule until further notice. Click here for program information.


Board of Directors

Peter Shields
Ruth Sorenson
First Vice-Chair
Hillary Baltimore
Second Vice-Chair
Peggy Sparks
Jeanne Specchio
Assistant Secretary
Carolyn Arpin
Patrice Willoughby
Assistant Treasurer
Cindy Aron
Stacie Lee Banks
Pastor Karen Brau
Maria Casarella
Sara Conrad
Arielle Elliott
Jane Fishkin
Michael Freedman
Sharon Gund
Nancy Hartsock
Chris Kaufman
Katherine Kimpel
Erika Martin Bolden
Jacqueline Michel
Julian Patterson
Andrea Ponsor
Linda Potter
Portia Robertson Migas
Sid Stolz

Minutes from Board of Directors Meetings are available upon request. Please contact

Click here to download the Board of Directors Roster and Conflict of Interest Policy

Honorary Board

The Honorary Board generously supports N Street Village by creating connections and encouraging public support to further our mission.

  • Linda Daschle
  • Diana Enzi
  • Kitty Higgins
  • Joe Horning
  • Debbi Jarvis
  • Melissa Maxfield
  • Michael Nassy
  • Allison Putala
  • Pamela Rothenberg
  • Daren Thomas
  • H. Stewart Van Scoyoc
  • Carol Wheeler

Executive Team

Kenyatta T. Brunson

President & Chief Executive Officer
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Reginald Ray

Chief Operating Officer
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Senior Team

Nicole M. Brooks

Special Assistant to the President & CEO
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Yvette Buck

Director of Human Resources
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Ruth Byrd

Director of Compliance
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Tim Fretz

Director of Operations
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Heidi Gauthier

Director of Development
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Melanie S. Hatter

Senior Communications Manager
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Sangita Joshi

Director of Case Management
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Jaqueena Manahan

Senior Director of Programs
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Russell McDowell

Director of Shelter Operations
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Brittany Turner-Jackson

Director of Permanent Housing Programs
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Ambassadors Council

The N Street Village Ambassadors Council is a team of individuals who share a deep commitment to the Village community and its vital mission to support women facing homelessness, poverty and related challenges.

If you are interested in learning more about the Ambassadors Council, please contact

at N Street Village

If you’re talented professional seeking a Washington, DC
career where your work will make a real difference in
people’s lives, we want you on our team.

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