Board of Directors

Some of The Abramson Scholarship Foundation Board of Directors (from left to right): Sam Maruca, Jack McAvoy, Chris Graae, Walter McEwen, Addy Schmitt, Hon. Ellen S. Huvelle, Diane Robertson, Sally Gere, Hon. Richard W. Roberts, Amy Schwartz, James McClelland, Linda Singer, Hon. Emmet G. Sullivan, Richard Hanks, Elaine Hammond [not pictured: Hon. S. Pamela Gray, David Haynes, Aaron Jenkins, Michael Jones, Hon. Richard A. Levie (ret.), Patrick Linehan, Hon. John McCabe, John Olson, Hon. Lee Satterfield, and Leah Tulin]

The Abramson Scholarship Foundation’s Board of Directors is comprised of members of the District of Columbia’s legal, business, non-profit and other professional communities. While a majority of the Board members have legal backgrounds, the Board has become occupationally more diverse in recent years. The Board of Directors meets quarterly to discuss and vote on the business of the Foundation. All members of the Board of Directors are expected to contribute financially to the Foundation.

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Deborah Blackhurst Doddy
Volunteer DCPS College Coach

Linda Fienberg
Retired, FINRA

Elizabeth Sarah Gere
Office of the Attorney General of the District of Columbia

Christoffer Graae
Cox, Graae & Spack Architects

Richard Hanks
TLG Holdings

Hon. Ellen S. Huvelle
United States District Court for the District of Columbia

Aaron Jenkins
Department of Commerce

Hon. Gladys Kessler
United States District Court for the District of Columbia

Hon. Richard Levie (Ret.)
JAMS ADR

Michael J. Madigan
The Law Offices of Mike Madigan

Samuel Maruca
Covington & Burling LLP

Hon. John McCabe
Superior Court of the District of Columbia

Cinnamon McCann
Entrepreneur

James McClelland
Fannie Mae

Walter McEwen
Retired, Federal Reserve Board

Reginald B. McKnight
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Irvin Nathan
Arnold & Porter LLP

John F. Olson
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Hon. Richard W. Roberts (Ret.)
United States District Court for the District of Columbia

Diane Robertson
Peterson Wilmarth and Robertson LLP

Addy R. Schmitt
Miller & Chevalier Chartered

Pauline A. Schneider
Retired, Ballard Spahr LLP

Brian L. Schwalb
Venable LLP

Amy Schwartz
Former Washington Post Reporter

Linda Singer
JAMS ADR

Hon. Emmet G. Sullivan
United States District Court for the District of Columbia

Leah J. Tulin
Jenner and Block LLP

Douglas Ward
The Waters Ward Company, LLC

Elizabeth Wilkins
Office of the Attorney General of the District of Columbia

Executive Director

Lisa Richards Toney

Volunteer / Student Liaison

Linda McKoy