Staff & Board of Directors
Elizabeth Bennett-Parker, Co-Director/Founder of Fruitcycle, is responsible for communications and development. She also maintains existing and develops new employer partnerships and oversees the volunteer program. She is currently the Vice Mayor for the City of Alexandria. She is a former Fulbright Fellow, graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Cornell University, and has an MA from the University of London.
Lucy von Fahnestock, Communications and Development Associate, is responsible for developing all communications and marketing materials. She also is the social media guru of TWB, managing all social media outlets including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. She supports development efforts through outreach, event planning and maintenance of our donor management database. She is a recent graduate of University Dayton where she studied Communications and Public Relations.
Patty Gomez, Outreach Specialist, is a graduate of Together We Bake. She runs the Del Ray Farmers’ Market on Saturdays, educating customers on our program and products. She also helps with recruiting future Team Members for the program.
Board of Directors
Erica Anaya, Lawyer and Entrepreneur
Morgan Hall, Assistant Principal, District of Columbia Public Schools
Melanie Ogleton, Lead for the Center for Population Health Strategies, Altarum Institute
Stuart Allen, Chief Development Officer, N Street Village
Dawn Bauman, SVP Government and Public Affairs, Community Associations Institute
Monika Jones, Senior Analyst, Parsons Corporation
Cathy Olson, Reporter/Editor & Publicist
Denise Raybon, Senior Specialist, Altarum
Tricia Sabatini, Co-Founder, Together We Bake
Hanna Treyo, Community Care Assistant, Jefferson Funeral Chapel
Laura Walsh, Director of Development, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University