Business Leaders and Arts Philanthropists Elected at Annual Meeting
Vienna, Virginia (February 28, 2018) — Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces the appointment of three new Members to its Board of Directors. The new Directors were confirmed during the Foundation’s annual meeting February 22, 2018. Joining the Board are:
- Jennifer M. Lowe, Vice President, National Strategy and Engagement, The Boeing Company, Arlington, VA
- Srikant K. Sastry, Managing Principal, Grant Thornton, Oakton, VA
- Robert Van Hoecke, CEO and Principal, Regulatory Economics Group LLC, Vienna, VA
The new Directors join a Board of business leaders and arts philanthropists serving under the leadership of Wolf Trap Foundation Board Chairman Daniel A. D’Aniello of The Carlyle Group. The Board of Directors is responsible for ensuring the overall health of the nonprofit organization, providing fiduciary and business oversight to support the Foundation’s impact in the community as a national arts presenter and leader in early childhood arts education. To view all Board members, visit www.wolftrap.org/about/leadership/board.
“On behalf of the Foundation, I am happy to welcome these three leaders who truly embody the values of philanthropy and service that are instrumental to Wolf Trap’s Board of Directors,” said Arvind Manocha, president and CEO of Wolf Trap Foundation. “These new members strengthen an already skilled and generous Board that is dedicated to advancing Wolf Trap’s role as a cultural leader in the greater Washington community and beyond.”
Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, produces and presents a full range of performance and education programs in the Greater Washington area, as well as nationally. Wolf Trap features three performance venues: the outdoor Filene Center and Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, both located at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, and The Barns at Wolf Trap, located down the road from the national park and adjacent to the Center for Education at Wolf Trap. The 7,028-seat Filene Center is operated in partnership with the National Park Service and annually showcases an extensive array of diverse artists, ranging from pop, country, folk, and blues to classical music, dance, and theatre, as well as multimedia presentations, from May through September. The Barns at Wolf Trap is operated by the Wolf Trap Foundation year round, and during the summer months is home to the Grammy-nominated Wolf Trap Opera, one of America’s outstanding resident ensemble programs for young opera singers. Wolf Trap’s education programs include the nationally acclaimed Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts, Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, a diverse array of arts education classes, grants, and a nationally recognized internship program.
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