Local Staff


National Capital Area Office Staff

Michele Anthony

Michele Anthony
Executive Director
Michele Anthony has been Executive Director of NKF/NCA since 2014. During her tenure, she has raised millions of dollars and greatly expanded programs to serve the DC Metropolitan area, which ranks among the highest in the prevalence of kidney disease in the nation. Prior to 2014, she oversaw the Programs, Development, and Communications Departments at various times dating back to 2002, and has been instrumental is guiding the local chapter through changes in structure and governance. Prior to NKF, Michele worked at World Wildlife Fund and the Conservation Foundation, the American Association of Community Colleges, and Network Consortium. Michele earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Hofstra University and her Master's in Administration from Central Michigan University.

Ashwani Jain

Ashwani Jain
Program Director
Ashwani Jain (he/him pronouns) is a 32-year-old cancer survivor, a son of immigrants and small business owners; and a product of Maryland public schools. He has worked in the public, private and non-profit sectors – including President Obama’s White House, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Ashwani serves as NKF National Capital Area’s Program Director, where he leads all educational programming initiatives and works with medical professionals and their institutions throughout the region on developing material to educate our community on CKD. Ashwani Jain has a dual degree in Business Management and Political Science from the University of Maryland – College Park.

Giles “Teddy” Mosher

Giles “Teddy” Mosher
Development Manager
Teddy Mosher joined the office as Development Manager in August 2021. In his role, Teddy is responsible for all development & fundraising initiatives/events hosted by NKF National Capital Area office. This includes spearheading fundraising events such as the NKF Konica Minolta Golf Classic, NKF Kidney Walk, Kidney Ball, Organ Donation Awareness Charity 3v3 Tournament, in addition to overseeing all individual giving donations coming into the office and working with leadership to develop donor development plans. Originally from Massachusetts, Teddy received his Bachelors in Business Administration in 2016 from the Sellinger School of Business at Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore.

Katherine Hughes

Katherine Hughes
Community Outreach Coordinator
Katherine joined the NKF National Capital Area office in 2021 as Community Outreach Coordinator. In her role, Katherine offers support on both the programmatic and events side by creating collateral, managing event registrations & communications and being a liaison to NKF volunteers. Katherine is a graduate of the University of Colorado - Boulder with a dual degree in English and Philosophy. Prior to working for NKF, Katherine worked for two non-profits: Pop Culture Classroom in Denver, CO and the Global Language Network based out of Washington DC. Katherine is very passionate about non-profit organizations and the impact they can have on surrounding communities.

Virginia Office Staff

Valerie Knorr, Community Outreach Manager, 804.288.8342, ext 724; 804.920.4205


National Capital Area Office

1600 Tysons Blvd
Suite 330
McLean, VA 22102
Email: infowdc@kidney.org
Phone: 202.244.7900
Fax: 202.244.7405

Virginia Office

110286 Staples Mill Road, Box 814
Glen Allen, Va 23060
Email: infowdc@kidney.org
Phone: 804.288.8342
Fax: 804.282.7835

Board Chair

Manish Agarwal

Board Members

Dave Ashley
Adventure Kidney

Gretchen Berlin
McKinsey & Company

Chris Blevins
Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc.

Yasmine Bonilla
Raymond James Financial Services, Inc

Matthew Cooper, MD
MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute

Ben Devine
Ameriprise Financial Services

Katri Hunter
The Tom Buerger Team, Compass

Stephen D. Kahn, Esq.

Doug Kammerer
NBC4 Washington

Jeffrey Kopp, MD

Gordon Lambourne
National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

Jodie Lockhart
Kimbell & Associates

Samuel J. Marchio
Anthem, Inc.

Constance C. Mere, MD
Howard University Hospital

Holly Morris

Marva Moxey-Mims, MD, FASN
Children’s National Hospital

Sherri Newman
The George Washington University Hospital

Charlotte Nicholson, RN, BSN
CareDx, Inc.

Jummy Olabanji
NBC4 Washington

Erin Segreti, Esq.
Venable LLP

Dave Sultzer

Mark Testoni
SAP National Security Services

Beje Thomas, MD
MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute

Ellen Walsh
Attain Partners

MAB Chair – Ex Officio

Gretchen Brandt, MD
Kaiser Permanente