National Capital Area Office Staff
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 (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
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.
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
Nancy Castrina, Executive Director, 804.288.8342, ext 721; 804.426.4271
Valerie Knorr, Community Outreach Manager, 804.288.8342, ext 724; 804.920.4205
National Capital Area Office
1600 Tysons Blvd
McLean, VA 22102
110286 Staples Mill Road, Box 814
Glen Allen, Va 23060
McKinsey & Company
Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc.
Raymond James Financial Services, Inc
Matthew Cooper, MD
MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute
Ameriprise Financial Services
The Tom Buerger Team, Compass
Stephen D. Kahn, Esq.
Jeffrey Kopp, MD
National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation
Kimbell & Associates
Samuel J. Marchio
Constance C. Mere, MD
Howard University Hospital
FOX 5 DC
Marva Moxey-Mims, MD, FASN
Children’s National Hospital
The George Washington University Hospital
Charlotte Nicholson, RN, BSN
Erin Segreti, Esq.
SAP National Security Services
Beje Thomas, MD
MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute
MAB Chair – Ex Officio
Gretchen Brandt, MD