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The DC Bar Foundation Elects Three New Members to Board of Directors

[District of Columbia, October 17, 2019] – The District of Columbia Bar Foundation has elected three new members to its Board of Directors, who will serve three-year terms from October 1, 2019 – September 30, 2022. In joining the Foundation’s Board, these individuals demonstrate their commitment to ensuring that all District residents have a fair and equal legal experience:

Wayne T. Gibson – Wayne T. Gibson is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting, where he works as a part of their Health Solutions segment. Mr. Gibson has twenty years of experience applying economic and financial modeling, data-intensive analysis, and complex claims analysis across numerous industries and in a variety of operational, dispute, and compliance matters.

Karen A. Lash – Karen A. Lash is a Practitioner-in-Residence and Director of the Justice in Government Project at American University’s School of Public Affairs Justice Programs Office. Prior to working at American University, Ms. Lash served in leadership positions as a political appointee in the Obama Administration at the US Department of Justice’s Office for Access to Justice (ATJ), and as the first Executive Director of the White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable (LAIR).

Danielle M. Reyes – Danielle M. Reyes is the Executive Director of the Crimsonbridge Foundation, and has worked in education, philanthropy, and the nonprofit sector for more than twenty-five years. In addition to her extensive experience in the Greater Washington region, Ms. Reyes has worked regionally, nationally, and in the Caribbean as a leader and strategist in innovative and inclusive philanthropy, nonprofit capacity building, leadership and organizational development, and communications.

About the DC Bar Foundation: For DC residents in poverty, we make strategic investments to strengthen and expand our civil legal aid network, addressing critical needs and improving our community. As the largest funder of civil legal aid in the District, we are a steadfast community partner, committed to protecting access to justice in life’s most pivotal moments.


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