ITFDC is governed by a Board of Directors:


Asma Chaudhary, Adjunct Professor, George Mason University

Vice Chairperson

Rachel Hoffman, Psychotherapist, Licensed Social Worker


Colleen Vesely, Assistant Professor, GMU


Jamel Sparkes, PMP, CSM, Senior Director, Solutions By Design II


Pamela Garner (Professor – George Mason University)

Susan Johnson (Faculty – Northern Virginia Community College)

Tameka Parker (Research Assistant – George Mason University)

Anita Perlut (Owner – Interior Design Business)

Joanna Philpoots (CNA – Librarian)

Payal Shah (PhD Student, Early Childhood Education – George Mason University)

Maria Worthen (iNACOl – VP of Policy)

The Board meets every other month and works in various committees.  If you are interested in joining the ITFDC Board of Directors, please contact our Executive Director, Wynne Busman at