Board & Staff

Mission and Values

Board of Directors

Britepaths' Board of Directors is comprised of business and community leaders in the Fairfax County area who volunteer their time to serve on our Board.

  • President – May Shallal, Fairfax County Office of the County Attorney
  • Vice President – Emily Barnes, George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
  • Secretary – Sarah White, Fairfax County Dept. of Family Services
  • Treasurer – Ed Moore
  • Director – Kathy Bold, SAIC
  • Director – Angie Delboy, BHG Realty
  • Director – Gabriel Derosier, Main Street Bank
  • Director – Karen Elliott, AARP Services, Inc.
  • Director – Eric Goldwater, SKDK
  • Director – John McWilliams, Reed Smith
  • Director – Catherine Read, Creative Read, Inc.
  • Director – Dave Sands (Past President), PwC
  • Director – Alan Tom, BlackRock
  • Director – Karen Wheeler
  • Director – Dave Wiemer, Conquer Cancer Foundation


Fairfax Office
Contact us at: or 703.273.8829

  • Lisa Whetzel, Executive Director
  • Christina Garris, Programs Director
  • Shannon Bryant, Development Director
  • Austin Leah Cooper, Finance Director
  • Sally Meyer, Workforce Development Director
  • Marcelle Miles, Financial Literacy Program Director
  • Dorothy Altmiller, Development and Operations Associate
  • Mila Cobos, Operations Administrator
  • Gwendyl Harter, Data Architect
  • Lynn Latimer, Grants Manager
  • Linh Le, Bookkeeper
  • Carole Rogers, Financial Literacy Program Manager
  • Diana Vallenilla, Financial Programs Manager
  • Heather Webb, Communications Manager

Financial Empowerment Center at South County
Contact us at: or 703.704.6101

  • Maria Jose Cantoni, FEC Director
  • Dawn Sykes, FEC Manager
  • Martha Borowski, AFC®, Financial Coach and Training Manager
  • Patricia Henao, Administrative Assistant