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 – Kathy Bold, SAIC
  • Treasurer – Ed Moore
  • Director – Felipe Arratia, Consultant
  • Director – Angie Delboy, BHG Realty
  • Director – Gabriel Derosier, Main Street Bank
  • Director – Eric Goldwater, Introhive
  • Director – John McWilliams, Reed Smith
  • Director – Dave Sands, PwC (Past President)
  • Director – Zakiya Thomas, Thomas Consulting Group, LLC
  • 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 Associate
  • Sidney Arrington, Outreach Manager
  • Mila Cobos, Programs Manager
  • Gwendyl Harter, Data Architect
  • Lynn Latimer, Grants Manager
  • Cecilia LeGrand, Office Administrator
  • Diana Ortega, Financial Programs Manager
  • Carole Rogers, Financial Literacy Program 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
  • Glenn Barnhardt, Computer-Tech Instructor
  • Martha Borowski, AFC®, Financial Coach and Training Manager
  • Patricia Henao, Administrative Assistant
  • Sandra Roldan, Workforce Development Manager
  • Iris Woodard, Workforce Specialist