National Cherry Blossom Festival
Board of Directors

OFFICERS
Chair*:

Kristin M. Rohr
Guest Services, Inc.

Vice Chair*:
Sue Porter

Visit Fairfax

Secretary*:
Barbara Ehrlich

Individual Member

Treasurer*:
Christy L. Toole

KPMG LLP

MEMBERS

Lisa Abrams
The Hotel Association of Washington, DC

Sharon Anderson
Interim Secretary of the District of Columbia

Jeffery Bank
The Alicart Restaurant Group

Theresa Belpulsi
Destination DC

Pam Galloway-Tabb
Newseum

Tony Gittens*
Filmfest DC

Marc Hitzig
The Japan-America Society of Washington DC

Kathy Hollinger
Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington

Dr. Sachiko Kuno
S&R Foundation

Karyn G. LeBlanc
DowntownDC Business Improvement District

Mary O’Connor LoJacono

Laurel Lukaszewski
Artist

Chris McGee
Mercer

Susan E.S. Norton*
Wildscreen USA

Greg O’Dell
Events DC

Dan Sherman*
HIP Network | Sherman Hospitality

Michael Stevens, AICP
Capitol Riverfront BID

Katie Stratton
The Advisory Board Company

Tsunehiko Yanagihara
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Washington Office
Mitsubishi International Corporation

David Yao
Council for International Cooperation

Deborah Ziska
National Gallery of Art

*Executive Committee Member

2012-2013 National Cherry Blossom Festival® Emerita
Ellie Harvey

Programs