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

Chair Emerita*:
Susan E.S. Norton
Cultural Connections Consultants LLC

MEMBERS
Theresa Belpulsi

Destination DC

Cynthia Brock-Smith
Secretary of the District of Columbia

Pam Galloway-Tabb
Newseum

Tony Gittens*
Filmfest DC

Kathy Hollinger
Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington

Solomon Keene, Jr.
Hotel Association of Washington, DC<

Dr. Sachiko Kuno
S&R Foundation

Karyn G. LeBlanc
DowntownDC Business Improvement District

Mary O’Connor LoJacono*
Fleishman-Hillard Inc.

Laurel Lukaszewski
Artist

Ambassador John Malott
The Japan-America Society of Washington DC

Greg O’Dell
Events DC

Elizabeth Scott
Eats Good Media

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

Brad Weaber

Deborah Ziska
National Gallery of Art

*Executive Committee Member

2012-2013 National Cherry Blossom Festival® Emerita
Ellie Harvey

Programs