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An innovative collaboration of visual and performing arts and education in the unique historic setting of the former DC prison.

Board of Directors

Workhouse Arts Foundation, Inc.
Board of Directors


  • Chairman:  Tim Rizer (President, Item, Inc.)
  • Treasurer: Ronald (Ron) Devine (President, A&R Foods, Inc.)
  • Secretary:  Linda Evans (Theatrical Production Designer/Artisan, Retired)


  • Kip Addison (Area Sales Manager, Vulcan Materials Co.)
  • Caroline Blanco 
  • Lura Bovee (Retired)
  • Richard (Rick) Hausler (President, Insight Property Group)
  • Charlie Hulfish (Vice President, Burke & Herbert Bank)
  • Charles Joyce (Engineer, Retired)
  • Richard Klimoski, Ph.D. (Professor of Psychology and Professor of Management, School of Management, George Mason University)
  • Laura McKie (retired)
  • Matt McQueen (Sector Director, External & Strategic Communications)
  • Bill Mountjoy (Retired, IT Consultant) 
  • Timothy (Tim) Neary (SVP/Investments, Merrill Lynch)
  • Peter Stearns, PhD (Provost Emeritus and University Professor, George Mason University)
  • Henry S. Thomassen (Retired)
  • Daniel Twomey (Manager, Engineering, NJVC, LLC)
  • Joyce Watkins (Manager, Merrifield Garden Center)
  • Marc Wishkoff (Managing Director, Chevy Chase Trust)