Board of Directors

//Board of Directors
Board of Directors 2018-01-29T13:46:16+00:00

Board of Directors

Shari Jones Fisher
Shari Jones FisherPresident
Fairfax Station, VA
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Magellan Health Services
Experienced in medical field; innovative team builder
John Taylor
John TaylorPresident-elect
Derwood, MD
CFO, Inspire.com
Brings big-business perspective; lends financial expertise to several nonprofits
Mary Prosser “MP” Brock Zimmerman
Mary Prosser “MP” Brock ZimmermanVP, Partnerships and Alliances, Caradigm
Seattle, WA
Behind-the-scenes planner for several camps; showers positive energy on projects
Brian Graney
Brian GraneyTreasurer
Towson, MD
Portfolio Manager, Brown Advisory
Long-time supporter who provides level-headed financial advice and is a quick learner
Mark Atherton
Mark AthertonCEO, ClearLogic
Vienna, VA
Former board president, lending financial advice to board
Erica Neubert Campbell
Erica Neubert CampbellHead of Behavioral Change, British Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Minneapolis, MN
Social media queen at camp; always dresses in costume to cheer the kids
Kimberly Jappell
Kimberly JappellGrants Manager, Prevent Cancer Foundation
Former BRASS camper and now part of the leadership team for BRASS Weekend and BRASS Camp, loves the outdoors
Rob Daubenspeck
Rob DaubenspeckSr. Executive, CACI
Ashburn, VA
Sports fanatic and reliable golf tournament participant
Caroline Goon
Caroline GoonDirector of Recruitment and Career Services, Georgetown University
Silver Spring, MD
Leads the Fall in Love 5/10K fundraiser; energetic camp counselor
Jack Hanson
Jack HansonRetired, General Electric
Rockville, MD
Long-time Special Love advocate; great at gathering event volunteers
Jim Michelson, MD
Jim Michelson, MDProfessor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Vermont
Williston, VT
Helps lead high ropes and challenge activities at Camp Fantastic
Dan Moore
Dan MooreArchitect, Perkins+Will
Herndon, VA
Networker extraordinaire; represents Special Love at countless fundraisers
Jay Robinson
Jay RobinsonBAS Owner Direct System Specialist, Damuth Trane
Elizabeth City, NC
Usually found in the woodworking shop at camp; cancer survivor
Lisa Schmidt
Lisa SchmidtParent Rep
Fairfax, VA
Mother of four, including campers Amelia and Charlie, with lots of gala ideas
Melissa Steele
Melissa SteeleE & G Group
McLean, VA
COO at E&G Group
Loves visiting camp and the IREM Gala, helping put A/C at camp
Lee Weiner
Lee WeinerExecutive Counsel
Bethesda, MD
Advises on legal matters; a dependable runner in the Fall in Love 5/10K
Stephen Chanock, MD
Stephen Chanock, MD (Federal Liaison)
Oversees Camp Fantastic med staff and checks on every camper three times daily; brings a sense of humor to all situations
Tom Baker (1938-2018)
Tom Baker (1938-2018)Our Beloved Founder
Winchester, VA
Tom founded Special Love with his wife, Sheila and never missed Camp Fantastic
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