Board of DirectorsElaine Costanzo Duke (President) joined the Board in August 2010. She is currently the Principal, Elaine Duke & Associates, LLC. Elaine retired from federal service in April 2010, a career serving the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Department of Navy and other federal agencies. Her position at retirement was Under Secretary for Management at DHS. She also served as the Chief Procurement Officer at DHS and the Assistant Administrator for Acquisition at DHS Transportation Security Administration.
S.E. Nunamaker (Vice President) joined the Board in October of 2009. Professionally, S.E. worked for the Marriott and Sodexo organizations for 47 years. Since moving to Northern Virginia in 1991, he has taken an active role in various Community Service programs, service organizations, Pender United Methodist Church's outreach ministries and WFCM. He serves on several committees and is the Vice Chair for the Pender Hill School Board. S.E. attended the University of Pittsburgh and Shenandoah University, majoring in education and business.
Paul Karstetter (Treasurer) joined the Board in April 2012. He is a CPA practicing with his firm, Stitely and Karstetter, CPAs, originating back in 1989. Paul works mostly on corporate and personal taxes, advanced tax planning and is certified as a PFS (personal financial specialist) to offer financial planning services to his clients. Paul holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Clarion University in Pennsylvania. Since moving to Northern Virginia in 1980, Paul has taken an active role in various service organizations and his church, Centreville United Methodist Church (CUMC). He is currently serving his eighteenth year as a Board Member on the Herndon Dulles Chamber of Commerce and has had two stints as Treasurer and one as Secretary. At CUMC, Paul is currently active in Grace Ministries, the Finance Committee and as an Offering Teller.
John Guevara joined the Board in October 2013. He is currently a Professional Services Manager for AT&T Consulting Solutions, Inc. John serves at the Pentagon as the program manager for all network lifecycle management. He holds certifications in project management and network security. John has been actively involved in his community serving as a board member on the PTA and HOA, serving as scout leader, coach for various sports, and Sunday School teacher. John also served in the Army Signal Corps for almost 15 years. He is a graduate of the George Washington University and holds a degree in Political Science. John has been married to his high school sweetheart, Marilyn, for 19 years and has two boys.
Scott Krause joined the Board in August 2013. He currently works as a Director with Cisco Systems, Inc. Scott retired as a Command Pilot from the Air Force in 2007, served as the Department of Homeland Security's Chief of Staff for Management from 2007-2009, and worked as a Director and consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers from 2009-2013. He earned a Bachelors degree from the US Air Force Academy and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. Scott has served as a church volunteer in several capacities, and currently leads a welcome team and is a member of DC Metro Church. He and his wife Pam have two daughters, Rachel and Karissa.
Jeff Robertson joined the Board in June 2012. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer for Good of All, an international human rights nonprofit. Jeff retired from the U.S. Coast Guard in 2005; since then he has served in government as an Assistant Commissioner for U.S. Customs and Border Protection and in industry as a Vice President, Director, and consultant. He holds a Bachelor's degree from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and a Master's degree from the National Intelligence University. Since 2008, he has served as an elder at the Fairfax Church of Christ
Melissa Jansen (WFCM Executive Director) joined WFCM in January 2008, with over 18 years of experience in management, both corporate and non-profit. Previous to her leading WFCM, she was Director at Sanctity of Life Ministries, opening two crisis pregnancy centers. In addition, Melissa previously taught high school and volunteered in the jail ministry and as a youth group leader. She has a B.S. in Education from the University of Kansas, and is pursuing a Masters in counseling.
Thomas G. James joined the Board in February 2014. He is an associate pastor, Minister of Mission and Contemporary Worship, at Centreville United Methodist Church. Both in his current role and in previous churches and other non-profits, Thomas has focused on identifying how the Church can better connect with the needs of the larger community. Thomas is a member of the Board of Directors for Grace Ministries of the United Methodist Church in Northern Virginia. He holds a Masters of Divinity from Wesley Theological Seminary and has a B.S. in Psychology from Ferrum College.
Dan Reyes joined the Board in February 2014. Currently working at CSC as a Systems Manager, Dan has over 35 years experience in various management positions including accounting, marketing, and sales operations. Active in his Church, he also delivers a monthly message to a local assisted living home for those who can't make it to church. He has volunteered for the Katherine K. Hanley Shelter and for Rebuilding Together. Married for 35 years to Cindy, they have two grown children who also live in the area.
Susan Cady joined the Board in April 2014. Currently working for BAE Systems as the Enterprise Asset & Configuration Manager, Susan has over 40 years experience in various IT and business management positions. Susan has been active at Church of the Ascension for 18 years and was very active Prince of Glory church in Minneapolis Minnesota before that. Susan has been the associate director for her church's summer camp for 17 years. Married for 33 years to Paul, they have a son in the Air Force currently stationed in Alabama, a son living in Florida and a married daughter who lives in the area with her husband and child.