Board of Directors

Carmen Coles Tull

Nomination Committee

Carmen Coles Tull co-leads USAID's Office of Population and Reproductive Health's Repositioning Family Planning initiative in sub-Saharan Africa, which is an effort to increase both political and financial commitment for family planning among policy makers and other key stakeholders.

As part of this initiative, she is extensively involved in the Ouagadougou Partnership, an endeavor of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Hewlett Foundation, the government of France, USAID and other donors to mobilize resources to ensure that countries in francophone West Africa have the support needed to accelerate progress towards their national goals and commitments for family planning. She also serves as the manager for the Office’s “Informing Decision makers to Act” (IDEA) cooperative agreement with the Aspen Institute that aims to demonstrate the critical link between family planning and reproductive health and other development sectors.

Prior to her work with USAID, Carmen served as the Technical Advisor for Advocacy on the Action for West Africa Region–Reproductive Health (AWARE-RH) project, in Accra, Ghana and she was a Peace Corps volunteer in Benin. She has a Master in Public Policy degree from the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Yale University.

David Moore

Finance Committee

David is an accomplished executive with over 20 year of experience in the education sector who leads project teams and organizations to consistently produce results. David has been both an effective leader within nonprofit organizations as well as a trusted advisor and consultant providing strategic leadership, facilitation and project oversight.

He has designed and executed large and small group strategy sessions for national organizations – including senior leadership retreats and network engagement sessions of 500 participants.

David’s work focuses on nonprofit leadership, planning, organization effectiveness and impact. He guides teams, partnerships and community efforts to produce results through facilitation, research, training and strategic support. Recognized as a national expert in community engagement and the involvement of community in education and other issues, he provides training, strategic design and leadership to community engagement efforts.

David has also worked with local school districts, local education organizations and national nonprofits to strengthen their core efforts to provide quality education for all children. From leading performance management systems development for national networks to starting up new local education funds in Hartford and Newark, David has proven his commitment and skills, strengthening organizations at the local and the national level where he brings extensive organizational leadership, facilitation and management experience.

Warren Romine

Chair

Warren Romine is a Director in Houlihan Lokey’s Washington, DC office, where he is a member of the Aerospace Defense Government (ADG) Group. His responsibilities include leading acquisition support assignments, fairness opinion valuations, and divestiture and sale advisory engagements.  

Warren has advised Fortune 500 corporations, middle-market public companies and privately held businesses. He has led several cross-border transactions with Canadian and European companies. His experience includes advisory assignments for government contractors, such as Raytheon, M7 Aerospace, and DME, and aviation-related companies, such as PAS Technologies, Avborne Heavy Maintenance and DynaBil.

Before joining Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Romine worked in the investment banking divisions at Jefferies Quarterdeck and Merrill Lynch & Co. and had advisory assignments with DNE Systems, Esterline Technologies, Engineered Support Systems, Smiths Group PLC, Wescam, BBA Group PLC and Indal Technologies.

Warren earned his M.B.A. from Harvard University and graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in accounting from Morehouse College, where he was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. Warren serves as a director for RELM Wireless, a developer and manufacturer of communication devices for federal, state and municipal agencies. He is registered with FINRA as a General Securities Principal (Series 7, 24 and 63).

Marcee White, MD, FAAP

Development Committee

Marcee White, MD, FAAP is a Board-Certified Pediatrician and the Medical Director of Children’s National’s Mobile Health Program, Children’s Health Project of DC and the Children’s Health Center at THEARC (Town Hall Education Arts and Recreation Campus).

She is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Assistant Director of the Community Health Track for Children’s National’s Pediatric Residency Program.

Marcee earned her Medical Degree from George Washington University School of Medicine and a B.S. degree in Biology Pre-Medicine from Xavier University of Louisiana. She completed her pediatric residency training from the Children’s National/Howard University Community Health Track.  Prior to joining the faculty at Children’s National, she served as Chief Pediatric Resident.

Marcee has a certificate in leadership development from the George Washington University Master Teacher Leadership Development Program.  She serves on the Board of Directors for the DC Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  She is also a member of the DC Pediatric Oral Health Coalition.  

Marcee resides in Bowie, MD with her husband David and their son Jayden.  

Emeritus

Diane Bernstein, Marion Guggenheim, Cynthia McGrath, Elizabeth Siegel, Clarice Dibble Walker, Susan Zox-Smith, HyeSook Chung

Past Chairs

J.R. Clark, Jacquelyn E. Lendsey, Jon Fernandez, Gregory McCarthy, Diane Bernstein, Deborah Both, Maureen Lewis

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