CFI Board of Directors

Celebrate Fairfax, Inc. is led by a 21-member Board of Directors, who provide vision and policy direction for the organization as a whole. The Board of Directors maintains relationships with and serves our stakeholders, including community leadership, government agencies, the corporate community and others who represent the more than one million citizens of Fairfax County. A downloadable copy of the organization’s ends statements may be found here.

Current members of the CFI Board of Directors:

Rich Irons, First Citizens Bank – Northern Virginia (Chair)

Andrew Painter, Walsh, Colucci, Lubely, & Walsh, P.C. (Vice Chair)

Cathy Chianese, Fairfax County Government

Rose Clark, Booz Allen Hamilton

Julie Clemente, Community Leader

Mike Coogan, Leidos

Mary Jo Ford, The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts

Joel Gininger, Securitas Security

Patrick Lennon, Visit Fairfax

Paul Liberty, George Mason University

Pete Murphy, Chairman, Fairfax County Planning Commission

Ogechi Okpechi, CH2M

Karen Pica, Community Leader

Adam Sizemore, Dominion Virginia Power

Robbie Stark, Fair Oaks Mall

Amy Turner, Innovation Health

David Warner, Centre Law Group

Kedrick Whitmore, Venable

Chris Wilson, Virginia Eagle

John Wood, 29 Diner

Vance Zavela, Fairfax County Government

Barry Feil, President & CEO, Celebrate Fairfax, Inc.



Lee Ruck

James M. Scott

Ralph Koch

Aubrey Tarkington

Charlotte S. Peed

Steven Brown

Bruce D. McLeod

Paul Weinschenk

Christoper Welker

Jennifer Kalka

Lynne Strobel

Matthew McQueen

Loren Rufino