Board of Directors

Southwest Community Foundation

Bruce A. Levine

Bruce A. Levine is a professor and director of the Education Policy program and MS in Educational Improvement and Transformation at the School of Education, Drexel University. He has over 40 years of experience in academia and the fields of law, management consulting, start-up management, and economic and workforce development. He is a resident of Southwest DC and a former President of The Southwest Neighborhood Assembly (SWNA), among other civic activities.

Marjorie Lightman

Marjorie Lightman is a principal of QED Associates LLC, a DC-based consulting firm specializing in research, writing, and management services to nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and government bodies. Marjorie has an extensive background in civil rights, international human rights, and nonprofit management.

Donna Purchase

Donna Purchase has more than 30 years of management experience in corporate and nonprofit businesses. She serves on the boards of three local non-profits and is the recipient of numerous awards including the Women’s Institute for Secure Retirement’s WISER Hero Award for her work in financial literacy.

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Georgine Wallace

Georgine Wallace has 25 years of experience in human capital development for corporate environments. She has advocated for the DC Public Library system and the Southwest Library specifically for over a decade. Over the last five years, she has worked with the Metropolitan Police Department to facilitate community relations in the Southwest Police Service Areas. A twenty-year resident of Southwest, she also spent sixteen years on the board of her condominium.

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Mark Walsh

Mark Walsh has spent his professional career of over 45 years in the hospitality industry, managing and owning businesses, responsible for designing, building and operating some of the areas most popular restaurants. Residing in SW for the past 10 years, he is active in Farmers Markets, President of his residential Tenants’ Association and a community advisor to the SWBID.

William Zeisel

William Zeisel is a principal of QED Associates LLC, a DC-based consulting firm specializing in research, writing, and management services to nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and government bodies.