Faunteroy Community Enrichment Center
Executive Director

Malik Lang

Staff

Malik serves as Executive Director at the FH Faunteroy Community Enrichment Center. He oversees implementation of all programs at the FCEC and leads delivery of some programs. Mr Lang identifies and develops new FCEC programs to help address social concerns in the community. His passion and drive have allotted Malik the skills to perform high-level strategic and developmental planning.

Mr. Lang is a graduate of Bowie State University with a degree in Sociology. He is a native Washingtonian. His work experience includes education and nonprofit management. Mr. Lang’s background includes teaching for the District of Columbia and Prince Georges County Public School for several years. His community involvement provided him with the knowledge to help address social, economic and educational disparities, especially among youth. Mr. Lang’s focus included creating an environment that promotes youth to hold each other accountable and to uplift underserved communities.

Faunteroy Community Enrichment Center
Operations Manager

Tanishia Resper

Staff

Tanishia Resper is the Operations Manager at FH Faunteroy Community Enrichment Center. She also teaches the Arts and Crafts Program for the center’s After School and Summer Enrichment Programs.
Tanishia began her career in accounting for a large retail chain and was promoted to Lead Accountant. During her 7-year career with the company she has gained experience as an Accountant, Customer Service Manager, and Loss Prevention Audit Prepper. She has personally trained over a dozen associates to become accountants and customer service managers. Tanishia also has experience in property management and has a Life Insurance Producers License.
Tanishia is a native Washingtonian residing in Ward 7. As a child Tanishia developed an interest in entrepreneurship, where she began making products and goods by hand for profit. From that love came several hobby businesses including the most prominent, Nisha’s Pieces in which she would create handmade accessories for little girls. As a result she has been the bridge of communication for associates and colleagues in both personal and professional encounters alike.
Faunteroy Community Enrichment Center
Program Coordinator

Kathryn Bryant

Staff

Kat serves as Program Coordinator at the FH Faunteroy Community Enrichment Center. She supports the Planning and design of the FCEC programs for Ward 7 residents, which includes programs for youth, adults, and seniors. She also manages the logistics for our face mask production initiative. Kat has been a team member of the Faunteroy Center for 3 years. She has extensive experience working with challenging populations through her work with Ward 7 & 8 DC Prevention Center. Kat has a great desire to support her community and provide guidance to our youth participants. She displays tremendous work ethic and consistently goes beyond her scope of work to provide the absolute best to all patrons that interact with the center.
Chairman

Anthony L. Wash

Board Member

Anthony L. Wash “Tony”, Chair, is a proud 3rd generation Washingtonian, whose life’s story is a testament to the power of when talent, creative intellect and passion met. In the early 90’s Tony started a two-person business that has grown in the past twenty-five years into an enterprise of thirty-five employees. About six-years ago Tony was motivated to expanded his reach and influence as a developer/general contractor after watching the city change but leaving the people of the communities behind. Next to his business successes, Tony, remains firmly embedded and committed to the community that nurtured and supported him through his growth as a business and community leader. Some of his most noteworthy community contributions and projects include sponsoring 40 seniors to President’s Obama’s inaugural brunch; development of the award winning 70-Unit mix-use 100% affordable building at 4800 NHB Ave NE, Founder/Chair of the Faunteroy Community Enrichment Center
located in the Deanwood neighborhood focused on health and education programs; volunteering as the “Leadership Coach’ at Wilson and Dunbar HS; support of
youth organizations and athletics in DC and bringing holiday cheer to those in public housing through gifts and monetary contributions; furthermore, he was the first and is a premier sponsor of DC’s classic Goodman League Basketball Tournament.
Secretary

LaTara Harris

Board Member

LaTara Harris, Secretary, is regional Director-External & Legislative Affairs DC/MD/VA AT&T. After more than ten years with the Maryland Business Roundtable for Education, where she held a variety of roles, including director of partnerships and outreach, Harris joined AT&T in 2013. Her background in finance, management consulting, and accounting adds to her business skills and savvy. As Regional Director for External & Legislative Affairs at AT&T, Harris’ strong grasp of public policy issues, service in her community, and proven record of building business partnerships in the region made her a logical choice for her position, which focuses on Maryland and the District of Columbia. Named as one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women in 2015
and Minority Business Leader in Washington, DC in 2017, and possessing extensive board leadership experience in Greater Washington.
Treasurer

Warner H. Session

Board Member

Warner H. Session, Treasurer, is the founder of the Session Law Firm, which offers its clients legal, government relations, and business consulting services in such matters as corporate transactions, government procurement, small business development, regulatory compliance and real estate. Mr. Session is former Counsel to the House Government Activities and Transportation Subcommittee where he handled aviation, procurement and telecommunications issues. He is a graduate of Stanford University (BA) and Georgetown University Law Center (JD), and is admitted to practice before the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, the United States Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Session is an appointee of the Mayor of the District of Columbia and Co-Chair of the Business Administration Committee and serves on the Dulles Corridor, Executive and Governance, Finance, Nominations, and Strategic Development Committees.
Member

Pastor Donald L. Isaac

Board Member

Pastor Donald L. Isaac, Sr., Member, Rev. Isaac is currently the Pastor of the S.E. Tabernacle Baptist Church (SETBC).) Rev. Isaac was called, licensed and ordained at SETBC which was founded by his great grandfather 90 years ago and where his uncle Rev. W.W. Flood served as Pastor for over 50 years. We For the past 20+ years Rev. Isaac has served as the Co-founder and Senior Advisor at the East of the River Clergy, Police, Community Partnership, Inc (ERCPCP) a community based effort that is designed to prevent violence and empower youth and their families. Rev. Isaac has been appointed by several Mayors’ serving as the Director of the Mayor’s Office for Religious Affairs, a member of the Mayor’s Interfaith Council, the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (ABC) and as Executive Director for the Corrections Information Council (CIC.) In addition he has served on numerous Boards and is currently on the Board of Jubille Housing. Rev. Isaac is a native Washingtonian, who resided in Ward 7 for more than 30 years and currently resides in Ward 6 in the house where he grew
Member

Thomas Penny III

Board Member

Thomas Penny III, Member, is President of Donohoe Hospitality Services LLC (DHS). As the senior leader of Donohoe Hospitality, Thomas guides the operation of a portfolio of 11 business class hotels, which are affiliated with the Marriott, Hilton, and InterContinental Hotels Group. Thomas’ leadership responsibilities for DHS include strategic planning, overall operational direction, development and acquisition of properties, and long-term financial and capital planning. Thomas joined The Donohoe Companies in 1996 and he has shared a successful 21+ year career with the company in both a developmental and hands-on operational capacity. During his nine year tenure as General Manager, the property achieved the 2nd highest RevPAR of any Marriott brand in the city for four consecutive years (Ritz Carlton excluded). Additionally, the hotel maintained the highest guest satisfaction score of any Courtyard in the city two of the last three years. Prior to his role as CMCC General Manager, Thomas served as Assistant General Manager at DHS’ Holiday Inn Capitol where he shared responsibility for 250 employees and $40 million in annual operating revenues.
Member

David Wilmont

Board Member

David Wimont, Member, is an attorney, businessman, lobbyist and activist. He’s an expert in local government, corporate and commercial real estate development, and promotion of minority and small businesses. He came to New York at 17 from St. Martin. He joined the military, choosing the United States Air Force for the educational benefits. David went through the Air Force’s Bootstrap program and graduated from the University of Arkansas. David didn’t experience segregation until moving to
Arkansas. While there, however, he became one of the first African American’s to attend University of Arkansas at Little Rock as an undergrad, and to be hired in a major administrative position in the city of Little Rock. Another highlight of his time spent in Arkansas came when, at a social event, he unexpectedly met legendary civil rights leaders that influenced his decision to go on to law school. He continued civil rights activism while at Georgetown Law School and continues it today in Our Town’s
community. David Wilmot has been the Dean of Georgetown Law School and General Counsel for the Washington Convention Center, among other things. Take a listen and learn more about one of Our Town’s well-known influencers.