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Staff

Beata Okulska
Executive Director

Beata Okulska assumed her duties as Executive Director of KEEN Greater DC in August, 2001. Her primary responsibility is to carry out the strategic plans and policies as established by the board of directors that include: advising the Board, advocating and implementing organization changes in agreement with KEEN's mission, formulating policies and planning recommendations to the Board, deciding or guiding courses of action in operations by staff, and overseeing all operations of KEEN and the implementation of plans.

Beata is a native of Poland and came to the United States in 1986. She holds a master's degree in economics from Warsaw School of Economics. Formerly, she worked for the Epilepsy Foundation, where she served as Program Director, and as Director in the Affiliate Relations Department.

Contact Beata at Exec.Dir@KEENGreaterDC.org.

 

 

 

Beth Wenger
Program Director

Beth Wenger joined KEEN Greater DC's staff as Program Manager in May 2008. She has been volunteering with KEEN for more than 17 years, served on our Board of Directors for six years, and continues to volunteer as the program coordinator of KEEN's Young Adult Sports program in Maryland. Beth is also a professional writer and editor with a B.S. in Psychology and Marketing/Business Administration from Albright College in Reading, Pa., and a Publication Specialist Certificate from George Washington University.

Prior to joining KEEN's staff, Beth held senior editor and writer positions at a couple of association magazines, where she managed editorial content and production, and wrote and edited articles on business management, group tour travel, and the business of infection prevention in health care settings.

Contact Beth at programsDC@KEENGreaterDC.org or at keengrdc.beth@gmail.com.

 

 

 

Elizabeth Doherty
Development Director

Elizabeth Doherty joined the KEEN Greater DC team in January 2012. As Development Director, she is responsible for the management and execution of the organization’s fundraising activities. Elizabeth works with KEEN staff, board members and volunteers to increase support for KEEN’s programs in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC. These duties include tasks such as donor cultivation, foundation relations, grant applications and special event fundraising.

Prior to working at KEEN Greater DC, Elizabeth served as the Development Coordinator for the National Alliance to End Homelessness. Elizabeth is a graduate of the University of San Diego where she studied Sociology, Political Science, and Nonprofit Business.

Contact Elizabeth at Dev.Dir@KEENGreaterDC.org.