Jennifer Cartland, Ed. D.
Dr. Jennifer Cartland is a career educator and motivational leader. She has led teams, schools, and non-profits, and has worked to drive change for youth and youth-serving organizations. Dr. Cartland believes in the power of process to drive results and is skilled at planning strategically to guide organizational transformation. Cartland earned a bachelor’s degree from Catholic University in Washington, DC, a master’s degree from The George Washington University and a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania.
Cartland’s volunteer efforts include the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, where she is the Vice President of the board of directors, and Programs Chair of the board of FRESHFARM, where family nutrition and health, and food access and equity are the points of focus. In addition to work with Reach, Cartland consults with Special Olympics North America’s Unified Champion Schools®, to amplify the power of sports, leadership, and inclusive activities for youth with and without intellectual disabilities.
Director of Programs
Terrell’s journey is fueled by his passion for people, education, and the community. A former DC junior high school teacher and retired chef/restaurateur, he has more than three decades of experience working with youth and adult empowerment
programs helping the city’s most vulnerable citizens overcome perceived barriers to education and employment. Terrell’s post-hospitality experiences include Potomac Job Corps Center, DC Central Kitchen, and the Washington Literacy Center, where he recently served as the Associate Director of Education and Training. A Washington, DC native, Terrell is a current Ph.D. candidate in the Urban Leadership program of the University of the District of Columbia. Additionally, he
holds a Master’s degree in Adult Education, a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Mathematics Education from Penn State University, and an Associate’s degree in Culinary Arts from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America.
Director of Development
Nadia has joined the team to oversee fundraising initiatives for Reach Incorporated. She grew up in Maryland and attended Salisbury University. Nadia has worked for a few nonprofit organizations in the DC area including Greater DC Diaper Bank, Martha’s Table, and Junior Achievement. She also spent several years in New York City working with The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc., where she worked on the $100 million campaign to build the Statue of Liberty Museum on Liberty Island. Over the last twelve years, she has worked in many different avenues of fundraising including major gifts, grants, special events, crowdfunding, and direct response. She’s currently living in Rockville with her two daughters Zoe and Soraya, her husband Joel, and their dog Appa.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
With skills in strategic planning, business development, risk management, and nonprofit growth, our Board of Directors’ diverse backgrounds play a key role at Reach. Their dedication and efforts help us plan and sustain growth in our organization and surrounding community.
Jesse Raney Bridges
Deputy Director of Global DEI Learning & Development at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Lanae Holmes / Vice Chair, Secretary
Direct of Case Services, Family Advocacy Division
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Christopher A. Riddick
Dean Of Students
The Hewitt School
Jennifer Cartland, Ed. D.
Patrick Howard - Chair
Chief Underwriting Office
Group Creative Director / DEI Council
Randolph Chestang IV
Head of Compliance