At its September Board meeting, CHV Board of Directors elected two new members to its team.

Nancy Deck

Nancy spent her career in corporate marketing, strategy and brand management at several corporations, including MCI, Claritas, Sallie Mae and Hilton Worldwide.  In 1982, Nancy and her husband settled on Capitol Hill and raised two sons.  She served on the Capitol Hill Day School Board of Trustees and is currently serving on the Board of Trustees of PAI, a global women’s reproductive health organization.  Nancy is an active volunteer at the National Gallery of Art, where she is a docent for school tours and assists with tours for adults with memory loss. She holds a BA from Bucknell University and an MPA from Syracuse University.

Nancy Deck

Patricia Powers Thomson

Patricia Powers Thomson is the Dean Emerita of the School of Public Service at the University of Juba (South Sudan). She has over 25 years of management experience, including service as the Founding Director of The Leadership Crucible, as the Executive Vice President of the United States Institute of Peace, and as Senior Governance Advisor with the State Department in Diyala, Iraq. Thomson was also an executive with IBM business consulting and an Associate Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting, where she advised a range of clients in the United States and abroad. Before moving to the private sector, she served as an advisor to Vice President Gore’s task force on reinventing government and as the Assistant Director of Evaluation at the Corporation for National and Community Service. She also served as an officer in the United States Navy Civil Engineer Corps.

     Trish is a volunteer with the American Red Cross and the Academy of Hope GED program. She is also a member of the Planning, Zoning, and Environment Committee for ANC 6C. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Public Policy from Harvard University. She has been a resident of Capitol Hill for over 25 years.