Wolf Trap Elects New Board of Directors, Welcoming Leaders from Renowned and Influential Business, Philanthropic, and Government Organizations

Feb 12, 2009, 11:02 ET from Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts

Board Assembled of High Ranking Officials from Cox Communications, the AES Corporation, the Boeing Company, and Lee Technologies

VIENNA, Va., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts is proud to announce six new members from key Northern Virginia-area sectors have been elected to serve on its 2009-2010 Board of Directors. Gerald L. Kohlenberger will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board. Other officers include Wolf Trap Foundation President and CEO Terrence D. Jones, Vice Chairman and Secretary Jacqueline M. Indelicarto, owner of accounting firm Indelicarto & Associates, and Vice Chairman Stanley J. Gutkowski.

Newly elected individuals committed to service and support of the Wolf Trap Foundation's mission, goals, and financial stability include Janet Barnard, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Cox Communications, Herndon, VA.; Victoria D. Harker, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, the AES Corporation, Arlington, VA.; Timothy Keating, Senior Vice President, Public Policy, The Boeing Company, Arlington, VA.; John C. Lee, IV, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Lee Technologies, Fairfax VA. Lesli Rotenberg, Senior Vice President, PBS Children's Media & Brand Management, Arlington, VA, is the newly elected Chairman of the Wolf Trap Associates Board, and Gerald L. Miller, P.E., Senior Advisor, Information Operations, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, McLean, VA, is the newly elected Associates Liaison.

"Now more than ever, the Foundation must rely on dedicated leaders in the community who understand and support our mission as a national leader in performance and arts education," said Terrence D. Jones, President and CEO of the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts. "We are pleased to welcome our newest board members, and are grateful to the entire board for their volunteer service, their collective wisdom and the leadership they provide to inspire our success."

Wolf Trap's emeriti directors are Mary Frances Pearson, Elizabeth Taylor, Earle C. Williams, and the Honorable Norman Y. Mineta. Additional officers are Ann McPherson McKee, Senior Vice President, Performing Arts and Education, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts; Beth C. Brummel, Vice President for External Affairs, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts; and Richard A. Newman, General Counsel, Arent Fox, LLP.

The Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts is a nonprofit organization founded in 1971 by Catherine Filene Shouse (1896-1994) that presents and produces a full-range of performance and education programs in the greater Washington, D.C. area, as well as nationally and internationally. Wolf Trap is home to two performance venues: the Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts and The Barns at Wolf Trap. It also programs and operates the Wolf Trap Opera Company and year-round education programs for children and adults of all ages. The Foundation is headquartered at the Center for Education at Wolf Trap. Located in Vienna, Virginia, the Center is a national arts-in-education resource hub for children, parents, educators, and performing artists. Visit the Wolf Trap website at www.wolftrap.org for more information.

SOURCE Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts