Tim Payne, Executive Director
Tim Payne first became involved with FLOC in 1999, tutoring in the Neighborhood Tutoring Program while he attended The George Washington University. Tim received his BA and joined the FLOC staff in May 2001. Over the next five years, Tim worked in various roles for our Neighborhood Tutoring Program, and became manager of that program in the autumn of 2004. When FLOC refocused its mission on its educational programs, Tim was asked to become the Director of Programs in early 2006 and Executive Director later that year. In 2010, Tim was recognized by The EnVest Foundation with the “40 Under 40” Award, honoring him as one of the city’s outstanding community leaders under the age of 40. In 2012, Tim was awarded the Essence of Leadership Award at the HandsOn Greater DC Cares Annual Summit. Tim is also honored to join the 26th class of Leadership Greater Washington.
Latoyia Allen, Director of Development
Latoyia brings over ten years of development experience to FLOC. She has managed fundraising operations for many well-respected organizations dedicated to serving children in Washington, DC. Most recently, Latoyia served as the Development Manager at Bright Beginnings, a child and family services center for homeless children. She has also held various fundraising roles for the National Children’s Museum and Peace Action. Before her nonprofit career, she worked in the private sector as a political communications consultant and served on two presidential campaigns. Latoyia holds a B.A. in Political Communications from The George Washington University.
Brandelyn Anderson, Director of Programs
Brandelyn Anderson brings a wealth of youth development experience to FLOC. After graduating from the University of California, Berkeley, with a Bachelors of Arts in English, she began her career as an Academic Program Manager for the bay area’s site of BUILD, a premier entrepreneurship and youth development organization. Upon moving east, Brandelyn served four years at the Thurgood Marshall Academy overseeing the schools supplemental and afterschool programs as their Director of Programs. For the past year, she taught AP English at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts. In addition to her professional career, Brandelyn has volunteered in a variety of youth serving and mentoring organizations over the last 10 years. She is a published and award winning author and poet. In all of her endeavors, she is dedicated to ensuring young people experience learning environments that are grounded in meaningful relationships that embrace student strengths.
David Weaver, Director of Finance and Operations
David Weaver graduated from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown in 1983 and worked for numerous non-profit organizations as an accountant before joining FLOC in May 2001. Initially hired as a staff accountant, David now serves as the Director of Finance and Operations, overseeing all facilities and business matters.
BOARD OF DIRECTOR OFFICERS
Executive Director Emeritus
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Kelly M. Bolden, MD. FACS
Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine
Attending Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Howard University Hospital
West Virginia Leave No Trace Advocate
Viraj V. Gandhi
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Paradyme Management, Inc.
Senior Managing Director
Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management
Chief Executive Officer
Special Education Teacher
DC Public Schools
President & CEO
Senior Vice President
The Capital Group Companies
Private business owner, CFA
A SPECIAL THANKS TO THE FRED TAYLOR SCHOLARSHIP FUND COMMITTEE
Donna Fitzgerald Shuler
AND A VERY SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR FLOC BOARD ALUMNI
Karen James Cody
Sam Harvey, Jr.
Dawn Yamane Hewett
Dr. Charles Murphy
Winifred Riggs Portenoy
Mohammad Malik Sakil
Arlene Farber Sirkin