The Clarendon Alliance is governed by a 15-member board of Directors. Under our By-laws:
- Four board members are Property Owners/Real Estate Developers/Real Estate Brokers and Agents, and they are elected by that class of membership;
- Four board members are Business and Professional Members, and they are elected by that class of membership;
- The Ashton Heights Civic Association, the Lyon Village Citizen Association, the Lyon Park Citizen Association and the Clarendon-Courthouse Civic Association each appoint one member to the Clarendon Alliance Board;
- The Arlington County Board appoints three members to the Clarendon Alliance Board.
Matt Hussmann is the Executive Director of the Clarendon Alliance. Prior to joining the Alliance, he was the Managing Director of the Downtown Nanaimo BIA in Nanaimo, BC, a city of 85,000 on Vancouver Island. Prior to his work in Canada, Mr. Hussmann worked for the DC Office of Property Management on the Eastern Market restoration project following the devastating fire, from 2008-2010. He was the the Public Space Manager for the Downtown DC Business Improvement District in Washington, DC from 1999-2008, and he began his career in Washington as a Program Associate for the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Main Street Program in 1988.
Adam Thocher Board Member Civic Association Appointee 2017 Clarendon Courthouse Civic Association
Wade Franklin 1st Vice President Business/Professional 2018 UPS Store Clarendon
Jon Kinney 2nd Vice President Property Owners / Developers 2017 C.P. Master
Bill Gearhart Secretary Civic Association Appointee 2017 Lyon Village Citizens Assn.
Casey Nolan Treasurer Property Owners / Developers 2018 Clark Realty Capital LLC.
Linda Martin Board Member Business / Professional 2019 MainStreet Bank
Jennifer Weiss Board Member Business / Professional 2019 Cherry Blow Dry Bar
Vacant Board Member Property Owners / Developers 2018 MRP Realty
Debbie Kaplan Board Member Civic Association Appointee 2017 Lyon Park Citizens Assn.
Paul LeValley President County Appointee by County Board Arlington Independent Media
Natasha Ungerer, DMV Board Member Business / Professional 2019 Clarendon Animal Care
Megan Pierce Board Member Property Owners / Developers 2019 The Shooshan Company
Tom Petty Board Member Civic Association Appointee 2017 Ashton Heights Civic Assn.
William Trahant Board Member County Appointee by County Board William J. Trahant LLC
Tom Moriarity Board Member County Appointee by County Board Retail Development Strategies