Tenleytown Main Street Board Members

Officers

Wendy Messenger, Real Estate Advisor, Engle & Völkers

President, Tenleytown Main Street

Wendy Messenger is a Real Estate Advisor with Engel & Völkers. She lives in AU Park with her two children and treasured dog. With a background managing a $23B federal investment portfolio and hands-on experience working, living, and raising a family in NWDC, Wendy knows how to get her clients the best possible terms for their real estate investments.


Andrew Aurbach, Co-Owner, Capital Sustainability

Vice President, Tenleytown Main Street

Andrew Aurbach is Co-Owner of Capital Sustainability and is a communications consultant helping clients through various aspects of outreach and engagement with their respective communities. He serves on the District of Columbia Historic Preservation Review Board and holds a Masters in City and Regional Planning with a focus on Sustainability.


Matthew Frumin, Attorney

Treasurer, Tenleytown Main Street

Matthew Frumin, an attorney, is a 25 year resident of Tenleytown/AU Park. He served for 6 and 1/2 years on the local Advisory Neighborhood Commission and has been a leader in the Wilson community. He has also served on numerous citywide taskforces and organizations relating to school boundaries, education policy, utility service, transportation, and senior issues.


Maria Barry, Director of Community Relations, American University

Secretary, Tenleytown Main Street

Maria Barry is the Director of Community Relations at American University. She has worked for numerous nonprofits and campaigns in senior development and external affairs roles over the past 20+ years. Maria serves on the boards of Northwest Little League, Wilson Tigers Athletics, and Tenleytown Main Street and is the 4C02 Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner.

Directors

John P. Duffy, Founder and Managing Principal, Summit Commercial Real Estate

John P. Duffy is one of the founders of Summit Commercial Real Estate. During his 31 years of commercial real estate experience John has provided transaction management and consulting for prominent clients including universities, non-profits, law firms, corporations, small businesses and healthcare organizations in Washington, D.C., the Mid-Atlantic Region, and elsewhere in the United States.


Peter Glassman, Director, Friendship Hospital for Animals

Peter Glassman, DVM, is the owner and director of Friendship Hospital for Animals, which has been a fixture in the Tenleytown community since 1936.  Peter joined Friendship after graduating from the Cornell Veterinary College in 1978, later becoming Director in 1983. Peter is president of the board of Food & Friends and is on the board of City Wildlife.


Nabeeha Kazi, Executive Director, No Wasted Lives

Nabeeha Kazi Hutchins is Executive Director of No Wasted Lives, a global coalition focused on combating the most severe forms of malnutrition in children worldwide. Nabeeha resides in Tenleytown with her husband and two young children, and is an active member of the community, working on a range of topics including school boundaries, environmental conservation and youth empowerment and equity.


Carolyn Morrow Long, Independent Scholar

A Tenleytown resident since 1987, Carolyn Morrow Long is a writer, photographer, artist, neighborhood activist and historian.


Myrna Sislen, Owner, Middle C Music

Myrna Sislen is the owner of Middle C Music, 4530 Wisconsin Ave. NW, DC’s only full service music store. Myrna is currently on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), and has a regular column entitled “Tips From The Trenches”, in Music Inc Magazine.

Staff

Leigh Catherine Miles, Executive Director

For more than two decades, Leigh Catherine Miles has worked with civic and political leaders at home and abroad to strengthen their communities. A Tenleytown resident since 2005, she is proudly raising a fourth generation Tenleytowner on her husband’s side. Leigh Catherine received her MA from the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University and BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


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