Board of Directors

A team of seasoned professionals working to advocate for, educate, and connect SMPS DC members for personal and professional success.

The SMPS DC Board of Directors is dedicated to serving the needs of our local chapter and members. Each year, we work to build upon the reputation for excellence our chapter has earned throughout the SMPS community while exploring new opportunities, programs, and partnerships that engage our members in new ways and increase the value we brings to our community, industry, and firms. Doing this requires a team of dedicated, passionate, and forward-thinking industry leaders representing diverse specialties, experience levels, and firms across the local professional services industry. We're honored to have the following team of seasoned professionals serving the chapter for the 2018-2019 year.

Board of Directors


Justin Jacobs

Director of Business Development and Marketing

Immediate Past President

Pipper Mosley CPSM, LEED Green Associate



Jen Bottomley CPSM

Associate Vice President


Ashley Campbell

Vice President, Marketing and Corporate Communications


Tom Strandberg CCP, LEED AP, PMP, PSP

Vice President

Career Advancement Director

Jen McGovern CPSM

Mid-Atlantic Regional Marketing Manager


Communications/PR Director

Christy Jenkins CPSM

Regional Marketing Manager

Community Outreach Director

Melissa Blum

Pursuits and Knowledge Manager

Education Director

Kim Metzinger CPSM

Marketing Manager


Procurement Director

Beth Bryan PE, PTOE, PTP

Senior Associate

Membership Director

Laura Silverman

Senior Marketing Coordinator

PRT / SMRT Director

Melanie Vracas

Lead Strategist

Special Events Co-Director

Jessica Gillette CPSM

Marketing Coordinator II

Special Events Co-Director

Katie Gregg

Business Development & Marketing Manager

Sponsorship Director

Derek Gallardo LEED AP

Director of Business Development