Alternate Board Members

DC Water is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of 11 principal and 11 alternate members. The Board is composed of six District of Columbia representatives, two each from Montgomery and Prince George’s counties in Maryland, and one from Fairfax County in Virginia. Alternate Board members are as follows:


Lavinia A. Baxter | Prince George's County, MD

Special Assistant to the Chief Administrative Officer, Public Infrastructure and Utilities Coordinator


Krystal Brumfield | District of Columbia

President & CEO, Airport Minority Advisory Council


Patty Bubar | Montgomery County, MD

Deputy Director, Department of Environmental Programs


Reverend Dr. Kendrick Curry | District of Columbia

Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church, Pastor


Ivan Frishberg | District of Columbia

First Vice President for Sustainability Banking, Amalgamated Bank


Anthony Giancola, PE | District of Columbia



Howard C. Gibbs, PE | District of Columbia



Fariba Kassiri | Montgomery County, MD

Assistant Chief Administrative Officer


Sarah Motsch | Fairfax County, VA

Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, Engineering Support, Branch Chief


Adam Ortiz | Prince George's County, MD

Department of Environmental Programs, Director


Jed Ross | District of Columbia

Director / Chief Risk Officer, Office of Risk Management