Rhona Wolfe Friedman, J.D., Vice Chair, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities
Rhona Wolfe Friedman, an attorney, works at Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate, Washington Harbour in Georgetown. In 2007, Mayor Adrian Fenty appointed Rhona to the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, where she is the Vice Chair. Currently, Rhona chairs a Task Force, which is writing a policy for the inclusion of the arts in the District's public schools. She holds a Master's Degree in the History of Decorative Arts from the Parsons School of Design/Smithsonian Institution and a Masters Degree in Counseling and Clinical Psychology. Rhona serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Washington Ballet where her focus is the Ballet's outreach programs in public schools and its partnership at THEARC in Ward 8. For nine years, Rhona served on the Board of Directors of the Lab School of Washington, a school that teaches learning-disabled children through the arts. Rhona is active in the community, Chairs the ExecWomen's Forum at the University Club of Washington DC , is a member of Capital Speakers Club, as well as several professional organizations. She was vice-chair for Mayor Adrian Fenty's Pre-Transition and Transition Arts Committees.