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Katrina D. Jones (Commissioner)

Katrina D. Jones

Katrina Jones, a native Washingtonian, married over 28 years with two adult sons, is a product of the District’s public school system. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting (Cum Laude) from Southeastern University. Katrina spent her younger years in the Bellevue, Trinidad, and Congress Heights areas of Washington, DC. She purchased her first home in the Historic Anacostia neighborhood at the age of 24 through the District’s Home Purchase Assistance Program. For 19 years, she and her family called the Penn Branch area their home, but now she and her husband reside in Penn Quarter. Katrina has provided over $17,500 in scholarship funds to support College Bound, a non-profit organization that provides mentoring and tutoring to 8th through 12th grade students in the Washington DC area. Recipients of her scholarship must be residents of Wards 7 or 8, and/or attend a high school in either Ward. Katrina is rooted in supporting low-­‐income residents of DC by giving of her finance, time and talents to support causes to uplift and promote options for those that do not have the financial wherewithal to do so.

Katrina has a broad body of work experience spanning more than 36 years between a large federal agency, two government corporations, and now as Chief Operating Officer with a small federal agency. Katrina is a Facilities Management Professional that manages over 350,000 square feet of LEED Gold Class A office space within the waterfront area of DC. She manages a $300M annual operating budget, has over 14 years of experience as a Contracting Officer with an unlimited warrant and Level III certification. She negotiated a lease agreement valued over $324M for a 15-year period.

She has been as member of Washington DC Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. for over 27 years and has served on the Board of Delta Housing Corporation of the District of Columbia for more than 15 years and The Minerva Vision Group for the last seven years. She has held a number of leadership positions in all three organizations. In addition, Katrina serves as Board Director and Treasurer for the Wheeler Creek Community Development Corporation (WCCDC). The mission of WCCDC is to facilitate the renewal of physical, social and economic structure of DC’s Ward 8 by combining affordable housing with education, career training and other resources. Katrina’s connection to DHCDC and WCCDC in particular, demonstrates her commitment to the underserved population of the District of Columbia.

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