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Board of Trustees

Members of our Board of Trustees serve on a voluntary basis, contributing their skills and expertise, working together to preserve and advance TMH’s mission. The board is responsible for selecting, evaluating and supporting the Executive Director; it also works to maintain superior services, to ensure accountability, and to protect TMH assets.

Michelle Krowl: Board Chair

Board Members

  • Leigh Bailey
  • Shirlene Cleveland
  • Kerry Garland
  • Jennifer Johnson
  • Elizabeth-Burton Jones
  • Nayana Kollanthara
  • Michelle Krowl
  • Gabrielle Mazurek
  • Nicole Mongeon
  • Kelle Strickland

 Board Advisory Members

  • Katie Barnes


Executive Director: Jennifer Sharp

Before joining the Thompson Markward Hall staff, Jennifer served as the Director of External Affairs and Deputy to the Interim CEO for the Bazelon Center.  In this role, she oversaw the fundraising, communications and operations of the Center, while supporting the Interim CEO.  Prior to joining the Bazelon Center staff, Jennifer served as Deputy Director for the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition, where she directed the internal operations of the organization and managed the communications, nutrition and immunization programs, in addition to providing fundraising support and staff support for the organization’s National Board of Directors.

Jennifer’s career includes ten years on the development team for Mental Health America, formerly National Mental Health Association, as well as fundraising for other national health-focused nonprofit organizations, including the Foundation for Physical Therapy and the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists Foundation.  Her experience includes special event planning, corporate, foundation and individual fundraising, including estate planning, planned giving, direct mail and major gifts solicitation.  Additionally, Jennifer has consulted with and trained a variety of small nonprofits on various aspects of development and nonprofit management.  In keeping with her passion for the nonprofit sector and supporting great causes, Jennifer served as Board Chair for the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition for three years prior to joining the staff as Deputy Director.  Jennifer now serves as Chair of the Advisory Board for the College of Health Sciences at her alma mater, Old Dominion University.


Key Staff

Caroline Hillier, Assistant Director
Samantha Hill, Front Desk Supervisor
Johnny Porter, Executive Chef

Resident Leaders

We have a staff of five resident leaders who act as ambassadors for the residents and address immediate resident concerns. Resident leaders hold nightly office hours as well as house inspections to ensure that TMH remains safe and comfortable to all residents.

Front Desk Operators

TMH offers 24-hour front desk service which allows residents to come and go as they please. You won’t need to worry about getting locked out because there will always be an attendant to let you in, no matter what time of day. The front desk staff is equipped to deal with resident concerns at any time of day or night. The front desk will be your go-to resource for all things TMH. Residents are welcome to apply to join the team in exchange for room and board credits.  Learn more here.


1st Floor Housekeeper: Vatide Ladouceur

2nd Floor Housekeeper:  Aida Vanegas

3rd Floor Housekeeper: Olha Zorylo

Lobby Floor Housekeeper: Marie Carold Jn Louis Balthazard

Resident Resources

Room and board is due on the first of every month. TMH does not issue payment notices. A $20.00 late fee is charged everyday beginning at 9:00 pm on the 5th day of the month until the room and board payment is received. If you are unable to make your monthly payment for any reason, please speak to management immediately.

Room and board includes the first day of the month until the morning of the last day of the month or until the morning of the day of check-out, whichever day comes first.

In the event that a resident does not stay the entire month, rent will be prorated within the same month. To view the pro-rated fee schedule and a list of other fees—click here: TMH Pro-Rated Fee Schedule 6-1-2022


Each resident is asked to abide by the TMH House Rules and Regulations stipulated here: House Rules and ProceduresRule-packet-Emergency-Procedures-Updated-12-2019. Please read this document to become familiar with TMH policies and procedures such as guest policies, meal times, smoking areas, printer and copier use, Internet and telephone use, damage charges, and much more.

Monday-Friday hours / breakfast 7:00am-9:30am dinner 5:45pm – 8:00pm sat hours / breakfast 8:00 – 11:00am sun hours / brunch 8:00 – 11:00am dinner 5:00pm-7:00pm

Weekly Menu

Commuting: Metro stops within walking distance are Union Station, Capitol South, and Eastern Market. Refillable SMARTRIP cards are available for purchase at all metro stops. For more information on public transportation visit WMATA.

Parking: TMH does not offer parking and street parking is limited. Most areas offer 2 hour parking from 7:00am-8:30pm and unlimited overnight parking without a permit. However, if you do not have a Residential Parking Permit and your car is seen in the area repeatedly within a 30-day period you may be ticketed for not obtaining proper tags.

Union Station is the nearest public parking garage. There is generally a wait list for obtaining a parking space. Click here to visit their website to obtain up-to-date information.

Temporary Parking Permits: DC offers Reciprocity Parking Permits in special situations. Click here to see if you qualify. If you meet the requirements, you can obtain a Proof of Residency form from the front office.

Registering Your Vehicle in DC: If you do not meet the requirements for a temporary parking permit, you may choose to register your vehicle in DC. Click here for specific instructions.

Other Transportation Information:

  • Voting: To become a registered voter in the DC area, visit the Board of Elections & Ethics. Please note that you must unregister from your current voting state in order to register as a voter in DC.
  • DC One Card: DC has a new initiative to incorporate multiple cards into one all-inclusive card. The DCOne Card is a library card, Metro card, and can grant access to Public Parks programs. Click here to register or get more information.
  • DC Plastic Bag Policy: Washington DC’s Skip the Bag, Save the River Initiative requires a $0.05 fee per bag from businesses selling food and alcohol. Be sure to take reusable bags with you to the grocery store to avoid the fee.
  • DC Emergency Alerts: The DC Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Response has an alert system to notify residents of severe weather, police activity, road closures, and school and government closings. Notifications can be received via email or text message and can be specified to neighborhoods or work areas. For text alerts sign up here.
  • DC Metropolitan Police Resources: DC Metro PD offers several resources as well as an anonymous tip line for security concerns. You can find the tip line number as well as other important emergency phone numbers here.