Tonya Jackson SmallwoodPresident & CEO

Tonya Jackson, President & Chief Executive Officer of Family Matters of Greater Washington, holds a Master of Science Degree in Management Information Systems from George Mason University, has participated in the Executive Leadership Program at the Darden School of Business, and the Finance for Senior Executives at the Kellogg School of Management. Tonya earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Technology from Purdue University.

Tonya Jackson Smallwood served on the corporate executive team at Freddie Mac for 19 years, rising to become the Vice President of Business Operations and later, Vice President of Customer Care and Organizational Leadership.  Tonya came to Family Matters of Greater Washington in 2009 as its chief executive officer and over the past five years strengthened and increased Family Matters’ community-based partners, improved and built upon the organizations’ solution-oriented programs, and re-energized the Family Matters non-profit team. Ms. Smallwood is the immediate past Board Chair of PHILLIPs Programs for Children and Families and a member of the Women’s Mortgage Industry Network (WMIN).


feltonFelton MageeChief Financial Officer

Felton Magee, Jr. is Family Matters of Greater Washington’s Chief Financial Officer.  He has over 20 years of progressive experience managing Projects and Accounting & Finance Operations: A/R, A/P, Billing, Collections, Payroll, Fixed Assets, Purchasing, General Ledger, Closing the books, managing annual financial statement audits and producing monthly financial statements.

Felton has extensive experience in strategic and tactical planning, budget preparation, management of accounting operations, policy and procedure development, IT asset management and performing as a Fiduciary Agent over Federal grant funds. He has been successful in developing organizational strategy, facilitating organizational development and managing projects with rapid deployment, complex event sequencing, software selection, technology integration, and training. Felton is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and holds a B.S. in Banking & Finance from Bowie State University, and an M.B.A. from Loyola University in Maryland.



Lisa Emmi, Child Welfare

Rinaldo Washington, Ward 8 Senior Services

Shiria Anderson, Human Resources

Rashida Winslow, Mental Health Services



Thomas L. Johnson, Interim President

Jim Eisenmann, Chairman

Doug Damron, Vice Chairman

John Oberdorfer, Secretary

Kathryn Clay, Treasurer

Brian Hawkins, Assistant Treasurer

Robert Goodrich, Board Member

Stacie Scott, Board Member

Christopher Pugsley, Board Member



Robert Levey

Sheila S. Lanahan

Wesley Williams, Jr.