• Accokeek Foundation

Leadership Transition Underway at the Accokeek Foundation

Accokeek, MD – Dr. Lisa Hayes will succeed Dr. Wilton Corkern as President and CEO of the Accokeek Foundation when Corkern retires on September 30, 2011. Hayes, who has served as the Foundation’s Director of Education and Public Programs since 2007, was “the unanimous selection of the Board of Trustees,” announced Board Chair Patricia Williams. “We are delighted that Lisa will step up to this new responsibility. Her appointment will not only ensure that we maintain our leadership in public history, land conservation, museum theater, and sustainable agriculture, but will also take the Accokeek Foundation forward into new and exciting programs.”

Hayes has spent more than thirty years working with non-profit institutions, from grant making and service organizations to theaters and museums. She began her professional life as a program director at the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, overseeing grants and technical