Founder and Chair of the Board
Jane Lipton Cafritz
Jane Lipton Cafritz is a real estate developer and former tax attorney. She currently serves on the boards of the Smithsonian Institution, the Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, the National Symphony Orchestra, the Washington National Opera, the Blair House and the Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation. She is a member of the National Gallery of Art Collector’s Committee. She is a past Chairman of the Washington National Opera, which became affiliated with the Kennedy Center under her tenure. She is also a past Secretary of the National Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors.
Tiffany Sorenson comes to Explore! as a devoted office administrator as well as being an Infant Sign Language teacher in her spare time. She has her Master’s in Public Administration from Old Dominion University with a concentration in Nonprofit Management. She spent a year with Operation Smile, traveling to Kenya in her work. Her passions include early education enrichment and traveling. She's nearly achieved her personal goal to visit all seven continents, with Antarctica coming up next.
Mobile Outreach Manager
Mark Mumm, originally hailing from Buffalo, NY, is thrilled to be Mission Mobile's Flight Director with Explore!. A longtime lover and supporter of the arts, he has two Bachelor’s degrees from SUNY at Buffalo (B.A. Video Production and B.A. Theatre Performance) and a Master’s in Theatre for Young Audiences from Rose Bruford College in London , UK. Mark continues to work directly providing drama education and facilitation for children of all abilities. Ever the creative type, Mark writes music, poetry, scripts, and the occasional motivational text message. You can often find him playing D.C.'s open mics with his musical outfit 'Mistress Tigers'.
Board of Directors
President, GivingWorks, Inc.
Shaika Aisha Al Khalifa
Board Member, Washington Performing Arts
The Bender Foundation
Former U.S. Assistant Surgeon General
Board Member, Portrait Gallery
Board Member, National Symphony Orchestra
CEO and Executive Editor of The Capital Forum
Director at the Elizabeth and Richard Dubin Foundation
Chief Academic Officer at E.L. Haynes Public Charter School
Principal and Co-President, Sharpiro, Lifschitz & Schram
Trustee, Washington National Opera
President, Friends of Cancer Research
Dorothy Pierce McSweeny
Past Chair, Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation; Chair Emeritus, D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities
Managing Director and Market Manager at J.P. Morgan Private Banking
President and Co-Founder of Interface Multimedia;Board Member, Capitol Hill Community Foundation
Susan Silverstein Scott
Educator & Museum Consultant
Jill Cooper Udall
Officer of Cultural Affairs for the State of New Mexico
E-Commerce Professional, Philanthropist