Our Team

The Washington Home team is committed to working to support innovative and compassionate programs that improve quality of life for the elderly and those in end-of-life care in the Washington, DC area.


Board of Directors

Board Chair
Sharon Collins Casey
Sharon Collins Casey
Board Chair

Sharon Collins Casey joined the Board of Directors in 2003 and became Board Chair in 2013. As Board Chair, she has led the repositioning of the organization from being a non-profit provider of care to nursing home residents and hospice patients to becoming a charitable foundation. The foundation is focused on the mission of supporting elderly and/or terminally ill residents in the Washington, DC area. Sharon practiced corporate/securities law for more than 20 years. She has a BA degree from Wellesley College and a JD degree from Harvard Law School.

Board Vice Chair
Oak Strawbridge

Board Secretary
Marijke Jurgens-Dupree

Board Treasurer
Keith Eig

Board Members
Quinton Bowman
David T. Canham
Greg Faron
Burton C. Gray, Jr.
Alan S. Helfer
Brian D. McGregor
Robin G. Moore
Susan K. Wojcik

Staff

Phyllis Dillinger
Chief Executive Officer/CFO, Grants & Trusts Liaison
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Phyllis Dillinger
Chief Executive Officer/CFO, Grants & Trusts Liaison

Phyllis is the driving force behind TWH’s mission and operations. She has more than 30 years of international and domestic experience working with new venture start-ups, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and more.

She holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland and a Master of Business Administration from the George Washington University.

Phyllis has spearheaded the recent transition from The Washington Home & Community Hospices to The Washington Home Foundation, and now oversees the management and annual distribution of the endowment.

Chenelyn Barker
Development & Community Outreach Associate
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Chenelyn Barker
Development & Community Outreach Associate

Chenelyn creates and stewards effective community engagement programs that support the TWH mission.

She has extensive experience in database management, digital communications, fostering donor support and cultivating community connections.

Raj Batni
Finance Manager
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Raj Batni
Finance Manager

Raj oversees the financial tracking and reporting for the organization and ensures compliance with accounting rules and regulations.

Betty Nelson
Operations Support Manager
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Betty Nelson
Operations Support Manager

Miss Betty is responsible for ensuring TWH’s daily operations run smoothly and efficiently. During her free time Miss Betty enjoys reading and is a passionate football and tennis fan.

She also volunteers with multiple groups in Metro DC – her favorite activity is teaching life skills and conflict resolution techniques for at-risk youth. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the University of Maryland.

Tiffany Oscar, LICSW
Program Manager
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Tiffany Oscar, LICSW
Program Manager

Tiffany is a program manager at The Washington Home. She oversees the development and implementation of charitable programming that aims to connect social and community resources with the elderly and terminally-ill residents, in the Washington DC metropolitan area.

Prior to joining The Washington Home, Tiffany worked as a social worker in various capacities including: learning and development, outreach, and providing clinical counseling services to vulnerable populations.

Tiffany earned a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Texas-Austin, and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from American University. She is also a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Washington, DC.

Interest Areas: Emotional Wellness, Yoga & Meditation, End of Life Discussions

Mohamed Zulkifly
Staff Accountant
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Mohamed Zulkifly
Staff Accountant

Mohamed works with the financial team as an accountant. He is responsible for managing the accounts payable process and maintaining the accounting and investment records.

Prior to joining The Washington Home, Mohamed had 10 years of experience working in an accounting firm handling all aspects of Accounts Receivable, Payable, Journal Entry Preparation/Posting, Account Reconciliation, Profit & Lost, Balance Sheets, and Cost Accounting. He earned his BS in Accounting from RMIT University, Sri Lanka.