Partners and Team
AGAP is thankful for the partnership of countless individuals and organizations in and around Washington, DC. The prayers, hours, and dollars contributed have enabled our organization to grow and serve youth and communities that are coming to know Jesus Christ as Savior, through visual and performing arts used to His glory.
Board of Directors:
A communications professional and internationally published writer, Rick Barry has a rich background at the intersection of art and Christian faith. He has worked with NYC’s Center for Faith & Work and currently directs communications for AGAP partner Grace DC. He has also lectured on art in the Middle East and has hosted an ongoing film discussion series since moving to DC at the start of 2011.
Susan Swenholt Crawford has had a 40-year career as an independent consultant training employees of both government and private industry in a variety of subjects including leadership, motivation, team-building and communication skills. She’s been a volunteer with AGAP for 12 years and served as the Treasurer of the Board of Directors for 2 years. She is an amateur photographer and avid golfer. She and her husband, Dennis, live in Virginia and enjoy spending time with their children and 5 grandchildren.
The daughter of artists, Kellie Farster spent her life around arts education, diving into the arts herself in her teen years. Since the spring of 2012, Kellie has volunteered with AGAP, leveraging her experience with the arts to help children and teens discover their God-given potential. She joined the board in August 2013.
Haley Fults combines experience designing curricula for World Vision and MSI, inc. with a passion for contemporary art and culture. A graduate of Rhodes College in Memphis, she wrote about local arts in Madrid, Spain, before moving to DC, where she works for MSI and continues to write on DC art, theater and culture for digital and print outlets. She began working with AGAP as an active member of partner church Grace Downtown.
Mosheh Gains is a Peabody Award-winning producer for Good Morning America on ABC. Mosheh primarily produces Washington-based stories for the broadcast, including covering the White House, Capitol Hill and federal agencies. Prior to joining Good Morning America, Mosheh worked for the Sunday public affairs program This Week with George Stephanopoulos where he produced the program’s open and signature “In Memoriam” segments.
Lucy is an MBA candidate at Harvard Business School in Boston, MA. She joined AGAP’s Board in January 2009 and served as interim chair through June 2009, during which time she worked as a consultant in the Washington, DC office of McKinsey & Company.
Lucy is an environmental attorney and is pursuing a Masters in International Public Policy at SAIS. She lives in Washington, DC and has taken art classes in the DC area. She particularly enjoys oil painting in her free time. She joined AGAP’s Board in January 2009 and serves as President and AGAP’s liaison to Grace DC.
Jane joined the AGAP board in January 2013 and serves as Treasurer. She is a former elementary school teacher with 40 years of experience working with children of all ages. She has also been a volunteer at the First Rock AGAP location since January 2012.