Meet our Board
Nancy Vorona is a long-time area resident and has been a BC7RC member for several years. She currently serves as Board President. She served on Fairfax County’s Seven Corners Quality of Life Working Group and actively supports beautification initiatives, including the VDOT Adopt-a-Highway program for Route 7 and Patrick Henry Drive in the 7 Corners area. Nancy is a VP at the Center for Innovative Technology, a nonprofit corporation chartered by the Commonwealth of Virginia that drives technology-based innovation and economic development in the state. She attended JEB Stuart, Glasgow, and Bailey’s schools and returned to Fairfax County in 2009 after most recently living in Arlington. Nancy is interested in helping achieve BC7RC’s goals for a vibrant, revitalized community.
John Rinaldi is Vice President of BC7RC. John is a Fairfax County resident who has worked as a Land Planning Manager at Christopher Consultants, Ltd. since 2001. John is AICP certified and has a Bachelor of Environmental Studies in Urban & Regional Planning from the University of Waterloo, Canada, and a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Guelph, Canada. John has been actively involved with many recent redevelopment efforts in Fairfax County and the region, including Springfield Town Center and Potomac Shores. John looks forward to serving on the Board of Directors to assist and interact with both the committee and the citizens in the area, and contribute and help the planning effort move forward in a positive direction.
Alison Oleson is Secretary of BC7RC. Alison has been a Mason District resident for most of her life and is passionate about ensuring the quality of this community and safeguarding a high level of education for area students. After graduating from James Madison University, Alison returned to the area and worked in marketing for several local businesses and is currently the owner and President of Startte, a marketing and consulting company, as well as the owner of Team Friday, a network of local freelance consultants. Alison has been active on the board of the Sleepy Hollow Elementary PTA and created a successful afterschool program at Belvedere Elementary. Alison maintains a Facebook page, Mason District Parents, to provide information, data and future plans regarding our schools and community. Alison lives with her husband, Shane, and 4 children in Lake Barcroft.
Michael Mugaas is a lifetime resident of Mason District. Michael graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School and went on to get a B.S. in Accounting from George Mason University and passed the CPA exam in 1998. After starting a career in public accounting, Michael moved into the IT industry focusing on business planning and forecasting at America Online, PSINet and various startups and incubators. For the last 12 years, Michael has worked in his family’s 50 year old Annandale based HVAC & Plumbing business. Outside of work, Michael enjoys spending his free time with his wife and two children. In addition, he acts as the Treasurer and is on the Board of Director for Pack 1229 based out of Congressional Schools of Virginia and as a soccer coach to a local team. As a Mason District parent, local property owner and neighboring business owner, Michael is very interested in seeing the Bailey’s Crossroads and Seven Corners area developed into a thriving community for both businesses and residents.
Ben Cooper is a Principal and Partner at Williams and Jensen, PLLC. Ben has been a Mason District and Lake Barcroft resident since 1985. Ben’s primary civic interest is in the appropriate development of the Baileys, Culmore and Seven Corners corridor. Ben has served on the Connectivity Task Force, one of the early committees involved in the Seven Corners redevelopment project. Ben has also been a member of BC7RC and have attended many meetings. Among Ben’s personal priorities for the corridor is strengthening the County's code enforcement, assuring there is adequate infrastructure to support development and engaging the community both business and residential in the long term health of the area.
Paul Mulligan has been a Mason District resident for 36 years. As an economist, Paul has worked in regional economic development in North Carolina and international development for many years. His expertise is in energy, environment, and private sector development as well as macro/microeconomic policies and regional development. His experience has covered work in the United States, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Middle East, Africa and the former Soviet Union with USAID and private consulting companies. Paul is an advocated for smart and efficient development in our area.
Joe Sirni is a Senior Property Manager for properties located in the Mid-Atlantic portfolio of JLL Retail. He is responsible for the overall management, operations, financial performance and marketing of retail centers, including Crossroads Center in Falls Church, VA. His responsibilities are to ensure that financial performance objectives and reporting goals are met and that value creation opportunities are maximized. Additionally, Joe collaborates with leasing and marketing to assist in meeting leasing objectives. Joe brings 40 years of experience in the real estate industry, including management, business development, development, property management and leasing. Joe is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and holds the designation of Certified Shopping Center Manager (CSM). He holds a real estate license in the states of Maryland and Virginia.
Anwar Somani is a local business owner in Seven Corners. He is also involved in a distribution business and real estate development. Anwar has been a member of the BC7RC board for ten years. After graduating from the University of Illinois in 1979, Anwar moved to the DC area in 1980 and has lived in this area ever since. Anwar lived in the Falls Church area from 1983 to 1993. Anwar is keenly interested to see controlled business and residential growth in our area with an emphasis on revitalizing our community.
Kim Wilkins is a native of Syracuse, NY and a graduate of Utica College of Syracuse University with a BA in English. She has lived in Falls Church since 1997. Kim has worked for the Department of Justice in an immigration-related office (also in Mason District) since 1991. In her current position as Diversity Coordinator, Kim has started an outreach program with local schools. As the co-facilitator of her office’s Diversity and Inclusion Dialogue Program, she is recognized by the Attorney General for Outstanding Leadership in Equal Employment Opportunity at a ceremony on November 10, 2016. She and her husband, James (a life-long Mason District resident), have three children: two sons at J.E.B. Stuart High School and a daughter at Belvedere Elementary School. Kim has been active in the community by working with the PTAs, coaching for AGBC, participating in Mason District Little League in a variety of capacities, forming a group of Fairfax County parents of kids with vision impairments, and working on a local traffic-calming task force among other things.
Sean is a Fairfax County resident who has lived in the Northern Virginia area for the past 10 years. A graduate of Virginia Tech, B.S. Industrial Engineering, Sean is acutely aware of the commercial development in the area thanks to his career in commercial HVAC sales. As a sales engineer for a local mechanical rep firm, Sean works with developers, contractors and engineers to provide energy efficient and cost-effective solutions for new construction and retrofit projects. Sean is the Programs Director for NCR-SHE (National Capitol Region – Society of Healthcare Engineers) and an active member in ASHRAE (American Society Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers).
Sean and his wife, a Mason Crest ES teacher, are new residents to the Mason District. As newlyweds, they are committed to improving the community and enriching local schools in whatever way possible. Sean would like to see smart, responsible growth in his community. Engaging local business owners and encouraging new commercial and residential development while adhering to sustainable design practices will improve every resident’s quality of life.