Parent School Association:

4th Street Elementary

Meet our PSA team at 4th Street!

To get involved with the 4th Street PSA or with any questions, reach out via ParentSquare direct message.

President: Anya Stockburger

Anya is an economist with the federal government and has worked on economic statistics for the last 18 years. She is committed to being an active participant in her daughters’ school community and has previously served as a member of the board of directors at two local child development centers in various leadership and financial management positions. Anya grew up in the Hudson Valley of upstate New York and graduated from Binghamton University. She and her husband live near H St NE with their two daughters (Two Rivers 4th St rising 2nd grader and preschooler), one dog, and two cats.

Chapter Leader: Brittany Smallwood

Brittany is the mother of two students: one going to kindergarten and the other one going to preschool at Two Rivers 4th St. Two Rivers is a great school. Her son really enjoys making new friends and she hopes her daughter will too!

Chapter Leader: Kacey Murray

Kacey Murray is the mother of a first grader and a stay-at-home parent. She is a strong believer in “It takes a village to raise a child,” and is so happy to be part of the Two Rivers village. An avid reader, her favorite authors include Jane Austen, Agatha Christie, and Tana French. Kacey graduated from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and has been in the DC area for many years. She lives near Lincoln Park with her husband, son, and three cats.

Secretary: Cara Williams

Cara has served for 10 years in the financial services industry in roles at The Carlyle Group, CrossCountry, and Silicon Valley Bank. In her early career, she supported global health development projects at John Snow, Inc. She is passionate about creating networks for parents and was a Seed Spot Fall 2020 fellow for her venture, MamaCita, which is creating opportunities for parents to hire one another for childcare. Cara is a graduate of Wellesley College and originally grew up in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. She currently lives in Washington, DC with her partner, Castro Duvall, and their twin toddlers who attend Two Rivers 4th Street Elementary School.

Chapter Leader: Kelly Lenis-Zerayesus

My name is Kelly Lenis-Zerayesus. I am an Afro-Colombian American Deaf and was born and raised in Brooklyn, NYC. Mother to two CODA (Child of a Deaf Adult) kids. Looking forward to getting closer with the TR families this year!

Network Treasurer: Dr. Welton Chang

Dr. Welton Chang is co-founder and CEO of Pyrra Technologies. Most recently he was the first Chief Technology Officer at Human Rights First and founded HRF’s Innovation Lab. Prior to joining HRF, Welton was a senior researcher at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory where he led teams and developed technical solutions to address disinformation and online propaganda. Before joining APL, Welton served for nearly a decade as an intelligence officer at the Defense Intelligence Agency and in the Army, including two operational tours in Iraq and a tour in South Korea. Welton received a PhD and MA from the University of Pennsylvania, an MA from Georgetown University, and a BA from Dartmouth College.

Chapter Leader: Zoë Neuberger

Zoë is the parent of a preschooler who teaches her so much every day. She looks forward to getting to know — and helping to build — the Two Rivers community through the PSA. Zoë was actively involved in the Mundo Verde parent association for six years when her older child — now a 9th grader at School Without Walls — attended. She’s worked for 20 years at a nonprofit policy organization that seeks to reduce poverty and inequality, where she focuses on improving children’s access to nutrition programs, including school meals.

Chapter Leader: Rena Rudavsky

Joining the Two Rivers community for her second year, Rena is the parent of two energetic lower school students and is an active H St resident. Through her work on the PSA, she is committed to facilitating a dynamic and engaging experience for all learners and believes in amplifying the value of our rich resources, including the dedication of our community, the city in which we live, and the deep knowledge of our professional team. She is an experienced academic policy researcher, currently working on the study of happiness. Prior to her current research, Rena specialized in economic and technology adoption policy across a range of fields, including education, healthcare, international development, and national security. Rena holds degrees in Applied Economics, History and Mechanical Engineering.