To provide financial and other assistance to young musicians, and to promote the creation and enjoyment of music in the community.
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MEET OUR BOARD

EricMichelle

ERIC TOBER

PRESIDENT

Eric Tober believes in the power of music and its unequaled ability to communicate the human condition. Reared in the shadow of the birthplace of jazz.... read more

MICHELLE TOBER

SECRETARY

Michelle Bares Tober is a native of Lafayette, Louisiana. She grew up in a large French-speaking Cajun family, in the land of gumbo and Zydeco.... read more

Karla

KARLA HARR

VICE PRESIDENT

Karla is from Salt Lake City, UT. She studied law in San Francisco, CA and afterwards she spent 2 years in Guatemala as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer.... read more

Brian

BRIAN SIEBENLIST

BOARD MEMBER

Brian has lived in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria with his wife Karla (also a Friends of ROAM board member) since 1998, the same year they had the first of their two children, Maya and Gabe.... read more

Wendy

WENDY MONIZ

BOARD MEMBER

As the product of adventurous parents who never stayed in one place long enough to feel like "locals", Wendy is happy to have called Del Ray home for the past 21 years.... read more

Thad

THAD HUGULEY

BOARD MEMBER

A life-long music lover, Thad finally picked up the guitar in middle-age and has become a master strummer of simple songs and a disciple of the “three chords and the truth” school of guitar playing.... read more

Jonathan

JONATHAN WOLCOTT

PRO BONO COUNSEL

Jonathan Wolcott is a partner at Holland & Knight LLP and serves as pro bono counsel to Friends of ROAM. Jonathan’s legal practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions.... read more

JoY

JOY DRACHMAN

BOARD MEMBER

Joy has lived in Del Ray since 1999. She has done a range of non-profit work, from managing civil society programs in Ukraine and Belarus.... read more

Alex

ALEX SIRPIS

BOARD MEMBER

A great lover of music, Alex Sirpis has been involved with ROAM since its inception. Alex was raised in Oakton, Virginia and has spent the last 25 years as an Alexandrian..... read more