DC Sail Staff
Nina Boston, Office Assistant
With no prior sailing background, Nina is excited to learn about the sailing industry and perhaps even get out on a boat! Nina graduated from Elon University in May and is interested in researching development projects that work to solve inequalities through non profit organizations. She is excited to work toward the mission of DC Sail to provide the under-served youth of DC with the unique opportunity to learn to sail in their own neighborhood.
Brian McNally, Director
Brian grew up learning how to sail in Southern New Jersey. Brian has lived and worked in the Caribbean doing various sailing related jobs. He has logged thousands of offshore miles and one trans-Atlantic crossing. He holds a US Sailing Level 2 small boat instructor certification, a US Sailing Level 3 coaching certification, and a US Power boating instructor certification. Brian is responsible for the oversight of all operations and staff.
Traci Mead, Director of Business Operations
With a passion for the marine industry, Traci comes to DC Sail with over a decade in nonprofit administration, and a lively interest in sailboat racing. Having been raised in Alexandria, Virginia, prior to her return "home," to DC, Traci served as a Commissioner for the Port Washington Wisconsin Harbor Commission, provided management and marketing of the Maritime Heritage Festival, where she wrangled several tall ship visits, and was on the Board of Directors for a maritime museum. She was introduced to the sailing industry during her six year tenure with, SAILING Magazine. In addition to the marine industry, Traci has worked for the United States Senate, served as the Executive Director of the Port Washington (Wisconsin) Business Improvement District and has deep experience in the hospitality industry.
Sterling Stone, Youth Programs Director
Sterling hails from the, “City of Bridges,” Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and has worked in Washington, DC for over 12 years. His career includes 14 years of youth program leadership, working with diverse communities in both Pittsburgh and Washington, DC. Sterling has held leadership positions in schools and non-profit organizations and has a passion for working with youth. Most recently, Sterling has worked with children and families in the District’s Wards 6, 7, and 8. With a great love for being on the water and respect for sailing, he is excited to bring the experience of sailing and boating safety to the youth of Washington, DC and surrounding communities. Sterling has oversight of DC Sail’s Youth Programs: Kids Set Sail, Schooner Camp, Spirit of America Boating Safety Camp, and the High School Racing Program.
DC Sail Board of Directors
James Muldoon, Chairman
Mr. Muldoon has been actively involved in international sailing or boating-related organizations for over twenty five years. He has captained his 80-foot yacht, DONNYBROOK, with a highly competitive amateur team, in hundreds of races and has accrued over 75,000 miles of blue water ocean racing.
Mr. Muldoon, the former president of US Sailing, has received countless awards for his commitment, leadership, and achievements in the field of recreational boating and boating safety.
VP Sailing Operations
The Brick Companies
US Department of Education (ret)
Groundswell Communications, Inc.
Federal Aviation Administration
Counsel, Arent Fox
Senior VP, External Affairs, Altria
The Secor Group
RADM Robert Sutton USN (ret)
Gary R. Bozel & Associates, P.A.