Founded in 1988, the AAF DC Foundation advances the advertising industry through the support of industry professionals and students pursuing a course of study in advertising, marketing and other communications-related disciplines and industry-related public service activities.

The Foundation creates and distributes an internship directory; attends career fairs to maximize outreach; hosts CREATE, an annual competition among college teams; works with local colleges and the AAF National Student Advertising Competition; awards tickets to AAF DC events for local college students to attend; and awards scholarship money to deserving students when appropriate.

AAF DC Foundation Board of Directors

Chair: Judy Markoe, Big Picture Marketing Consulting
President: Jodie Warren, MDB Communications

Board Members:

Kendria Perry, LMO Advertising
Woody Hinkle, Nasuti and Hinkle