Our Team

Maria K. Brazda

A senior strategic marketing communications specialist, who has spent her career helping teams achieve their maximum productivity within the Government, organizations and corporate environments. Her work includes supporting Woodson Center – 1776 Unites’ media and communications department in their outreach to stakeholders and national media. She is part of the team that helps manage the national events, social media outreach and live-stream events. Maria helps produce videos and content for 1776 Unites in their strategic messaging. She has worked with the Woodson Center for two decades – highlights include: conference support for Free Speech and Civil Rights, conference on Law Enforcement, and the 25th Anniversary at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Maria is a graduate of Georgetown University, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in liberal Studies with a concentration in communications. Maria is a member of Washington Women in Public Relations, Georgetown University Entertainment and Media Alliance, and Woman in Film and Video.

She lives in Virginia and has two sons.

Our Team

Meet Our Team

Robert L.  Woodson, Sr.

Robert L. Woodson, Sr.

Founder and President

Curtis Watkins

Curtis Watkins

Director of Affiliate Mobilization

Beth Feeley

Beth Feeley

Senior Advisor

Brian Park

Brian Park

Logistics Operations Officer

Collette Caprara

Collette Caprara

Senior Writer

Ian Rowe

Ian Rowe

Senior Visiting Fellow

Joshua Buursma

Joshua Buursma

Editor and Writing Specialist

Julia Nelson

Julia Nelson

Executive Assistant