Jessica Tava

Board Member

Jessica Tava brings to the National Woman’s Party 10 years of professional and volunteer museum experience. She also worked for 25 years in Human Resources at non-profit organizations, including the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  As Visitor Services Manager at Sewall-Belmont from 2003 – 2006,  she drew on her experience as a docent at the National Building Museum and Gadsby’s Tavern Museum and as a long-time licensed District of Columbia tour guide to interpret the museum, train docents and develop special tours.  Ms. Tava is a tile artisan with a particular interest in arts and crafts and art nouveau motifs.  She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Smith College.