Michele V. Hagans (BS ’73, MS ’76, MDiv ’07, DMin ’13)
Board of Trustees
President and CEO, Fort Lincoln New Town Corporation
Field of Study
Zoology, Engineering, Religious Studies, and Doctor of Ministry
1973, 1976, 2007, 2013
Trustee, Howard University Board of Trustees
Reverend Michele V. Hagans, D.Min., a member since 2018, is president and chief executive officer of Fort Lincoln New Town Corporation. An accomplished developer, entrepreneur, and leader, she has been honored by The Greater Washington Board of Trade, the D.C. Chamber of Commerce, and the D.C. Building Industry Association. In 2007, Reverend Hagans was ordained to the priesthood of the Episcopal Church. She currently serves the Episcopal Diocese of Washington as Canon Emeritus. Reverend Hagans is deeply involved in civic and community organizations throughout the Washington metropolitan area and sits on the boards of numerous organizations, including District of Columbia Building Industry Association, where she serves as president, Federal City Council, and HEROES, Inc. She also has served on the boards of Venture Philanthropy Partners, Delta Research and Education Foundation, The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region, Events DC, and YMCA of Metropolitan Washington. Reverend Hagans has earned four degrees from Howard University: a bachelor’s degree in zoology, master’s degrees in engineering and divinity, and a Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.). She received her Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from The George Washington University. In 1997, she received the Howard University Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award. Reverend Hagans resides in Washington, D.C.