Washington D.C. ’Canes

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Welcome to the home page for the Washington DC ’Canes!

Washington D.C. 'Canes serves as the official representative of the University of Miami Alumni Association.  There are over 4,200 Hurricane alumni in the Washington D.C. area to keep that orange and green bond alive. This is your local connection to the growing global UM network!

The Washington D.C. ’Canes Community is led by local University of Miami volunteers to provide an opportunity for alumni, parents, students and friends to connect to UM through a variety of different programs and events. We host a variety of programming that include educational and social programs, as well as networking opportunities across various professions.  If you are looking for additional opportunities to volunteer, click here!

Connect with “The U”:

UConnect: Update your contact info to get involved with the ’Canes Community in your area for networking and events.  This will help you receive updates about when the University of Miami Alumni Association will be in your area and local events put on by your ’Canes Community. If you’re not hearing about activities where you live, UConnect!

For more information, please contact the Washington D.C. ’Canes President at washingtondccanes@miami.edu

Meet Our Leaders

NAME / BOARD POSITION / TERM CONTACT DETAILS
Mr. Matthew S. Piscitelli 
B.S. '14
President
2019-2021
Law Associate
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Email: dccanespresident@gmail.com 
Ms. Jennifer K. Del Toro
A.B. '11
Immediate Past President
2019-2021
Analyst
Office of the Deputy Mayor for Public Safety and Justice
Email: jenniferdeltoro001@gmail.com 
Mr. Benjamin D. Loewy
A.B. '01
President-Elect
2020-2021
Branch Chief
U.S. Department of Defense
Email: bdloewy@gmail.com 
Mr. Mike P. Michel
A.B. '12
Vice President
2019-2021
Law Associate
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Email: mmichel@law.gwu.edu 
Erica K. Towle, Ph.D.
B.S.M.A.S. '10, Ph.D. '15
Secretary
2020-2021
National Program Coordinator
Email: erica.k.towle@gmail.com