Charles Clohan '98 elected to the Elon University Board of Trustees

The 1998 alumnus was installed as a trustee during the board’s fall meeting, held Oct. 21-22 on the Elon campus.

Charles R. Clohan '98 has been elected to the Elon University Board of Trustees.
Elon alumnus Charles R. Clohan ‘98 of Oakton, Virginia, has been elected to the Elon University Board of Trustees. Clohan is a principal at Dittmar Company, a developer, builder and manager of more than 20 apartment communities, hotels and office buildings in northern Virginia. Dittmar’s portfolio includes more than 5,000 multi-family units, with an additional 1,400 units in development.

Clohan serves as vice chair of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce and is the former president of the Northern Virginia Apartment Association. He served on the Arlington Tenant-Landlord Commission and several other commissions and boards involved with property owner rights in northern Virginia. 

He is a member of the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business Advisory Board and formerly served as a member of Elon’s National Alumni Executive Board. The Clohan family has made major gifts to support the Elon Leads Campaign, the Inman Admissions Welcome Center, the Koury Business Center and the university’s endowment, and has provided annual fund gifts in support of the university and the Phoenix Club. 

Clohan and his wife, Brittany, have two young children — daughter, Charlie Rae, and son, James Newkirk Cunningham. He is the son of Robert A. “Bob” Clohan III ’67 P’98 P’02 GP’10, and his sister, Lisa Clohan Rankin ’02, and nephew, Brad Clohan ’10, are both Elon alumni. Additionally, his cousin, Katie Clohan ’19 and his niece, Madisen Johnson ’20 are currently enrolled at Elon.