Officers, Committee Members & Representatives

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Officers of the Meeting 

(1 year terms)

Co-Clerk Debby Churchman
Co-Clerk Rebecca Nelson
Recording Clerk Amanda Nadeau Mayer
Treasurer David Miller
Assistant Treasurer  
Financial Coordinator  
Recorder Barbara Briggs

 

Special Positions

(1 year terms)

Librarian                              
Historians Chris Wickham    Hayden Wetzel

 

Administrative & Maintenance Staff

Administrative Secretary     Barbara Briggs                             
Event and Rental Manager Brian Lutenegger  
Property Manager Ken Orvis  
     
Youth Program Coordinators

vacant


 


Board of Trustees

(Six year terms run through the years specified)

2021

2023

2024

2025
Virginia Avanesyan Dan Dozier Elaine Wilson  
Robin Appleberry William Foskett Chris Wickham  
  Mark Haskell Bruce Kellogg  
  Martha Solt    
  Faith Williams    

 

Standing Committees

Visit our committees page to learn more about our committees. Consider volunteering your talents by joining a committee!                      

(3 year terms run through the years specified)

Child Safety Committee
Term expires end of:
2020 2021 2022
Virginia Avanesyan, Clerk   Chris Mitchell
Ken Forsberg    
Tom Yonker    
     
     
Ex-officio members: Michael Beer, Youth Program Coordinator
Ex-officio member: Shannon Hughes, Clerk, Religious Education Committee (through 2019)
 
 
Finance & Stewardship Committee
Term expires end of:
2020 2021 2021
Letty Coffin Bill Foskett Dan Dozier, Clerk
Bill Strein John Bluedorn Neil Froemming
  Jennifer Jenkins Merry Pearlstein
  Grant Thompson Dante Bucci
     
     
Ex officio member: David Miller, Treasurer (through 2020)
Ex-officio member:  **, Financial Coordinator 
Ex-officio member: Barbara Briggs, Administrative Secretary
 
 
Healing and Reconciliation Committee
Term expires end of:
2019 2020 2021
Ken Orvis, Clerk Janet Dinsmore  
  Ylene Larsen  
  Zoe Plaugher  
     
Hospitality Committee
Term expires end of:
2020 2021 2022
Juanita Cribbwade   Bill Parker-clerk (1 yr)
Galina Sergen   Greg Robb
     
     
Library Committee
Term expires end of:
2020 2021 2021
Judy Hubbard Lucy Norman Gene Throwe (clerk, 2020)
Ana Rodriguez Frank Weiss  
     
Abby Thomsen, emeritus
Patrick Lynam, emeritus
     
Ex officio member: Michael North, Librarian (through 2019)
Ex officio member: Elizabeth Nyman, Liaison member from Records and Handbook
 
 
Marriage and Family Relations Committee
Term expires end of:
2020 2021 2022
    Gray Handley, 
James Bell - Clerk   Danielle Carnes
    Petra'Rahim Carnes
    Beth Cogswell
    Arlene Lutenegger
Membership Committee
Term expires end of:
2019 2020 2021
Janet Dinsmore Robert Farr, Clerk  
Marcia Reecer Gray Handley  
Joe Izzo Judy Hubbard, Recording Clerk  
Zoe Plaugher Kathy Lipp Farr  
  Beth Cogswell  
     
Ministry and Worship Committee
Term expires end of:
2020 2021 2022
Marsha Holliday, Clerk, Sabrina McCarthy Joe D'Antonio
Bertie Rossert   Joe Izzo
Bill Foskett   Tom Yonker
    Ann Herzog
Nominating Committee
Term expires end of:
2020 2021 2022
Martha Solt, Clerk Todd Harvey Gene Throwe
Megan Telfar Joe D'Antonio Michael Beer
     
Ex officio member: Rebecca Nelson (Young Adult Friends Co-convenor)
 
 
Peace and Social Concerns Committee
Term expires end of:
2020 2021 2022
Elaine Wilson, Co-Clerk Steve Chase  
Barbara Briggs, Co-Clerk    
Chad Dobson    
Beth Cogswell    
Gerry Fitzgerald    
     
     
Ex officio member: Jean Capps, American Friends Service Committee Liaison (through 2019)
Ex officio member: Elaine Wilson, Friends Committee on National Legislation Liaison (through 2019)
 
 
Personal Aid Committee
Term expires end of:
2020 2021 2022
Mary Melchior, clerk (2019?)   Greg Robb
Tom Libbert    
Hayden Wetzel    
     
Personnel Committee
Term expires end of:
2020 2021 2022
  Bill Strein, Clerk  
  Ed Hustead  
     
 
Ex officio member: Gene Throwe, Presiding Clerk (through 2019)
 
 
Property Committee
Term expires end of:
2020 2021 2022
Merry Pearlstein, Co-Clerk   James Bell
Justin Kwong, Co-Clerk   Jay Harris
Matt Higgins   Tom Yonker
    Jose Woss
Ex officio member: Ken Orvis, Property Manager 
Ex officio member: Event and Rental Manager
Ex officio member: Finance & Stewardship committee member
 
 
Records and Handbook Committee
Term expires end of:
2020 2021 2022
Beth Cogswell, Acting Clerk Chris Wickham Mark Kawar
  Elizabeth Nyman  
  Mary Lou Schram  
     
Ex officio member: Hayden Wetzel, Historian (through 2020)
Ex officio member: Barbara Briggs, Recorder (through 2020)
 
Religious Education Committee
Term expires end of:
2020 2021 2022
Allen Fawcett, Co-Clerk    
Jacob Ritting, Co-Clerk    
Rob Vaughn    
Marissa Yeakey    
Julie Johnson    
Ex officio members: Cait Hone, Youth Program Coordinator, Virginia Avanesyan, Child Safety Committee

 

Special Committees

          (unspecified term length unless indicated otherwise)

Garden Committee    
(one year term)    
Mark Haskell, Clerk    
Bruce Kellogg    
Gene Throwe    
     
     
Mary Jane Simpson (D.C.) Scholarship Fund
Terms expire end of 2019:
JE McNeil Barbara Monahan Anne Kendall, Clerk  
Abby Thomsen   Bill Strein  
     
     
Mary Walcott-Lucy Foster Educational Fund
Terms expire end of 2019:
Bruce Kellogg, Clerk    
     
     
Search Committee (One year term, October to September)
Arne Paulsen Michael Beer  
Ex officio member: Gene Throwe, Presiding Clerk (through 2019)
Ex officio member: Barbara Briggs, Administrative Secretary
     
     
Capital Improvement Task Force
(no specific term specified)
Neil Froemming, Co-Clerk C.J. Lewis  
Merry Pearlstein, Co-Clerk Ylene Larsen  
     
Ex officio member: Ken Orvis, Property Manager
     
     
Capital Campaign Committee
(no specific term specified)
Byron Sandford Susan Griffin, Co-Clerk Meg Greene, Co-Clerk
Mark Haskell Merry Pearlstein Neil Froemming
Ylene Larsen Susan Nelson Elise Storck
  Dante Bucci  
     
     
Committee Structure
Meg Greene Chris Wickham Todd Harvey, clerk
    Beth Cogswell
     
     
Friendly Office Presence Coordinator
Jane Edgerton    
     
     
Harrassment, Ad Hoc
Elaine Wilson, clerk Zoe Plaugher    
Betsy Bramon Gray Handley    
Greg Robb    
Liz Pomerlau    
     
     
Hunger and Homelessness Task Force
Gray Handley Brad Green Steve Brooks, Co-clerk
C.J. Lewis, Co-Clerk Betsy Bramon  
     
     
Information Technology    
Neil Froemming, Clerk Katie Breslin Brian Lutenegger
Andrew Hall Brad Green Daniel Dozier
C.J. Lewis Mackenzie Morgan Bill Foskett
     
Ex-officio member: Barbara Briggs, Administrative Secretary
Ex-officio members: Ken Orvis, Property Manager
 
     
     
Pastoral Care Working Group
Marsha Holliday Sabrina McCarthy (clerk) David Etheridge
William Parker Liz Pomerleau Emilie Schmeidler
Roseanna Stanton Gene Throwe  
Race, Taskforce (under Peace and Social Concerns Committee)
David Ethridge, clerk Debby Churchman   
     
     
Working Group on Clearness Committees
Petra-Rahim Carnes, clerk Barbara Briggs Danielle Carnes
David Etheridge Gray Handley Marsha Holliday
Ken Orvis William Parker Emilie Schmeidler
Roseanna Stanton    
Sustainability and Climate Action Taskforce
Brian Lutenegger    
     
     
Young Adult Friends    
Rebecca Nelson, co-convenor Joe D'Antonio, co-convenor  

 

Representatives to Other Organizations

(One-year or three-year terms, as indicated)

 

Quaker Organizations

 
Meeting Liaisons    
American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) - 2 year term through 2019 Ylene Larsen
American Friends Service Committee-DC - 1 year term through 2019 Steve Chase
Baltimore Yearly Meeting Ministry and Pastoral Care Committee - unspecified term Blair Forlaw
Friends Committee on National Legislation - 1 year term through 2019 Elaine Wilson
Friends United Meeting - 1 year term J.E. McNeil
Right Sharing of World Resources - 1 year term through 2019 Karen Grisez
Interfaith Council of Metro Washington - unspecified term Chad Dobson
     
Friends Non-Profit Housing, Inc. Board - 3 year term
Dan Dozier    
     
School for Friends Board (3 year term, July-June)
Through June 2019      
Michael Cronin    
     
     
William Penn House Board - 2 year term
Vacant    
     

Non-Quaker Organizations

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2-D - 1 year term
Michael North    
     
DC Council of Churches (Representative to Annual Meeting)
Susan Meehan    
     

 

Tom Yonker
Grant Thompson
Megan Telfair