Officers, Committee Members & Representatives

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Officers of the Meeting

Clerk Gene Throwe  
Alternate Clerk Grant Thompson  
Recording Clerk

Betsy Bramon

Treasurer Robert Meehan  
Assistant Treasurer Michael North, Justin Connor  
Financial Coordinator Ed Hustead  

Special Positions


Chris Wickham

Hayden Wetzel 


Administrative & Maintenance Staff

Administrative Secretary and Event Manager Debby Churchman  
Property Manager Ken Orvis  
Bookkeeper Laurie Wilner  
Youth Coordinator Michael Beer  

Board of Trustees
(Terms run through the years specified)




Mary Campbell Robin Appleberry Dan Dozier (Clerk)
Jim Bell Virginia Avanesyan William Foskett
  John Scales Mark Haskell
    Martha Solt
    Faith Williams

(Terms run through the years specified)




Child Safety Committee    
Elise Storck   Nicole Else-Quest
Ken Forsberg        
Virginia Avanesyan, Clerk      
Ex-officio: Youth Coordinator      
Ex-officio: R.E. Clerk      
Finance & Stewardship
Jim Bell, Clerk Chris Mitchell Merry Pearlstein
Letty Coffin   Neil Froemming
Bill Strein    
 Ex officio:    Financial Coordinator      Treasurer      Admin Secretary
Healing and Reconciliation
Ylene Larsen Betsy Bramon Ken Orvis, Co-Clerk
Janet Dinsmore    
Zoe Plaugher, Co-Clerk    
Kate Steger, Co-Clerk Sarah Radomsky Greg Robb
Susan Griffin, Co-Clerk Jane Edgerton, FOP Coordinator Margot Greenlee
Jorge Sanchez    
Kathy Lipp-Farr  


Greyson Acquaviva    
Faith Williams, Clerk Frank Weiss  
Gene Throwe    
Judy Hubbard    
  Ex officio:   Librarian (Michael North), liaison member from Records and Handbook
Marriage and Family Relations
Tim Olabi Debby Churchman James Bell
  Diane White Gray Handley, Clerk
Robert Farr Joe Izzo Janet Dinsmore, Clerk
Gray Handley   Marcia Reecer
Judy Hubbard    
Ministry and Worship
Hayden Wetzel Liz Pomerleau Bill Foskett
Greg Robb, Clerk Malachy Kilbride  
Marsha Holliday Bertie Rossert  
Nominating Committee
Merry Pearlstein Ylene Larsen Bob Meehan
  Todd Harvey, Clerk Molly Tully
Peace and Social Concerns
Michael DuVall, Clerk Steve Coleman Susan Meehan
Beth Cogswell Chris Connolly Victor Freeman
Scott Breeze   Elaine Wilson
    Rashid Darden
Ex officio: AFSC and FCNL Liaisons  
Personal Aid    
Alex Mathews Emilie Schmeidler, Clerk Mary Melchior
Tom Libbert Steve Brooks  

Bill Strein, Clerk

Marsha Holliday
     Ex officio: Presiding Clerk  Jim Steen  
Merry Pearlstein, Co-Clerk Jay Harris Brian Lutenegger,Co-Clerk
Justin Kwong Alex Mathews

David Miller

Ex officio:   Property Manager      Administrative Secretary      Finance member    
Records and Handbook
  Barbara Monahan Beth Cogswell, Clerk
  Chris Wickham Mark Kawar
    Ex officio:    Recorder      Historians    
Religious Education
Kimberly Acquaviva   Michael Beer
Carrie Mitchell   NicoleElse-Quest
Jane Connor    
Anita Drever, Clerk    
Betsy Bramon      
Ex-officio: Youth Coordinator    


(annual appointments beginning January, unless specified)

Garden Committee    
Mark Haskell, Clerk    
Bruce Kellogg    
Gene Throwe    
Mary Jane Simpson (D.C.) Scholarship Fund  
Anne Kendall, Clerk Dian John (Bethesda) Bill Strein
Holly Moore Tia Duer (Bethesda) J.E. McNeil
Faith Williams Georgeann Ziegler (Bethesda) Barbara Monahan
Mary O King (Bethesda) Margaret Plank (Bethesda) Abby Thomsen
Mary Walcott-Lucy Foster Educational Fund  
Bruce Kellogg    
Search Committee (October to October)
Arne Paulsen Michael Beer  
(The following committees have no specific terms)
Capital Improvement Task Force
Neil Froemming, Co-Clerk C.J. Lewis Ylene Larsen
Merry Pearlstein, Co-Clerk    
  Ex Officio: Property Manager
Capital Campaign Committee
Justin Connor Mark Haskell Merry Pearlstein
David Etheridge Martha Solt Neil Froemming
Elise Storck Ann Herzog Susan Griffin, Clerk
Dante Bucci Byron Sandford  
Hunger and Homelessness Task Force
Steve Brooks    
C.J. Lewis, Co-Clerk    
Information Technology Committee
Neil Froemming, Clerk Kathy Brandt Andrew Hall
Borys Harmaty Mackenzie Morgan Brad Green
Ex officio: Administrative Secretary Katie Breslin Jeff Patyk
Ex officio: Property Manager Matt Cooper CJ Lewis
Ad Hoc Committee for Special Events
Tracy Hart    
Charmaine Gilbreath    
Young Adult Friends
Erin Murphy & Rebecca Nelson, Co-Convenors    


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


Quaker Organizations

Meeting Liaisons    
American Friends Service Committee Jean Capps
BYM Ministry and Pastoral Care Committee  Blair Forlaw
Friends Committee on National Legislation Elaine Wilson
Friends United Meeting   J.E. McNeil
Right Sharing of World Resources Karen Grisez
Friends Non-Profit Housing, Inc. Board
2017 2018 2019
Dan Dozier    
Willy Wilson, Clerk    
School for Friends Board
6/1/2017 6/18 6/19  
Neil Levine Anita Drever Michael Cronin
  Alex Jadin  
William Penn House Board
Byron Sandford    

Non-Quaker Organizations

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