Officers, Committee Members & Representatives

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Officers of the Meeting

Clerk Gene Throwe  
Alternate Clerk    
Recording Clerk Betsy Bramon  
Treasurer Robert Meehan  
Assistant Treasurer David Miller  
Financial Coordinator Bill Foskett  

Special Positions

Librarian                           Michael North  
Historian Chris Wickham    Hayden Wetzel

Administrative & Maintenance Staff

Administrative Secretary     Barbara Briggs                             
Event and Rental Manager Suzy Zusy  
Property Manager Ken Orvis  
Bookkeeper Jo-anne Williams-Barnes  
Youth Program Coordinators Michael Beer Cait Hone

 

Board of Trustees

          (Terms run through the years specified)

2019

2021

2023

2024
Jim Bell Virginia Avanesyan Dan Dozier (Clerk) Elaine Wilson
  John Scales William Foskett Chris Wickham
    Mark Haskell Bruce Kellogg
    Martha Solt  
    Faith Williams  

 

Standing Committees

          (Terms run through the years specified)

Child Safety Committee
Term expires end of:
2019 2020 2021
Nicole Else-Quest Kim Acquaviva Virginia Avanesyan, Clerk
  Ken Forsberg  
     
Ex-officio member: Michael Beer, Youth Program Coordinator
Ex-officio member: Shannon Hughes, Clerk, Religious Education Committee (through 2019)
     
 Finance & Stewardship Committee
Term expires end of:
2019 2020 2021
Merry Pearlstein Jim Bell, Clerk Chris Mitchell
Neil Froemming Letty Coffin Jennifer Jenkins
  Bill Strein John Bluedorn
     
Ex officio member: Bob Meehan, Treasurer (through 2019)
Ex-officio member: Financial Coordinator (through 2019)
Ex-officio member: Suzy Zusy, Event and Rental Manager
     
Healing and Reconciliation Committee
Term expires end of:
2019 2020 2021
Ken Orvis, Clerk Janet Dinsmore Betsy Bramon
  Ylene Larsen  
     
Hospitality Committee
Term expires end of:
2019 2020 2021
Margot Greenlee Kathy Lipp Farr Susan Griffin, Clerk
Sarah Radomsky Susan Nelson Mary Lou Schram
Jane Edgerton, FOP Coordinator   Andrea Bryant
     
Library Committee
Term expires end of:
2019 2020 2021
Judy Hubbard Frank Weiss  
  Arlene Lutenegger Lucy Norman
  Dan Lutenegger  
  Ji Won Park  
     
Ex officio member: Michael North, Librarian (through 2019)
Ex officio member: Liaison member from Records and Handbook
     
 Marriage and Family Relations Committee
Term expires end of:
2019 2020 2021
James Bell Carrie Mitchell Debby Churchman
Gray Handley, Clerk   Diane White
     
 Membership Committee
Term expires end of:
2019 2020 2021
Janet Dinsmore Robert Farr, Clerk  
Marcia Reecer Gray Handley  
  Judy Hubbard  
     
Ministry and Worship Committee
Term expires end of:
2019 2020 2021
Bill Foskett Greg Robb, Clerk Steve Chase
Malachy Kilbride Bertie Rossert  
  Marsha Holliday  
     
Nominating Committee
Term expires end of:
2019 2020 2021
Byron Sandford Megan Telfair Todd Harvey, Clerk
Martha Solt    
Ex officio member: Rebecca Nelson (Young Adult Friends Co-convenor)
     
Peace and Social Concerns Committee
Term expires end of:
2019 2020 2021
Elaine Wilson, Clerk Beth Cogswell  
Rashid Darden Scott Breeze  
Victor Freeman Gerry Fitzgerald  
Susan Meehan Barbara Briggs  
Galina Sergen Chad Dobson  
     
Ex officio member: Jean Capps, AFSC Liaison (through 2019)
Ex officio member: Elaine Wilson, FCNL Liaison (through 2019)
     
Personal Aid Committee
Term expires end of:
2019 2020 2021
Mary Melchior, clerk Tom Libbert  
  Hayden Wetzel  
     
Personnel Committee
 Term expires end of:
2019 2020 2021
Marsha Holliday Meg Greene Bill Strein, clerk
     
Ex officio member: Gene Throwe, Presiding Clerk 
     
Property Committee
 Term expires end of:
2019 2020 2021
Brian Lutenegger, Co-Clerk Merry Pearlstein, 
Co-Clerk
 
  Justin Kwong  
  Matt Higgins  
  Alex Matthews  
  David Miller  
 
Ex officio member: Ken Orvis, Property Manager 
Ex officio member: Suzy Zusy, Event and Rental Manager
Ex officio member: Merry Pearlstein, Finance & Stewardship committee member
     
Records and Handbook 2019 2020 2021
  Beth Cogswell, Clerk   Chris Wickham
  Mark Kawar   Elizabeth Nymen
    Ex officio: Recorder, Historians
     
     
Religious Education Committee 2019 2020
  Michael Beer Rob Vaughn
  NicoleElse-Quest Susi Remold
  Shannon Hughes, Clerk  
    Ex-officio: Youth Coordinator    
     

 

Special Committees

          (annual appointments beginning January, unless specified)

     
Garden Committee    
Mark Haskell, Clerk    
Bruce Kellogg    
Gene Throwe    
   
Mary Jane Simpson (D.C.) Scholarship Fund 2020 2021
  JE McNeil Barbara Monahan Anne Kendall, clerk
  Abby Thomsen   Bill Strein
     
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
Byron Sandford Elise Storck F.T. Clark
Mark Haskell Merry Pearlstein Neil Froemming
David Etheridge Ann Herzog Susan Griffin, Co-Clerk
    Dante Bucci
  Meg Greene, Co-Clerk
 
Committee Structure 2019 2020 2021
  Meg Greene Chris Wickham Beth Cogswell
    Todd Harvey
Friendly Office Presence 2019  
  Jane Edgerton  
 
Harrassment, Ad Hoc 2019 2020  
Liz Pomerlau Greg Robb Zoe Plaugher  
Betsy Bramon Elaine Wilson Gray Handley  
 
Hunger and Homelessness Task Force
Gray Handley Brad Green Steve Brooks, Co-clerk
C.J. Lewis, Co-Clerk Betsy Bramon  
     
Information Technology    
C.J. Lewis Neil Froemming, Clerk  
Andrew Hall Kathy Brandt Brad Green
Brian Lutenegger Bill Foskett David Etheridge
Ex officio, Admin Secretary   Daniel Dozier
     
Pastoral Care Wkg Group     Marsha Holiday
        Matt Cooper CJ Lewis
   
Race, Taskforce (PSC)            David Ethridge            Debby Churchman        
   
Sanctuary Taskforce (PSC)    Rebecca Harris and Rebecca Nelson, co-clerks          
                                                    Jim Bell  
Sustainability Taskforce:  Brian Lutenegger  
   
     
Young Adult Friends
Rebecca Nelson, Krystin Sinclair, Co-Convenors  
     


REPRESENTATIVES TO OTHER ORGANIZATIONS

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

 

Quaker Organizations

 
Meeting Liaisons    
American Friends Service Committee Jean Capps
AFSC-DC Steve Chase
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
Interfaith Council Chad Dobson
     
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
12/31/2018    
Byron Sandford    

Non-Quaker Organizations

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