About Senior Scholars Committees
Contact information for Committee Chairs can be found in the Senior Scholars Directory.
Help Wanted - see a committee you would like to join? Contact the appropriate Committee Chair.
Curriculum • Chairs: Walt Romano - Curriculum & Ken Brown - Great Decisions
Help determine topics and find/contact speakers for our meetings. Periodic meetings scheduled.
Arrangements and Social • Chair: Carol Kesmodel
Arrive early before Friday meetings to help prepare, set up and (later) clean up coffee and tea service for members. Volunteers rotate one meeting per month.
Wildacres Retreat • Chairs: Wade Alley & Jim Renger
Our annual spring learning (and social) retreat in the lovely North Carolina Mountains. An engaging speaker leads several learning sessions. There are also social get-togethers, including a voluntary member talent show. Committee members primarily assist in proposing/contacting speakers and leading onsite social activities. Periodic meetings scheduled.
Membership • Chair: Sara Haymond & Sophie Marshall, Database
Help prior to Friday meetings to enroll new members and renew existing members.
Web Master • Chair: Steve Gilbert
Help with keeping our website up to date regarding meetings and other events. Assistance as needed.
Technical Services • Chairs: Dave Shimberg & Gordon Haymond
Help with running audio/visual equipment for our Friday meetings.
Nominating • Chair: Carolyn Kibler Members: Bill Parker & BG Metzler
Field Trip • Coordinator: John Ferguson
Help with planning and leading periodic outings.
Directory • Pam Nemecek
Church Liaison • Bruce Kenyon
Queens University of Charlotte Liaison • Kathy Jirak
Lunch Bunch • informal group • Board member/liaison (& prior past SS president) B.G. Metzler & Ruth McDevitt
This is an informal group working with a Board member to organize periodic lunches and possibly other future events to increase desired social interaction among members.