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.