Senior Scholars Committees

Curriculum Committee

Help determine topics and locate/contact speakers for our meetings. Periodic meetings scheduled.

Curriculum Chair: Len Norman, First Vice President 
Great Decisions: Ken Brown

Program Managers:
Science –
Carlos Glender
Arts – Open
Health – Open

Future Speakers: 
Please click the button, fill out and submit information regarding your upcoming presentation.

Social Committee & Moderator Volunteers

Arrive before Friday meetings to help prepare, set up and (later) clean up coffee and tea service for members. Volunteers rotate one meeting per month.

Board Chair: Carol Kesmodel

Wildacres Retreat Committee

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.

Committee Chairs:  Jim Gronquist & Jeanne Smith

Membership & Directory Committee

Help prior to Friday meetings to enroll new members and renew existing members.

Board Chair: Pam Nemecek
Database: Sue Gill, Sophie Marshall, Adele Samson; Support: Bob Metzler

Membership Committee Members Only  
Password protected.

Website & Email Committee

Create and maintain a member website including researching best technical solutions. Assist Technical Services with surveys and support during virtual meetings.

Maintain an email database, create and send membership email communication. 

Board Chair: Mitzi Czapla
Co Chair: Aimee Hite

Member Email Distribution: Chris Pouler 

Website Administrator: Open

Technical Services Committee

Run Virtual Zoom Webinars, edit recordings and operate audio/visual equipment during meetings. 

Board Chair: Gordon Haymond

Co Chair: Alan Matthews

With assistance from Jin Wang, Bill Nemecek & Ollie Frazier

Production of the Speaker and Announcement Slide decks: Aimee Hite

Nominating Committee

Board Chair: Don Campbell
Members: Chairs of: Membership, Technical, Website & Wildacres Committees

Field Trip Committee

Help with planning and leading periodic outings.

Board Chair: John Ferguson

Venue Liaison

 Board Chair: John Koch

Lunch Bunch Committee

    Board Chair: BG Metzler

Queens Liaison

    Bob Metzler – Senior Scholars

    Robert Koch, Sr – Queens University


Board Chair: Jane Howard (Second Vice President), with Don Campbell, Mary Gilbert, BG Metzler, Bob Metzler

See a committee you would like to join? Want more information?

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Curriculum Meetings Open to Membership

Join our Curriculum meetings to hear about upcoming speakers/events. Make suggestions on topics or speakers you can contact to speak to our membership.  

Go to our Upcoming Events page to register. Look for the “Curriculum Meeting with Jane Howard” event.