Senior Scholars Committees
Help determine topics and locate/contact speakers for our meetings. Periodic meetings scheduled.
Curriculum Chair: Steve Gilbert, First Vice President
Great Decisions Board Chair 2022: Ken Brown
Arrangements and Social
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 2021: Carol Kesmodel
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 Renger*, Jeanne Smith*, Wade Alley, Advisor
Help prior to Friday meetings to enroll new members and renew existing members.
Board Chair 2023: Sara Haymond
Database: Sue Gill
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 2022: Mitzi Czapla
Technical Advisor: Alan Matthews
Member Email Distribution: Chris Pouler
Website Administrator: Position Available
Run Virtual Zoom Webinars, edit recordings and operate audio/visual equipment during meetings.
Board Chair 2021: Gordon Haymond
Co Chair: Alan Matthews
With assistance from Jin Wang
Production of the Speaker and Announcement Slide decks: Aimee Hite
Board Chair 2021: Carolyn Kibler
Members: Bill Thomas & Walt Romano, Past Presidents
Help with planning and leading periodic outings.
Board Chair 2023: John Ferguson
Board Chair 2022: Pam Nemecek
Board Chair 2023: Jane Howard, Bruce Kenyon
Board Approved Procedures: * Coordinators may be members of the Board of Directors, but do not have to be and do not have voting rights, unless conferred by the President.
See a committee you would like to join? Contact the appropriate Committee Chair.
Contact information for Committee Chairs can be found in the Senior Scholars Directory.