Senior Scholars Committees


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

Chairs: Don Campbell
 Great Decisions: 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.

Chair: Carol Kesmodel

Wildacres Retreat

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.

Chairs: Wade Alley, Jim Renger


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

Chair: Sara Haymond
  DatabaseSue 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. 

Chair: Mitzi Czapla

Website Administrator: Position Available

Technical Advisor: Alan Matthews

 Member Email: Chris Pouler 

Technical Services

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

Chair: Gordon Haymond

Co Chair: Alan Matthews

With assistance from Jin Wang

Weekly Production of the Speaker and Announcement Slide decks: Aimee Hite


Chair: Carolyn Kibler
 Members: Bill Parker & Bill Thomas

Field Trip

Help with planning and leading periodic outings.

Coordinator: John Ferguson


Pam Nemecek

Church Liaison

Bruce Kenyon

Queens University of Charlotte Liaison

Lunch Bunch • informal group

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.

Board member/liaison:  B.G. Metzler, Ruth McDevitt

Help Wanted

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.