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GOVERNANCE AND COMMITTEES

 

Chevy Chase At Home is incorporated in the State of Maryland and is constituted as a non-profit charitable organization providing services to enable our older residents to live independently in their own homes.

 

Residents of our communities serve as volunteers on the Board of Directors and the various Committees structured to develop and implement the support services of the organization.

 

Board of Directors - 2016

Seated: Gaby Gandal, Karen Bokat, Catherine McCallum (Executive Director), Monique Milhollin,
Elaine Collins   Standing: Steve Schmal (Secretary), Jay Brown, Jan Augustine (Treasurer),
Nathan Billig (President), Susan Hamburger (Vice-President), Sydney Hoffman, Lois Fern,
Ernie Liebman, Janet Regan  Missing: Elizabeth Cullen, Mark Nadel, Fran Pitlick  *
  • Officers:
    • Nathan Billig, President
    • Susan Hamburger, Vice-president
    • Steve Schmal, Secretary
    • Jan Augustine, Treasurer
  • Members:
    • Karen Bokat
    • Jay Brown
    • Elaine Collins 
    • Elizabeth Cullen
    • Lois Fern
    • Gaby Gandal
    • Sydney Hoffman
    • Ernst Liebman
    • Monique Milhollin
    • Mark Nadel
    • Janet Regan
    • Catherine McCallum, Ex Officio (Executive Director)
    • Fran Pitlick, Ex Officio (Special Advisor)

        Functions:

  • Identify the needs of the older adult community;
  • Establish the policies and manage the operations of Chevy Chase At Home to meet these needs.
 
Brief biographies of the 2016 Board and Executive Committee are available here.
 

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Community Service Providers Committee

  • Chairman:
    • Lanny Johnson
  • Members:   
    • Barbara Coleman 
    • Elaine Collins
    • Tom Collins
    • Gail Feldman
    •  

    Functions:

  • Maintain and update the database containing a wide variety of trades-people recommended by neighborhood residents; 
  • Maintain and update a list of recommended In-Home Care Providers; 
  • Explore other community resources and services that are not provided by our Volunteers, but that are wanted by Members.

     

     

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    Volunteer Services Committee

    Chairman:
    • Monique Milhollin
    Members:
    • Nancy Benner 
    • Bill Gilbert
    • Peter Gray
    • Susan Hamburger
    • Lanny Johnson
    • Florence Lourie
    • Peggy Mercorella
    • Janet Regan
    • Karen Spangler
    • Joan Urban
    •  

    Functions:

    • Determine volunteer services to be provided and criteria for providing services;
    • Recruit and train volunteers, frequently with observers from Villages in development;
    • Develop training materials.

     

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    Social Networking and Program Committee

    Chairman:
    • Betty O'Connor
    Members:
    • Rhoda Abrams
    • Sandie Deighton
    • Sandy Geller
    • Linda Graham
    • Irene Hoskins
    • Ann Joseph
    • Linda Kaplan
    • Marlyse Kennedy
    • Fran Pitlick
    • Marion Robertson
    • Molly Ruhl
    • Pat Schleifer
    • Barbara Scupi
    • Millie Shott
    • Evelyn Welebir
    •  

    Functions:

    • Bring together neighbors;
    • Plan educational and cultural programs;
    • Provide Members and Non-members a place to mix with their fellow Chevy Chase residents - a key to well being as we age.

     

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    Communications Committee

    Co-chairmen:
    • Caroline Michaelis
    • Fran Pitlick
    Members:
    • Jan Augustine
    • John Barnes
    • Elaine Collins
    • Nathalie Bramson
    • David Duberman
    • Joan Urban
    •  
    Functions:
    • Develop and distribute quarterly newsletters to members and other interested parties;
    • Submit regular updates to neighborhood newsletters and listservs, churches, temples, and local media outlets;
    • Produce regular fliers and post in public venues;
    • Maintain web site and other social media;
    • Provide A/V support at CC@ H meetings and presentations.

     

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    Development Committee

    Consultants:
    • Lori Goodman
    • Florence Lourie
    •  

    Functions:

    • Create and develop systems, programs and financial support to meet the changing financial needs of the organization;
    • Explore opportunities for financial support including corporate donors, public and private grants;
    • Identify and cultivate potential major donors.

     

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    Membership Committee

    Chairman:
    • Steve Schmal
    Members:
    • Karen Bokat
    • Gaby Gandal
    • Sydney Hoffman
    • Irving Kaminsky
    • Jean Kapp
    • Judith Silber
    •  

    Functions:

    • Identify member services and benefits;
    • Recommend appropriate methods and opportunities for recruitment and retention of members;
    • Track membership trends.

     

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    * Photo courtesy of John Barnes

    Updated: 2/21/16