Officers & Directors

Board of Directors and Officers

The Metropolitan Washington Chapter is structured with a Board of Directors, an Advisory Board, and active committees. Key focal responsibilities for these committees are Membership, University Relations, Development, Activities, Communications, Finance, and Administration.  Our fiscal year extends from the period starting July 1 through June 30.

Claudia Benack (2022-23)
Elli Nesbitt (2021-23)

Silvija Strikis (2021-23)

Beverley Swaim-Staley (2022-24)

Endowment Treasurer
Jane Riddle (2022-24)

Co-VPs, Activities
Karen Finkbiner (2022-23)
Mary Jo Ruane (2021-23)

VP, Administration 
Sarah Doverspike (2021-23)

Co-VPS, Communications
Michelle Francis (2022-24)
Danielle Robinson (2022-24)

VP, Development
Susan Trice (2022-24)

Co-VPs, Finance
Sharon Gross (2021-23)
Esther Scott (2021-23)

Co-VPs, Membership
Neela Babu (2022-23)
Julie Hohl (2021-23)

Co-VPs, University Relations
Miriam Erickson (2022-24)
Anne Wingo (2022-24)

Assistant Treasurer
Yvonne Chen

Beth Parker