Club Committees

2021 - 2022 COMMITTEES (Click for full listing)

Club Committees are established by the Executive Board to carry out the purpose of the Garden Club of Chevy Chase (GCCC). The composition of Club Committees will include a Chair and Co-Chair (where applicable) and a specific number of members.  Each member is required to serve on two (2) Club Committees each year.  New Members are required to serve on the Civics Committee their first year of membership and one (1) other committee.

Associate Members are encouraged to serve on the Club Committees.  Associate Members who have special talents and would like to serve on a specific Club Committee would serve on such committees as “consultants.” They would serve in addition to the number of Active Members specified for such committee.

Below is a list of the GCCC Committees and members for 2021 - 2022

CIVICS 

Chair: Bea Cope + Susan Dixon

  • Tia Lotuff
  • Muffin Lynham
  • JoJo Spallone
  • Carolyn Wilson

COMMUNICATIONS

Chair: Michelle Dolge

  • Paula Gibson
  • Ann Thompson
  • Judy Van Namen

CONSERVATION /NAL

Chair: Nancy Ridgway,Polly Sturm (vice-chair)

  • Marion Ballard
  • Susan Kilborn
  • Angela Lancaster

FLORAL DESIGN

Chair: Ellin Nolan

  • Susan Benninghof
  • Michelle Dolge
  • Christine Leahy
  • Claudia Lanpher
  • Mimi McBride
  • JoJo Spallone
  • Linda Dickson
  • Phyllis Thompson

 

FLOWER SHOW

Chair: 

  • Marion Ballard
  • Tia Lotuff

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GARDEN HISTORY & DESIGN

Chair: Melissa Pflieger

  • Ginny Leachman
  • ​Judy Van Namen
  • Margaret Hutton Griffin
  • Lisa Sanders
  • Valerie Grace
  • Carolyn Wilson

 

HORTICULTURE

Chair: Nancy Caffey

  • Marion Ballard
  • Angela Lancaster
  • Leslie McKay
  • Twinkle Thompson
  • Susan Kilborn
  • Tia Lotuff

PHOTOGRAPHY

Chair: Valerie Grace

  • Twinkle Thompson
  • Ann Thompson
  • Claudia Lanpher

 

VISITING GARDENS & EXCURSIONS

Chair: Jennifer Albrecht

  • Ann Thompson
  • Chris Leahy
  • Pam Perkins
  • Paula Gibson

ANNUAL REPORTS

 

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APPOINTED COMMITTEES

Appointed Committees are those committees that provide special and important functions. Serving on an Appointed Committee is in addition to serving on two (2) Club Committees each year.  Members serving on Appointed Committees are chosen by the President. 

ARCHIVES/HISTORIAN

TBD

AWARDS 

TBD

FOUNDERS’S FUND

Catheryn Clune

JUDGING

Margie Leachman

MEMBERSHIP

 

Molly Morris

NOMINATING

TBD

PROGRAM

Lindsey Rupp

SCHOLARSHIP

TBD

2022 GARDEN TOUR

 

TBD

 

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LIAISONS

NATIONAL ARBORETUM REPRESENTATIVE

Pamela Raymont Simpson

FRIENDS OF CHEVY CHASE CIRCLE

Valerie Grace