Board of Directors
Terms end when the new Board convenes in the month indicated; click image to view enews profile or candidate bio.
Board of Directors-Elected by the general membership during the month of May. The term of office commences with the first regular meeting of the Board to be held within six weeks after the closing date of the election. How to Contact a Director or the Board-To send an email to any director, please obtain his/her email address by consulting the online Membership Directory (first log in to the Member Portal, then click Member Directory in the left-hand navigation panel). To send an email to the entire Board, which any OLLI member is welcome to do, please send your email to the executive director or the OLLI administrator, asking that it go to the Board.
- Toni Acton Elected May 2021; 1st Board term ends June 2024. Bio
- Camille Hodges Elected May 2021; 1st Board term ends June 2024. Bio
- Bob Heyer Elected May 2020; 1st Board term ends June 5, 2023. Bio
- Paul Howard Elected May 2020; 2nd Board term ends June 2023. Bio
- Fred Kaiser Elected May 2019; 1st Board term ends June 2022. Bio
- Gloria Loew Elected May 2020; 2nd Board term ends June 2023. Bio
- Rosemary Lubinski Elected May 2019; 1st Board term ends June 2022. Bio
- Marianne Metz Re-elected May 2019; 2nd Board term ends June 2022 (see note below). Bio
- Debby Mossberg Elected May 2021; 1st Board term ends June 2024. Bio
- David Osterman Appointed June 2018 to fill term of Dave Ryan, who resigned in May 2018; 2nd Board term ends June 2023. Bio.
- Mel Russell Elected May 2020; 2nd Board term ends June 2023. Bio
- Charles Silver Elected May 2018; 2nd Board term ends June 2024. Bio
- Al Smuzynski Appointed June 2020 to fill vacancy 3/16/20. Bio
- Dave Talaber Appointed June 2018 to fill the term of Randall Scott, who resigned in June 2020; 2nd Board term ends June 2023. Bio.
- Rita Way Re-elected May 2019; 2nd Board term ends June 2022 (see note below). bio
- Carolyn Wyatt Elected May 2019; 2nd Board term ends June 2022. Bio
- Zachary Teich Elected May 2021; 1st Board term ends 2024. Bio
Ex-officio members of the Board, non-voting, by virtue of position (e.g., executive director and-listed below alphabetically by chair's last name-committee chairs who are not directors).
- Jennifer Disano Executive Director. Bio(2018) or Enews Profile Feb 2014.
- Toni Acton Member Services Committee Chair.
- Sally Berman Landscape Committee Co-chair.
- Doris Bloch Program Committee Co-chair.
- Angie Talaber Development Committee Co-chair.
- Sigrid Carlson Landscape Committee Co-chair.
- Pat Carroll University Liaison Committee Chair. Bio.
- Paul Van Hemel E-News Committee Chair.
- Debbie Mossburg Outreach Committee Chair.
- Ernestine Meyer Website Committee Chair. Profile.
- Kathryn Russell Program Committee Co-chair. Profile.
- Nancy Scheeler Program Committee Co-chair.
- Russell Stone Program Committee Co-Chair.
- Paul Van Hemel E-News Committee Chair.
Other Key OLLI PositionsListed below are other key OLLI positions. Feel free to contact any director or any of these individuals in person or by telephone or email with your comments, suggestions or questions about OLLI. If the name is in green below (underlined when your cursor is over it), you may click the name to instantly send that person an email message. To find telephone numbers and email addresses of members whose telephone numbers and email links are not listed below, consult the OLLI Membership Directory (online at the Member Portal; requires log-in). Committees (click name to view committee's mission and responsibilities)
- Audiovisual Support, (committee's web page) chair: Paul Howard
- E-News, chair: Paul Van Hemel
- Facilities, chair: Mel Russell
- Finance, chair: David Osterman
- Governance, chair: Lillian Brooks
- Landscaping, co-chairs: Sigrid Carlson and Sally Berman
- Member Services chair: Toni Acton
- Outreach, chair: Debbie Mossburg
- Program, co-chairs: Doris Bloch; Kathryn Russell; Nancy Scheeler, Profile; and Russell Stone, Profile.
- Publications, chair: vacant
- Strategic Planning, chair: Charles Silver
- University Liaison, chair: Vacant
- Website, chair: Ernestine Meyer, Profile
Program Planning Groups (submit course suggestions to the appropriate program planning group listed below or to the OLLI Program Associates staff by clicking firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Art and Music, co-chairs: Marianne Metz; and Kosmo Tatalias, Linda Harber, Christine Narbut
- Economics and Finance, chair: Leo Brennan,Profile; Brenda Bloch-Young, Ray Willson, Marvin Singer
- History, co-chairs: Emmett Fenlon (Profile); Bernie Oppel; Dick Young (Profile); and Beth Lambert
- Humanities and Social Sciences, Current Events: co-chairs: Camille Hodges, and Peg O'Brien
- Literature, Theater and Writing/Languages, co-chairs: Pat Bangs; Linda Bergman; Jackie Gropman; Norma Jean Reck, Nancy Scheeler (Reston).
- Loudoun Planning Group, chairs: Barbara Wilan, Profile, Kathie West [Loudoun points of contact for courses in some subject categories are listed under those program planning groups]
- Religious Studies, chair: Steve Goldman, Profile
- Reston Planning Group, Sigrid Fishpaw, Anita Lasansky; [Reston points of contact for courses in some subject categories are listed under those program planning groups]
- Science, Technology and Health, chairs: Mark Dodge; Michele Romano, and Mary Kornreich
- Special Events, co-chairs: Florence Adler (Profile); Rita Way)
Presidential Appointments (view responsibilities)
- OLLI Historian, Vacant
- OLLI Representative to Arts at Mason Board, Vacant
- Site Coordinators
- Loudoun Coordinator, vacant
- Reston Coordinators, Anita Lasansky and Sigrid Fishpaw
- Executive Director, Jennifer Disano, Bio(2018) or Profile, Job Description
- OLLI Administrator, Susan Todenhoft, Profile 703-503-3384
- Program Associate, Shannon Kim Morrow, Profile 703-503-3384
- Finance Associate, Karen Nash,Profile 703-503-3384
- Communications and Program Associate, Nancy Klein, Profile 703-503-3384
- Registrar, Susan Job, Profile 703-503-3384
- Tallwood Site Assistant, Mike Emery, 703-503-3384
- Loudoun Site Assistant, Julija Pivo
- Reston Site Assistant, Dallas Joder
- Off-Site Assistants, Meg Przybylski, Irina Irchai
- OLLI E-News Editor
- OLLI E-News 2.0 Editor-in-Chief and E-News Committee Chair, Paul Van Hemel
- OLLI E-News Creator & Editor (July 2005-July 2013), Rod Zumbro, Bio
- OLLI Ink Editor, Caroline McNeil
- Poets of OLLI Editor, Jan Bohall, Profile
- Publications Committee Chair, vacant
- Webmaster and Website Committee Chair, Ernestine Meyer, Profile