2023-24 Board Members

The FSGW Board is an all-volunteer organization.  A Board member is elected for a one-year term, and may only serve on the Board for five consecutive years.  Newly elected board members take office on July 1 each year.

Interested in joining our team? Reach out to us! 


Name  Email 
Board President
 Charlie Pilzer FSGW President
Board Vice-president  Jamie Platt FSGW Vice-President
 Alyssa Hemler

FSGW Secretary

Treasurer  Jackie Hoglund FSGW Treasurer
Membership Chair  David Shewmaker Membership Chair 
Program Chair   Chris Lindsay Program Chair   
Publicity Chair
 vacant Publicity Chair
Publications Chair
Jim McRae Publications Chair
Dance Chair
 Caroline Barnes Dance Chair
At Large Member 1  Lynn Baumeister At Large Member 1
At Large Member 2 Lynn Bayer At Large Member 2
At Large Member 3  Lucia Shaefer At Large Member 3
Past Treasurer Will Strang 


Board meetings are open to FSGW members, although the Board reserves the right to go into executive session. If you wish to make a proposal to the Board, please email the President with the details at least two days in advance of the meeting, so that time can be allotted on the agenda. 

When: 1st Tuesday of each month

Where: Online. In-person meetings have been suspended until further notice. 

when in person, meetings are held at: 

Glen Echo National Park

Macarthur Boulevard, Glen Echo, MD

Classroom Building Room 201

Please email the President if you need more specific directions. 

Upcoming Board Meetings

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