Leadership & Committees

Executive Committee

Nuchhi Currier


Bonnie-Heather Mccabe


Karen O’Connor


Cheryl Gannon


Pege gilgannon


Board of Directors

Building and Grounds

Michael Lee Beidler


Winfield Swanson
The Communications Committee is responsible for promoting the message and activities of the club in print, electronically and through social media. The Committee Chair is also responsible for coordinating with media outlets.


Cliftine Jones

Get Out the Vote

Chair, Melinda Burrell

Human Resources

Winfield Swanson

Public Policy

Karen Pataky
The Public Policy and Political Action Committee is the political arm of the WNDC. The committee is responsible for developing and advocating for public policy positions on local, national and international issues through its numerous Task Forces.


Molly McCartney
The Program Committee plans and arranges all the regular events and programs at the WNDC.


Linda Wiessler-Hughes & Michael Hughes
The Membership Committee represents the interests of the membership at large. The committee is also responsible for creating and preserving the sense of community, while simultaneously growing and retaining the membership.

Visual Arts & Museum Affairs

Nuzhat Sultan
The Visual Arts and Museum Affairs (VAMA) is responsible for the furnishings, the visual and decorative arts collection; decides where and how the permanent collection will be installed in order to safely and securely exhibit our most valuable works for members and visitors; and manages the restoration and preservation of the Whittemore House. The exhibition curator, who is a member of VAMA, is responsible for organizing the art exhibitions on the first and second floor galleries.

Public Liaison

Patricia Bitondo & Gretchen Bloom
The Committee for Public Liaison is responsible for developing and nurturing relationships with Democratic Party organizations, the legislative branches of government and with like-minded progressive organizations.