George Washington Chapter
Thomas M. Roth
Donald Reymonds, D.D.S.
Thomas M. Roth
Master at Arms
Past President Emeritus
Honorable David M. Walker
The Board of Managers, composed of the Chapter Officers, Managers-at-Large, and other ex-officio members, is assisted in the pursuit of national, state, and local SAR objectives and initiatives, as well as in the conduct of Chapter business, by both standing and special committees. Unless specified in the Chapter Bylaws, the Chapter President appoints the chairmen of the Standing Committees on an annual basis. Special Committees are typically appointed to meet a short-term need and are normally constituted for a short, specified duration.
For questions about a Committee, and for members to volunteer their services, please contact the Committee chair or the Chapter Secretary at email@example.com
Responsible for arranging hospital calls, sending “get well” cards and condolences, and organizing delegations to attend local SAR funerals.
Chair: Chaplain - Dr. Donald Reynolds, firstname.lastname@example.org
Awards CommitteeResponsible for the development and execution of the Chapter’s Awards Program. Recommends honorees for both SAR and external awards in fields such as education, public safety, military achievement, writing, and similar fields relating to the objectives of SAR.
Chair: Vacant, email@example.com
Responsible for presenting at least one SAR flag certificate each year and reporting the presentation to the Virginia Society’s Flag Committee. At the request of any member, the committee shall prepare a flag certificate for presentation by that member.
Chair: Mr. Paul Walden, firstname.lastname@example.org
Graves Registration & Marking Committee
Responsible for the identification, documentation, and registration for publication by the National Society of any grave of a Revolutionary War serviceman or patriot. All Society members assist this committee in locating the graves of their Revolutionary ancestors and other servicemen and patriots and advocating for the proper marking of such graves.
Chair: Mr. Paul A. Walden, email@example.com
Responsible for both the development and content of programs including speaker selection, necessary arrangements for presentation, and the order of conduct of Chapter meetings.
Chair: Vice President - Mr. Richard Rankin, firstname.lastname@example.org
Property Management Committee
Custodial responsibility, including safe storage and maintenance as well as an annual inventory, for all physical property of the Chapter to include flags, banners, uniforms, and other acquired clothing and equipment.
Chair: Quartermaster - Mr. Paul Walden, email@example.com
Public Relations Committee
Responsible for preparing and distributing news of Chapter activities to members and local news media; informing Chapter members of SAR activities at all levels and encouraging participation in such activities; and publicizing the value of SAR membership.
Responsible for recommending sponsorship of scouting programs to the Board of Managers and implementing such programs through dealings with local Boy Scout troops and troop councils.
Chair: Marty Johnson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Youth Activities Committee
Responsible for handling all Chapter relations with private and public schools in the Northern Virginia area, including but not limited to Good Citizenship Awards, the George S. & Stella M. Knight Essay Contest, the Joseph H. Rumbaugh Historical Orientation Contest, and the Children of the American Revolution.
Chair: Mr. Hank Foresman, email@example.com
Responsible for exploring the possibilities, benefits and requirements associated with optimizing the existing website structure and introducing new features and capabilities based on evolving Chapter requirements.
Chair: Mr. Eric T. Callender, firstname.lastname@example.org
Appointed by the Board of Managers annually in September to submit nominations for the Officer and Manager-at-Large positions. The Committee consists of at least two former Chapter presidents and at least one member who is not presently a member of the Board of Managers.