Capitol Hill Garden Club In Washington, D.C., Since 1952

Past Club Presidents, Ginny, Lem, David, Pat, Anthony, Jim and Vira (not pictured, Carol).


Key Contacts



Board of Directors





Vacant,  President

                                 Ed Peterman, Vice President

                                                                    Liz McClure, Treasurer    

                                            Barbara Marks, Secretary 


                                                         Gail Giuffrida, Past President


Standing Committees

These Standing Committee Chairs also serve on the Board.


The Program Committee is Chair is vacant. Please contact Ed Peterman if you if you have program ideas or would like to serve on this committee.

The Hospitality Committee is Chaired by Eileen Reagan.

The Communications Committee is Chaired Joseph Purdy and includes Teri Speight as newsletter editor, Mary Blakeslee and Eileen Reagan as editors, and Jennifer Cate as Facebook manager.

The Community Projects Committee does not currently have a Chair, but includes as members Carol Edwards, Joan Fallows, Vira Sisolak, Susan Thompson, and Leanna Fenske.

The Nominating Committee meets every 2 years and most recently included Sandra Bruce, Mary Ann Sroufe and Joyce Jones.


Program Committees

The Fall New Member's Garden Party is organized each year by the Board of Directors with assistance from the Hospitality Committee. Please contact Ed Peterman if you would like to help with this event.

The Deck The Halls Greens Workshop -- does not yet have an organizer.  Please contact Ed Peterman if you would like to do so.

The 2018 May Walk does not yet have an organizer.  Please contact Ed Peterman if you would like to do so.

The 2017 June Garden Party does not yet have an organizer.  Please contact Ed Peterman if you would like to do so.


Other Committees and Responsibilities


The Watering Co-op is being organized by Elizabeth Edwards.

The Garden Design Consultation Committee is being organized by Patricia Hanrehan, with assistance from Carol Edwards, and Marie Hertzberg.

The Membership Committee is chaired by Jennifer Cate.

Our By Laws and Roberts Rules Advisor position is vacant.

The Club Photographer positions are vacant.

The Club Historian and Archivist is Janice McKenney.


For more information about roles and responsibilities for members

who serve in these positions or on any of these committees,

please visit the Volunteer @ CHGC page on this website.

Please contact Ed Peterman if you would like to do so.

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