Board of Directors

The Guild is governed by a Board of Directors made up of elected officers and appointed committee chair positions who serve two-year terms.

Jackie Frend


Corky Rainey

1st VP

Maria Limarzi

2nd VP

Mary Thorne


W. Bart Smith


John Days

Guild Guide Representative

Erika King

Affiliate Representative


Non-Elected BOD Staff Functions

Alphabetical By Committee Name   Alphabetical by Member Name
Board Committees   Pat Abler Co-Chair, Education Committee
Admin & Professional Conduct Russ Norfleet   Chris Bauer Co-Chair, Education Committee
Certified Master Guide Jim Carr
Shannon Mikush
  Tammy Belden Guild Administrator & Asst. Treasurer
Communications Kelvin Carter   Kaitlin Calogera Twitter Moderator
Diversity & Inclusion Rohulamin Quander
Tony Spadafora
  Jim Carr Co-Chair, Certified Master Guide
Education Pat Abler
Chris Bauer
  Kelvin Carter Chair, Communications
Government & Tourism Ellen Malasky
Chris Maribeth Oakes
  John Days Co-Chair, Book Group
Membership Barbara Longnecker
Debra Wiley
  Christen Eliason Co-Chair, Training
Training Christen Eliason
Sandra Moore
  Jackie Frend Past President
Off Board Member Functions (*Indicates members assisting the Communications Committee)   Laurence Genon Hospitality/Registration
Book Group John Days
David Shaw
  Jeff Ghannam Twitter Moderator
Cathedral Training Coordinator Mary Beth Lane   Bill Harris Co-Coordinator, Mentor/Mentee Program
Capital Guide Online Publisher* Shirley Timashev   Mary Beth Lane Washington National Cathedral Training
Capital Guide Online Editor* Claudia Henderson Smith   Maria Limarzi Purchasing (Badges)
Community Outreach* Ruth Roberts   Barbara Longnecker Co-Chair, Membership
Facebook Moderator* JP Nguyen   Ellen Malasky Co-Chair, Government & Tourism
Twitter Moderators* Kaitlin Cologera
Jeff Ghannam
  Brien McNamara Co-Coordinator, Mentor/Mentee Program
Writer* (Meeting/Event Summaries) Tony Spadafora   Shannon Mikush Co-Chair, Certified Master Guide
Foreign Language Testing Zee Mostofi   Sandra Moore Co-Chair, Training Committee
Guild Assessment Administrators Bette Runck
Heidi Watson
  Zee Mostafi Foreign Language Testing
Hospitality/Check-In Desk Laurence Genon   JP Nguyen Facebook Moderator
Mentor/Mentee Program Bill Harris
Brien McNamara
  Russ Norfleet Administration & Professional Conduct
Purchasing (Badges) Maria Limarzi   Maribeth Oakes Co-Chair, Government and Tourism Committee
      Rohulamin Quander Co-Chair, Diversity & Inclusion
      Ruth Roberts Community Outreach
      Bette Runck Guild Assessment Administrator
      David Shaw Co-Chair, Book Group
      Claudia Henderson Smith Capital Guide Online Editor
      Tony Spadafora Co-Chair, Diversity & Inclusion
Writer (Meeting/Event Summaries)
      Shirley Timashev Capital Guide Online Publisher
      Heidi Watson Guild Assessment Administrator
      Debra Wiley Co-Chair, Membership

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