Committees

The BCA Board solicits your ideas and support. If you are interested in working on any of the below committees, The Banner, or the website, please let contact me or any board member.

Neighborhood Security[Top]

John Hannula, Committee Chair
Security@BannockburnCitizens.org

Our Neighborhood Security Committee works with our block captains to encourage neighbors to be watchful and look out for one another. If you have any questions or suggestions, contact committee chair John Hannula. The other members of this committee are Barry Fausnaugh, Seth Goldstein, Ian Greathead, Mike McCarthy, Samuel Marien-Efron, and Geert Van Brandt.

Please review the Neighborhood and Personal Security suggestions.

Web Site Editor[Top]

Theodore Garrett, Acting Committee Chair
WebsiteEditor@BannockburnCitizens.org

 

Covenants[Top]

Ben Schlesinger, Committee Chair
Covenants@BannockburnCitizens.org

Our Covenants Committee continues to monitor construction and permit applications in the neighborhood.This committee addresses new homes and renovations.  If you have any questions, contact Dwight Mason or Ben Schlesinger. For additional information, please view our Covenants Page

Welcoming[Top]

Jane Pettit, Committee Chair
301-229-5932
Welcoming@BannockburnCitizens.org

Jane Pettit and Cecily Abrams have continued to welcome new BCA neighbors. If you have suggestions and/or would like to work on this effort, or if you know of new residents in the neighborhood, please email or call Jane Pettit

Good Neighbors[Top]

Edith Miles, Committee Chair
GoodNeighbors@BannockburnCitizens.org

The BCA Good Neighbors Committee is working to promote better relations between BCA neighbors. Many of our residents, especially our seniors, are interested in getting to know other neighbors through visits, activities, and lunches. The committee has focused on helping seniors who want to continue living in their homes as they age.

Committee Members: Abol and Margaret Pourhamidi, Alan Sterling, Colleen Woodhead, Sam and Deanne Marein-Efron, Edith Miles, Josephine Roberts, Ted and Roseanne Alexander, Dutch and Sally Koenig, Thelma Deutch, and Sandra Finzi.

Festivals[Top]

Bonnie Garrett, Committee Chair
Festival@BannockburnCitizens.org

Our annual "Spring Festival" picnic is held in May at Concord Park, and our "Fall Festival" is held there in October. If you are interested in assisting to organize this event to continue making it a great success contact Bonnie Garrett, Committee Chair.

Block Captains[Top]

John Hannula, Committee Chair
BlockCaptains@BannockburnCitizens.org

View List of Block Captains

Environment[Top]

Seth Goldstein, Committee Chair
Environmental@BannockburnCitizens.org

We have formed a BCA environment committee, which has identified the following activities: exploring ways to mitigate deer infestation and its impacts, a BCA website page with information on reducing one’s energy use and environmental impacts, a BCA resolution on best practices for tree preservation and removal, a fall walk and cleanup of Booze Creek, a cleanup of invasive plants at Concord Park, and a fall garden spruce-up on the triangle. 

View Environmental Page

Committee Members: Ted Garrett, Gerry Ehrenstein, Geoffrey Bird, Seth Goldstein, Jennifer Kawar, Barry Malter, Ken Rubin, Brad Schmonsees, Bekki  Sims, and Geert Van Brandt.

The Banner Newsletter[Top]

John Noble, Newsletter Editor
Newsletter@BannockburnCitizens.org

John Noble welcomes your assistance and ideas about how to improve The Banner. If you have any thoughts about items you would like to see in The Banner, or would like to volunteer, contact John.