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Germanistic Society of America

Founded in 1908 the Germanistic Society of America has promoted cultural and educational exchange between Germany and the United States. Since 1961 the Society’s Quadrille Fellowship program has supported close to 600 outstanding German and American graduate and undergraduate students in the pursuit of their studies at German or American universities. The funds are raised through the annual Quadrille Ball. The stipend recipients are chosen in cooperation with the Institute of International Education in New York, Fulbright, Germany, and Columbia University. The Germanistic Society of America is a 501(c)3 Non-profit organization. Donations are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.

BOARD MEMBERS

PRESIDENT
Dr. Barbara Elling

TREASURER
Mrs. Lya Friedrich Pfeifer

MEMBERS
Mr. Reinhard Augustin    Prof. Walter Hinderer

QUADRILLE BALL COMMITTEE

CHAIR
Ms. Irmintraud Jost

VICE CHAIR
Mr. Thorsten Schmidt

HONORARY CHAIR
Mrs. Heide Herz

MEMBERS

Ms. Ingrid Brix
Dr. Zoran Budimlija
Ms. Michaela Clary
Ms. Sabine Collins
Mr. Gordon Cooper
Ms. Dagmar Fabricius
Ms. Stephanie Heintzeler
Mr. Markus Hoecherl
Mr. Jean-Baptiste Kresser
Ms. Valerie Lettan
Ms. Bettina Mahnel
Ms. Dana Markiewicz
Mr. Jon Omahen
Ms. Katherine Pfeiffer
Mr. Raphael Pungin
Ms. Jennifer Rolfe
Ms. Herma Schmitz
Mr. John Vricella
Ms. Susanne vonTurk

QUADRILLE JUNIOR COMMITTEE

CO-CHAIRS
Ms. Kendall Rowsey    Mr. Brian Hutchinson

MEMBERS

Mr. Robert Alaimo
Ms. Shekinah Ashe
Ms. Sara Bakrow
Mr. Adam Bensimon
Mr. Andrew Bevan
Ms. Nicole Clarke
Mr. Chris Cooke
Ms. Zhiqiao Cui
Mr. Larry Duncan
Mr. Taylor Friant
Mr. Christopher Glen
Mr. Rohit Gupta
Mr. Wolfgang Held
Miss Briana Lestage
Captain Daniel Lobovsky
Ms. Sara Lopatin
Ms. Hannah McDermott
Miss Olivia McDonnell
Ms. Laura Nizlek
Ms. Ann Paskor
Ms. Katrine Pertsovski
Ms. Lena Pertsovski
Lt. Nicholas Petti
Ms. Ashley Puscas
Ms. Claire Rogers
Ms. Paulina Simkin
Ms. Elizabeth Slattery
Ms. Isabelle-Geneva Stanton
Mr. Gregory Sturman
Ms. Lauren Wagenaar
Mr. Christopher Wagenaar

QUADRILLE ALUMNI COMMITTEE

CHAIR
Mr. Conrad Steinmann

MEMBERS

Ms. Michelle Chen
Mr. Peter Chien
Mr. Shawn Desker
Mr. Michael Golia
Mr. Soren Hansen
Mr. Gautam Kannan
Ms. Susanne Lo Giudice
Mr. Frank Luo
Ms. Lana Marcon
Miss Olivia McDonnell
Mr. Ken Monahan
Mr. Michael Pecnik
Ms. Katherine Pfeiffer
Mr. Raphael Pungin
Mr. Ryan Smith
Ms. Anfisa Sokolova
Mr. Michael Terriberry
Ms. Maruschka Valentin
Mr. Andrew Walker
Mrs. Mary-Elizabeth Walker
Mr. Khary Ward
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