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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
Mrs. Heide Herz
Prof. Walter Hinderer
Ms. Irmintraud Jost
Mrs. Susanne von Turk

QUADRILLE BALL COMMITTEE

CHAIR
Ms. Irmintraud Jost

VICE CHAIRS
Mr. Jean-Baptiste Kresser
Mr. Thorsten Schmidt
Mrs. Susanne Nienaber von Turk

HONORARY CHAIR
Mrs. Heide Herz

MEMBERS

Dr. Zoran Budimlija
Ms. Simone Bye
Ms. Sabine Collins
Mr. Gordon Cooper
Ms. Bettina Elling
Ms. Dagmar Fabricius
Ms. Stephanie Heintzeler
Mr. Markus Hoecherl
Mr. Brian Hutchinson
Ms. Maya Jain
Ms. Valerie Lettan
Ms. Emily Mohr
Mr. Jon Omahen
Ms. Katherine Pfeiffer
Ms. Jacqui Richter
Ms. Herma Schmitz
Mr. Ryan Smith
Mr. John Vricella

QUADRILLE JUNIOR COMMITTEE

CO-CHAIRS
Ms. Katie Sorrels   Mr. Andrew Bevan

MEMBERS

Mr. Christopher Adams
Ms. Rachael Agnello
Mr. Dumond Austin
Ms. Mia Barayang
Ms. Ana Barbu
Ms. Charlotte Bareiss
Mr. Samuel Bergh
Ms. Diana Bloom
Ms. Sherry Caldwell
Ms. Dianne Campanella
Ms. Chloe Davis
Mr. Robert Dunbar
Mr. David Escamilla
Mr. Joe Gaudio
Ms. Mary Grohoski
Mr. Wolfgang Held
Ms. Rachael Holland
Ms. Deneen Jackson
Ms. Deanna Kovalcin
Ms. Deborah Levine
Mr. Jordan Maka
Dr. Brandi Marsh
Mr. Xavier Marzan
Ms. Margaret McQuone
Mr. Gregory Pennington
Mr. Justin Perri
Ms. Lenna Perrotta
Ms. Kira Reinke
Mr. Nicholas Salcedo
Ms. Elizabeth Slattery
Mr. Campbell Smith
Dr. Alla Smorodinskaia
Mr. Aaron Smyth
Ms. Isabelle-Geneva Stanton
Ms. Eshita Starr
Miss Emma Sweeny
Mr. Cesar Vera
Mr. John Vricella
Ms. Caitlyn Walsh
Ms. Julia Zamorska
Ms. Xue Zhang
Ms. Irina Zheleznyak

QUADRILLE ALUMNI COMMITTEE

CHAIR
Mr. Conrad Steinmann

MEMBERS

Ms. Kathleen Adams
Mr. Derek Brooks
Mr. Frank Bull
Ms. Lan Cheng
Mr. Anton David
Mr. Shawn Desker
Mr. Joe Gaudio
Mr. Thomas Gilroy
Mr. Michael Golia
Mr. Rohit Gupta
Mr. David Karachuk
Ms. Hailey Kim
Mr. Jeffery King
Ms. Briana Lestage
Mr. Daniel Mazza
Mr. Paul Mendez
Mr. Michael Pecnik
Mr. Gregory Pennington
Ms. Katherine Pfeiffer
Mr. D. Rumbough
Mr. Edwin Sheffield
Mr. Ryan Smith
Mr. Paul Torres
Mrs. Mary-Elizabeth Walker
Mr. Andrew Walker
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