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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 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
Mr. Jon Omahen
Ms. Katherine Pfeiffer
Mr. Raphael Pungin
Ms. Jennifer Rolfe
Ms. Herma Schmitz
Mr. Ryan Smith
Mr. John Vricella
Ms. Susanne vonTurk

QUADRILLE JUNIOR COMMITTEE

CO-CHAIRS
Ms. Ashley Puscas   Mr. Andrew Bevan

MEMBERS

Mr. Dumond Austin
Ms. Mia Barayang
Mr. Adam Bensimon
Mr. Andrew Bevan
Ms. Sherry Caldwell
Ms. Dianne Campanella
Mr. Patrick Chau
Miss Simona Dimeska
Ms. Alexa Fleet
Mr. Taylor Friant
Mr. Joe Gaudio
Mr. Christopher Glen
Mr. Diego Gomez
Mr. William Harris
Mr. Wolfgang Held
Ms. Rachael Holland
Mr. Jean-Baptiste Kresser
Ms. Deborah Levine
Mr. Jordan Maka
Mr. Xavier Marzan
Ms. Margaret McQuone
Ms. Emily Mohr
Mr. Gregory Pennington
Ms. Kasey Rankin
Mr. D. Rumbough
Mr. Nicholas Salcedo
Ms. Elizabeth Slattery
Mr. Campbell Smith
Dr. Alla Smorodinskaia
Mr. Aaron Smyth
Ms. Katie Sorrels
Ms. Isabelle-Geneva Stanton
Ms. Eshita Starr
Ms. Catarina Stromberg
Miss Emma Sweeny
Ms. Maruschka Valentin
Mr. John Vricella
Ms. Lauren Wagenaar
Ms. Julia Zamorska
Ms. Xue Zhang
Ms. Irina Zheleznyak

QUADRILLE ALUMNI COMMITTEE

CHAIR
Mr. Conrad Steinmann

MEMBERS

Mr. Ryan Smith
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