National Capital Pond  2021 – 2022 Pond Officers

Rich Batterton

Most Loyal Gander – MLG@nationalcapitalpond.com

Most Loyal Gander’s duties are to call the flock together and direct its meanderings; to supervise the conferring of the degree; to deliver the sacred works of the Pond; to maintain dignity and decorum; to have the general supervision and management of the offices of the Pond; to promote the increase of its membership, and to execute vouchers authorizing disbursements by the Keeper of the Golden Goose Egg.

Kim Dunworth

Supervisor of the Flock – SOF@nationalcapitalpond.com

The Supervisor of the Flock’s duties are to preside in the absence of the Most Loyal Gander; to assist in preserving order; to order the admittance of all Ganders entitled to enter during the session upon the satisfactory report of the Guardian of the Pond, and to assist in the conferring of the degree. The Supervisor of the Flock sets up meeting places and is the Education Committee Chair.

DiNetta Kerfoot

Custodian of The Goslings – COG@nationalcapitalpond.com

The Custodian of the Goslings’ duties are to welcome and introduce visiting Ganders; to receive innocent and unsuspecting Goslings and to accompany and give them safe guidance at their first swim in the Pond; to supervise all preparations for conferring the degree; to take up the password upon the opening of the Pond and satisfy himself that all present are Ganders, then he/she will report to the Supervisor of the Flock; to have custody of the insignia and paraphernalia of the Pond, and to be responsible for its safekeeping and presence when required for use. The Custodian of The Goslings is the Membership Committee Chair and will promote membership throughout the year and host/organize a Rush party.

Frank Flaherty

Guardian of the Pond – GOP@nationalcapitalpond.com

The Guardian of the Pond’s duties are to receive the password from all Ganders desiring to enter therein while in session. If found correct, to admit them on order of the Supervisor of the Flock. The Guardian of the Pond will form a committee and is in charge of our charitable work. He/she receives and reviews applications for charity and, after thorough investigation, will put them forth for the consideration of the Pond. The GOP will prepare a charity report for The Grand Nest each year prior to the convention.

Tiffany Barrett

Keeper of Golden Goose Egg – KGGE@nationalcapitalpond.com

The Keeper of the Golden Goose Egg’s duties are to receive all funds paid over to him/her by the Wielder of the Goose Quill. Give proper receipts and disbursements of the Pond and to pay out such sums as may be called for by voucher by the Wielder of the Goose Quill, when signed by the Most Loyal Gander. To keep organized records to be audited at the end of the season.

Andrea Dawes

Wielder of the Goose Quill / Web Master – Wielder@nationalcapitalpond.com

The Wielder of the Goose Quill shall be to keep a proper record of all proceedings of the Pond; to receive and present applications from strange Goslings seeking entrance, and such other communications as may be presented. To maintain a complete membership list; to collect and transmit to the Keeper of the Golden Goose Egg all funds; to countersign vouchers executed by the Most Loyal Gander covering disbursements by the Keeper of the Golden Goose Egg, and to make all required reports to the Grand Wielder of the Goose Quill.