Female Friends

Board of Trustees

Carol Rubin, Chair

Ellen Daniels, Secretary

Jamie Karn, Treasurer

Gabrielle Koeppel, Vice Chair

Hawa Toure

Nakia Heard

Marye Wells Harley

Binta Ceesay 

Bruno Falcon 

Deirdre O'Connor 

Joyce Segarra

Melanie McGhee

Scott Arwood

Anna Danielson, Executive Director (non-voting) 

Board Search Announcement HERE  

Positions are available on the Board. Please click above to learn more. 

The Board meets the second Tuesday of every month at 7:30pm. During the pandemic, the Board is meeting via Zoom link. 

By-Laws, Articles of Incorporation, Handbook, Audited Financials, 990, and 5-Year Strategic Plan are available upon request. 

Contact Anna Danielson anna@youthmediamd.org for details, to attend a Board meeting, or to join a Committee.

GBYM was founded as Gandhi Brigade by Richard Jaeggi in 2008 as a way to foster youth perspectives. Teachers including Richard began holding workshops in the Christ Congregational Church in Silver Spring. Richard passed away suddenly in May 2014.