Female Friends

Board of Trustees

Gabrielle Koeppel, Chair

Joyce Segarra, Treasurer

Hawa Toure, Vice Chair

Deirdre O'Connor, Secretary

Maurice Johnson III

Jennifer Thomas 

Rejjia Camphor

Nakia Heard

Marye Wells Harley

Binta Ceesay 

 Melanie McGhee

Ellen Daniels

Scott Arwood

Bruno Falcon

James Karn

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 other 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.