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Council & Committees

It’s Your Home. Get involved and make a difference. Our GHBC Committees cover a wide range of interests that allow residents to keep a finger on the pulse of daily GHBC life.

Click HERE for the most recent copy of Minute-to-Minute, a periodic summary of committee projects, meetings, and activities.

Click HERE for a chart of regularly scheduled meeting times and places.


BUILDING OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE COMMITTEE deals with issues including: apartment maintenance, the operation of utilities and services and the correction of hazardous conditions and practices. Meets 2nd Thursday of each month, 10:00 a.m., Board Room. Contact: Chair: Carole Hunt, Apt. 728, ext. 7515,

For more information on the Building Operation and Maintenance Committee, please click here.


COMMUNITY SERVICE COMMITTEE is responsible for a host of outreach activities and services to our surrounding North Virginia community. Meets 2nd Thursday of each month, 3:00 p.m., Top of the West. Contact: Chair: Donna Cornman, Apt. 414, ext. 7385, or Vice Chair: Dottie Moser, Apt. 1119, ext. 7565,

For more information on the Community Service Committee, please click here.


DINING SERVICES COMMITTEE evaluates resident suggestions and concerns regarding GHBC food service. They work closely with the Dining Services staff for improvement in food quality, nutrition and methods of service. Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month, 9:30 a.m., Board Room. Contact: Chair: Judith Miller, Apt. 1070, ext. 3168,

For more information on the Dining Services Committee, please click here.


ELECTION COMMITTEE conducts the nomination and election process for all regular and special elections for members of the Resident Council; in coordination with the Resident Council establishes the timetable for each annual election cycle; encourages residents to actively recruit candidates; provides the results of the elections to the community; and maintains a record of incumbents for each Resident Council position. Committee meets as needed.  Contact: Joan Lewis, Apt. 1177, ext. 3179, 

For more information on the Election Committee, please click here.


EMPLOYEE GIFT FUND COMMITTEE is responsible for the overall operation of the annual campaign to solicit and receive monetary donations from residents and others for distribution to GHBC employees as gifts at the holiday season. Meets as needed. Contacts: 2020 Co-Chairs: Nancy DeMarco, Apt. 520, ext. 7372,; Eleanor Karro, Apt. 424 ext. 7466,

For more information on the Employee Gift Fund Committee, please click HERE.


FINANCE COMMITTEE works directly the Administration in matters of financial interest to GHBC residents. Responsible for tracking the overall financial condition of GHBC to assure that it remains financially capable of delivering quality life-care to residents. Meets 3rd Wednesday of each month, 3:00 p.m., Staff Conference Room in The Pointe.  Contact: Co-Chairs: Carolyn Buttolph, Apt. 1175, ext. 3177, & George Towner, Apt. 924, ext. 7575,

For more information on the Finance Committee, please click here. Financial Primer, click here.


FINE ARTS COMMITTEE supports a fine arts program that enhances the lives of our GHBC resident community. The committee is involved in arranging resident and guest art exhibits as well as trips to local galleries and on-site art classes and programs led by the GHBC Art Center coordinator, residents and guest artists. Meets 3rd Friday of each month, 2:00 p.m., Art Center. Contact: Chair: Margaret Kelley, Apt. 777, ext. 3147,

For more information on the Fine Arts Committee, please click here. 


FITNESS COMMITTEE  Meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 12:30pm in the Formal Parlor.  Contact: Chair: Marietta Tanner, Apt. 1209, ext. 7390,

For more information on the Fitness Committee, please click here.


GREEN TEAM COMMITTEE raises awareness among residents and staff of ways our personal and collective practices can contribute to a more sustainable future for the earth. The Committee sponsors programs that seek to minimize waste, reduce energy consumption, encourage recycling throughout GHBC, and inform our in-house community about significant national and regional environmental issues. Meets quarterly, Contact:  Jane McKeel, Apt. 1115, ext. 7417,

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GROUNDS COMMITTEE is concerned with the care, maintenance, and improvement of the grounds that surround GHBC. They are a direct channel for resident concerns regarding the grounds and provide assistance to the Grounds Supervisor. The Committee also maintains the Knoll Garden with assistance from the Grounds Supervisor. Meets 2nd Wednesday of each month, 1:00 p.m., Top of the West. Contact: Co-Chairs: Anne Blacksten, Apt 1272, ext. 3171, & Madi Green, Apt 614, ext. 7496,

For more information on the Grounds Committee, please click here.


The littlest Knoll Gardener


HEALTH COMMITTEE works closely with the GHBC Health leadership team supporting their efforts to provide the highest quality health care to our resident community. The Committee also serves as a forum for residents to bring health questions and  concerns  both to the attention of administration and residents. Meets 1st Friday of each month, 10:00 a.m., Top of the West. Contact: Chair: Nancy Randolph, Apt. 1119, ext. 7565,

For more information on the Health Services Committee, please click here.


LIFE ENRICHMENT COMMITTEE provides a vehicle for feedback and collaboration between the Life Enrichment Department and the GHBC resident community.  The areas of concern include: Arts, Fitness, In-House Events, Movies, Music, Trips and Outings, and Volunteers.  Meets quarterly or as needed. Contact: Claudia Blake, Apt. 636, ext. 7485,

For more information on the Life Enrichment Committee, please click here.


MARKETING COMMITTEE assists the work of the GBHC Marketing Department. Among its duties are the assembling and labeling of marketing materials and actively participating in marketing events. Meets 4th Tuesday of each month, 3:00 p.m., Board Room. Contact: Chair: Sally Recinos, Apt. 619, ext. 7452,

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MOVIES COMMITTEE chooses movies for residents' viewing on Saturday night in the Auditorium.  Meets on the 3rd Monday of each month at 2:30 p.m.  Contact Jeanette Wurster, Apt. 572, ext. 3126,


MUSIC COMMITTEE promotes the availability of quality music to GHBC residents, both on-site performances and free or low-cost performances in the local area. Both listeners and performers are welcome to attend committee meetings on the  2nd Wednesday of each month, at 2:00 p.m. in the Formal Parlor. Contact: Mandy Whalen, Apt. 819, ext. 7534,

For more information on the Music Committee, please click here.


SAFETY & SECURITY COMMITTEE works with the Administration and the Security Supervisor on all matters relating to the safety and physical security of the GHBC resident community. Meets as needed. Contact: Acting Chair Paul Lannon, apt. 274, ext. 3104, Crossroads safety contact: Russell White, ext. 7382, Pointe safety contact: Paul Lannon, ext. 3104,

For more information on the Safety & Security Committee, please click here.


SPIRITUAL LIFE COMMITTEE provides opportunities to enhance the spiritual life of all GHBC residents. They make available information from all faith traditions regarding programs offered at GHBC. Meets as needed. Contact: Chair: Tony Tambasco, Apt. 376, ext. 3114,

For more information on the Spiritual Life Committee, please click here.


TRIPS AND OUTINGS COMMITTEE plans trips and outings to museums, theaters and shopping trips to nearby malls.  Depending on interest, the Sub-Committee also plans cruises.  Meets 3rd Monday of each month, 3:30 in the Board Room.  Contact Carolyn Buttolph, Apt. 1175, ext. 3177,


VETERANS COMMITTEE is open to all GHBC residents who have served in the military. They sponsor films, arrange trips and conduct programs of historical military interest for all GHBC residents. Meets 1st Tuesday of each month, 1:00 p.m., Top of the West, Contact: Chair: Bill Rockey, Apt. 875, ext. 3153,

For more information on the Veterans Committee, please click here.




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