Organization of the W3R-US® 

Executive Committee | Board of Directors | Life Members | Organization Chart

Recent edits: 2016-11-05: new lists of officers

The mission of the National Washington Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
Association, Inc. (W3R®-US) is
-- to partner with the National Park Service, W3R® state, international and other
      organizations, historic sites, preservationists, and conservationists
      along the 700-mile W3R®National Historic Trail and
-- to initiate, coordinate, and promote programs that engage, inspire, and educate
      the public in the history of how France and the French people provided crucial aid
      to the United States during the American Revolution.

The National Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Association, Inc. -- generally referred to as the W3R®-US -- is a 501(c)3 organization incorporated in the state of Delaware. It is registered as a U.S. federal contractor and as a partner of the National Park Service.
The primary contact for the W3R®-US is 
      Ursula Reed at chair@w3r-us.org
Organization Mailing Address:
     W3R-US
     2401 Pennsylvania Ave. 8C49
     Philadelphia, PA  19130-3110

The Executive Committee for 2015-17 

OfficeName (Residence)
ChairUrsula Reed (PA)
Vice ChairJanet Burnet (NY)
Recording SecretaryEllen von Karajan (MD)
TreasurerDiane Bria-Wharton (MD)
Corresponding SecretaryBlanche Hunnewell (MA)
Immediate Past ChairMrs. Charles G. L. de Barcza (NJ)

Board of Directors for 2016-17 

State of residence is shown in parentheses.
Previous terms of office are shown for those continuing in office.
Class of 2014-17
  • Ellen Lefebvre (PA) 2014-17
  • Pierre Lefebvre (PA) 2014-17
  • Craig Long (NY), 2014-17
  • Barney Molloy (NY) 2011-14, 2014-17
  • David Nardone (DE) 2014-17
  • Anne Patten (PA) 2014-17
  • Lanny Patten (PA) 2011-14, 2014-17
  • Gary Scott (DC), 2014-17
  • Ellen von Karajan (MD) 2008-11, 2011-14, 2014-17
  • Teno West (NY), 2014-17
  • Nicole Yancey (VA) 2005-14 (three terms), 2014-17
  • Kurt Zwikl (PA), 2014-17

Class of 2015-18
  • Dr. Benjamin Arthur (MD) 2012-2015, 2015-2018
  • Denise Dennis (PA) 2015-2018
  • Veronica Eid (DE) 2006-15 (3 terms), 2015-2018
  • Kathy Faulks* (NJ) 2015-2018
  • Bonnie Fritz (MD) 2015-2018
  • Serge Gabriel (CT) 2004-15 (4 terms), 2015-2018
  • Alan Hoffman, Esq. (MA) 2015-2018
  • Carl Nittinger (NJ) 2004-15 (4 terms), 2015-2018
  • Ursula Reed (PA) 2004-15 (4 terms), 2015-2018
  • Charles Schwam (MD) 2015-2018
  • Ingrid Wood (CT) 2012-15, 2015-2018
* = completing an unexpired term (2016-2018)
Class of 2016-19
  • Yolande Bosman (CT) 2013-16, 2016-19
  • Diane Bria-Wharton (MD) 2013-16, 2016-19
  • Janet Lee Burnet (NY) 2010-13, 2013-16, 2016-19
  • Mark Castiglione 2016-19
  • Hans dePold (CT) 2013-16, 2016-19
  • Roseanna Gorham (RI) 2004-16 (4 terms), 2016-19
  • Blanche Hunnewell (MA) 2007-16 (3 terms), 2016-19
  • Sal Lilenthal (CT) 2016-19
  • Rober Reyes (MD) 2013-16, 2016-19
  • Janet Schowler 2016-19
  • Wayne Strasbaugh (PA) 2013-16, 2016-19

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Liaisons with Other Organizations

NPS Superintendent Joseph DiBello
Washington Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
National Historic Trail
200 Chestnut Street - 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19106
    Office Phone = (215)-597-1581
    Mobile Phone = (267)-767-3241
    Email: Joe_DiBello@nps.gov
W3R®-US Liaison
with the French
Community
Nicole Yancey (VA)

Life Members of the W3R-US 

We are grateful to the following members, each of whom made a significant donation to ensure that the W3R®-US would have assets to fund its projects over a long period of time.
Rev. Dr. Jacques Bossiere (Honorary, 2009)
Mrs. Charles G. L. de Barcza
COL Serge Gabriel, US Army Reserve (Ret.)
Blanche M. Hunnewell
Andree King
RADM J. Robert Lunney, Ret.

 

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