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

Ellen von Karajan, Executive Director, evonkarajan@gmail.com
2835 Saint Paul Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

Organization Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 38255
Baltimore, MD 21231


Board of Directors for 2018–21

National ChairLarry Abell (MD)
Vice ChairJulie Diddel (NY)
Recording SecretaryJeff Canning (NY)
TreasurerDave Meredith (VA)
Corresponding SecretaryElaine Lawton (MD)
Immediate Past ChairKim Burdick (DE)
National Chair Larry Abell
President Larry Abell

Board List - all classes

Honorary Board Members

Serge Gabriel (CT)
Hon. Patrick Murphy, Esq. (PA)


William Battles (MA)
Frederic ‘Rick’ Detwiller (MA)
B.J. Gerber (VA)
Col. James Johnson (NY)
Elaine Lawton (MD)
Ralph Nelson (DE)
Rockwell Wagner (CT)


Bill Conley (DE)
Janet Burnet (NY)
Roseanna Gorham (RI)
Blanche Hunnewell (MA)
Sal Lilienthal (CT)
Robert Reyes (MD)
Carol Meredith (VA)
Nicole Yancey (VA)
Dave Meredith (VA)
Lucie Poirier (MD)


Larry Abell (MD)
Kathy Faulks (NJ)
Denise Dennis (PA)
Veronica Eid (DE)
Alan Hoffman, Esq. (MA)
Ursula Reed (PA)
Charles Schwam (MD)
Ingrid Wood (CT)
Kevin Vincent – (DC/VA)
Julia Diddell – (NY)
Mme. Isabel Evelein – (CT)
Jeffrey Canning – (NY)

Sallie de Barcza (formerly NJ) – Honorary Chair Emeritus

Liaisons With Other Organizations

Johnny Carawan, Trail Administrator

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 (2009) ✝
Mrs. Charles G. L. de Barcza
COL Serge Gabriel, US Army Reserve (Ret.)
Blanche M. Hunnewell
Andree King
RADM J. Robert Lunney, Ret.
Ann Patten
Lanny Patten
Ralph Nelson
Kim Burdick

The W3R of France

Chair- General of the Army (Ret.) Gilbert Forray


National Advisory Committee

Dr. Robert A. Selig, Ph.D — author, historian, professor
Dr. Bruce Chadwick — author, historian, professor
Joseph DiBello

Organizational Structure

Organizational Structure Diagram

State Affiliates

State affiliates have provided research, signage, tours, events and commemorations, and play a critical role in interpreting and preserving historic sites, encampments, waterways and landscapes along the 700 mile National Historic Trail.

Contact: Alan Hoffman at arhoffman@lynchbrewer.com

W3R®-MA Board of Directors

Alan Hoffman – Chair
Blanche Hunnewell
Ken Molloy

Rhode Island
Contact: Roseanna Gorham at RoseannaGorham@verizon.net

W3R®-RI Board of Directors

Roseanna Gorham – Chair
Nicholas Gorham, Esq.

Contact: explore@revolutionarybattles.com

W3R®-CT Board of Directors

Sal Lilienthal – Chair
Col. Serge G. Gabriel (Ret.)
Yolande Bosman
Stephen Shaw
Ingrid Wood
Russell Wirtella
Michael Fitzgerald
Alicia Wayland
Richard Orr
Jay (Francoise) Jackson
Mark Foster
Charles Balesi
Kevin Ring
Dave Goodrich
Charles Lyle
Wayne Bickley
Salvatore Tarentino
Mary Donohue

New York
Contact: James M. Johnson, Ph.D., at jjohnson22@hvc.rr.com

W3R®-NY Board of Directors

Scott Keller – Chair
RADM J. Robert Lunney, Ret.
J. Winthrop Aldrich
Jim Brangan
Paul M. Bray
Kevin Burke
Janet Burnet
Sean Byrne
Linda Cooper
Lori Copland
Nick Czajka
Robert W Elliott III
Jaime Ethier
Sara Griffen
Susan Hawvermale-Cayea
Lucas Henry
Elizabeth B. Jacks
James M. Johnson PhD
Pat Keegan
Scott Keller
Genevieve Kessler
Pam Malcolm
Sally Mazzarella
Barnabas McHenry Esq.
Jayne Mclaughlin
Andrew Meyer
Ann Mueller
Bob Radliffe
Scott Rector
Sarah Reingold
Rick Remsnyder
Jaime Reppert
William P. Tatum III
Erin Tobin
Larry Turk
MaryKay Vrba
Stefan Yarabek
Johanna Yaun

New Jersey
Contact: bkfaulks@gmail.com

W3R®-NJ Board of Trustees and Executive Committee Members

Kathy Faulks – Chair
Bonnie Sovinee – Vice Chair
Galina Chernikova – Treasurer
Tom D’Amico – Corresponding Secretary
Mary Swarbrick – Recording Secretary
Thomas Buckingham
Jean Hultgren
Vanessa La Franco
Caroline Lareuse
Jeff Mascechak
Carl Nittinger – Founder
Sallie De Barcza – Chairman Emeritus
June Sadlowski
Hans DePold
Janice Selinger
Brad Fay

Contact: Ann Patten at pattenann424@aol.com

W3R®-PA Board

Lanny R. Patten – President
Ursula Reed – 1st Vice President
Patricia Coyne – 2nd Vice President
Ann Patten – Secretary
Philip M. Anders – Treasurer

Honorary Board:

Michael Scullin, Esq. – Honorary Vice Chair
Wayne R. Strasbaugh – Officer’s Counsel
Daniele Thomas Easton
Edward Greenawald
F. Russell Greenspan
James W. Marvin, Jr.

Contact: firststateantiquearms@gmail.com

W3R®-DE Executive Committee

Bill Conley – President
Veronica Eid. – Vice President
Sally Miller – Treasurer
George Widger – Event Illustrator
Jim Stone – Rev War Colonial Army Advisor
Mike Gallagher – SAR Liasion
Sarah O’Donnell – DAR Liasion
Chris Mlynarczyk – First Delaware Regiment Liasion
Nancy Willing – Corresponding Secretary
Karen McCoo – Secretary
Wade Catts – Rev War Historical Advisor

W3R®-DE State Committee

Peg Tigue
Jeanie Haynes

Contact: Robert Reyes robertereyes@yahoo.com

W3R®-MD Board of Directors

Larry Abell – Chair
Mary Margaret Revell-Goodwin
Darlene Perry
John Sower
Ellen von Karajan
Robert Reyes
Eileen Rice
Susan Giddings
Chuck Frascati
Mark Croati
Christopher Haugh
Christos Christou
Charlotte Weirich

Contact: Dave Meredith dave-sam@cox.net

W3R®-VA Committee

Ed Ayres
David Brickley
Chris Brown
Vivian Bunting
Rick Burgess
Champe Burnley
Bucky Burruss
Jennifer Carver
Wade P. Catts
Carl Childs
Mike Cobb
Luci Cochran
Herman “Hank” Cohen
Jonathan D. Connolly
Peggy Crosson
Warren Deal
Dennis Dicus
G. Rebecca Dobbs
Becky Eggleston
Paul W. Emigholz
Cassandra Farrell
Randy Flood
Kathleen Ford
Jay Gaidmore
Chad Green
Drew Gruber
Alisha Hamel
David Harvey
Tori Haynes
Jeffery Winette
James “Jim” Johnston
Bonnie Karwac
Mary Kayaselcuk
Beth Kelly
Robert Kelly
Jeff Lambert
Homer Lanier
Katey Legg
Tim Little
J. Derek Loftis
Jennifer R. Loux
James P. Lynch
John McDonald
Ann Miller
J. Michael Moore
Cheryl Morales
Carolyn Murphy
Sam Murphy
Wendy Musumeci
Sheila S. Noll
Alain Outlaw
Amy M. Parker
Connie Powell
John Quarstein
Bill Saccardi
Melissa Sadler
Mark Sammis
Dan Seabolt
Kay Smith
Dan Smith
Carol Steele
Mike Steen
Donnie Tuck
Kevin Vincent
Jennifer Wampler
Tracey Ward
Darren Williams
Nicole Yancey
David Zimmerman

Washington, D.C.
John Sower sower1@erols.com

Leadership Council

Amy Parker, VA
Andrew Zellers-Frederick, PA
Ann Chinn, FL
Beth Beatty, PA
Constance M. Kehoe, NY
Eric Diddell, NJ
J. Michael Moore, VA
Jennifer Wampler, VA
Liz Kelley, RI
Melissa Sadler, VA
Michael Virgintino, NY
Norman Desmarais, RI
Paul Emigholz, VA
Sylvester Woolford, DE
Bradford Fay, NJ


Ann Patten, PA
Ellen Lefebvre, PA
J Thomas Showler, PA
Janice Showler, PA
Vincent, Kevin, VA
Kim Burdick, DE
Kurt Zwikl, PA
Lanny Patten, PA
Pierre Lefebvre, PA
Wayne Strasbaugh, PA