Chair: Robbie Miller -- Robbie lives in Bridgewater, VA where he serves as college chaplain at Bridgewater College.
Vice Chair: David Rogers -- From North Manchester, IN, David is a retired pastor and avid advocate for justice and peace, with extensive experience in Central America.
Secretary: Sophie Wilhelm -- Our young adult representative is from Richmond, IN, and currently attends Oberlin College in Ohio.
Greg Davidson-Laszakovits -- Greg hails from Elizabethtown, PA where he is a pastor at the E'town Church of the Brethren. He and his family have lived in Brazil, and he has served as director of the Church of the Brethren Washington Office
Kim McDowell -- Kim is pastor of the University Park Church of the Brethren in Hyattsville, MD.
Steve Brady -- Steve has served on the Committee on Interchurch Relations for the Church of the Brethren and hails from Lebanon, OH.
Joy Kozar -- Joy is from Manhattan, KS where she is a professor in the Apparel and Textile Department at Kansas State University.
Director: David Radcliff -- Based in Peoria, AZ, David travels widely around the U.S. doing presentations in schools, congregations, youth events, community settings, and regional and national gatherings. His areas of emphasis are living responsibly with the earth, living respectfully and justly with our neighbors, and generally confronting the culture of consumption for our own spiritual health and for the good of the planet, its people and coming generations. David is a graduate of Bridgewater College and Bethany Seminary (MDiv, DMin [peace studies]); teaches courses at Elizabethtown College in the areas of globalization, environmental care, and poverty and hunger; leads Learning Tours to the Arctic, Amazon, Nepal, Burma, Sudan, and Central America; received the 2008 West/Whitelow Humanitarian Award from Bridgewater College; and has traded in his car for a bicycle. Here's a sample of David speaking (at Bethany Theological Seminary; his part begins at 10:30). Contact him at email@example.com.
Undoing Global Warming/Sustainable Living Homestead program coordinator: Tom Benevento -- Tom has a degree in Sustainable Systems and has extensive experience in development work and community organizing. His work with NCP involves leading Undoing Global Warming workshops for congregations and other groups, and developing a model sustainable living homestead at his home in Harrisonburg, VA. Learn more about his work at our Undoing Global Warming page. Contact Tom
Sustainable Building Program: Aaron Johnston -- Aaron coordinates New Community Project's Sustainable Building program in Harrisonburg VA. Aaron brings years of experience in skilled carpentry and building with a love for hand crafted and environmentally sound building techniques. Aaron works in green renovation, straw bale and cob construction, and other appropriate building technologies. Aaron is a certified energy auditor helping to make buildings more energy efficient and a professional photographer. He and his wife Becky lived and worked in Guatemala through Brethren Volunteer Service. Contact Aaron at firstname.lastname@example.org
Creation Stewardship Coordinator: Kim Chaffin -- Kim is an avid environmentalist and peacemaker, and lives in Jonesboro, TN.
Finances: Hollinger Services in Elizabethtown, PA handles NCP's financial record-keeping.
Website Manager: Rebecca Fletcher -- Becky works at the Detroit Medical Center as a Data Analyst for the Electronic Medical Record. Email web comments here.
Database manager: Heidi Gross—Look for Heidi in a light blue Prius when she's out and about in north Chicago. For NCP, she manages mailing lists and is a proof-reader par excellence.
Office Manager : Juliana Pitruzzello lives in sunny Peoria, AZ, where she also serves as administrative assistant for Circle of Peace Church of the Brethren. Contact Juliana about buying or selling NCP Fair Trade items.
Chelsea Goss of Richmond, VA is participating in NCP's intern program, a two year long opportunity to learn about what it takes to run a small nonprofit while offering her energy and skills to the cause. She'll receive a modest stipend and her work will include joining some of our Learning Tours, spending time at our Sustainable Living Center, and representing NCP at conferences and in congregations and other groups. Contact Chelsea
NCP staff are available for presentations in schools, colleges, congregations, and camp or retreat settings, and can cover a wide range of topics related to earth care and human justice. Regarding environmental issues, we can address areas such as climate change, endangered species, the global water crisis, energy conservation, US consumption patterns, or other topics. Related to human justice concerns, we can lead sessions on areas such as poverty and hunger, globalization, child workers, indigenous rights, girls' education/women's empowerment, etc. We can also address specific areas such as South Sudan, Central America, South Asia, the Amazon or the Arctic.
Along with creative up-front leadership, NCP staff bring ideas for putting one's faith into action.