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 is from Elizabethtown, PA where he is a pastor at the Elizabethtown Church of the Brethren. In the past, he has directed an advocacy office in Washington, DC and served with his wife Karin as a church worker in Brazil.
Kim McDowell -- Kim is pastor of the University Park Church of the Brethren in Hyattsville, MD, and was a founding member and first chairperson of the NCP Advisory Board.
Steve Brady -- Steve is an extension educator with 4-H Youth Development at The Ohio State University. He hails from Lebanon, OH.
Youth representative: Hope Steele -- Hope is from Fort Wayne, IN where she attends Canterbury High School.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sustainable Living Center coordinator: Tom Benevento -- Tom has a degree in Sustainable Systems and has extensive experience in international solidarity work and in community organizing here in the States. He leads our team in Harrisonburg, VA as they promote energy efficiency, bicycle advocacy, simple living strategies, and outreach to disenfranchised folks in their community. Learn more about his work at our NCP Harrisonburg page. Contact Tom at email@example.com
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 as a Data Analyst; however she enjoys serving Hope COB in Freeport Michigan with her husband Mike as he is their Interim Pastor. Email web comments here.
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.