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Resident 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.


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: John Ewing, Apt. 823, ext. 7538,

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: Anne Soens, Apt. 975, ext. 3190

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ELECTION COMMITTEE conducts all regular and special elections for Resident Council Representatives; generating publicity, recruiting candidates, monitoring the voting, counting the ballots and determining the winners. Meets as needed. 2018 Contact:  Frank Hart  Apt. 537, ext. 7443,    

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: 2018 Co-Chairs: Rosalie and Otto Reinbacher, Apt 1376, ext. 3111,

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, 10:00a.m., Staff Conference Room in The Pointe.  Contact: Co-Chairs: George Towner, Apt. 924, ext. 7575, & Carolyn Buttolph, Apt. 1175, ext. 3177,

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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 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,

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


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: Chair: 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. Meets 2nd Wednesday of each month, 2:00 p.m., Top of the West. Contact: Co-Chairs: Anne Blacksten, Apt 1272, ext. 3171, & Bill Aylor, Apt. 908, ext. 7559,

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

For photos of the 2018 winning garden boxes, please click HERE.


HEALTH COMMITTEE works closely with the GHBC Health leadership team supporting their efforts to provide the highest quality health care to our resident community. They are a resident forum bringing health care questions and concerns to the attention of the Administration. 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.


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 SUB-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 encourages and supports the availability of quality music to the residents of Goodwin House Bailey’s Crossroads (GHBC).  To effectively accomplish these objectives, it works closely with the Resident Services Department and with the Resident Services Committee. Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month, 11:30 a.m. Contact: Mandy Whalen, Apt. 819, ext. 7534,

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RESIDENT SERVICES COMMITTEE provides a vehicle for feedback and collaboration between the Resident Services Department and the GHBC resident community.  The areas of concern include: Arts, Fitness, In-House Events, Movies, Music, Trips and Outings, Transportation, and Volunteers.  Meets 4th Thursday of each month, 3:00 p.m., Top of the West, Contact: Joan Lewis (temp), Apt. 1177, ext. 3179,

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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: Chair Art Welch, Apt. 1077, ext. 3107,

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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 SUB-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,

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