About NCAC

The National Capital Area Chapter of The Gesneriad Society is a group of gesneriad enthusiasts in the Washington, D.C. area.

“The purpose of the chapter shall be to afford a convenient and beneficial association of persons interested in gesneriads; to stimulate a widespread interest in the identification, correct nomenclature, culture, and propagation of gesneriads; and to encourage the origination and introduction of new cultivars.” (Bylaws 2019)

Meetings are usually held on the second Saturday of the month. Please check the website for details on upcoming meetings.

You can also find us on Facebook.

Membership dues for the DC area chapter are $10 per year per person.  The membership application form is available here.

Officers of the National Capital Area Chapter

President: Minh Bui
Vice President: Barbara Stewart
Treasurer: Dave Anderson
Treasurer's Assistant: Andy Maier
Secretary: Carol Hamelink

Committees et al:
Membership: Peggy MacDonald
Propagation: Donna Beverin, Barbara Stewart
Publications/Newsletter Editor: Donna Beverin
Show: Bill Schmidt 
Ways and Means: Brian Connor
Hospitality: Peggy MacDonald
Email list: dcgesneriads@gmail.com

Donna Beverin
Bill Schmidt
Peggy MacDonald