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Friends Committee on National Legislation

FCNL is governed by a General Committee of approximately 180 Friends, the majority of whom have been appointed by 26 Yearly Meetings and seven national Friends’ organizations. FCNL is a 501(c)4 organization, and gifts are not tax-deductible.

The General Committee meets each November to conduct business at FCNL’s Annual Meeting. The executive and standing committees oversee the program and administration of FCNL between Annual Meetings.

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Executive Committee Members

  • Ron Ferguson, Clerk (Chairperson)
  • Mary Lou Hatcher, Asst. Clerk
  • Abigail Adams, Recording Clerk
  • Scott Duncan, Treasurer
  • Lynn Oberfield, Personnel Clerk
  • Doug McCown, Development Clerk
  • Megan Fair, Field Clerk
  • Ebby Luvaga, Policy Clerk
  • Jonathan Brown, Finance Clerk
  • Kathy Guthrie, Nominating Clerk
  • Jane Hiles, Annual Meeting Planning Clerk
  • Lauren Brownlee, At Large, FCNL
  • Diane Randall, FCNL General Secretary

FCNL Education Fund

The FCNL Education Fund is a 501(c)3 organization that exists in parallel with FCNL to support the research, analysis and education for which FCNL is known and respected. Gifts are tax-deductible. It is governed by a board appointed by FCNL’s Executive Committee.

Education Fund Executive Committee Members

  • Ron Ferguson, Clerk (Chairperson)

  • Mary Lou Hatcher, Assistant Clerk

  • Abigail Adams, Recording Clerk

  • Rebecca Way Bergus, Ed Fund Treasurer

  • Ernie Buscemi, At Large, Ed Fund

  • Lynn Oberfield

  • Doug McCown

  • Megan Fair

  • Ebby Luvaga

  • Jonathan Brown

  • Kathy Guthrie

  • Jane Hiles

  • Diane Randall, FCNL Executive Secretary

The FCNL Education Fund, a 501 (c)3 nonprofit, promotes civic engagement through education and training to achieve a peaceful, just, and sustainable world. 

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