The NCOS board meets five times a year to discuss the on-going operations for the orchid club.  We welcome participation from all of our members.

To contact the NCOS board, please email us at NCOS.dmv AT

The board meetings are held on Sunday afternoons at the North Chevy Chase Christian Church in Chevy Chase, Maryland from 2 PM – 5 PM.  The address is:

8814 Kensington Parkway, Chevy Chase MD 20815 (Google maps)

The dates for the board meetings in 2018 are:

Sunday, September 9th at 2 PM

Sunday, November 4th at 2 PM

A copy of the NCOS Bylaws 2008 can be downloaded here.

The slate of officers for 2018 is

President:  Roddy Gabel        

Co-Vice President:  Anne Hardman    

Co-Vice President:  Suzette Agans

Secretary:  Bill Elbert

Treasurer:  Tatyana Tarasenko



Immediate Past President:  Jay Tullos

Past President:  Nancy Mountford


Standing Committee Chairs

Annual Auction: Dan Gillespie & Barbara Fennelly

Annual Show:  Louis Ross

Away Shows:  Anne Hardman

Communications: Mary Rice

Exhibition Table: Sarah Hurdel

Photographer:  Barry Woolf

Finance: Joe Francis

Paph Forum:  Roddy Gabel

Picnic: Jerry Rice

Programs:  Suzette Agans  

USNA Liaison: Jay Tullos

AOS Representative:  Nancy Mountford



Continue to see minutes from past board meetings


The Board would like to recognize members who have made outstanding contributions.  Learn more about the Huntington Service Award and its recipients.  Learn more about the namesake of the Huntington Service Award – Merritt Huntington.