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The English-Speaking Union
Annual Report 2022

ESU Mission

Founded in 1920, the English-Speaking Union of the United States is a national membership organization with more than 3,500 members organized in 65 Branches across the country. ESU members and volunteers are the pillars of our educational and cultural programs as they work in their local communities to carry the ESU mission forward.

The English-Speaking Union employs English as a shared language to foster global understanding and goodwill by providing educational and cultural programs for students, educators, English language learners, new immigrants and members.

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Chairman's Letter

The 2021-2022 program year at the English-Speaking Union was filled with hope and excitement, with the sense that, no matter what obstacles we faced, there was a brighter future ahead.  It was a year of recovery and adaptation, a year when ESU members, students and staff came together to overcome the hurdles set up by the lingering pandemic and not only successfully carry on but expand our programs and impact.

2021-2022 will likely be remembered as the year when HRH The Princess Royal almost came to New York.  After year-long preparations the resurgent Omicron variant forced an eleventh-hour postponement of her visit. In fact, this was her second attempt to travel to New York that was foiled by the pandemic, but the setback stung because it was so last-minute. However, we did not allow the disappointment to dampen our spirits. We regrouped and re-worked our plans.  We persisted and were rewarded by having the honor of finally hosting Her Royal Highness ten months later in the fall of 2022. But this is a story for another annual report.  

In 2021-2022 we stayed committed to supporting our Branches and the programs that engage and inspire our members.  From the block-buster online Happy Hour events to the virtual Annual General Conference, the National Shakespeare Competition and the Platinum Jubilee Celebration, the ESU’s embrace of the new digital tools increased access to our programs and events and allowed us to reach more members across the country. As we gradually brought back some in-person activities, we kept our online offerings as they had already attracted a strong following.

The 39th edition of the ESU National Shakespeare Competition, our third all-digital competition in response to COVID, brought together 43 regional winners to the finals via Zoom. Since the Competition finals were broadcast nationally, parents, teachers, peers and ESU members cheered them on from across the country.  

In the spring of 2022 we introduced the ESU National Shakespeare Writing Program inspired by similar writing competitions in a couple of our Branches. This year-round programming held its first contest in the spring of 2022 and engaged students who express their love of Shakespeare and the English language through writing rather than performance.

As the pandemic slowly retreated in early 2022, in-person events offered a welcome opportunity for us to come together and celebrate. We were all eager to reconnect with friends and meet new people. As part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, festivities at ESU Branches across the country provided a much-needed sense of excitement and positivity after a long period of social isolation. I travelled to Louisville, KY; Greenwich, CT; Boston, MA; and New York City to participate in Branch Platinum Jubilee parties and other events and saw firsthand the joy of being part of a shared community.

Our educational programs also brought back face-to-face activities. The ESU Teachers Learning Abroad (TLab) program started preparations for a busy in-person summer semester, with 39 teachers signing up to cross the pond in July.

After an auspicious relaunch of the ESU Evelyn Wrench Speaker Series featuring a virtual lecture by Charles Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer DL on November 20, 2021, the program offered an exciting in-person spring season of talks across the country. Former British ambassador to China Sir Christopher Hum, Pulitzer Prize recipient in History Dr. Edward Larson, and theater historian and consummate storyteller Jim Stebbings crisscrossed the U.S. to regale audiences in thirteen Branches with their insightful and entertaining presentations.

The 2021-2022 recipient of the ESU Luard Morse Scholarship George Pratt from Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA, spent the 2022 spring semester at the University of Manchester, and for the first time since the pandemic, the ESU Secondary School Exchange sent ten students to live and study in in the U.K. and the U.S.

The ESU Middle School Debate engaged over 1,800 students in debate activities and tournaments and offered teachers professional development workshops on how to introduce debate-centered instruction in their classrooms, an important innovation in teaching critical thinking and civil discourse.

The ESU’s immigrant programs – the nearly 50-year-old English in Action and the comprehensive Andrew Romay New Immigrant Center (ARNIC) – opened up another path to the hearts and minds of our members, current and future, by engaging them in volunteerism and cultural exchange. As a pilot, we launched the English in Action Across America conversations program in several ESU Branches using a virtual format, with the potential of expanding it in-person to more locations nationally. Just as in the New York area, the volunteer members have found great reward and enjoyment in their weekly conversations with English learners from all over the world.

I am delighted, and proud, to present you with this annual report.  It is as much a record of the ESU’s achievements during a challenging year, as it is a tribute to the resilience and loyalty of our members and volunteers. Your generous support with time and treasure made these accomplishments possible.  It is also a testament to the determination and grit of our teachers and students, new immigrants and English language learners who continued to reach for the stars. And finally, this Annual Report is an acknowledgment of the hard work and talent of the ESU staff, led by President and Executive Director Karen Karpowich.  Thank you!

Enjoy reading about how the ESU advanced its mission in the challenging 2021-2022 and please renew your membership, and if you are not a member yet, join the English-Speaking Union of the United States. Come to our events, volunteer, donate to our programs and be part of a century-old fellowship that carries the ESU’s mission forward.

Dr. E. Quinn Peeper

Chairman, The English-Speaking Union of the United States

Annual Conference

A Union for All Seasons

November 1-3, 2019

The ESU 2021 Conference, aptly themed “A Union for All Seasons,” offered workshops, lectures, panel discussions and working breakout sessions that drew lessons from the ESU’s past to point our way to the future. Among the extraordinary individuals whose legacy was honored during the conference were some of the ESU’s most notable leaders such as President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Lady Margaret Thatcher, Sir Winston Churchill and Sir Evelyn Wrench.

Hundreds of members from across the United States and abroad connected via Zoom from October 14 to 18, 2021 for the ESU’s second virtually formatted conference.

Sessions included a meeting of the National Board of Directors, workshops on the ESU programs and various aspects of Branch life, and an address by the ESU of the Commonwealth Director General Jane Easton who brought greetings from our friends in the United Kingdom.

Special treats were the traditional reception for ESU National Patrons with Mr. Kieran Whitworth, author of The Churchill Quiz Book, and the exquisite “Mo and Cho” piano concert by Dr. Quinn Peeper and Mr. Michael Harold who delighted the audience with pieces by Mozart and Chopin.

Watch 2021 AGM Videos
Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

The ESU’s celebration of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee and 96th birthday took place on June 3, 2022.ESU members and friends gathered virtually and in-person to mark this historic milestone and celebrate the many years of service Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II had given to the people of the United Kingdom and the entire world. Members of the ESU New Orleans Branch took part in the festivities in person by joining Chairman Dr. Quinn Peeper and Mr. Michael Harold at their country residence in Pass Christian, Mississippi.

Among the highpoints of the event was the unveiling of the painting “Morning Light” by renowned artist Lorraine Villeré, who donated it to the ESU on the occasion of Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee. Ms. Villeré, who joined the gathering in Mississippi, shared the significance of her exquisite painting of bluebells, Britain’s most iconic flower. The painting is prominently displayed on the main floor in the ESU House.

High-school student Taylor White read her poem “A love Song from the Sky” that won the first Modern Troubadour Competition, part of the new ESU National Shakespeare Writing Program. Watch Taylor White recite her poem here.

The event ended with Dr. Quinn Peeper’s performance of Duke Ellington’s “The Queen’s Suite.” Duke Ellington composed the album of six pieces in honor of Queen Elizabeth after meeting her in 1958. The suite is a beautiful and very intimate expression of the Duke’s admiration for the young Queen. The recording was a tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth for her extraordinary reign.

Happy Hour Series

In response to the COVID-19 world, in July of 2020 ESU members got together to introduce the virtual Happy Hour Program, which has been met with resounding success. The Happy Hour Program brings guest speakers from locations all over the world, live and free of charge using the Zoom format.

Seasons 3 and 4 of the ESU Happy Hour Series included 14 exciting installments. The wide-ranging topics of the lectures reflected the diverse interests of our membership. From literature to architecture, visual arts, antiques appraisal, history and geopolitics, these lively virtual gatherings entertained, educated and inspired.

Watch Season 3 Recordings
Evelyn Wrench Speaker Series

The Evelyn Wrench Speaker Series, named for ESU founder Sir Evelyn Wrench, brings speakers to ESU Branches throughout the United States over the course of one to two weeks. As part of the program, many renowned historians, politicians and authors have presented their work to ESU members and the general public. Lectures cover a wide range of topics, including but not limited to: current events; history; language and literature; art and architecture; and travel.

As a kickoff event to the resumption of the Evelyn Wrench Speaker Series, the English-Speaking Union had the honor of hosting Charles Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer, DL, on November 10, 2021, when he discussed his recently published book, The White Ship: Conquest, Anarchy and the Wrecking of Henry I’s Dream. Described as “Game of Thrones meets The Titanic, The White Ship has been a U.K. non-fiction bestseller due to its riveting account of the disastrous shipwreck that claimed the life of King Henry I’s only legitimate heir, William, and the subsequent challenges of Henry I’s only legitimate daughter, Empress Matilda, as she struggled to claim the throne.

In March 2022, former British Ambassador to China Sir Christopher Hum KCMG regaled audiences with his insight into US-China diplomatic relations. In April, Dr. Edward Larson, Pulitzer Prize recipient in History and professor in law and history at Pepperdine University, offered a captivating account of the Scopes Trial and America’s continuing debate over science and religion.

And in May 2022, theater historian and accomplished raconteur Mr. Jim Stebbings delighted our ESU Branches with stories on topics of their choosing, ranging from the history of the D’Oyly Carte family whose company staged Gilbert and Sullivan’s Savoy operas in the UK and Europe, to the story behind The Magnificent Seven to his popular lecture on the world, lives and music of Gilbert and Sullivan, which was also presented as an ESU Happy Hour Lecture.

Middle School Debate

In partnership with Claremont McKenna College and launched with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the ESU Middle School Debate Program teaches students in grades 5-8 fundaments of critical thinking and language arts skills through public speaking. The ESU Middle School Debate is unique in that it maximizes the learning and skill building outcomes by extensive coach and judge training and an adaptation of the parliamentary model of debate for middle-schoolers. The program reaches students at one of the most sensitive times of their development. It enhances their academic performance in language, math and science classes and builds discipline and tolerance of different viewpoints. It appeals to both boys and girls, who competed with students nationwide via zoom for most of 2021-2022. They were thrilled to debate in-person for the Championship in April.

The ESU works closely with a dedicated team of coaches/teachers and volunteer judges to support and grow the leagues, with a focus on public schools and expanding professional development opportunities for teachers such as Debate Centered Instruction (DCI). In July 2021, the ESU helped facilitate a remote three-day, DCI Summer Institute for 36 public school teachers nationwide.  DCI is gaining recognition as an important innovation in bringing critical thinking, civic-minded discourse, and media literacy into the classroom.  It fosters and encourages an appreciation of the English language, by utilizing debate methods across curriculum to learn, listen and speak – from current events to literature to theater to poetry. Teachers were offered the ongoing support of a DCI mentor throughout the school year.

Andrew Romay New
Immigrant Center (ARNIC)

The Andrew Romay New Immigrant Center (ARNIC) equips recent immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers in the New York metropolitan area with the skills, resources and support they need to integrate fully into U.S. economic and civic life. This needs-based scholarship program offers English language classes, one-to-one conversation sessions with native English speakers as well as opportunities for professional development and community integration.

In the spring, we reintroduced in-person classes after a two-year hiatus. The ESU national headquarters is a vibrant house of immigrants once again. Students use our center as a place to study, relax and network. Our hybrid program combines the accessibility of online activities with the benefits of in-person learning.

ARNIC guides us by offering… very important tools to establish ourselves in our new life: inspiration, confidence, good English…

- Student from Russia

English in Action

English in Action (EiA) helps newcomers to the United States master conversational English and learn about life in the U.S. The program fosters cross-cultural exchange by pairing English language learners with volunteer tutors–native English speakers–for one-to-one conversation sessions. A hallmark of the program is its comprehensive tutor training using best practices in cross-cultural learning and leadership development. The tutor training emphasizes work with culturally-diverse populations.

English in Action continues to grow and expand into new areas. We are thrilled that some of our tutors and students have returned to in-person conversations. English in Action now offers both online and in-person volunteer opportunities, attracting new volunteers and providing more options for our students.

The new initiative, English in Action Across America, opens the program to ESU Branch members interested in volunteering. ESU members can now connect online with this meaningful and exciting program.

National Shakespeare

The ESU National Shakespeare Competition is a performance-based education program supported by ESU Branches across the country. High school students nationwide read, analyze and perform Shakespeare monologues and sonnets in three qualifying stages: school, ESU Branch and national. In the process, they develop analytical and communication skills, build confidence and learn to appreciate the power of the spoken word. Since 1983, more than 400,000 students have brought the timeless works of Shakespeare to life.

The 2022 National Shakespeare Competition

The Competition has endured for nearly 40 years because of its transformative effects on the young participants and the profound feeling of satisfaction and delight it instills in all who support it.

The 2021-2022 program year was no exception. 43 Branches sent their best contestants to the virtual semi-finals, using recorded performances uploaded to YouTube. A panel of distinguished judges, located remotely, reviewed the submissions and selected ten finalists. The finalists went on to perform live via a Zoom meeting and their performances were watched by friends, family and ESU members across the world.

  • Sasha Fedderly of the ESU New York City Branch won first place with her thoughtful renditions of Lady MacBeth from MacBeth and Sonnet 35. Sasha won a scholarship to the British American Drama Academy Midsummer Conservatory Program in London. Her teacher, Margaret George at Lycée Français de New York High School, received the $1,000 Teacher Recognition Award.
  • Roxanna Beebe Center of the ESU Charlottesville Branch took second place with her captivating interpretations of Hecate from MacBeth and Sonnet 94.  As her prize, Roxanna attended the American Shakespeare Center Theatre Camp in Staunton, Virginia (ASC Theatre Camp | American Shakespeare Center). Her teacher, David Becker at Charlottesville High School received the $500 Teacher Recognition Award.
  • Kathuure Miriti of the ESU Kentucky Branch won third place for her rendition of Cressida from Troilus and Cressida and Sonnet 34 taking home a cash prize of $1,000. Her teacher, Amie Kisling at SCAPA Lafayette High School, received the $250 Teacher Recognition Award.
National Shakespeare
Writing Program

With the support of the Achelis & Bodman Foundation, in 2022 the ESU launched the long-planned writing program centered on the ESU National Shakespeare Competition.  

This new addition to our Shakespeare programming seeks to engage students who express themselves via the written word, rather than through performance. In conjunction with the ESU National Shakespeare Competition, the Writing Program reaches more students, expands their venues for expression and increases their opportunity to celebrate our shared love of the English language and the works of Shakespeare.

See all winning submissions

Mirror Reflections by Sophia Hall, Washington DC Branch

2022 High School Winners

  • Written:  Taylor White, New York Branch, student of Leslie Kohn at Scholars’ Academy. Free-form poem entitled A Love Song from the Sky is based on Sonnets 3, 18, 105, 116.
  • Video: Anthony Ojeda, Miami Branch,  student of Michelle Perkins at Miami Arts Charter School. Short-form movie entitled Timeless Obsession is based on Sonnet 16.
  • Audio: Ebunoluwa Oguntola, Syracuse Branch, student of Courtney Romeiser at Jamesville-DeWitt High School. Song entitled Beseeching Solace is based on Sonnet 138.
  • Graphic: Sophia Hall, Washington DC Branch, student of Lena Roy at Holton Arms. Mixed-media collage entitled Mirror Reflections is based on sonnet 138.

2022 High School Winners

  • Written: Eric Wu, Seattle Branch, Student of Kathryn Maslak at PrepEDU. Poem entitled To Will is based on Sonnet 2.
  • Video: No Submissions
  • Audio: Dror Ohad, Greenwich Branch, student of Carol Blejwas at William H. Hall School. Poem entitled Weary with Toil is based on Sonnet 27.
  • Graphic: J Santiago, Greenwich Branch, student of Carol Blejwas at William H. Hall School. Digital collage entitled Weary with Toil, I Haste Me To My Bed is based on Sonnet 27.
Teachers Learning Abroad (TLab)

Each summer through the generosity and dedication of ESU Branches, TLab Scholarships are awarded to local middle and high school teachers for a two to six week summer study in the United Kingdom. Teachers study English literature and history, creative writing and international politics at Oxford and Edinburgh or are up on their feet learning how to “Teach Shakespeare Through Performance” at Shakespeare’s Globe in London. Teachers return inspired and eager to share their knowledge with their students, colleagues and ESU Branches.

Due to UK Covid quarantine requirements of up to ten days in July 2021, only Edinburgh welcomed in-person study.  Oxford and The Globe postponed their summer programs until 2022 when a total of 39 teachers signed up to cross the pond in July.

Teachers Learning Abroad courses:

University of Edinburgh

  • Text and Context: Modernism, Scottish Literature, and Contemporary Literature
  • Creative Writing
  • Theatre and Performance

Oxford University

  • English Literature
  • History, Politics, and Society
  • Creative Writing
  • International Politics

Shakespeare's Globe

  • Teaching Shakespeare Through Performance
Travel and Learn Abroad (TLab for Lifelong Learners)

The TLab for Lifelong Learners Program opens up to ESU Branch members the international, educational and cultural opportunities previously only available to our middle and high school teachers. The ESU offers one-week programs in the United Kingdom that provide lectures by renowned scholars, behind-the scenes tours, access to archives not open to the public and the company of intellectually curious, worldly and adventurous fellow travelers. Past trips have included Dickens’ London and Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon.

Due to Covid, the programs were cancelled in 2022. The ESU continues to work closely with Shakespeare Birthplace Trust and is looking forward to offering additional one-week programs in the future such as at The Oxford Experience at University of Oxford, Christ Church.

Travel and Learn Abroad Courses for Lifelong Learners:

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust/Stratford-upon-Avon

  • From Page to Stage: Text and Theater and Performance
Secondary School Exchange Scholarship (SSE)

The ESU Secondary School Exchange Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship that provides tuition, room and board for US and UK students to spend a semester or year (gap year) abroad between high school and college. Since its inception in 1928, the ESU of the United States and ESU of the Commonwealth have worked closely together to provide the scholarship opportunity for thousands of students to expand their horizons academically and culturally by studying at secondary schools in the US and UK. The second-oldest of our educational programs after the Evelyn Wrench Speaker Series, the SSE is at the heart of the ESU mission to use the English language to foster global understanding and goodwill through cultural and educational exchanges. Through this experience, students gain maturity, independence and global perspectives that benefit them in college and in their future careers.

For the first time since the pandemic, ten students crossed the pond to live and study during the 2021-2022 academic year in the United States and United Kingdom. In London, Dartmouth House again opened its doors to host an in-person Thanksgiving dinner for SSE students and in New York City, ESU National Headquarters welcomed visiting SSE students and alumni to tea. SSE UK and US alumni enjoyed connecting and sharing their experiences via Zoom during the SSE Autumn Alumni Town Hall.

Luard Morse Scholarships

The ESU Luard Morse Scholarship is a merit-based grant that provides up to $25,000 towards a semester of study at a British University. The scholarship is available to American students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the United States pursuing any discipline and has been awarded to students majoring in economics, philosophy, finance, mathematics, liberal arts and the sciences. Since the inaugural 1969-1970 academic year, 87 exceptional students have been awarded scholarships to study at eighteen universities including Oxford, Cambridge and the London School of Economics.

The 2021-2022 ESU Luard Morse Scholar George Pratt, a History and Religion Major at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, studied at the University of Manchester Spring Semester 2022. An avid debater, George was invited by the ESU of the Commonwealth to serve on a distinguished panel of judges for the Grand Final of the ESU-Churchill Public Speaking Competition at Churchill College, Cambridge in May.

2022 Consolidated Financial Report

Condensed Statement of Activities

July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022

This fiscal year 2022 financial presentation is the audited financial report of the consolidated ESU, including all 65 branches and national operations.

Investment Income allocated to Operations 
Earned Revenue
Speakers & Conferences 
Special Events (net of event expenses)
Grant Revenue
Other Revenue
Total Revenue
Total Revenue
Total Expenses
Program Services
Immigrant & Education Programs
Membership and Branch Services
Branch Events & Meetings & Communications
Speakers & Conferences
Total Program Expenses
Supporting Services
Management & General
Total Program Expenses
Total Expenses
Non-operating Items
Investment Return - National
Investment Return - Branches
Total Non-operating Items
Net Assets
Beginning of year as of 7/1/21
End of year as of 6/30/22
Change in Net Assets
Assets as of 6/30/2022
Cash and cash equivalents 
Investments held by National, at fair value
Investments held by Branches, at fair value
Headquarters building
Total Assets

* includes: certificates of deposit, accounts receivable, prepaid expenses and other assets, and office equipment (net of accumulated depreciation)

Liabilities & Net Assets
Liabilities and Net Assets
Accounts payable and accrued expenses
Paycheck Protection Program Loan payable
Capital lease payable
Total Liabilities
Net Assets
Without Donor Restriction
Investments in HQ building & equipment
Board designated
Total Net Assets w/o restriction
With donor restriction
Time and purpose restricted
Perpetual in nature
Total Net Assets w/ restriction
Total Liabilities & Net Assets
With Thanks to Our Donors

July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022

* Individuals who generously participated in the English-Speaking Union National Patron Program profiding unrestricted operating support to the ESU and its Branches.

‡ Deceased

Leadership Circle

$100,000 or more

Marietta & Andrew Romay Foundation

Visionaries' Society

$20,000 - $99,999

Mr. Donald A. Best*

Dr. Loveday Conquest and Mr. Fred Kleinschmidt*

The Starr Foundation

Dr. E. Quinn Peeper and Mr. Michael D. Harold*

Dr. Julia Churchill Van de Water*

Walter Hines Page Society

$10,000 - $19,999

ESU Atlanta Branch

Susan Ferris*

Ms. Karen Karpowich and Mr. Ian Calderon*

Mr. Darryl R. McCormick*

Dr. Laurence C. Morse and Ms. Pamela McKoin*

Mrs. Sarah Morgan Cuming Morse

Mrs. Elizabeth Deforest Scott* and Mr. Stanley Deforest Scott*+

Dr. Susan Robin Sinclair*

National Fellows

$5,000 - $9,999

Axe-Houghton Foundation

Dunning, Bartholow & Miller LLP

Henry E. Niles Foundation

The Jesse & Dorothy Hartman Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. Frederick London*

Mrs. David Jamison McDaniel*

ESU Richmond Branch

Mr. Jeffrey L. Schnabel *

World Education Services Inc. (WES)

Chairman's Circle

$2,500 - $4,999

Dr. Cheryl Albuquerque*

Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. Callahan*

Mr. and Mrs. Stewart B. Clifford*

The Joseph S. and Louise B. Rumbaugh Fund of the Community Foundation of Broward County

Dr. and Mrs. David A. Dooley*

Mr. Duane L. Hughes

Mrs. Barbara W. Hughes*

Mr. Duncan Karcher*

Mr. Keith W. Lerch* - In honor of Annabelle and Walter Lerch

Marken Family Trust

Mr. David Martinelli*

Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Mester

Ms. Bettie M. Miller*

Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Peterson*

PNC Foundation

Mrs. Natalie T. Pray/Malcolm S. Pray, Jr. Foundation*

Dr. and Mrs. George W. Ray III*

The Richard D. Donchian Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. Greg Rohan*

Mr. Noel Sloan*

Mr. Jeffrey Tennant and
Mr. Bruce L. Smith*

Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Wyndrum*

Vice Chairman’s Circle

$1,500 - $2,499

Ms. Jacqueline Abrams*

Ms. Mary Anne Barker

Mr. Timothy L. Fields and Mr. Chris Bergeaux*

Mr. and Mrs. F. David Grissett*

Mr. William B. Maschmeier*

Ms. Natalie Nimerala

ESU Princeton Branch

Mr. W. Barton Roe*

Mr. Daniel Rose

Dr. and Mrs. James Stark*

Mr. and Mrs. Bruce E. Thompson

President's Circle

$1,000 - $1,499

Mr. Randall C. Abrams

Mr. Geoffrey Bradfield

Mrs. Christine M. Brown*

ESU Central Florida Branch

Mr. Charles E. Clapp III*

Mr. and Mrs. Philip G. Cox*

Ms. Cynthia Fields and Mr. Lawrence Fields

Mr. William C. Fuller, Jr.

Edward and Julia Hansen Foundation

Mr. Brice Hoken

Dr. Jerry Huff*

Ms. Dana Ivey*

Mr. Simon Jones

Mrs. Joan Kahn

Robin Kemper, Esq.*

Mr. and Mrs. David Kepner*

Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Koenig*

Mr. and Mrs. H. Pettus LeCompte*

Mrs. Kathryn Lerch*

Mr. Benjamin Mester

Mr. Sean E. Mickens

Mrs. Donna M. Miller*

Mr. Stephen Murray, Jr.*

Mrs. Gloria Norris*

Prof. Clarke F. O’Reilly, Jr. and Ms. Ana Diaconu*

Mr. John J. Raffaeli Jr.*

Prof. Brian Abel Ragen, Ph.D.*

Mrs. Marie Lucia Renard

Ms. Sally Richards*

Dr. Jill Toliver Richardson*

Mr. Robert W. Robinson

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Roxe*

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Smarg*

Mr. and Mrs. Christopher St. Victor de Pihno*

Mr. and Mrs. Norman Volk

Mrs. Lucille C. Whitley*

Mrs. Catherine Windels

Mr. John Yarmick

National Sustainer

$750 - $999

Miss Barbara M. Deacon*

ESU Denver Branch

Mr. and Mrs. Bruce A. Gordon*

Ms. Karlee Hilliard*

Dr. and Mrs. Dentcho Ivanov*

Ms. Patricia Ann Moore*

Mrs. Ingrid Philbrick*

National Sponsor

$500 - $749

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bell III*

Mr. Rami Blair

Ms. Sandra Boyd and Mr. Fred Tucker*

Mr. Guy A. Bramble

Mr. and Mrs. Randy Brannen*

Dr. James B. Broadhurst*

Mrs. Cees Bruynes - In honor of Mrs. Natalie Pray

Mr. and Mrs. Dean Bunce*

Dr. John M. Carland

Mr. Matthew E. Cheek*

Mr. and Mrs. Anthony H. Cowan, FRAES*

Ms. Anne D. Crane*

Mrs. Jean H. Davison*

Mr. and Mrs. Robert V. Demarco*

Mr. and Mrs. Jean Paul Elard*

Mr. Tony Elms and Ms. Joyce Reehling*

Ms. Elizabeth R. Etoll*

Dr. Robert M. Franklin

ESU Greenwich Branch

Mr. Robert H. Gunn, Jr.*

Mr. and Mrs. Morris Hackney*

Ms. Nicole A. Halbreiner*

Mr. and Mrs. Paul D. Harrington*

Dr. Mark R. Harrison

Mr. Andrew Heath

Dr. Michael D. Hill

Mr. and Mrs. George O. Hillard, III*

Mr. and Mrs. Jack D. Horner*

Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Husson*

ESU Kentucky Branch

Ms. Annette S. Kirby*

Mrs. Gordon B. LeGrand*

Mr. Jeffrey C. Levy and Ms. Liz Lapidus*

Mr. Jonathan S. Linker

Mr. and Mrs. Thad Long*

Mrs. Elizabeth M. Loomis - In memory of Mrs. Richard Loomis

Dr. Thomas A. Mason and Ms. Christine H. Guyonneau*

Mr. and Mrs. Jacques Moore

Mr. and Mrs. Bennet Muse*

Mr. Gary S. Oaks*

Mr. Lawrence Raymond

Mr. and Mrs. Charles D. Reaves*

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Roberson*

Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Royce*

Mr. John Michael Thornton and Ms. Donna Altieri*

Mrs. Frederick W. Toohey*

Mr. Charles Urstadt and Mr. David Bernard*

Mr. and Mrs. Dan Van Horn

Dr. Suzy M. Wakefield and Mr. Jay S. Wakefield*

Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Webster*

Mr. and Mrs. James Wesner*

Ms. Lynne Wheat*

Prof. Elaine Orr Wise*

Mr. Richard C. Wolfe*

National Donor

$300 - $499

Mr. Robert Amott and Ms. Janice Flanagan*

Ms. Geraldine Backer*

Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Baring*

Ms. Sylvia Barnard*

Mr. Warren Bender*

Ms. Janifer Bennett*

Dr. Karen Blair-Brand*

Mr. and Mrs. and Mrs. John G.B. Boyd*

Ms. Virginia Brody*

Mrs. Bruce Burton*

Ms. Elizabeth Anne Buzzell, FRSA,ASA (Ret.)*

Mr. and Mrs. Carlyle Campbell*

Mr. Basil Carpenter and Mr. Bruce Haefner*

Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Caruso*

Mr. Delbert Chumley, Jr.*

Mrs. Elizabeth Clarke*

Dr. Rennie W. Culver and Ms. Beth Goddard*

Mr. and Mrs. Robert DeFer*

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Dendy*

Ms. Alta Devivo*

Dr. and Mrs. Charles Dupin*

Dr. and Mrs. James P. Fadely*

Mr. Peter D. Farnham and Ms. Barbara Walker*

Mrs. Sallie Van Pelt Feild*

Mr. and Mrs. Tench Forbes*

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas K. Freeman*

Mr. Alan D. R. Frese*

Ms. Susan J. Gerrity and Mr. Edward Taffel*

Dr. and Mrs. John L. Gordon, Jr.*

Mrs. Barbara N. Grant*

Mr. Paul Henry and Mr. Juan Castaneida-Merced*

Mrs. Patrice Hickox - In memory of Mrs. Catherine Dinehart

Mr. and Mrs. Paul F. Hoch*

Mr. Dennis Hummel*

Rev. and Mrs. Ernest E. Hunt*

Mr. Mark Hutchinson*

Ms. Alice J. Irby*

Mr. and Mrs. Drew Jardine*

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen B. Jeffries*

Mr. Allan D. Jergesen*

Mr. and Mrs. William Henry Jernigan*

Dr. and Mrs. William C. Johns*

Mr. William J.D. Jordan*

Ms. Marjorie T. Julian*

Mr. H. James Keats, Jr.*

Mr. and Mrs. Peter S. Kelley*

Mr. and Mrs. William F. Kemp*

Mrs. Taryn Kennedy and Ms. Gabriela Aragon*

Hon. James W. Kerr, Jr.*

Mrs. Lou C. Kerr*

Ms. Judith King*

Ms. Mary Kuppe*

Mrs. John Peter Labouisse*

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene W. Lausch*

Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Leak*

Ms. Sheila W. Leith*

Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Deane Leonard

Ms. Yvonne R. Leveque*

Dr. William M. Long*

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin G. Mackey*

Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Maddrey*

Prof. and Mrs. James Marrow*

Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. Martin*

Ms. Bonnie B. Matheson*

Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. McGowen, Sr.*

Ms. Jane McGuffin*

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. McLure*

Mr. and Mrs. Martin F. McNamara*

Dr. Christopher Medalis and Mr. Boyan Konstantinov*

Ms. Wendy Meyer*

Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Moock, Jr.*

Mr. and Mrs. Luther Moore*

Mrs. Jean Morris*

Mr. and Mrs. Clive Muncaster*

Ms. Susan Merritt Nelsen*

Mr. and Mrs. Rick C. Normand*

Mrs. Meredith Oates*

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Oliver*

Ms. Mary Elizabeth O’Neill and Mr. William W. Harkins*

Ms. A. B. Orthwein*

Mr. Peter Parsonson and Dr. Sarah Parsonson*

Ms. Julia Patterson*

Mr. Davidson A. Perry-Miller*

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Petrey, Jr.*

Mrs. Mary Alice Phelan*

Mr. Gordon Lee Pollock*

Mrs. Jean Bruce Poole*

Mr. Alexander Pope III and Dr. Karen Pope*

Mr. and Mrs. J. David Pugh*

Mr. Jonathan D. Rabinowitz*

Ms. Julia S. Rankin*

Dr. and Mrs. Donald J. Rosato*

Mr. and Mrs. James Ryan III*

Mr. and Mrs. John R. Sapp*

Mr. and Mrs. Claude Schlesinger*

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schulhoff*

Mr. and Mrs. Frederic W. Schwartz, Jr.*

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen G. Schweller*

Dr. and Mrs. Robert Sevier*

Ms. Nora H. Shepard*

Mr. and Mrs. George Smuga*

Mr. and Mrs. Harry C. Stahel*

Mrs. Valerie Stauffer*

Mr. and Mrs. R. Curtis Steele*

Ms. Judith Clouse Steelman*

Mr. and Mrs. Sainsbury L. Strack*

Dr. Austin Summer

Dr. Jane Sumner*

Ms. Denise Taylor*

Mr. Gifford Thomas*

Cedric W. Vogel, Esq.*

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Voss*

Ms. JoAnn Wallace*

Ms. Katherine K. Walls*

Mr. and Mrs. John L. Warden*

J. W. Thompson Webb, Esq.*

Ms. Linda G. Webb*

Dr. Peter D. Weigl

Ms. Barbara W. Weller*

Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Whedbee*

Dr. and Mrs. Henry P. Williams III*

Dr. and Mrs. James P. Wilson*

Ms. Ann Marie Winters*

Prof. Walter F. Wolf, III*

Mr. and Mrs. Philip Woollam*


$100 - $299

Abbot and Dorothy H. Stevens Foundation

Dr. Mary E. Alexander

ESU Austin Branch

Mr. Paul J. Barringer

Mr. and Mrs. David P. Bennett III

Mrs. Sylvia Bruton

Mr. Justin Bynum

Mr. David L. Calfee

Mr. and Mrs. Gary T. Capen

Mr. Guy B. Dixon

Mr. James M. Donohue

Mr. and Mrs. Adam M. Drimer

Mr. Gregg Edwards

Mr. Peter B. Elliott

Hon. Douglas Ginsberg and Ms. Dorothy S. Gray

Mr. W. Langley Granbery, Jr.

Cathy Denise Hampton, Esq.

Dr. Leigh Hansen and Mr. Ken Hansen

Mr. and Mrs. Wyatt R. Haskell

Ralph H. Henderson

Mr. Darrell W. Hill

Ms. Debbie Hill

Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Hollingsworth

Mr. Michael Jeffcoat

Mr. William Kennedy and
Ms. Allyn Rosser

Mr. Toby Khan

Ms. Daria Pace Lamb

Mr. Mark Lawhorn and Ms. Lynn Haff

Mr. Dane Greenwood Lemeris

Mr. and Mrs. Lanneau D. Lide, Jr.

Mr. Vitaly Margolin

Mr. and Mrs. Matthew McChesney

Ms. Janice D. McClure

Mr. Alfredo Medina

Mr. Hamilton Meserve

Ms. Concetta Miller

ESU Naples Branch

ESU New Orleans Branch

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Nitzken

Ms. Margaret O’Brien

Mr. Robert Redfield

Mr. Christopher W. Rogers

Mr. James F. Rogers

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Ross

Mr. Taylor Sharpe

Mr. and Mrs. David Shaw OBE

Mr. Adam D. Shephard

Mr. Bejan Shirvani

Mr. and Mrs. Steven J. Simons

Dr. Robert A. Stauffer

Mr. and Mrs. Donald B. Sweeney

Mr. Addison B. Thompson

Mr. Stephen Trachtenberg

Dr. Louise Valine PhD

Ms. Mary-Patricia Warneke

Ms. Sarah Elliston Weiner

Mr. Seth W. Whitaker

Ms. Anne J. Willis and Mr. David Teich

Dr. Asa G. Yancey


Less than $100

Mr. John W. Ager III

Ms. Susan Alter

Mr. and Mrs. Rob Andrejko

Mr. Robert Bauchner

Mrs. Tucker Blaine

Dr. Svetlana Bochman

Mr. Paul T. Boghosian

Mr. David B. Brawer

Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Bukovac

Mr. Tracy Campbell

Mr. and Mrs. Geoffrey Close - In honor of Dr. Henry (Phil) Williams III

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph A. Cohen

Ms. Jane Comer

Ms. Kathryn Cox

Mr. John C. Diamante

Mrs. Diane S. Dupin

Mr. John W. Ewell

Ms. Phyllis Feinberg

Mr. Michael George Freer

Ms. Jacqueline Gamble

Mrs. Ashley Ganz

Ms. Susan Hollis Garrett

Mrs. Pamela Grabczynski-Voss

Mr. Conrad E. Grundlehner and Dr. Marietta Grundlehner

Ms. Victoria Hairston

Ms. Christine L. Hilger - In memory of Mrs. Catherine Dinehart

Mr. David Hopkins

Mr. Thomas H. Huss

Ms. Marjorie L. Kennedy

Mr. Jennifer Larsen

Ms. Linda S. MacIntosh

Mr. Akm Mahfuzullah

Mr. Alan D. Maislen

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. McGowan

Mrs. Beata M. Newman Scarpulla

Dr. and Mrs. Donald M. Pattillo

Mrs. Rebecca Reynolds and Mr. Peter Reynolds

Dr. Ilan Riss and Ms. Belina Riss

Dr. Marilyn Moffat Salant

Ms. Martha Salper

Mr. William R. Sanders

Ms. Patricia L. Sayles

Ms. Cynthia Schroeder

Ms. Elizabeth A. Schultz

Ms. Bonnie Singer

Dr. Zinaida Taran

Mr. Eugene Tariq Thomas

Ms. Michelle Wagner

Ms. Casey Waltz

Mr. Jonathan Weinberger

Mr. Charles Eduardo Whitehead

Ms. Sarah L. Williams

Ms. Linda Zarnett

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