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ABOUT US

 
Mission
The mission of Silver Spring Village is to build and sustain a supportive network of neighbors helping neighbors remain in their own homes and be engaged in their community as they age.  

Service Area
Our Village service area is ZIP code 20910, encompassing Silver Spring's commercial core and the neighborhoods that surround it.  Residents of that area may join as Full or Associate Members.  On a case-by-case basis, we also accept as Full Members people who live very close to 20910.  Associate Membership is available regardless of ZIP code.

Governance and Leadership
Silver Spring Village, Inc. was incorporated in Maryland as a non-profit charitable organization on June 29, 2012.  We adopted our bylaws, conflict of interest policy, and elected our first board of directors and officers in April 2013.  In September 2013, the Internal Revenue Service designated Silver Spring Village a charitable, tax-exempt [501(c)(3)] organization.  
 
Residents of various close-in Silver Spring neighborhoods serve on a volunteer basis on the board of directors and on the board's committees.  Our (part-time) Executive Director develops strategies and plans and, together with our (part-time) Director of Volunteer Services and many volunteers, ensures their implementation. 

Staff

      
Debbie Billet-Roumel
Executive Director
Vanessa Ripps
Director of Volunteer Services
  

Officers and Board of Directors

 
                         
Tony Sarmiento    Peggy Gervasi   Martine Brizius   Sue Decker
President Vice President Secretary Treasurer
                          
                      Leslie Hansley Gary Klauber Claire Maklan Anne McHenry


                       
Vern McLendon Darren Vieira
Mary Ann Zimmerman
Our Board Directors, all long-time residents of Silver Spring, live throughout the neighborhoods of our service area, zip code 20910:  Woodside, Forest Glen Park, Park HillsSeven Oaks-Evanswood, Woodside Park, Sligo Park Hills, Rock Creek Forest, Woodside, and The Blairs.