Purple Line NOW! Board of Directors
President: Ralph Bennett
Bennett Frank McCarthy Architects, Inc.
Vice President: Gregory Sanders
Treasurer: Tina Slater
Secretary: Nancy Soreng
League of Women Voters of Montgomery County
Washington, DC Building and Construction Trades Council
Chesapeake Regional Director, Clean Water Action
Washington Area Bicyclist Association
Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce
Takoma/Langley Crossroads Development Authority, Inc.
Greater Bethesda-Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce
ATU Local 689
Greater Silver Spring Chamber of Commerce
Patrick Wojahn, Mayor, City of College Park, Maryland
Ex-officio Board Members/Staff
Note: PLN has a policy that elected officials above the Municipal level cannot serve on the Board of Directors. However, we want to work closely with our elected governments at both the County and State levels and created the ex-officio category to improve communication with these officials.
Montgomery County Council Member
Montgomery County Council Member (at large)
Staff to Councilmember George Leventhal
(Former) Prince George's County Council
Resident, Montgomery County
We thank our many past members of our Board for their work in support of the Purple Line. Two stand out for special recognition as founders:
- Harry Sanders (2003-10; President, 2007-10), cofounder of the Action Committee for Transit.
- Webb Smedley (2003-10; Chair, 2007-10), Woodside, Silver Spring.