- Gene Wiley, President (Floris United Methodist Church)
- Richard Orth, Vice President (Good Shepherd Lutheran Church)
- Andrea Collette, Treasurer (St. John Neumann Catholic Community)
- Holly Hartge, Secretary (St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church)
- Steve Canner, Finance Officer (Shoreshim)
- Rachel Williams, Officer at Large (Holy Cross Lutheran Church)
- Patricia Rhoads, Store Manager (St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church)
- William Arey, Officer at Large (Herndon United Methodist Church)
Gene Wiley was elected President of the Board of Directors of The Closet in April 2016, having served as a Board member representing Floris United Methodist Church for several years prior to being elected. He is a retired government attorney – licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia. His government service focused on advising auditors and investigators in eliminating waste, fraud, and abuse in the Postal Service. He started his professional career working as a merchandise manager for The Hecht Company and the J.C. Penney Company.
Richard Orth was a social psychologist and a project management consultant for business systems implementation and for managing research projects in a variety of disciplines. Retired after a stroke, he worked as a preschool teacher for Laurel Learning Center in Reston. He serves on the Board of Directors of Homeless Animals Rescue Team (HART). Dick is a long-time member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and currently works on Community Services Ministries and Congregational Care. Dick is an Elder at Good Shepard Lutheran Church. He has served on The Closet board for a number of years as a representative of Good Shepherd.
Andrea Collette is a member of St. John Neumann congregation. She has her MBA and is a Certified Public Accountant. Andrea is retired after working for years as the controller for a government contractor.
Holly Hartge has been a member of The Closet Board of Directors for 11 years representing St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Herndon. A liberal arts major, Holly’s career was in education. Now semi-retired, Holly is active in many non-profit organizations in the area. A graduate of Leadership Fairfax, Holly sees The Closet as a vital partner in the well being of the Greater Herndon Community. She is focusing her efforts on developing volunteers at The Closet.
Stephen Canner is a member of Shoreshim and serves as chair of the Finance Committee. Stephen earned a Ph.D. in Economics from Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. He enjoyed a 30-year career at the U.S. Treasury, International Affairs, Vice President for the U.S. Council for International Business, and adjunct Professor at American University. He is active in community affairs including class help for primary school students in mathematics, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute for senior education, and Co-President of Shoreshim.
Officer at Large
Rachel Williams is a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Herndon and has served on the Board since 2018. She has had a variety of careers in both the profit and non-profit worlds, but finds the greatest reward in volunteering. In addition to serving as an at-large member on the Executive Committee, Rachel oversees the college scholarship program for The Closet.
Officer at Large
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Pat Rhoads lives in Herndon and is a member of St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church. She has been active in the Herndon community, the Herndon Rotary, Dulles Area Chapter of AARP, The Closet and many other local civic organizations. Her professional career over the years includes positions in retail management and experience with a variety of businesses and corporations. Pat looks forward to applying her time, talent, skills, dedication and energy to helping The Closet reach its fullest potential while serving the Herndon community.