Executive Council

  • George Brenkert, President
    Professor of Business Ethics Emeritus and former Director of the Program in Business Ethics,
    McDonough School of Business
  • Bruce Douglass, Vice-President, maintains the web site
    Associate Professor Emeritus, former Chair of the Department of Government, and Dean of the Faculty,
    Georgetown College 
  • John Pierce, Secretary
    University Registrar from 1984 to 2016; currently Registrar Emeritus and special assistant to the Provost with responsibility for academic ceremonies
  • Mary Anne Mahin, Treasurer
    Formerly Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Heidi Byrnes, Learning Community Program Coordinator
    George M. Roth Distinguished Professor of German Emerita, Department Chair, and Vice President for
    Academic Affairs
  • Martha Swanson, Membership Coordinator
    Former Director of the Center for Student Programs (now the Center for Student Engagement)
  • Richard Bates, Benefits Liaison Chair
    Professor of Chemistry Emeritus, former Department Chair and President of the Faculty Senate
  • Mary Lee Giblon-Sheahan, Events Coordinator
  • Bill Licamele, Medical School Liaison 
    Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics Emeritus and Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, School of Medicine
  • Sara Hager, Past President, Advisor to the EXCO


GUARFS Executive Council welcomes:

Bill Licamele, who will be serving as GUARFS' liaison with the Medical School. A graduate of Georgetown College and a long-time member of the Medical School faculty, he specialized in pediatric and adolescent psychiatry.