President, John Moore:
1988, B.A. Sociology: I have been elected as the new President of the Nation's Capital Chapter of the Ohio Alumni Association. I have served on the OAA board for eight years, including the last six as the Sports Committee Chairman. I am excited to take on this new and challenging role. It is my hope to move this Chapter forward and continue to grow in the coming years. With the help of the other board members listed below, I think we can do great things and have a great time doing it.  I want this Chapter to be interactive, so if you have any ideas for events, suggestions for ways to make things better, or just to say hello, I am always available at I look forward to meeting many of you and hope I can do my best to serve this Chapter to the best of my ability.

Vice President, Lauren Vollberg 2008:
2008 B.S. Meteorology: I am the newly elected Vice President of the Nation’s Capital Chapter. I’m a Washington D.C. area native and I currently reside in Germantown, MD. I recently served as Social Chair on the chapter board for 4 years and I look forward to working more with John and the alumni association in this new leadership role. Since we live in our Nation’s Capital, we have many exciting and interactive events to take advantage of in our own neighborhoods. Whether it’s getting together to visit the Smithsonian, or to “stand up and cheer” for the Bobcats at Penns Quarter, or going to see a live show at the Kennedy Center, the possibilities are endless. I look forward to meeting all of you and hearing your suggestions for chapter-hosted events.

Treasurer, Whitney Pesek 2009:
2009 B.A. Sociology/Pre-law: I am the newly elected Treasurer of the Nation’s Capital Chapter. I’m an Athens native (a.ka. townie) and I currently reside in Washington, DC. I look forward to meeting all of you and working together to make the Nation's Capital Chapter the best Ohio Alumni Association. 

Secretary, Amanda Janice 2010:
2010 B.A. Political Science and 2012 Master of Public Administration: I am your newly elected Secretary of the Nation’s Capital Chapter so I look forward to engaging with all of you in-person and on social media! We’re excited to look into new ways to involve the many alumni in the DC metro area so stay tuned for events and opportunities to meet other Bobcats.

Jim Jolley

​The Nation's Capital Chapter was started in the mid-1980's by several Bobcat Alumni, and has grown to nearly 4,000 alumni stretching across the Mid-Atlantic region from Southern PA & Baltimore all the way down through DC and Northern Virginia

The chapter is run by a volunteer Board of Directors consisting of a President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Webmaster (see below for bios on our current Board leaders). At its meetings the Board strives to plan events for a broad range of interests; past activities have included sporting events, alumni sports teams, happy hours, cultural events, volunteer activities, and wine-tasking tours of Northern Virginia vineyards. 
Local alumni support by giving of their time and expertise, backed by the Ohio Alumni Association.If you are interested in joining the Board or supporting chapter events, please reach out to Chapter President, John Moore (