CHAPTER ORGANIZER: MARIEKA COBER
Marieka Cober is a proud Gryffindor who graduated from American University. She is originally from Pennsylvania and currently works in disability rights. As a passionate Marauders enthusiast, she loves being active in the Harry Potter fandom through wizard rock and activism. When not having detail-oriented discussions and debates about HP, she enjoys figure skating and musical theatre.
DIRECTOR OF MEMBER ENGAGEMENT: DANIELLE TERNES
Danielle Ternes grew up in Colorado and Saudi Arabia before moving to DC for college. She’s been here ever since and currently works as a graphic designer. A proud Hufflepuff, Danielle likes baking, taking care of her plant children, and making pygmy puffs.
DIRECTOR OF LOGISTICS: JULIE PFLAGER
Julie has lived and worked in D.C. for four years as a children’s librarian. Originally from Pennsylvania, she has lived lots of places in-between both in and out of the United States. She has been a member of HPA for a year and is very excited to be able to help organize all of the awesome things we’re going to do this year! A proud Hufflepuff she enjoys running, reading and eating peanut butter.
DIRECTOR OF FINANCE: BEVERLEY McGAUGHAN
Beverley McGaughan was born in New Jersey but spent most of her childhood in Europe before moving to the DC area in 2000. She is a proud Ravenclaw who found the HPA through Nerdfighteria after watching John and Hank’s educational channel, Crash Course. Though environmental activism is her priority, she is excited to be a part of all the HPA’s amazing campaigns, from Accio Books to Protego. Beverley enjoys most nerdy things, outdoor activities, and will never say ‘no’ to a cup of tea.