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
Sharon Burk is a New Jersey native who came to DC for college and has been here for about four years. She came to the HPA through online engagement and was an early member of the DC chapter. Sharon is a proud Slytherin who enjoys cheering on the US National Soccer Teams, and saw Star Wars twice on the day it came out in theaters.
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.