Upper Potomac Chapter - MOAA

Last updated 5/15/2023
Address 2116 Carroll Creek View Ct
City, State, Zip Frederick, MD 21702-5901
Meeting Time monthly
Meeting Place Various Locations
Council Website http://www.mdmoaa.org/
Basic information
Address 2116 Carroll Creek View Ct
City, State, Zip Frederick, MD 21702-5901
Meeting Time monthly
Meeting Place Various Locations
Council Website http://www.mdmoaa.org/
Information President Membership Chair Webmaster
Name Guy F Everhart Dr. Hugh M McIlroy Jr. Gerard Schumeyer
Component USN USMC USA
Retirement Status RET RET RET
Phone Number (301)471-4962 (717) 785-1059 (301) 696-1191
Email Address gfeverhart@gmail.com germac03@gmail.com theschumeyers@comcast.net
Name Guy F Everhart
Service USN
Component USN
Retirement Status RET
Phone Number (301)471-4962
Email Address gfeverhart@gmail.com
Name Dr. Hugh M McIlroy Jr.
Rank LtCol
Service USMC
Component USMC
Retirement Status RET
Phone Number (717) 785-1059
Email Address germac03@gmail.com
Name Gerard Schumeyer
Rank COL
Service USA
Component USA
Retirement Status RET
Phone Number (301) 696-1191
Email Address theschumeyers@comcast.net


The mission of our Chapter, as contained in the preamble of our constitution and by-laws, are the same as the purpose of National MOAA to include the following: * To create harmony and a spirit of camaraderie among all retired officers and the uniformed services of the United States through an organized program of social and fraternal activities to accomplish the National aims and our local purposes.

Information on Joining the Chapter

To be a member of the Upper Potomac Chapter, you must be a member of the national MOAA organization. If you are already a MOAA member, you may obtain the Chapter membership application by contacting the Chapter Membership Chair at germac03@gmail.com or bytelephone at (717) 785-1059. Upper Potomac Chapter dues are $20/year. We also offer a Lifetime Chapter membership for $150. If you are not a member of MOAA, you may join MOAA by visiting their website at www.moaa.org. Eligibility for MOAA membership includes: active duty, former, retired, Reserve and National Guard commissioned and warrant officer and cadets and midshipmen of the uniformed services - Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Space Force, Coast Guard, Public Health Service, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - and their surviving spouses (membership is available for surviving spouses of eligible officers).

Chapter Activities

Chapter activities include regularly scheduled board meetings, general membership meetings and luncheons, annual picnic, and service projects to benefit our men and women in uniform and our communities at large. Our premier service project is sponsorship of an annual golf scramble, the proceeds of which go to an organization serving our active duty, Reserve and National Guard, and veterans. Other projects include support to the Fort Detrick Chapel food bank, a sponsored trap shoot for wounded warriors, as well as service activities by individual members in their respective communities, e.g. Veterans Day speakers. We publish a bi-monthly newsletter to keep members apprised of Chapter affairs, upcoming events, and important legislative information. We also maintain an email distribution list for members with email.

Legislative Issues

The Upper Potomac Chapter supports the MOAA national legislative agenda. We are also actively support the Maryland Council of Chapters in various state veterans' issues. We have legislative affairs representatives to monitor and report on the legislative activities impacting our membership

General Information

Our Chapter Newsletter is typically sent out a month before our functions with specific information on the activities, directions, time & place, reservation forms and RSVP information. The Newsletter will also contain a calendar of events for the entire year to facilitate future planning. If you are qualified for membership, live in our area, and are interested in finding out more about our Chapter, please contact our Membership Chair at germac03@gmail.com or at (717) 785-1059. He will send you our current Newsletter and Chapter information. We would love to have you become a member of the Upper Potomac Chapter. You will find that we are committed to our membership, communities, and the MOAA ideals.

About Our Chapter

The Upper Potomac Chapter was chartered on June 26, 1971 and includes membership from Frederick, Washington and Allegany counties, Maryland; Berkeley and Jefferson counties, West Virginia; and Franklin County, PA. The Chapter has 88 members, and although small, we are very active. In 2021 the Chapter was awarded MOAAÃ 5-Star Level of Excellence Award for the seventh year in a row. and the the 15th consecutive year of being recognized as a 4 or 5 Star Chapter.