Sonali Kumar was raised in San Diego, Calif. After attending a few Quaker meetings, she did a year of Quaker Voluntary Service, working at Friends General Conference. Now she works with domestic violence victims in Las Cruces, N.M., as part of Border Servant Corps, and attends Las Cruces Meeting.
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Karen Tibbals is a consultant to the pharmaceutical industry and one of the founding conveners of the emerging Quakers and Business Group. She holds a master’s in Quaker studies from Earlham School of Religion.
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Trevor Johnson is the editorial fellow at Friends Journal through Quaker Voluntary Service’s second-year Alumni Fellows program. Do you know someone we should interview? Reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted in: Almost Quaker, Let's Grow Together
Clark—Marie DuBois Clark, 92, on August 10, 2014. Marie was born on December 10, 1921, in upstate New York. She met her future husband, Robert Clark, at Poughkeepsie (N.Y.) Meeting. She and Bob moved to Ashland, Va., … Read the rest
Cummings—Frank Edson Cummings, on his 76th birthday, in Eugene, Ore., from acute myeloid leukemia, surrounded by his family. He was born on February 19, 1940, in Berkeley, Calif., to Beryl Snell and Roger Cummings and lived as … Read the rest
Hempel—Matthew David Hempel, 42, suddenly, on February 14, 2016, in Marlton, N.J. Matt was born on April 3, 1973, in Crosswicks, N.J. He attended Moorestown Friends School and graduated from high school in 1992 in Duxbury, Mass., and from … Read the rest
Mason—Barbara Paine Mason, 92, on March 26, 2016, in Abington, Pa., following a series of strokes. Barbara was born on August 26, 1923, in Buffalo, N.Y., to Louise Morse Hill and Walter Thomas Paine. She grew up … Read the rest
Olmstead—Shirley Marie Bramkamp Olmstead, 97, on July 29, 2015, in Centennial, Colo. Shirl was born on April 13, 1918, in Cincinnati, Ohio. After her graduation from Columbia University, she and her husband, Paul Olmstead, worked for American … Read the rest