We are glad to introduce you to our QVS board members. Click on the photos to learn more.

Keith Harvey
American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)

Keith HarveyKeith B. Harvey (he/him) is the Regional Director for the Northeast Region of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), a position he has held since 1992. The American Friends Service Committee is a Quaker Peace and Social Justice multi-issue organization, working on Peace, Economic justice, Immigrant rights and Healing/Criminal Justice issues with a new focus on climate and environmental justice in the US and overseas. Keith has used popular education methodologies to facilitate many different workshops, such as non- violence trainings (Help Increase the Peace program) Criminal Justice history, and Inter-national Debt and the IMF/World Bank.

Before coming to AFSC, Keith spent nine years in low and moderate-income property development and management. Keith currently sits on the Massachusetts Peace Action Board, he previously sat on and chaired the Louis D Brown Peace Institute Board of Directors, sat on the Philadelphia Planning committee for the US Social Forum, and works with the MA Poor Peoples Campaign coordinating committee.

Campo Larrick (they/he)
Chapel Hill Friends Meeting

Campo Larrick

Campo Larrick (they/he) grew up in Chapel Hill, North Carolina (on Occaneechi-Saponi land) where they graduated from Carolina Friends School in 2017. They completed a Bachelor’s in Social Work at Warren Wilson College before joining the 2021-22 Quaker Voluntary Service year in Boston, where they worked at the Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center. They also completed AFSC’s Emerging Leaders for Liberation program in 2022. They deepened their Quaker faith in the 2022-23 NEYM Nurturing Faithfulness cohort as well as in Pendle Hill's 2023 Spring Term. They are currently honored to serve as a spiritual anchor for the 2024 Quaker Coalition for Uprooting Racism. Campo is a grateful member of Chapel Hill Friends Meeting and will join Master of Divinity program at Earlham School of Religion in Fall 2024. Campo enjoys running in the woods, watching old movies, and sharing coffee with their abuelita at breakfast each day. They are delighted to remain involved with QVS and to support staff and Fellows in building a world that values community and justice.

Allison Letts
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting

Allison Letts (she/her) came to Quakerism at Haverford College, where she was an active member of The student Quaker Community. During her time in QuaC, she served as a member of Nurture and Care Committee and as a Co-Clerk. Following her time at Haverford, Allison was a member of the founding class in QVS Atlanta, where she taught preschool. In 2013, she joined the staff of Friends General Conference in the Development department. She’s currently a Salesforce consultant at ACF Solutions. Allison has been active in the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Young Adult Friends Community and worshiped with West Philadelphia Friends Meeting. She recently moved to Chicago with her partner, QVS Philly alum Trevor Johnson.

Kate Monahan TREASURER
New England Yearly Meeting

Kate Monahan (she/her) is from Connecticut and grew up attending New Haven Friends Meeting (New England Yearly Meeting). She graduated from Haverford College with degrees in History and Spanish, and particularly enjoyed spending a summer as an intern at the Casa de los Amigos in Mexico City. Kate is a QVS alum and also participated in the QVS Alumni Fellowship program. After being hired full-time by her QVS Alumni Fellowship site placement, Friends Fiduciary, she spent four years coordinating Friends Fiduciary's shareholder engagement program, advocating for improved corporate environmental, social, and governance policies and practices, and bringing Friends Fiduciary's unique perspective as Quaker investors to Wall Street. She now works as a Director of Shareholder Advocacy for Trillium Asset Management, a socially responsible investment firm based in Boston. Kate also serves on New England Yearly Meeting's Friends Camp Committee and the Haverford College Corporation. She cares deeply about the experience of young adults in Quaker spaces and is excited to bring her perspective as an alum to the QVS board. In her spare time, she enjoys birdwatching, baking bread, and playing The Sims.

Damon Motz-Storey 
Inter-Mountain Yearly Meeting

Damon Motz-Storey
(they/them) is a life-long Friend living in Portland, Oregon where they work as Director of the Sierra Club Oregon Chapter. In the Quaker world, Damon represented the Quaker congregations they grew up in (Mountain View Friends / Inter-Mountain Yearly Meeting) at the 6th World Gathering of Friends in Nakuru, Kenya in 2012 as well as to the governing body of the Friends Committee on National Legislation. They served a term on the American Friends Service Committee board and are an active member of the Corporation of Haverford College (where they earned a bachelor's in 2016). Quaker Voluntary Service is what brought Damon to Portland in 2016 and introduced them to a career and community in environmental justice advocacy. It has been an honor and a privilege to serve two terms on the Quaker Voluntary Service board including a term as presiding clerk. Damon considers their Quaker spirituality to be fundamental to their community, their activism, their art, and their sense of identity and self.

Elise Riley
New England Yearly Meeting

Elise Riley (she/her) is from Philadelphia, PA where she grew up attending Germantown Friends Meeting. She graduated from Haverford College with a degree in Linguistics. Elise is a QVS alum who served during the 2016-2017 program year in Atlanta. After attending Simmons University for graduate school, she has worked as an archivist for New England Yearly Meeting, MIT, and Harvard University. Now she is an Accessioning Archivist at Yale University. In her spare time, Elise enjoys reading, baking, and overanalyzing pop culture.

Mary Ellen Shaw
 Twin Cities Friends Meeting

Mary Ellen Shaw has been a member of Twin Cities Friends Meeting in St. Paul, Minnesota for close to 50 years. She is active in Northern Yearly Meeting as well, currently serving as Clerk of the NYM Ministry and Nurture Committee.
Her involvement with Quaker Voluntary Service began more than two years before the first program cohort arrived in the Twin Cities in 2018, as part of a planning committee that started the local discernment process in 2015, putting in our application in 2016. Mary Ellen has a Masters in Religious Studies from Uni
ted Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities.

Mary Ellen Shaw

She taught courses in the field for several decades as a part-time adjunct at Metropolitan State University, while completing a Ph.D. in American Studies and working full-time in student affairs at the University of Minnesota. She retired from both roles four years ago. She has clerked the Minneapolis/St. Paul QVS Local Support Committee for several years.

Benjamin Warnke CLERK
Brooklyn Monthly Meeting

Benjamin has served as the Clerk of the Board of Brooklyn Friends School and Penington Friends House and as a board member of Mary McDowell Friends School and the American Friends Service Committee. 

Benjamin WarnkeHe currently serves on the finance committee of the Friends Council on National Legislation.  Benjamin is a principal of Alembic Community Development, a community development firm with offices in New York City and New Orleans.  Ale

mbic develops supportive and affordable housing and arts, educational and primary care facilities in partnerships with nonprofit organizations and community residents.  He and his wife Tammy Pittman live in Brooklyn, New York. They are the doting parents of two grown daughters, Lily and Eve.  Benjamin is a member of Brooklyn Monthly Meeting.

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