Ensign Resigns as VPIS Chief, Following Gardner’s Resignation as CBC Boss

Citizen volunteer heads of the City of Falls Church’s two most venerable, storied and influential civic organizations have both resigned this posts in the past week. Karl Ensign, long-time Falls Church civic activist, has announced his resignation as president of the Village Preservation and Improvement Society (VPIS), the News-Press learned today. His decision followed by days the word of the resignation of Deb Gardner as president of the Citizens for a Better City (CBC).

In a statement, Ensign said, “I have been reflecting on my available time and commitments. Regretfully, I feel I must resign from the VPIS Board along with my seat as President. Between personal commitments and work, I have reached the conclusion that at this point in time I simply cannot give this volunteer position the time and attention you all deserve. I have spoken with Mike Volpe on the subject and he is willing to convene the September meeting.”