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.”