Office Location and Hours
The PALS office is located at Dunwoody United Methodist Church at 1548 Mount Vernon Road in Dunwoody, GA 30338. Enter from Mt. Vernon Road by the lower level Chapel building entrance on the left (west) side of the main building. Take the sidewalk towards the main building, and bear right through the door marked PALS. The office is the first room on the left. Normal business hours are 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Voice mail telephone messages may be left (770) 698-0801.

Email: email address

To contact the PALS desk at the class session location call cell phone number (770) 910-4182.

Message Board
For comments, recommendations, ideas for new or repeat courses, or to provide information or messages to the officers by e-mail:

To the PALS President, Bill Berger, click HERE  

For more information about PALS , click HERE


The PALS organization is staffed by a board of directors, an advisory council, other volunteers and office support. PALS draws its many volunteers from the PALS members who attend PALS classes and from the community at large.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS: The PALS board of directors has 15 members including the officers of PALS, committee chairpersons, and a representative from the clergy of the affiliates.

The officers of PALS are:
            Bill Berger, president
            Dot Cowan, vice president
            Pat Croxton, treasurer
            Sheila Knox, corresponding secretary           

The Program committee plans the Lunch 'n Learn sessions. Committee members obtain the speakers and instructors from academia, government agencies, businesses, civic and religious groups, health care organizations, and individuals - all of whom are also volunteers.

The Finance committee is responsible for financial matters. Pat Croxton, treasurer.

The Religious/Civic/Corporate Affiliates committee is responsible for the support of affiliate congregations, civic organizations, and corporations, and prospective new affiliates.

ADVISORY COUNCIL: Representatives of PALS affiliates are the active communication links between PALS and the Affiliate organizations that support PALS. The affiliate council meets quarterly at the end of the quarterly class session.

OTHER VOLUNTEERS: Active volunteers assist with PALS Lunch 'n Learn sessions and other community services.

OFFICE SUPPORT: PALS employs one office support staff member. Lee Smith.

FINANCES: The sources of income to PALS include the fees from the registrants to the PALS Lunch 'n Learn sessions, affiliate donations, and individual donations. Affiliate congregations furnish class rooms for the quarterly sessions, meeting rooms, the PALS office, and other services.

PALS is a non-profit corporation classified as a 501 c(3) organization. Donations to PALS are tax-deductible.

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