2022-23 Board of Directors

1 year ago

Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote on the most recent Board of Directors ballot. This year there was a significant increase in members who stepped up and put their name in the hat for the nine open positions.

Lonny LeGrand Jr., President
1981-1983

Scott Sengenberger, Vice President
2000-2002

Larry Seaton, Treasurer
1970-1971

Ruth Robinson, Secretary
2015-2017

Gavin McIlvenna, Past President
1997-1998

Jamie Goebel, Director/Quartermaster
1997-1999

Andrew Thomas, Director
1990-1991

Jeffery Stitzel, Director
1988-1990

Paul Basso, Director
2000-2004, 2015-2017

Carnell Nettles, Director
1983-1984

SFC Jason Hickman, 39th Sergeant of the Guard
2012-2016, 2021-Present

Did you know?

The officers of The Society shall be the Immediate Past President, President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. These officers shall comprise the Executive Council (ExC) of the Board of Directors (BoD).

The ExC shall exercise day-to-day management of the Society between meetings of the BoD or membership. It shall meet at each Biennial Meeting and be chaired by the President.

Members of the ExC will not be required to chair a standing or special committee but may volunteer to chair or serve on a standing or special committee pending the approval of the President.

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