2019 STANDING COMMITTEES
The Finance Committee shall consist of not less than five and not more than seven Active or Life members. They shall approve or authorize the Secretary or Treasurer to approve all bills for payment. The committee shall audit the accounts of the Treasurer, Secretary or any other committee which handles or has had funds allotted to it upon request by the President or the Board and upon such audits being completed shall report the same in writing to the Board Of Governors upon demand by the Board. It shall counsel with the Board of Governors on the conversion of League funds into Government or other securities.
Co-Chairman - GRAHAM PUTNAM
Ron Burback John Hanschen Donnie Massie Peter Kasin Mary Chris Smith
The House Committee shall consist of at least five and not more than ten members of the organization. It shall have charge of the club rooms; prepare any house rules deemed necessary by it and upon their formation submit such rules to the Board of Governors for approval; it shall report all infractions or violations of House rules to the Board of Governors. The Committee will provide or arrange for appropriate events and entertainment for the League. This committee shall do all things within its power to make the club rooms as comfortable and well maintained as possible.
Chairperson: BOB THORSON
Tim Balster Patty Grillion Dave Jaros Jeff Lapin
PRESS (3-5), PUBLICITY-WEBSITE
The Press Committee shall consist of at least three and not more than five members, the Secretary of the League shall at all times be a member of such committee. It's duties shall consist of publicizing all matters important to the League through the press, radio, internet, or other appropriate media. No member of the organization shall communicate or release any information pertaining to its affairs unless such release is first approved by the Press Committee.
Chairperson: CINDY HENNING
Andrew Hanschen Tom Powell
The Cemetery Committee shall consist of at least five members and not more than ten members of the organization. Its duties shall be to visit Showmen's Rest for the purpose of seeing to the proper upkeep thereof and to make recommendations from time to time as to its beautification and improvement. It shall render special reports as demanded by the Board of Governors.
Chairman: RICK HANEY
Patty Grillion Dave Jaros Bill Johnson
Jeff Lapin Bob Thorson
BUILDING (5-7) Committee
The Building Committee shall consist of not less than five members or more than seven members whose duties shall be to help maintain, repair and oversee that the building is in good repair.
Chairmen: BILL JOHNSON & PAUL KASIN
Ben Pickett Robert Thorson
SCHOLARSHIP Committee (7-11)
The Scholarship Committee shall consist of at least seven and no more than eleven members of the organization who will meet to review and award scholarships to the applicants who have applied for a scholarship. This committee shall have the sole discretion to set policies and standards for the awarding of scholarships and to insure those guidelines are fairly and consistently adhered to. The committee will have authority to authorize reasonable levels of scholarship awards annually, taking into account funds raised, interest and appreciation earned and the long-term best interests of the League.
Chairpersons: LORELEI SCHOENDIENST & BILL JOHNSON
Christopher Atkins Lisa Cummings Barry Jamieson
Peter Kasin Wayne Kunz Renate Skinner Andrew Schoendienst
LONG RANGE PLANNING (8-15) (AKA Capital Preservation Committee)
This Committee shall consist of at least eight and no more than 15 members of the organization and will be chosen from different geographic areas of the United States and Canada to represent the interests of the League and of that particular area. They will meet at least annually to evaluate the overall long-term structure, benefits, and direction of the League. The President, Secretary, and Treasurer shall also be members of this committee.
Chairman: RON BURBACK
CONVENTION (5-11) (& EXHIBITOR’S LOUNGE)
This committee shall consist of not less than five or more than eleven members who will meet to plan and prepare for the Annual Convention, Meetings, the Banquet and Ball, The Exhibitor's Lounge (Trade Show) and any other activities during the convention. The President and Secretary will also be members of this committee. Each Vice President will nominate a member to serve on this committee.
Chairwoman: CINDY HENNING
Andrew Hanschen Larry Moyers Steve Pegg
Brandon Petree Russ Scott
2019 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
The Executive Committee shall consist of the President, First Vice President, Second Vice President, Third Vice President, Treasurer and the two immediate past presidents. The purpose of the Executive Committee is to provide leadership to the Board and the League and to make recommendations to the Board of Governors.
Chairman: ANDY SCHOENDIENST
Mary Chris Smith Robert Thorson Patrick Jamieson
Guy Leavitt Debbie Powers
There is hereby created a nominating committee which shall consist of eleven in number. It shall be composed of four members of the Board of Governors to be elected by it and give members to be elected by the Body from the Body, such elections to be held on the date of the League's annual meeting as is provided for by the League's Constitution. The two immediate past presidents living shall automatically become members of the Nomination Committee and shall have the absolute duty of servicing thereon. The immediate past President will serve as Chair, the prior past President as Vice-Chair. In the event of death or disability of either or both of such past president and they or either of them shall not be ale to attend, then the last past president in the inverse order of their service in such office, shall be appointed to serve in the place and stead of one, both or either of such two past presidents. The deliberations of such committee shall be secret and no member thereof shall divulge his or her action or action of any other member or members of such committee, to any person or and violations of this provision shall subject the violator to punishment by the Board of Governors. The Board of Governors and the Body shall each select an alternate member of the Nominating Committee. The duties of said alternate members shall be to sit in on the meeting of said Nominating Committee and to participate in its deliberations only in the event some regular member of the said Nominating Committee is unable to serve, providing however that there shall always be not more than four members of the Board of Governors and five members of the Body and two Past Presidents participating in actions of this committee.
Chairman: GUY LEAVITT Vice-Chair: Debbie Powers
Mike Featherston, Jr.
Courtney Thorson (alternate)
Paul Kasin (alternate)**
2019 PRESIDENTIAL COMMITTEES
BANQUET & BALL
Chairwoman: LORELEI SCHOENDIENST
Chris Atkins Kristin Atkins Joe Burum Lisa Cummings
Chris Lopez Audrey Poole Annie Shugart Mary Chris Smith
Chairmen: PETER KASIN & DONNIE MASSIE III
Tim Balster Jean Brake Rick Haney Patty Grillion
Sue Hamilton David Jaros Andrew Schoendienst
HALL OF HONOR
Chairpersons: CAROLYN HANSCHEN & AL DERUSHAJeff Blomsness Bill Johnson Brandon Petree
Chairman: RON PORTERCody Cashman Marc Janas Jeff Lapin Trampas Porter
Andrew Schoendienst Patrick Sheridan Bob Thorson
Chairpersons: TRACY BURBACK & BEVERLY BURBACK
Father John Vakulskas Patty Sullivan Holly Swartz
WAYS & MEANS
Chairman: LORELEI SCHOENDIENST
Suzie Corl Mike Featherson Andrew Hanschen Patrick Jamieson
Chris Lopez Debbie Powers Mary Christ Smith
Chairman: RICK HANEY
Chris Atkins John Hanschen Bob Thorson Father John Vakulskas
Chairwoman: LISA CUMMINGS
Kristin Atkins Cindy Henning Audrey Poole Annie Shugart