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STANDING COMMITTEES

FINANCE (5-7)

Chairman

GRAHAM PUTNAM

John Hanschen

Ron Burback

Jeff Blomsness

Peter Kasin

Todd Merriam

 

HOUSE/ENTERTAINMENT (5-10)

Chairmen

DAVE JAROS

BOB THORSON

Patty Grillion

Jeff Lapin

Judy Lipinski

Peter Kasin

 

PRESS (3-5), PUBLICITY-WEBSITE

Chairmen

JOE BURUM

DAVE JAROS

Bob Thorson

Tom Powell

Al DeRusha

 

CEMETERY (5-10)

Chairman

RICK HANEY

Bob Thorson

Bill Johnson

Dave Jaros

Patty Grillion

Jeff Lapin

Judy Lipinski

 

BUILDING (5-7)

Chairman

PAUL KASIN

Jeff Lapin

Robert Thorson

Peter Kasin

Judy Lipinski

Dave Jaros

 

SCHOLARSHIP (7-11)

Chairpersons

LORELEI SCHOENDIENST

BILL JOHNSON

Christopher Atkins

Tom Davis

Wayne Kunz

Renate Skinner

Peter Kasin

Robby Merriam

Trissa Anderson

LONG RANGE PLANNING (8-15)

Chairman
DALE MERRIAM

Paul Kasin

Ron Porter

Debbie Powers

Chris Atkins

Sam Johnston

Bill Johnson

Ron Burback

Chris Lopez

 

CONVENTION (5-11)

(& EXHIBITOR’S LOUNGE)

Chairman

JOE BURUM

Steve Pegg

Todd Merriam

Brad Schroeder

Julie Gemar-Williams

Rick Haney

Gene Berger

Ken Smith

Peter Kasin

 

2014 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Chairman

DALE MERRIAM

Christopher T. Atkins

Sam Johnston

Paul Kasin

Ron Porter

Debbie Powers

 

 

 

 

PRESIDENTIAL COMMITTEES

BANQUET & BALL

Chairwomen

ROBBY MERRIAM
TRISSA ANDERSON

Joe Burum

Karen Kasin

Laura Porter

Julie Gemar-Williams

 

CHRISTMAS PARTY

Chairmen

PETER KASIN

DONNIE MASSIE III

Ron Porter

Bob Thorson

Dave Jaros

Patty Grillion

Jeff Lapin

Judy Lipinski

 

FUNERAL

Chairman

FATHER JOHN VAKULSKAS

 

HALL OF HONOR

Chairpersons

CAROLYN HANSCHEN

AL DERUSHA

Jimmy Drew

Todd Merriam

 

MEMBERSHIP

Chairman

SAM JOHNSTON

Rich Byrum

Ron Porter

Sharie Davis

Julie Gemar-Williams

 

MEMORIAL SERVICE

Chairwoman

PATTY SULLIVAN

Fr. John Vakulskas

WAYS & MEANS

Chairman

RON PORTER

Rich Byrum

  Brad Schroeder

Patty Sullivan

Todd Merriam

Bob Johnson

 

WELFARE

Chairman

CHRISTOPHER T. ATKINS

Father John Vakuslkas

YEARBOOK

Chairwoman

ROBBY MERRIAM

Brad Schroeder

Chrissie Martin Dorman

Sherry Brown

Brad Price

Rich Byrum

 

OFFICERS

President:        Dale Merriam

1st VP:             Paul Kasin

2nd VP:            Ron Porter

3rd VP:             Debbie Powers

 

 

Chaplain: Fr. John Vakulskas

Counsel: Ronald Heftman

Parliamentarian: Ronald Burback

Secretary: Joe Burum

Treasurer: John W. Hanschen

 

Secretary Emeritus: Robert Drewke

 

 

TRUSTEES

Christopher T. Atkins

Sam Johnston

Donnie Massie III

Mike Featherston

Jean Ann Claire

Jimmy Drew

Tom Davis

Ron Burback

Claire Morton

Jeff Blomsness

 

BOARD OF GOVERNORS

Paul Atkins                       2015

Gary Bohlander                2014

Sharie Davis                     2014

Patty Grillion                    2015

Rick Haney                       2015

Robert Hauser                   2014

Wendy Hauser                  2015

Ronald Heftman               2015

Barry Jamieson                 2014

Dave Jaros                        2015

Mary Johnson                   2015

Gordon Johnston              2014

Peter Kasin                       2015

Jeff Lapin                         2015

Jeanne McDonagh            2014

Theresa Noerper               2014

Brandon Petree                 2014

Graham Putnam                2015

Pat Repp                           2015

Stan Rozmin                     2014

Andy Schoendienst           2014

Lorelei Schoendienst        2015

Renate Skinner                 2015

Jay Strates                        2014

Sondra Stutzman              2014

Tom Thebault                   2014

Robert Thorson                 2015

Dominic Vivona Jr           2014

Julie Gemar-Williams      2015

Michael Wood                  2014