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Board of Directors and Staff


Current Board of Directors

Executive Officers:

President -- Winslow Yerxa 
Vice President -- Michael D'Eath 
Secretary -- Michael D'Eath (Interim)
Treasurer -- Eugene Hansen (Interim)

 Directors:
Membership Director -- Phil Franklin
Convention Director -- Vacant 
Media Director -- Doug May

Council of Past Presidents:
Paul Davies -- Entertainment Director
Tom Stryker -- Advisor

Staff:
Kent Allen -- Webmaster
Phil Duncan -- Assistant
J.P Pagan -- Harmonica Happening Editor
Christopher Richards -- Staging and Production
Kathy Shovan -- Assistant to the Treasurer
Three Stone Media -- Web Site Hosting / SEO company
Manfred Wewers -- Web Content Manager, Convention Seminar Coordinator and SPAH Historian

Youth Committee:
Rosemary Maxey -- Chairwoman
Rachel Rosebush -- Advisor
Cynthia Dusel-Bacon -- Advisor

Previous and Present Board and Staff Members:

 President:
1963 Earl Collins; 1964-6 Unknown; 1967-8 Gordon Mitchell; 1969 Vince Melosky; 1970-1 Fred Stowers; 1972-4 Dan Eberle; 1975-7 Gordon Mitchell; 1978-9 Stan Kerly; 1980-96 Gordon Mitchell; 1997-2000 Bob Williams; 2000-5 Douglas Tate; 2005-6 Paul Davies; 2006-12 Tom Stryker; 2012- Winslow Yerxa.
 
Honorary President:
1967- Earl Collins.
 
Executive Vice President:
1980-93 Danny Wilson; 1994-6 Bob Williams; 1997-99 Gordon Mitchell; 2000-3 Jack Ely; 2003-6 Paul Davies.
 
Vice President:
1967 Dominic Boscarino; 1968 Vince Melosky; 1969 Eugene Hansen; 1970-1 Dan Eberle; 1972-3 Fred Merrill; 1974 Fred Stowers; 1975-6 Danny Wilson; 1977 Stan Kerley; 1978-9 Gordon Mitchell; 2007-9 Herb Eck; 2009-2014 L.J. Atkison;
 
2nd Vice President:
1987-8 Nick Vorona; 1989-2004 Norm Dobson; 2006-9  L.J. Atkison.
 
Secretary:
1967 Ruth Berger; 1968 Ginny Melosky; 1969 Celeste Mitchell; 1970-4 Gordon Mitchell; 1975-7 Larry Morris; 1978-9 Doris Michelin; 1980 Ted Miller; 1981 Louis Schneider; 1982-7 Stan Kerley; 1988-94 Billie Hopkins; 1995-2002 Larry Eisenberg; 2002-3 Paul Davies; 2003-6 Roger Bale; 2006 Valerie Peterman; 2007-12 Elizabeth Atkison; 2012-3 Barbara Cleverdon; 2013-Michael D'Eath
 
Treasurer:
1967-8 Eugene Hansen; 1969 Richard Harris; 1970-7 Celeste Mitchell; 1978-9 Mady Kerley; 1980 Paul Van Rossen; 1981-3 Fred Merrill; 1984 Paul Van Rossen; 1985-9 Richard Harris; 1990-2012 Eugene Hansen; 2012-2013 Deb Anderson;  
 
Membership Director:
1967-77 Dick White; 1978-89 Rudy Michelin; 1990-95 Beverly O’Connor; 2000 Ruthe Davis; 2001-4 Karin Merit; 2004-12 Roger Bale; 2012- Phil Franklin.
 
Harmonica Happenings Editor:
1967-88 Alex Fogel; 1989 Board of Directors; 1990-3 Richard Harris; 1994-7 Susan Williams; 1998-2004 George Davis; 2004-5 Douglas Tate; 2005-7 Roger Bale; 2007-2014 J.P Pagán.
 
Sergeant at Arms:
1967 Fred Stowers; 1968 Celeste Mitchell; 1969 Fred Stowers; 1970-2 Larry Prost; 1973 Fred Stowers; 1974 Larry Morris; 1975-6 Gus DeQuatro; 1977 Clem Goldman; 1978-9 Don Allen; 1980 Bert Reeves; 1981-2013 Paul Metris.

 Convention Director:
2008-2014  Elizabeth Atkison.
 
Convention Seminar Coordinator:
2011-Manfred Wewers.
 
SPAH Website:
1995 Bob Williams; 1996-2003 Danny Wilson; 2007-2011 Bob Cohen; 2012-Manfred Wewers & J.P Pagán.

Staging and Production:
2012-Christopher Richards
 
SPAH Historian:
2008-13 Danny Wilson: 2014- Manfred Wewers.

International Liaison:
2004-2013 Norm Dobson.
 
Marketing Director:
2008-2011 Warren Bachman.
 
Club Liaison:
2004 Tom Stevens.

 Note: During years not listed, those duties are performed by members of the Board of Directors.