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2023 STANDING COMMITTEES


FINANCE (9) 

The Finance Committee shall consist of nine members including the Executive Committee; one Board Member of the President's choice; and one of the Vice President's choice from the Board of Governors. They shall approve 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. The audit shall be upon request by the President or the Board; and upon such audits being completed; upon board request, shall report the same in writing to the Board Of Governors. The committee shall counsel with the Board of Governors on the conversion of League funds into Government or other securities. 

  Chair: Ron Burback        Co-Chair: Wade Muller

Executive Committee:

Marc Janas, Nate Janousek, Lorelei Schoendienst,

Blake Huston, John Hanschen, Patrick Jamieson, Robert Thorson

HOUSE/ENTERTAINMENT (5-10)

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.


Co-Chairs: Nate Janousek & Blake Huston

Brad Dallman     Andy Deggeller     Larry Moyers     Ben Pickett


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.

Chair: Annie Shugart          Co-Chair: Cindy Henning

Andrew Hanschen              Andrew Schoendienst     George Tobias


CEMETERY (5-10)

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.

John Hanschen     Cindy Henning      Blake Huston     Marc Janas

Patrick Jamieson     Nate Janousek     Lorelei Schoendienst    Robert 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.

Co-Chairs: Nate Janousek & Blake Huston

Brad Dallman    Andy Deggeller     Larry Moyers      Ben Pickett



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.


Co-Chairs: Lorelei Schoendienst & Audrey Poole

Lisa Cummings    Brad Dallman       Wendy Hauser

Theresa Noerper  Heidi Pugh

LONG RANGE PLANNING (8-15)

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.


Co-Chairs: Andy Deggeller               Nate Janousek

Sean Butler           Bob Hauser          Blake Huston       Wade Muller     Trampas Porter   Beau Pugh   Andrew Schoendienst      Patrick Sheridan      Holly Swartz

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.

Debbie Powers     Andrew Hanschen     Cindy Henning    

Larry Moyers       Steve Pegg     Audrey Poole     Lorelei Schoendienst

2022 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.


John Hanschen     Blake Huston   Patrick Jamieson    Marc Janas          

   Nate Janousek Lorelei Schoendienst    Bob Thorson  

NOMINATING

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: Patrick Jamieson  Vice-Chair:  Robert Thorson  


Membership:                                                                            

Kristin Atkins

Bob Hauser

Jamies Deggeller

Stacey Jamieson

Trampas Porter

James Roy Pope (alternate)


Board of Governors:

Beau Pugh

Andrew Hanschen

Andrew Schoendienst

Larry Moyers

Donnie Massie (alternate)


*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.


2023 PRESIDENTIAL COMMITTEES

 BANQUET & BALL 

Chair: Tiffany Janas           Co-Chair: Benna Sandlofer

Lisa Cummings    Cindy Henning     Corrie Jamieson   Stephanie Janousek

Audrey Poole        Heidi Pugh            Lorelei Schoendienst          Annie Shugart


BY-LAW COMMITTEE

Co-Chairs: Dean Corl & Ben Pickett

Ron Burback     Bill Johnson     Donnie Massie    

Andy Schoendienst     Andrew Schoendienst


HALL OF HONOR

Chair: Andy Schoendienst Co-Chair: Guy Leavitt

Ron Porter             John Hanschen


MEMBERSHIP

Co-Chairs: Joe Frankowski & Larry Moyers

Timothy Bessette Sean Butler           Andrew Schoendienst         Patrick Sheridan


         MEMORIAL SERVICE 

Paul Muller           Andrew Hanschen


YEARBOOK

Jamie Deggeller    Cindy Henning     Tiffany Janas                      

Stephanie Janousek     Heidi Pugh         Benna Sandlofer


WAYS & MEANS

Lisa Cummings    Tiffany Janas     Larry Moyers     Audrey Poole

Debbie Powers     Heidi Pugh      Benna Sandlofer  George Tobias   John Whitfield


MOBILE CLUB/AFTER DARK

Brad Dallman      Andy Deggeller    Cindy Henning   Joe Frankowski

 Blake Huston     Patrick Jamison     Nate Janousek    

Larry Moyers     Ed Noerper         Beau Pugh

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