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2024 OFFICERS


2024 Board of Governors

Butler, Sean
Peperak, Justin
Corl, Dean
Petree, Brandon
Cummings, Lisa
Pickett, Ben
Dallman, Brad
Poole, Audrey
Deggeller, Andy
Pope, Petrina
Doolan, Michael 
Porter, Trampas
Francowski, Joe
Pugh, Beau
Hanschen, Andrew
Sandlofer, Benna
Hauser, Wendy
Schoendienst, Andrew
Jackson, Joe
Sheridan, Patrick
Jamieson, Corrie
Shugart, Annie
Janas, Tiffany
Skurow, Jason
Moyers, Larry
Swartz, Holly
Muller, Wade
Tobias, George
Pegg, Steve
Whitfield, John

Trustees

Marc Janas

Patrick Jamieson
Debbie Powers
Bob Thorson
Ron Porter
Mary Chris Smith

2024 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 Board Member of the 1st Vice President’s choice. 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. 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: Wade Muller

Co-Chair: Andy Schoendienst

Executive Committee:

  • Timothy Bessette
  • John Hanschen
  • Blake Huston
  • Patrick Jamieson
  • Marc Janas
  • Nate Janousek
  • Lorelei Schoendienst


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


COMMUNICATIONS

The Communication 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. Its duties shall consist of publicizing all matters important to the League through the Press, radio, internet or
other appropriate medium. 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


PROPERTY (5-7) Committee

The Property 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 property is in good repair.

Co-Chairs: Nate Janousek & Blake Huston

  • Brad Dallman
  • Andy Deggeller
  • Larry Moyers
  • Ben Pickett


 CHAPLAIN

At the first meeting of the organization after the annual meeting, the President shall appoint a Chaplain to perform the duties of Chaplain as performed by Chaplains in other similar organizations.


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 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 annuallyto 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)

his Committee shall consist of not less than five or more than eleven members who will meet to plan and prepare for the Annual Convention, Meeting, 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


2024 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. It shall make recommendations to the Board for the employment, termination, compensation, and requirements for each position or positions needed, and also for any contractor or contractors for services as needed. The Board shall approve or reject such recommendations.

  • Timothy Bessette
  • John Hanschen
  • Blake Huston
  • Patrick Jamieson
  • Marc Janas
  • Nate Janousek
  • Lorelei Schoendienst


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 five members to be elected by the Body from the Body. Such elections are to be held on the date of the League’s annual general member meeting for the nominees from the Body and respectively on the date of the Board Annual Meeting for the nominees from the Board as is provided for by the League’s Constitution. The two immediate living past presidents shall automatically become members of the Nominating Committee and shall have the absolute duty of serving thereon. The immediate past President will serve as Chair, the prior past President as Vice-Chair. In the event of an inability of either or both of such past presidents and they or either of them shall not be able 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 the action of any other member or members of such committee, to any person or persons. Only the final slate of officers and board members voted upon and signed by no less than eight (8) members of the Committee will be revealed. 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 meetings 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: Marc Janas

Vice-Chair: Patrick Jamieson

Membership:
  • Jesse Bessette
  • Chris Lopez
  • Ashley Noerper
  • Duane Hickman
  • Karen Kasin
  • Mary Johnson (alternate)
Board of Governors:
  • Tiffany Janas
  • Annie Shugart
  • Benna Sandlofer
  • Lisa Cummings
  • Justin Peperak (alternate)

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

MOBILE CLUB/AFTER DARK

  • Brad Dallman
  • Andy Deggeller
  • Cindy Henning
  • Joe Frankowski
  • Blake Huston
  • Patrick Jamison
  • Nate `Janousek
  • Larry Moyers
  • Ed Noerper
  • Beau Pugh

T-SHIRTS

  • Brad Dallman
  • Andy Deggeller
  • Tiffany Janas
  • Debbie Powers
  • Beau Pugh
  • Heidi Pugh

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

Past Presidents

 William F. Cody

William F. Cody
"Buffalo Bill"
1913

 John B. Warren
John B. Warren
1914-18
 Edward C. Talbot
Edward C. Talbot
1918-20
 Edward F. Carruthers
Edward F. Carruthers
1921-22
 Edward P. Newman
Edward P. Newman
1923
Jeremiah Mugivan
Jeremiah Mugivan
1924
Fred M. Barnes
Fred M. Barnes
1925-26
 Edward A. Hock
Edward A. Hock
1927-28
 Milton M. Morris
Milton M. Morris
1929
 W.O. Brown
W.O. Brown
1930
 Sam J. Levy
Sam J. Levy
1931-32
 C.R. (Zebbie) Fisher
C.R. (Zebbie) Fisher
1933
 Ernie A. Young
Ernie A. Young
1934
 J.W. (Patty) Conklin
J.W. (Patty) Conklin
1935-36
J.C. McCaffery
J.C. McCaffery
1937-39
Frank P. Duffield
Frank P. Duffield
1940
 Frank R. Conklin
Frank R. Conklin
1941
Carl J. Sedlmayr, Sr.
Carl J. Sedlmayr, Sr.
1942
Jack Nelson
Jack Nelson
1943
Floyd E. Gooding
Floyd E. Gooding
1944
 Sam Solomon
Sam Solomon
1945
 Fred H. Kressman
Fred H. Kressman
1946
Irving J. Polack
Irving J. Polack
1947
Robert L. Lohmar
Robert L. Lohmar
1948
 Robert Parker
Robert Parker
1949
Morris Lipsky
Morris Lipsky
1950
Louis Keller
Louis Keller
1951
S.T. Jessop
S.T. Jessop
1952
 J.P. Sullivan
J.P. Sullivan
1953
C.J. Sedlmayr, Jr.
C.J. Sedlmayr, Jr.
1954
 Ned E. Torti
Ned E. Torti
1955
Maurice Ohren
Maurice Ohren
1956
 Albert J. Sweeney
Albert J. Sweeney
1957
Jack Duffield
Jack Duffield
1958
William Carsky
William Carsky
1959
 Paul Olsen
Paul Olsen
1960
Eddie Sopenar
Eddie Sopenar
1961
Louis Dufour
Louis Dufour
1962
C.C. Groscurth
C.C. Groscurth
1963
Jim F. Conklin
Jim F. Conklin
1964
 Hal Eifort
Hal Eifort
1965
 Norman Schlossberg
Norman Schlossberg
1966
 Alfred Kunz
Alfred Kunz
1967
Otto J. Weiss
Otto J. Weiss
1968
 M.M.
M.M. "Neil" Webb
1969
 Wm T. Collins
Wm T. Collins
1970
 Rod Link
Rod Link
1971
John Portemont Jr.
John Portemont Jr.
1972
Jerry Mackey
Jerry Mackey
1973
Guy F. Gardner
Guy F. Gardner
1974
 John Campi
John Campi
1975
Wayne Kunz
Wayne Kunz
1976
 Bernard Thomas
Bernard Thomas
1977
Larry Davis
Larry Davis
1978
Carl J. Sedlmayr, III
Carl J. Sedlmayr, III
1979
Jerry Murphy
Jerry Murphy
1980
 Greg Link
Greg Link
1981
Peter Andrews
Peter Andrews
1982
Milt F. Kaufman
Milt F. Kaufman
1983
Jimmy Drew III
Jimmy Drew III
1984
 James Murphy
James Murphy
1985
Lloyd J. Hilligoss
Lloyd J. Hilligoss
1986
Tom Atkins
Tom Atkins
1987
Buster L.Brown
Buster L.Brown
1988
 Bill Dillard
Bill Dillard
1989
Hub Luehrs
Hub Luehrs
1990
Micheal Sedlmayr
Micheal Sedlmayr
1991
Andrew Kasin
Andrew Kasin
1992
Nicholas Viscomi
Nicholas Viscomi
1993
Bill Johnson
Bill Johnson
1994
Joe Yahr
Joe Yahr
1995
Jerry Kasin
Jerry Kasin
1996
James J. Murphy, Jr.
James J. Murphy, Jr.
1997
Earl
Earl "Butch" Butler
1998
John Hanschen
John Hanschen
1999
Richard Chance
Richard Chance
2000
Dick Janas
Dick Janas
2001
Jeff Blomosness
Jeff Blomsness
2002
Sam Johnson
Sam Johnston
2003
David Norton
David Norton
2004
 Claire Morton
Claire Morton
2005
 Ron Burback
Ron Burback
2006
 Tom Davis
Tom Davis
2007
 Jimmy Drew III
Jimmy Drew III
2008

Jean Anne Clair

Jean Anne Clair
2009

 
Mike Featherston
2010
 Donnie Massie III
Donnie Massie III
2011
 Sam Johnston
Sam Johnston
2012
 Chris Atkins
Christopher Atkins
2013
 dale-merriam
Dale Merriam
2014
 
Paul Kasin
2015
 
Ron Porter
2016
 

Debbie Powers
2017


Guy Leavitt 
2018

 
Andy Schoendienst
2019


Mary Chris Smith
2020

 
Robert Thorson
2021
 
Patrick Jamieson
2022
 

Marc Janas

2023
 

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