Board and Bylaws

Officers:

President 2016-2018 - Ed Redmond
Vice President, 2015 - 2018 - Eliane Dotson
Treasurer, 2014-2017 Pete Porrazzo
Secretary, 2014-2017 - Harold Meinheit

Directors:

Directors, 2014-2017 - Robert Hansen, Bert Johnson, Leigh Lockwood

Directors 2015-2018 - Jeff katz, Iris Taylor
Director, 2016-2019 - Chas Langelan, Anthony Mullan

Committees:

Portolan Journal Editor - Thomas F. Sander

Ristow Prize Chair - Dr. Evelyn Edson
Membership Chair  - Jeff Katz
Publicity Chair - Jeff Katz
Program Chair - Eliane Dotson

Webmaster - Leigh Lockwood

JC McElveen - Immediate Past President

For privacy reasons, the email addresses for the above persons are not on this public page.  Members who have joined the site can go to the For WMS Members Only to will find the leadership names and contact information in the protected WMS Membership Directory.

Click HERE to read bylaws. 

Washington Map Society Officers (1979 - 2014)

Let us not forget the men and women who made the Washington Map Society what it is today.  We are all grateful for their time and service:

2 May 1979 (Organizational Meeting)
President:  Walter W. Ristow
Vice President:  Ralph Ehrenberg
Secretary-Treasurer: Jonathan T. Lanman

1980 - 1981
President:  Jonathan T. Lanman
Vice President:  Andrew M. Modelski
Secretary-Treasurer:  Ronald E. Grim

1981 - 1982
President:  Eric W. Wolf        
Vice President:  Richard W. Stephenson
Secretary-Treasurer:  Ronald E. Grim

1982 - 1983
President:  Richard W. Stephenson
Vice President:  Robert A. Highbarger
Secretary-Treasurer:  Robert C. Hansen

1983 – 1984 (Milestone Event: 10 October 1984 - first issue of The Portolan)
President:  Robert A. Highbarger
Vice President:  Janet Green
Secretary-Treasurer:  Robert C. Hansen

1984 - 1985
President:  Janet Green
Vice President:  Robert C. Hansen
Secretary:  Jeanne Young
Treasurer:  James A. Flatness
Editor:  Jonathan T. Lanman

1985 - 1986
President:  Charles A. Burroughs
Vice President:  Ronald E. Grim
Secretary:  Jeanne Young
Treasurer:  Thomas J. Rohrer
Editor:  Jonathan T. Lanman

1986 - 1987
President:  Ronald E. Grim
Vice President:  Jeanne Young
Secretary:  Nancy G. Miller
Treasurer:  Thomas J. Rohrer
Editor:  Jonathan T. Lanman

1987 - 1988
President:  John B. Garver, Jr.
Vice President:  Thomas J. Rohrer
Secretary:  Nancy G. Miller
Treasurer:  Michael S. Hirsch
Editor:  Jonathan T. Lanman

1988 - 1989
President:  Ralph E. Ehrenberg
Vice President:  Harold Aber, Jr.
Secretary:  John P. Snyder
Treasurer:  Michael S. Hirsch
Editor:  Nancy G. Miller
Editor:  Charles A. Burroughs

1989 - 1990
President:  Nancy Goddin Miller
Vice President:  James A. Flatness
Treasurer:  Michael S. Hirsch
Secretary:  John P. Snyder
Editor:  Nancy Goddin Miller
Editor:  Charles A. Burroughs

1990 - 1991 (Milestone Event - 1-4 October 1990: Hosted 8th International Symposium of the International Map Collectors Society)
President:  James A. Flatness
Vice President:  John Fondersmith
Secretary:  John P. Snyder
Treasurer:  Michael S. Hirsch
Editor:  Charles A. Burroughs

1991 - 1992 (Milestone Events - 29 August 1991:  Incorporation in District of Columbia; 11 December 1991: IRS Confers 501(c)(3) (Status retroactive to 29 August 1991)
President:  John Fondersmith
Vice President:  Marianne McKee
Secretary:  John P. Snyder
Treasurer:  Michael S. Hirsch
Editor:  Charles A. Burroughs

1992 - 1993 (Pursuant to incorporation as a non-profit corporation in the District of Columbia on 29 August 1991, a Board of Directors was formed.)
President:  Marianne M. McKee
Vice President:  Gary L. Fitzpatrick
Secretary:  Joyce Gross
Treasurer:  Michael Hirsch
Editor:  Charles A. Burroughs

1993 – 1994 (Milestone Event: 19 May 1994 - First Ristow Prize Conferred)
President:  Gary L. Fitzpatrick
Vice President:  Barbara Adele Fine
Treasurer:  Michael Miller
Secretary:  Joyce Gross
Editor:  Charles A. Burroughs

1994 - 1995
President:  Barbara Adele Fine
Vice President:  Robert A. Highbarger
Treasurer:  Michael Miller
Secretary:  Joyce Gross

1995 - 1996
President:  Robert A. Highbarger
Vice President:  John W. Docktor
Treasurer:  John Greene
Secretary:  Edward J. Redmond
Editor:  Charles A. Burroughs

1996 – 1997 (Milestone Event: February 1997 - John Docktor launches WMS home page on the internet)
President:  John W. Docktor
Vice President:  Hubert O. Johnson, III
Secretary:  Edward J. Redmond
Treasurer:  John Greene
Editor:  Jeanne Young

1997 – 1998
President:  Hubert O. Johnson, III
Vice President:  Eric W. Wolf
Secretary:  Edward J. Redmond
Treasurer:  John Greene
Editor:  Thomas F. Sander

1998 - 1999
President:  Eric W. Wolf
Vice President:  Edward J. Redmond
Secretary:  Steven J. Vogel
Treasurer:  John Greene
Editor:  Thomas F. Sander

1999 – 2000 (Milestone Event: Fall 1999 - WMS Reorganizes Record Keeping and Membership Administration)
President:  Edward J. Redmond
Vice President:  John Greene
Secretary:  Steven J. Vogel
Treasurer:  Donald Perkins
Editor:  Thomas F. Sander

2000 - 2001
President:  John Greene
Vice President:  Thomas F. Sander
Secretary:  Steven J. Vogel
Treasurer:  Donald Perkins
Editor:  Thomas F. Sander

2001 - 2002
President:  Thomas F. Sander
Vice President:  Raymond J. Wolf
Secretary:  Steven J. Vogel
Treasurer:  Donald Perkins
Editor:  Thomas F. Sander

2002 - 2003
President:  Raymond J. Wolf
Vice President:  Ralph Ehrenberg
Secretary:  Steven J. Vogel
Treasurer:  Donald Perkins
Editor:  Thomas F. Sander

2003 – 2004 (Milestone Event: 25th Anniversary)
President:  Ralph Ehrenberg
Vice President:  Bronson Percival
Secretary:  Steven J. Vogel
Treasurer:  Donald Perkins
Editor:  Thomas F. Sander

2004 - 2005
President:  Bronson Percival
Vice President:  Edward Redmond
Treasurer: Donald W. Perkins
Secretary:  Steven J. Vogel
Editor:  Thomas F. Sander

2005 - 2006
President:  Edward Redmond
Vice President:  William A. Stanley
Treasurer:  Donald W. Perkins
Secretary:  Steven J. Vogel
Editor:  Thomas F. Sander

2006 - 2007
President:  William A. Stanley
Vice President:  Robert G. Rhodes
Treasurer:  Donald W. Perkins
Secretary:  Steven J. Vogel
Editor:  Thomas F. Sander

2007 - 2008
President:  William A. Stanley
Vice President:  Howard Lange
Treasurer:  Donald W. Perkins
Secretary:  Steven J. Vogel
Editor:  Thomas F. Sander

2008 - 2009
President: Howard Lange
Vice President:  Dennis M. Gurtz
Treasurer:  Donald W. Perkins
Secretary:  Steven J. Vogel
Editor:  Thomas F. Sander

2009 - 2010
President:  Howard Lange
Vice President:  Dennis M. Gurtz
Treasurer:  Peter Porrazzo
Secretary:  Steven J. Vogel
Editor:  Thomas F. Sander

2010 - 2011
President:  Dennis M. Gurtz
Vice President:  J.C. McElveen
Treasurer:  Peter Porrazzo
Secretary:  Steven J. Vogel
Editor:  Thomas F. Sander

2011 - 2012
President:  Dennis M. Gurtz
Vice President:  J.C. McElveen
Treasurer:  Peter Porrazzo
Secretary:  Harold Meinheit
Editor:  Thomas F. Sander

2013 - 2014
President:  J.C. McElveen
Vice President:  Ted Callaway
Treasurer:  Pete Porrazzo

Secretary:  Harold Meinheit

Editor:  Tom Sander