Chapter Presidents

 

While records from our Chapter’s early days are sparse, we have written short biographical sketches on all of our chapter presidents.  Please click on the individual’s name to see their information.  If you have any information about, or pictures of, our past presidents, please call, email, or send them to the Webmaster whose contact info can be found on our Contact Us page.

1. 1956 MAJ Charles E. Powell, USA 31. 1985 COL John H. Bryan, II, USA
2. 1957 CDR Weaver V. Ketcham, USN 32. 1986 CAPT William W. Bigler, USN
3. 1958 LTC David Kurtz, USA 33. 1987 CDR Bernard Riedel, USN
4. 1959 LCDR Franklin H. Lemmon, USN 34. 1988 LT James C. Seidl, USCG (1)
5. 1960 LTC James L. Farmer, USA (3) 35. 1989 2LT Raymond C. Hitzel, Esq., USA
6. 1960 LTC Edward M. McMahon, USA 36. 1990 LT Norman E. Derouin, USN
7. 1961 Lt Col Richard H. Ellsworth, USAF 37. 1991 CAPT Irene L. Doto, USPHS
8. 1962 CDR Daniel J. Condon, M.D., USN 38. 1992 CAPT Albert W. Newhall, USN
9. 1963 LTC William K. Toy, USA (1) 39. 1993 Lt Col George F. Heileman, USAF
10. 1964 COL Elmer F. Arnbrecht, USA 40. 1994 LCDR George L. Ziernicki, USN (2)
11. 1965 CDR Ira D. Easley, USN 41. 1994 Lt Col William E. “Bill” Adams, USAF
12. 1966 WO1 Pearl E. “Paul” Childress, USA 42. 1995-96 Lt Col Chester “Chet” Baumer, USAF
13. 1967 LCDR Rocco “Fred” Iacobelli, USN 43. 1997 Lt Col Walter “Bill” Thompson, USAF (1)
14. 1968 LTC Charles I. Balcer, USA 44. 1998 CAPT Norman L. Miller, Esq., USN
15. 1969 LTC Paul A. Danson, USA 45. 1999-01 COL Charles “Chuck” Schluter, USA (1)(4)
16. 1970 COL Basil A. “B.A.” Harkins, USA 46. 2002-03 Lt Col Ron Green, USAF (1)
17. 1971 MAJ Gerald A. Gustafson, USA 47. 2004 Col Gary W. Fredricks, USAF (1)
18. 1972 CDR Richard T. Fahy, USN 48. 2005-06 CAPT Daniel “Dan” Conway, USCG (1)
19. 1973 COL Frank M. Wilkins, USA 49. 2007-08 LCDR Terry J. Tassin, USN (1)
20. 1974 LTC Robert D. Rutherford, USA 50. 2009-10 Col Ronald J. “Ron” Perkins, USAF (1)
21. 1975 LTC Edward J. Sekan, USA 51. 2011-12 COL John R. Ady, USA (1)
22. 1976 Capt James A. Simmons, Esq., USMC 52. 2013 COL Robert E. “Rob” Welch, USA (1)
23. 1977 Lt Col Carl E. Trexler, USAF 53. 2014-15 Lt Col James D. “Jim” Cullison, USAF
24. 1978 Lt Col Paul M. Mudroch, USAF 54. 2016 Col Dave Fleming, USAF (3)
25. 1979 LTC Arthur F. Nieto, USA 55. 2016-17 Col Lee F. Lange II, USMC (1)
26. 1980 Capt Robert R. McCann, USAF 56. 2018 LTC Ronald W. “Ron” Bright, USA
27. 1981 Capt Gail L. Nash, USMC 57. 2019 CDR Mike Rogers, USN (3)
28. 1982 BG George S. Woodard, M.D., USA 58. 2019-20 Maj Peter A. Berger, USAF
29. 1983 Maj Herbert J. Lottmann, USAF
30. 1984 MAJ Billie E. Loos, USMC
  • (1) Inducted into the Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame.
  • (2) Died in office.
  • (3) Did not complete term.
  • (4) Longest serving President; served three years.
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