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OOIDA’s 2012 Board of Directors

OFFICERS
Jim Johnston,
President and CEO
Grain Valley, MO

Todd Spencer,
Executive Vice President
Oak Grove, MO

Woody Chambers,
General Vice President
Eddyville, KY

Robert Esler, Secretary
Taylor, MI

William Rode, Treasurer
Eagle, ID

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Gary Green, Life Member
Member since 1989
Edwardsville, KS

John Taylor, Life Member
Member since 1991
Cross Junction, VA

Mark Elrod, Life Member
Member since 1988
Peru, IN

Jim Mathews, Life Member
Member since 1990
Greeley, CO

Kenneth Becker, Life Member
Member since 1995
Montgomery, TX

Gordon Betts, Life Member
Member since 1988
Ogallala, NE

Frank Owen, Life Member
Member since 1988
Woodway, TX

Leland Wilkins, Life Member
Member since 1988
St. Charles Township, MI

William "Lewie" Pugh,
Senior Member
Member since 1998
Freeport, OH

Terry Button, Senior Member
Member since 1992
Rushville, NY

Dale Wiederholt, Life Member
Member since 1991
Hazel Green, WI

Gary Carr, Life Member
Member since 1994
Wayne, ME

John "Jack" McComb,
Life Member
Member since 1999
Littleton, CO

Henry Albert, Senior Member
Member since 1999
Mooresville, NC

Sandi Soendker,
Employee Director
Staff since 1987
Independence, MO

ALTERNATE DIRECTORS
Miles Verhoef, Life Member
Member since 2000
Saco, MT

Steve Davenport, Life Member
Member since 1999
Lewisville, TX

Larry Beebee, Life Member
Member since 1991
Sparta, MI

Lou Esposito, Life Member
Member since 2001
Duanesberg, NY

Donna Ryun, Employee Director
Staff since 1989
Wellington, MO

*DIRECTORS EMERITUS
Don Phipps, Member
Member since 1980
Ames, IA

Fred Barnes, Life Member
Member since 1974
Kansas City, MO

Dave Strickler, Life Member
Member since 1976
Dallas, GA

Ralph Fries, Life Member
Member since 1979
Escondido, CA

Charles Parfrey, Life Member
Member since 1988
Spokane, WA

*OOIDA's Directors Emeritus are former full Board members, now retired. The title of emeritus has been bestowed by their fellow Board members for their service.

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