REGION VIII LEADERS

A Legacy of Leadership

Region VIII has a rich history of leaders coming from all of the chapters within the region. A list of our region leaders are below: 

 
Director and Regional Chairs


2014 - 2017 | Bill Klock, Austin Chapter
2011 - 2014 | John Harrod, Central Oklahoma Chapter
2008 - 2011 | Ken Fulk, Dallas Chapter
2005 - 2008 | Art Giesler, Fort Worth Chapter
2002 - 2005 | Hugh McMillian III, Houston Chapter
1999 - 2002 | Bill Harrison, Arkansas Chapter (Presidential Member 2008-2009)
1996 - 1999 | Leo Stambaugh, Dallas Chapter
1993 - 1996 | Jack Roberts, West Texas Chapter
1990 - 1993 | Bill Goodman, Arkansas Chapter (Presidential Member 1999-2000)

Chuck Callahan, Northeast Oklahoma Chapter
Tino Mendez, Central Oklahoma Chapter
Damon Gowan, Houston Chapter (Presidential Member 1990-1991)
Clarence Gillmore, Dallas Chapter
Howard Decker, Alamo Chapter
Emil Friberg, Fort Worth Chapter
Hugh McMillan, Jr.,  Houston Chapter (Presidential Member 1979-1980)
Morris Backer, Houston Chpater
Jack Thompson, Dallas Chapter

William J. Collins, Central Oklahoma Chapter (Presidential Member 1975-1976)

P.N. Vinther, Dallas Chapter (Presidential Member 1967-1968)

Frank H. Faust, East Texas Chapter (Presidential Member 1963-1964)

Director At Large (DAL) 

The following members have served the Society as a Director At Large. 


Moris Backer

Jack Thompson

Emil E. Friberg

Samuel Cummings

Michael Beda

David Knebel

Charles Culp III 

Mark Fly

Daniel Int-Hout

Ken Pettit

 
Region VIII Presidential Members

 


Presidential members are those that have served as President of our Society. Below are the Presidential Member in Region VIII. Be sure to visit the Presidential Members Gallery for more details about their year of service, presidential speech, and leadership recall interviews.


Bill Harrison, Arkansas Chapter (Presidential Member 2008-2009)
Bill Goodman, Arkansas Chapter (Presidential Member 1999-2000)
Damon Gowan, Houston Chapter (Presidential Member 1990-1991)
Hugh McMillan, Jr.,  Houston Chapter (Presidential Member 1979-1980)

Moris Backer, Austin Chapter (Presidential Member 1978-1979)

Bill Collins, Central Oklahoma Chapter (Presidential Member 1975-1976)

P.N. Vinther, Dallas Chapter (Presidential Member 1967-1968)

Frank H. Faust (Presidential Member 1963-1964)

Reginald F. Taylor, Houston, TX, (ASHVE President 1953)

Fredrick E. Giesecke, New Braunfels, TX (ASHVE President 1940)

Chapter Regional Conference General Chairs


CRC General Chairs put in an enormous amount of volunteer time and energy to support our annual region event. Below are the names of past CRC chairs:  



2018: Fred Gleason (Alamo Chapter)

 

 

Past Regional Vice Chairs

 

Assisting Regional Chair (ARC)

 

2017-2018: Bill Klock

 

Research Promotion (RP)

 

2015-2018: Mike Donovan

 

Chapter Technology Transfer (CTTC)

 

2015-2018: Joe Sanders

 

YEA

 

2015-2018 - Vanessa Freidberg

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