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Historical Societies

Historical Society of The United Methodist Church
Website: http://www.historicalsocietyunitedmethodistchurch.org/


Board of Directors
President: Priscilla Pope-Levison, Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, PO Box 750133, Dallas, TX  75275-0133
E-mail: popelevison@smu.edu
Vice-Pres.: Daniel Swinson, 540 Fairway Lane, Sycamore, IL 60178-2308
E-mail: djswinson7@gmail.com
Secretary: Barbara Essen, 703 Jefferson Street, Grangeville, ID 83530-1544
509-843-1212; E-mail: barbaraessen05@gmail.com
Treasurer: Kerri Shoemaker, P.O. Box 1087, Wadley, GA 30477
229-848-0008; E-mail: kerrishoe@zebra.net
Representative, General Commission: Linda Schramm
General Secretary, General Commission: Fred T. Day III
Editor, Historian's Digest : Patricia Thompson, P.O. Box 538, Morrisville, VT 05661
802-888-2185 (h); E-mail: pajt8817@aol.com

Program Committee (under leadership of Vice-President, Dan Swinson):
Phil Lawton, 1281 Barratts Chapel Road, Felton, DE 19943
E-mail: Plawton302@gmail.com
Luther Oconer, Director of the Center for EUB Heritage, United Theological Seminary, 4501 Denlinger Road, Dayton, OH 45426
E-mail: ljoconer@united.edu
Joyce E. Plyler, 1046 Bromley Dr., Weddington, NC 28104
E-mail: joyce@charlotte.twcbc.com
Linda Schramm, 244 South Elk Street, Sandusky, MI 48471-1358
E-mail: lars@greatlakes.net
Chris Shoemaker, P.O. Box 1087, Wadley, GA 30477
E-mail: brothershoe@zebra.net
Interim Membership Secretary: Richard Stowe, 8801 W. Eucalyptus Avenue, Muncie, IN 47304
E-mail: rastowe@mstar.net
Membership: 200
Website: http://www.historicalsocietyunitedmethodistchurch.org/
Publication: Historian's Digest , published four times a year
Editor: Patricia Thompson, P.O. Box 538, Morrisville, VT 05661
802-888-2185 (h); E-mail: pajt8817@aol.com

Jurisdictional Historical Societies

Southeastern
President: Leland Carden, 836 Midway Street, Lewisburg, TN 37091-4127
931-359-8436; E-mail: lthornburg5143@bellsouth.net
Vice-Pres.: Grace Yoder, Asbury Seminary, 204 N. Lexington Ave., Wilmore, KY 40390
859-858-2352; E-mail: grace.yoder@asburyseminary.edu
Secretary: Kerri Shoemaker, P.O. Box 1087, Wadley, GA 30477
229-848-3264; E-mail: kerrishoe@zebra.net
Treasurer (Interim): Franklin Buie, 20 Jabay Drive, Columbia, SC 29229
803-865-2121; E-mail: fbbuie@hotmail.com
Membership Coordinator: Franklin Buie, 20 Jabay Drive, Columbia, SC 29229
803-865-2121; E-mail: fbbuie@hotmail.com
Webmaster: Jerome Smith, P.O. Box 609, Wanchese, NC 27981
252-473-5438; E-mail: jerome@nccumc.org
Publication: SEJ/HS Notes
Editor: Leah Pittard, 1450 S. Jefferson Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34239
941-955-4826 (h); Cell: 941-586-0185; E-mail: rockpitt2@verizon.net


State or Episcopal Area Historical Societies

Arkansas United Methodist Historical Society
President: Joe M. Guenter, 315 Glenwood Drive, Monticello, AR 71655
870-367-5982; E-mail: guenterj@uamont.edu
Vice-Pres.: TBA
Secretary: TBA
Treasurer: TBA
Membership: 160
Publication: Occasional Papers, published 1-2 times a year
Editor: Virginia White, 610 Swanee Drive, Benton, AR 72019

Michigan Area United Methodist Church Historical Society
President: Diana Spitnale Miller, 3352 W. River Drive, Gladwin MI 48624-9730
989-426-2644; E-mail: diana@ddmiller.net
Vice-Pres: Lois Omundson, 14420 Boichot Rd., Lansing MI 48906
517-485-8290; E-mail: grandmotherbee@att.net
Secretary: Sharon Scott, 214 E. Michigan, Clinton, MI 49236
517-456-7198; E-mail: sascott2@comcast.net
Treasurer: M. Kay Mowery, 3155 Amsterdam Dr., Clio MI 49420
810-686-6325; E-mail: mkmowery@comcast.net
Website: michiganumchistoricalsociety.wordpress.com
Membership: 17

United Methodist Historical Society of Ohio
President:  Ed Duling, 8 Mackenzie Ct., Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-353-9273, E-mail: ebd2140@aol.com
Vice-Pres.: Wendy Guion, 231 Haskins Rd., Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-806-4290, E-mail: wlguion@yahoo.com
Secretary: Deb Saito, 549 Ivan Drive, Kent, OH 44240
330-678-9122; E-mail: debsaito2014@outlook.com
Membership Secretary: Mary Ann Stotts, 3901 Park Avenue West, Mansfield, OH 44903
419-529-4058, E-mail: ma215stotts@gmail.com
Treasurer: Charles R. "Rudy" Heath, 3580 Shaw Avenue, #515, Cincinnati, OH 45208-1455
513-489-2164; E-mail: heathcr2@netscape.net 
Membership: 80
Website: www.umhso.org
Webmaster: Carol Holliger, Archivist, Archives of Ohio United Methodism, Ohio Wesleyan University, Beeghly Library, 43 Rowland Avenue, Delaware, OH 43015
740-368-3285; E-mail: aoum@owu.edu
Publication: United Methodist Historical Society of Ohio Historian's Newsletter, Biannually
Editor: Carol Holliger, Archivist, Archives of Ohio United Methodism, Ohio Wesleyan University, Beeghly Library, 43 Rowland Avenue, Delaware, OH 43015
740-368-3285; E-mail: aoum@owu.edu  

Texas United Methodist Historical Society
President: William C. Hardt, 10375 New Wehdem Road, Brenham, TX 77833
979-830-5210; E-mail: whardt@gmail.com
Vice-Pres.: Timothy Binkley, Bridwell Library, P.O. Box 750476, Dallas, TX 75275
214-768-1989; E-mail: tbinkley@smu.edu
Secretary: C.D. and Freda Barrington, 3139 Whitewing Lane, San Antonio, TX 78230-4441
210-601-2687; E-mail: cbarnsatx@gmail.com (C.D.); 210-872-1733; E-mail: fcbarnsatx@gmail.com (Freda)
Treasurer: Stewart Caffey, 5426 89th Street, Lubbock, TX 79424
806-407-5762; E-mail: scaffey3958@gmail.com
Kate Warnick Awards for Local Church Histories:
Dr. William J. Bryan III, P.O. Box 750133, Dallas, TX 75275
214-768-4900; E-mail: wbryan@smu.edu
Publication:  Newsletter of the TUMHS , 2-3 issues a year
Editor: William C. Hardt, 10375 New Wehdem Road, Brenham, TX 77833
979-830-5210; E-mail: whardt@gmail.com
Publication: Heritage Journal, published annually
Editor: Dr. Robert W. Sledge, 1 McMurry University, Box  218, Abilene, TX 79697
325-793-4699; E-mail: rsledge@mcm.edu

Annual Conference Historical Societies

Alabama-West Florida
President: James Young, 1014 Aspen Court, Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32547
850-862-8642; E-Mail: youngjmy@cox.net
Vice-Pres: Ed Shirley, 140 North Main Street, Brundidge, AL 36010
334-313-3176; E-mail: edtherev@gmail.com
Secretary: Sharon Tucker, Methodist Archives Center, Huntingdon College Library, 1500 E. Fairview Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36106-6201
334-833-4413 (b); E-mail: stucker@huntingdon.edu
Financial Secretary: Mary Ann Pickard, 1365 Gatewood Drive, Apt. 201, Auburn, AL 36830
334-209-6193 (h); 334-717-8057 (cell); E-mail: mamary.pickard@gmail.com
Membership: 40
Website:  www.awfumc.org/historicalsociety
Publication: AWFC-HS Newsletter, published quarterly
Editor: James Young, 1014 Aspen Court, Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32547
850-862-8642; E-Mail: youngjmy@cox.net

Baltimore-Washington
President: Emora Brannan, 6400 Blenheim Road, Baltimore, MD 21212-1715
410-433-6650 (b); 410-323-8286; E-mail: emora.brannan@verizon.net  
Vice-Chair: Gabrielle Patrick, 8809 Keewatin Road, Lanham, MD 20706
703-607-3337 (b); 301-577-2947 (h); E-mail: gabrielle.patrick@dfas.net
Secretary: Peggy Rhorer, 118 Summit Hill Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20877
301-869-9434 (h); E-mail: prhorer@starpower.net
Treasurer: Richard Rogers 
Website: www.lovelylanemuseum.com
Membership: 250+
Publication: Third Century Methodism, published quarterly
Editor: Robert Shindle, 2200 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21218
E-mail: rshindle@BWCUMC.org
The Historical Society is affiliated with the Strawbridge Shrine Association, 2650 Strawbridge Lane, New Windsor, MD 21776.

California-Nevada
President: TBA
Vice-Pres.: TBA
Secretary: TBA
Treasurer: Diane Knudsen, Box 980250, West Sacramento, CA 95798
530-759-7085 (h); dianek@calnevumc.org
Membership: None
Publication: Inactive
Editor: TBA

California-Pacific
President: Robert B. Davis, 680 W. 8th Street, Claremont, CA 91711-4214
909-625-2288; E-mail: pilgrimbobdavis@gmail.com
Membership: 25

Dakotas
President: Darwin Kopfmann, P.O. Box 511, Wall, SD 57790-0511
605-279-2359 (b); 605-279-2358 (h); E-mail: dkopf@goldenwest.net
Secretary: Betty Taylor, 41117 - 159th St, Conde, SD 57434
605-897-6687; E-mail: ktaylor@nvc.net
Treasurer: Jacki Keck, 703 West 7th Street, Williston, ND 58801-4908
701-572-7829 (h); E-mail: jkeck@dia.net
Membership: Approximately 100
Publication: News and Notes , four times a year.
Editor: Jacki Keck, 703 West 7th Street, Williston, ND 58801-4908
701-572-7829; E-mail: jkeck@dia.net

Desert Southwest
President: TBA
Secretary: Nancy Kern, 9855 E. Irvington Rd. #199, Tucson, AZ 85730
520-886-8056; E-mail: nancykern@cox.net
Treasurer: Randy Bowman, 1550 East Meadowbrook Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85040-4040
Membership: 10

Detroit (Friends of the Archives)
President: Vacant
Vice-Pres.: M. Kay Mowery, 3155 Amsterdam Drive, Clio, MI 48421
E-mail: mkmowery@comcast.net
Secretary/Treasurer: Sharon Scott, 214 E. Michigan Ave., Clinton, MI 49236
517-456-7198; E-mail: sascott2@comcast.net
Membership: 19
Publication: The Historical Messenger , published twice a year
Editor: Rebecca McNitt, Shipman Library, Adrian College, 110 S. Madison, Adrian MI 49221
E-mail: dcumcarchives@adrian.edu

Eastern Pennsylvania
President: Joseph DiPaolo, 1178 Rossiter Lane, Radnor, PA 19087
610-688-5650 (b); 610-989-9779 (h); E-mail: jdipaolo@engagegodfirst.org
Secretary: Fred Marz
Treasurer: Marjorie Smink
Membership: 68
Publication: The Historical Advocate
Editor: EPA Historical Society, St. George’s UMC, 326 New Street, Philadelphia, PA
19106

Florida
President:  Daphne Johnson, 411 Turner Street, Clearwater, FL 33756-1159
727-446-5955; E-mail: umreviam@yahoo.com or daphne.johnson@flumc.org
Vice-Pres.:  Doug Hallman, 2710 Berkford, Lakeland, FL 33810
863-858-6472; E-mail: douglas.hallman@flumc.org
Secretary: Lawrence J. Loveday, 4012 Greenwood Drive, Ft. Pierce, FL 34982-6151
772-464-3455; E-mail: lawrenceloveday@bellsouth.net or lawrence.loveday@flumc.org
Membership: 50

Greater New Jersey
President: Creed Pogue, 169 Cumberland Avenue, Estell Manor, NJ 08319-1715
609-476-3526 (b); 609-476-2227 (h); E-mail: creed.pogue@gmail.com
Vice-Pres.: Glenn Grant
Secretary: June McCullough, 2139 East Chestnut Avenue, Apt 15, Vineland, NJ 08361
856-691-1708 (h)
Treasurer: Karen Johnson
Membership: 75

Holston
President: Roy L. Howard, 1317 Blocker Lane, Chattanooga, TN 37412-1457
423-867-3775 (h); E-mail: hols1824@comcast.net
Co-Vice-Pres.:
Jerry Catron, P.O. Box 96, Saltville, VA 24370
540-496-4496 (h); E-mail: histrymn@yahoo.com
Jim Douthat, P.O. Box 400, Signal Mountain, TN 37377
423-886-6369 ; E-mail: jimd@mountainpress.com
Co-Secretary:
Betty Neeley, P. O. Box 145, Jonesborough, TN 37659
423-753-8876 (h)
Mark S. Womack, 3229 Westonia Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37412
423-624-6948 (h)
Treasurer: Robert L. George, P. O. Box 2424, Cleveland, TN 37320
423-476-2921 (h); E-mail: georgecpa@juno.com
Membership: 75
Publication: Holston Historical Heritage , yearly
Editor: Bradley Scott, P.O. Box 115, Jonesborough, TN 37659
423-753-8097

Illinois Great Rivers
President: TBA
Historian: TBA
Membership: Inactive
Publication: Historical Messenger, Inactive
Editor: TBA

Indiana
President: Doug Davies, 1304 Shadetree Lane, Sheridan, IN 46069
765-669-2144; E-mail: nudavies@gmail.com
Vice-Pres.:  Joseph Wood, 3908 N Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, IN 46205
317-925-6194; E-mail: joseph_wood@sbcglobal.net 
Secretary: Bob Epps, 800 N Bell Trace Creek #305, Bloomington, IN 47408
812-339-2046; E-mail: eppsro@gmail.com
Treasurer: Donald Brenneman, 4110 Starkey Dr, Marion, IN 46953
765-243-5800; E-mail: Donald.brenneman@gmail.com
Membership Chair: Susan Truax, 6759 N. County Road 100 East, Pittsboro, IN 46167
317-892-4130; E-mail: truaxsh@gmail.com
Website: http://depauw.edu/library/archives/historicalsociety/index2.htm
Membership: 116
Publication: Indiana United Methodist Historical Society Newsletter
Editor: Riley B. Case, 4663 S. 600 East, Kokomo, IN 46902-9759
765-628-0540; E-mail: rbcase@hoosierbroadband.com

Kentucky
President: TBA

Louisiana
President: Tim Hebert, 314 Richard Drive, Houma, LA 70364
Vice-Pres: Fern Christensen, 1017 Oma Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457
318-352-8206
Secretary/Treasurer: Ray Holt, 123 Chester Lane, Natchitoches, LA 71457
318-356-9325

Little Rock
President: John Walker
Treasurer: Nancy Britton, 215 North 8th, Batesville, AR 72501
Publication: Occassional Papers , twice a year.

Minnesota
President: Laurie Boche, 4402 Cooke St., Duluth, MN 55804-1950
218-724-2266; E-mail: pastor@hopeumcmn.org  
Secretary: David Laechel, P.O. Box 56, Jeffers, MN 56145
507-628-4255 (b); 507-628-4828 (h); E-mail: pastor.jeffersumc@centurytel.net
Treasurer/Membership Secretary: Hilda Parks
507-345-1018; E-mail: haparks@hickorytech.net
Membership: 60
Publication: Heritage , published twice a year; occasional newsletter.
Editor: David Laechel, P.O. Box 56, Jeffers, MN 56145
507-628-4255 (b); 507-628-4828 (h); Email: dlaechel@hbci.com (Heritage)
Thelma Boeder, Boeder,122 West Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404
651-489-2604; E-mail: ballingerboeder@gmail.com (Heritage Too)

Mississippi
President: James Earl "Sam" Price, 145 Roseland Drive, Vicksburg, MS 39180
601-638-2676; E-mail: spvicksburg@gmail.com
Membership: 100
Publication: Methodist Historian
Editor: Ray Daniel, Jr.

Missouri
President: John Wright, 5290 Waterman Blvd., 5E, St. Louis, MO 63108
573-726-5612; E-mail: Omega1958@aol.com  
Secretary: John Finley, Missouri United Methodist Archives, Central Methodist University, 411 Central Methodist Square, Fayette, MO 65248
660-248-3391; E-mail: jfinley@centralmethodist.edu
Publication: Toward the Setting Sun , twice a year
Editor: John O. Gooch, 1756 510 NW Murray Road, Apt. 310, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
816-347-9505; E-mail: jogooch@aol.com

New England
President: Margaret Bickford, 420 Old Route 25, Rumney, NH 03266
603-786-2475 (b); E-mail:  wbickford2@roadrunner.com  
Vice-Pres.: Patricia Thompson, P.O. Box 538, Morrisville, VT 05661
802-888-2185 (h); E-mail: pajt8817@aol.com
Secretary: Nancy Noble, 58 Garfield, Long Island, ME 04050
207-766-5993 (h); E-mail: nnoble@mainehistory.org
Treasurer: Everett Simpson, 88 Pleasant Vale Road, Corrina, ME 04928
207-278-3542

New Mexico
President: Carol Kaemper, 4713 Burton SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-255-3927; E-mail: caroloma@aol.com
Vice-Pres.: Norma Argo, 12909 Desert Moon Place NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111
505-884-7888; E-mail: tnargo@msn.com
Secretary: Juliane McAchran
E-mail: jmcachran3@comcast.net
Publication: New Mexico Conference United Methodist Historical Journal
Editor: William Steinsiek, 11816 Lomas NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112
505-255-8786; E-mail: nmarchives@nmconfum.com

North Alabama
President: John "Pete" West, 26 Wilson Drive, Childersburg, AL 35044
256-404-5547; E-mail: pwest1031@charter.net
Vice-Pres.: Caroline Thompson, 5824 Stonearbor Place, Pinson, AL 35126
205-680-3301 (h); E-mail: carop328@aol.com
Secretary/Treasurer: Geneva Blackburn
Membership Secretary: Caroline Thompson, 5824 Stonearbor Place, Pinson, AL 35126
205-680-3301 (h); E-mail: carop328@aol.com
Publication: Semiannual newsletter
Editor: Kenneth Johnson, 2815 Alexander Drive, Florence, AL 35633
256-766-7521 (h); E-mail: krjohn@hiwaay.net
Membership: 125

North Carolina
President: W. Arthur Warren, P.O. Box 26, Littleton, NC 27850-0026
252-586-5385; E-mail: awarren@nccumc.org
Vice-Pres.: Snodie Wilson, P.O. Box 246, Kenansville, NC 28349
910-296-0824
Secretary: Becky Warren, P. O. Box 392, Murfreesboro, NC 27855
252-398-4551; E-mail: awarren@nccumc.org
Membership: 169
Publication: Saddlebags Newsletter , published March and September.
Editor: Ann V. Davis, P.O. Box 353, Zebulon, NC 27962
919-269-5691; E-mail: annveazeydavis@msn.com

North Georgia
Contact: Nancy Watkins, 2121 LaVista Circle, Hapeville, GA 30354
404-768-6026 (h); E-mail: llibnhw@bellsouth.net or after June 30, 2012: nwatkins@lakejunaluska.com

Northern Illinois
Co-President: David A. Eichelberger, 558 Edgewood Avenue, Elmhurst, IL 60126
708-833-7723 (b)
Co-President: Beth Patten, 806 Panorama Drive, #2A, Palatine, IL 60067
708-359-3068
Secretary/Treasurer: Mark Jacobs, 200 S. 4th Street, Oregon, IL 61061
815-732-2994

Oklahoma
President: Tom Albin, P.O. Box 340004, Nashville, TN 37203-0004
615-232-8889; E-mail: talbin@upperroom.org
Vice-Pres.: Charles Watson, 1525 W. Mississippi Avenue, Chickasha, OK73018-6619
405-222-1637; E-mail: okieparson@att.net
Secretary: Gloria Helmuth
Treasurer: Brian Bakeman, 5108 N. Hudson Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73118-7612
405-848-0034; E-mail: bbakeman@okumc.org
Membership: 35+

Pacific Northwest
President: Barbara Essen, 703 Jefferson Street, Grangeville, ID 83530-1544
208-983-0310 (b); E-mail: grangevilleumc@mtida.net  
Membership: 40

Peninsula-Deleware
President: Earle Baker, Bethel UM Church, 129 W. Fourth Street, Lewes, DE 19958       
302-645-9426 (b); 302-827-4815 (h); E-mail: pastorbaker@bethellewes.org
Vice Pres.:  Shirley Jackson, 702 Rigby Avenue, Cambridge, MD 21613
410-228-5499; E-mail: selena361@verizon.net
Secretary:  Art Leiby, 30321 Duck Puddle Road, Kennedyville, MD 21645
410-648-5586
Treasurer: Bill Westbrook, 813 Devon Drive, Newark, DE 19711
302-674-2626 (b); 302-423-5064 (h); E-mail: wwestbrook@pen-del.org
Membership: 59
Publication: Peninsula-Delaware Conference Historical Society Newsletter , published semi-annually
Editor: Tom Blakelock, c/o The Commission on Archives & History, 6362 Bay Rd., Frederica, DE 19946

Rio Texas
President: Roberto L. Gomez
Vice Pres.: Austin Frederick, 4499 Medical Drive, #399, San Antonio, TX 78229-3713
210-493-3794
Secretary: C. D. Barrington
Treasurer: Wilma J. Taylor-Green

Rocky Mountain
President: Jim Harris, 7048 S. Newcombe Street, Littleton, CO 80127
303-979-5570; E-mail: rckymn2000@yahoo.com
Vice-Pres.: TBA
Secretary: Mary Etta Moore, 2327 W. 16th Street, #202, Greeley, CO 80634
970-382-5536; E-mail: mvaem@aol.com
Treasurer: Nancy Mead, 1450 S. Pierce Street, Lakewood, CO 80232 
303-934-5549 (b); E-mail: nancmead1@earthlink.net
Membership: 25

South Carolina
President: J. Robert Huggins, 2442 Mt. Pleasant Road, Pomaria, SC 29126
803-321-9218 (b); E-mail: jrhuggins@umcsc.org
Vice-Pres.: Joyce E. Plyler, 1046 Bromley Drive, Matthews, NC 28104-8082
704-847-6096; E-mail: joyce@charlotte.twcbc.com
Secretary/Treasurer: Roger M. Gramling, 155 Hunters Blind Drive, Columbia, SC 29212-1624
803-771-9125 (b); E-mail: scumf@bellsouth.net
Membership: 99
Website: http://www.umcsc.org/home/home/historical-society/
Publication: The Mark , published three times a year
Editor: A.V. Huff, Jr., 30 Glenrose Ave., Greenville, SC 29617
864-834-9726 (h)

South Georgia: Friends of Methodist Heritage of the South Georgia Conference
President: Becky Bridges
Vice-Pres.: Nancy Jenkins
Secretary: Jane Thompson
Treasurer: Dianne Smoot
Publication:  Ministry of Memory, 2 issues a year
Editor: Judi Fergus, 110 Palm Drive, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912-634-2100; 912-230-9514 (cell); E-mail: jffergus@comcast.net or jefergus@gmail.com

Susquehanna
President: Brand Eaton, 304 Robin Hood Road, Dillsburg, PA 17019-9451
717-591-8011 (b); 717-676-3901 (h); E-mail: beaton@susumc.org
Vice-Pres.: Fern Boyer, 2821 Fishing Creek Valley Rd., Harrisburg, PA 17112
717-599-5146 (b)
Secretary: Arthur Oplinger, 5009 Chestnut Grove Road, Spring Grove, PA 17362-7909
717-229-2119 (h); E-mail: tonioplinger@juno.com
Membership: 92
Publication: The Chronicle , published annually
Editor: Milton W. Loyer, 917 Emily Drive, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Tennessee 
President: David Martin, P.O. Box 184, Whites Creek, TN 37189-0184
615-299-9679; E-mail: poplarforrest@comcast.net
Vice-Pres.: Harriett Vivion, 3328 Hillsboro Road, Nashville, TN 37215-1559
615-783-0985; 615-838-7575; E-mail: hkvivion@att.net
Secretary/Treasurer: Linda Collier, 1903 Shenandoah Trail, Lebanon, TN 37087
615-449-1942; E-mail: lkcollier@charter.net
Membership: 130
Publication: Methodism in the Tennessee Conference , published quarterly.
Editor: Von Unruh, 2901 Rich Acres Drive, Nashville, TN 37207
E-mail: von.w.unruh@gmail.com

Upper New York
President: Ken Jones, 239 Feuz Terrace, Esperance, NY 12066
518-875-6854: E-mail: kjones8@nycap.rr.com
Vice-Pres.: James Hare, 933 Fassett Road, Elmira, NY 14905
607-733-7659; E-mail:jehare46@gmail.com
Recording Secretary: Nancy Rutenber, 18 Briarwood Terrace, Albany, NY 12203
518-456-0412; E-mail: nancyrutenber@mindspring.com
Corr. Secretary/Treasurer: Maurice E. Drown, 86 Alpine Drive, Latham, NY 12110
518-424-8787; E-mail: Pathways2thefuture@gmail.com

Virginia
President: John T. Martin, Jr., 193 Huntfield Lane, Charles Town, WV 25414
434-713-0083; E-mail: JackMartin@vaumc.org or  rvjtm@aol.com
Co-Vice-Pres: Carl O. Stewart, 175 Farren Lane, Broadway, VA 22815-3800
540-280-9683; E-mail: carlstewart@shentel.net
Co-Vice-Pres: L. Boyd Lucas, 14809 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, VA 22192
804-752-2066; E-mail: lboydlucasheritage@gmail.com
Secretary: J. Brooke Willson, 915 Francis Road, Glen Allen, VA 23059
804-357-1091; E-mail: jbwillson@gmail.com
Membership: By charter limited to 48 trustees.
Publication: Heritage, published twice a year.
Editor: Myra P. Lindsey, 11674 Howitzer Lane, Woodbridge, VA 22192
703-590-7208; E-mail: myraplindsey@comcast.net

West Virginia
President: Bill H. Wilson, 4 Cherokee Court, Huntington, WV 25705
304-523-3520; E-mail: DrBillWilson@aol.com
Vice-Pres.: Joseph Geiger, Jr., 821 First Street, Huntington, WV 25701
304-525-1487; E-mail: Joe.N.Geiger@wv.gov
Secretary/Treasurer: Kathy Hanko, 425 Park Street, Morgantown, WV 26501 
304-292-3840; E-mail: hanko@comcast.net
Membership: 58

Western North Carolina
President: Russell Ford, 9630 Watergate Road, Charlotte, NC 28270
704-847-3302 (h)
Vice Pres: Randy H. Tarlton, 416 White Store Road, Wadesboro, NC 28170
704-694-3448 (h)
Secretary: Arthur W. Swarthout, P.O. Box 268, Lake Junaluska, NC 28745-0268
828-452-2881, ext. 781 (b)
Treasurer: Nancy Keever Andersen, P.O. Box 18005, Charlotte, NC 28218
704-535-2260 (b); 704-532-7225 (h); FAX: 704-567-6117; E-mail: meanka@earthlink.net
Membership: 48
Publication: The Western North Carolina Methodist Historian
Editor: Arthur W. Swarthout, P.O. Box 268, Lake Junaluska, NC 28745-0268

Western Pennsylvania
President: TBA
Secretary: David Grinnell, 2924 Marshall Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15214-2636
412-321-4963; E-mail: david@hswp.org or grinnell@pitt.edu

Wisconsin
President: TBA
Publication: Flashbacks , published 3 times/year
Editor: TBA

European United Methodist Historical Society

Chair for the Historical Society of the German speaking area (Austria, Germany & Switzerland):
Dr. Michael Wetzel, GERMANY 
E-mail: studiengemeinschaft@emk.de  
Advisory Members:
Rev. Ulrich Ziegler, Gugelstrasse 142, D-90459 Nürnberg GERMANY
E-mail: ulrich.ziegler@emk.de
Rev. Friedhelm Kober, Plauener Str. 27, D-08491 Netzschkau GERMANY
E-mail: friedhelm.kober@emk.de
Rev. Dr. Manfred Marquardt, Morikestr. 18, D-72762 Reutlingen GERMANY
E-mail: Manfred.Marquardt@emk.de
Rev. Prof. Helmut Nausner, Landgutgasse 39/8, A-1100 Wien AUSTRIA (for Austria)
E-mail: helmut.nausner@netway.at
Dorothea Sackmann, Kurt-Schumacher-Str. 36, D-72762 Reutlingen GERMANY (for Central German Archive)
E-mail: D-Sackmann@t-online.de
Esther Baier