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AHS Officers and Committees Summary, 2016

President
Nikki Schmith 
424 Pheasant Ct. 
Worden IL 62097 
248-739-9006
president@daylilies.org

Vice President

Charles Douglas  
13515 Brown’s Ferry Road  
Georgetown, SC 29440  
843-240-2531
vicepresident@daylilies.org 

Chief Financial Officer

John H. (Bob) Martin
1636 Sunset Avenue 
Orange City, FL 32763 
(386) 775-0726
CP: (386) 717-0271
cfo@daylilies.org


Executive Committee
       Charles Douglas, Vice President
       John H. (Bob) Martin, Chief Financial Officer and Finance and Compensation
       Jack Alexander, Judges Education
       Barbara Kirby, Exhibitions
       Kathleen Nordstrom, Registration / Policies & Procedures
       Melodye Campbell, Awards and Honors
       Betty Roberts, Regional Officers


  
Reporting Structure of Core Committees 

President – 
Nikki Schmith  
        Archives and History
 Ken Cobb
        Audit Committee
 Members of the Board
        Parliamentarian, General Counsel
 Bret Clement
        Policies and Procedures 
– Kathleen Nordstrom
        Technology  Heidi Douglas 
        Webmaster  Tim Fehr 
        Portal General Manager  Mary Collier Fisher
              
Awards and Honors – Melodye Campbell
        Garden Judges Expediter – Gary M. Jones
        Photography and Video Awards – Charles Harper
 
Exhibitions – 
Barbara Kirby
        Exhibition Judges Records – Joann Stewart

Finance & Compensation
 – John H. “Bob” Martin
        Treasurer (Finance) – Kyle Billadeau
        Endowments (Finance) – Kathleen Schloeder

Garden Judges Records – Pat Soileau
        Garden Judges Expediter – Gary Jones

Judges’ Education – Jack Alexander
        Exhibition Judges Expediter – Katherine Reed 
        Exhibition Judges Records – Joann Stewart 
        Garden Judges Expediter – Gary M. Jones

Long Range Planning – Marcia Zech
        Conventions – Eddie Raye Andrews 

Membership – Maureen Valenza
        Executive Secretary – Pat Mercer
        International Membership – Maureen Strong
        Marketing – Bill Monroe 
                Visual Media – Charles Harper
                Popularity Poll – Dorothian Meyer
                AHS E News – Elizabeth Trotter 
                Display Gardens – Mary Lou Lundblade
                Local Club Liaison –
       
Youth – Kathy D’Alessandro

Special Projects – Oliver Billingslea 

Publications – Lois Hart 
        Executive Editor & Ad Sales Manager, The Daylily Journal – Meg McKenzie Ryan
        Publication Services Manager – Brenda Macy
        Round Robins – Laura Teague

Regional Officers – Betty Roberts

Registration – Kathleen Nordstrom and Kevin Walek (co-chairs)
        Registrar – Elizabeth Trotter
        Name Approval – Committee
        AHS Registration Database on CD and APP – John Eiseman
        Historic Daylilies Sub-Committee – Debbie Butler Monbeck, Chair
        Registration Data Collection Sub-Committee – Janice Wood, Chair
              
Scientific Studies
 – Jeff Corbett


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AHS Officers, 2016

President
Nikki Schmith 
424 Pheasant Ct. 
Worden IL 62097 
248-739-9006
president@daylilies.org

Vice President

Charles Douglas  
13515 Brown’s Ferry Road  
Georgetown, SC 29440  
843-240-2531
vicepresident@daylilies.org 

Chief Financial Officer

John H. (Bob) Martin
1636 Sunset Avenue 
Orange City, FL 32763 
386-775-0726
CP: (386) 717-0271
cfo@daylilies.org

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Board of Directors, 2016
* Denotes Executive Committee

Region 1 
* Kathleen Nordstrom,  Registration / Policies & Procedures
22065 605th Street
Dodge Center, MN 55927
701-202-0404
registrationchair@daylilies.org
2018 – 1st term

Region 2 
*Nikki Schmith, President
424 Pheasant Court  
Worden, IL 62097  
248-739-9006
president@daylilies.org 
2016- 1st term

Region 3 
Kathleen Schloeder, Endowments 
2501 St. John Place 
Alexandria, VA 22311  
703-671-6635
endowments@daylilies.org 
2018 – 1st term

Region 4 
*Melodye Campbell, Awards and Honors
21 Ambleside Drive  
Fairport, NY 14450-3212  
585-749-7433
awards@daylilies.org 
2017 – 2nd term

Region 5 
*Barbara Kirby, Exhibitions
102 Haag Drive  
Warner Robins, GA 31093-1000  
478-922-8416 (home) 
exhibitions@daylilies.org
2017 – 2nd term

Region 6 
Maureen Valenza, Membership  
24959 Stratton Meadows Drive  
Porter, TX 77365  
281-354-0867  
membership@daylilies.org  
2019-2nd term

Region 7 
Jeff Corbett, Scientific Studies  
1160 South Bluff Drive  
Roseville, CA 95678  
Cell: 916-206-6777
science@daylilies.org     
2017 – 1st term

Region 8 
Marcia Zech, Long Range Planning
3041 60th Avenue, S.E.  
Mercer Island, WA 98040  
206-232-9838   (CP)206-920-3215
planning@daylilies.org
2018- 2nd term

Region 9 
*Betty Roberts, Regional Officers  
9055 Melbourne Drive   
Colorado Springs, CO 80920-7713 
719-282-9642
regionalofficers@daylilies.org
2018- 2nd term

Region 10 
*Jack Alexander, Judges Education
5436 Leipers Creek Road
Franklin, TN 37064  615-478-5800
judgeseducation@daylilies.org 
2018 - 1st term

Region 11 
Lois Hart, Publications
P.O. Box 100   
Louisburg, KS 66053-0100  
913-837-5209
publications@daylilies.org
2018 – 2nd term

Region 12 
*John H. Martin (Bob), Chief Financial Officer, Finance and Compensation
1636 Sunset Avenue  
Orange City, FL 32763  
(386) 775-0726  CP: (386) 717-0271.
cfo@daylilies.org
2016 – 2nd term

Region 13 
Pat Soileau, Garden Judges Records  
P.O. Box 156  
St. Landry, LA 71367-0156
gardenjudges@daylilies.org
2016- 2nd term

Region 14 
Oliver Billingslea, Special Projects
6291 Thach Road  
Montgomery, AL 36117  
334-277-0994
specialprojects@daylilies.org 
2016- 1st term

Region 15
*Charles Douglas, Vice President / Ombudsman
13515 Brown’s Ferry Road  
Georgetown, SC 29440   843-240-2531
vicepresident@daylilies.org 
2017- 1st term

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Administrative Staff, 2016
(Overseeing Committees are shown in parentheses)

Executive Editor, The Daylily Journal and Advertising Sales Manager (Publications) 
Meg McKenzie Ryan
1936 Wensley Avenue
El Centro, CA 92243 
760-235-8243 (voice); 760-337-2139 (fax)
journal@daylilies.org

Executive Secretary (Membership) 
Pat Mercer
P.O. Box 10
Dexter, GA 31019
478-875-4110
secretary@daylilies.org or renewal@daylilies.org

Parliamentarian, General Counsel (President) 
Bret Clement
13816 Laredo Drive 
Carmel, IN 46032 
317-908-5303
counsel@daylilies.org

Publication Services Manager (Publications) 
Brenda Macy
109 West Poplar Street 
Elizabethtown, KY 42701 
270-737-9058
pubsales@daylilies.org

Registrar (Registrations) 
Elizabeth Trotter
421 Mt Gilead Road  
Georgetown, KY  40324-8936  
502-857-8600
registrar@daylilies.org

Treasurer (Finance) 
Kyle Billadeau
2916 Spy Glass Drive
Chaska, MN 55318
612-298-5607
treasurer@daylilies.org

Webmaster (President, Member of Publications & Technology Committees) 
Timothy J. Fehr
3115 Gregory Lane  
Eau Claire, WI 54703-1139  
715-835-0148
webmaster@daylilies.org

 
 

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Special Chairmen, 2016
(Overseeing Committees are shown in parentheses)

AHS Archives and History Committee (President)
       Ken Cobb

       7301 Grist Mill Road
       Raleigh, NC 27615  
       919-847-0820
       archivist@daylilies.org 

Conventions (Long Range Planning)
       Eddie Raye Andrews 
       P.O. Box 167  
       Waller, TX 77484  
       936-931-3846
       conventions@daylilies.org 

Display Gardens and Daylily Cities (Marketing)
       Mary Lou Lundblade
       511 W. Ness  
       Valley Center, KS 67147-4920  
       316-755-1964
       displaygardens@daylilies.org
       From Dec. 1 to Apr. 1:
       Unit 202  
       102 E. Pleasant St.   
       Avon Park, FL 33825  
       863-452-2612
            
Endowments (President) 
       Kathleen Schloeder 
       2501 St. John Place 
       Alexandria, VA 22311  
       703-671-6635
       endowments@daylilies.org 

Exhibition Judges Expediter (Exhibitions and Judges Education)
      Katherine Reed
      36 Naushon Road 
      Pawtucket RI 02861    
      401 359 7361
      exhibitionclinics@daylilies.org 

Exhibition Judges Records (Exhibitions and Judges Education) 
      Joann Stewart
      2300 Simonton Bridge Road    
      Watkinsville, GA 30677-2167  
      706-769-7652
      exhibitionjudges@daylilies.org 

E-News (Marketing)
       Elizabeth Trotter
       421 Mt. Gilead Road  
       Georgetown, KY  40324-8936  
       502-857-8600
       daylilyenews@daylilies.org 

Garden Judges Expediter (Awards and Honors and Judges Education) 
       Gary Jones
       40 Woodstock Meadows   
       Woodstock, CT 06281   
       860-928-0198
       gardenworkshops@daylilies.org 

Historic Daylilies Sub Committee (Registration)
       Debbie Butler Monbeck
       2700 Switzer Road 
       Frankfort, KY 40601 
       502-695-3178
       historic@daylilies.org

International Membership Chair (Membership)
       Maureen Strong
       
48 Lakeshore Drive 
       Stoney Creek, ON Canada L8E 5C7
       905-643-3271 
       international@daylilies.org

Marketing (Membership)
      William C. (Bill) Monroe
      11325 Pennywood Avenue   
      Baton Rouge, LA 70809
      (225) 937-3221
      marketing@daylilies.org

Visual Media (Marketing) 
       Dr. Charles A. (Charlie) Harper

       109 E. Back Bay Road    
       Bowling Green, Ohio 43402  
       419-308-6603
       medialibrary@daylilies.org 

Policies and Procedures (President)
      Kathleen Nordstrom
      County Rd 24
      West Concord, MN 55985
      policy@daylilies.org 

Popularity Poll (Marketing)
 
       Dorothian Meyer
       P.O. Box 61 
       Bad Axe, MI 48413
       863-273-9335
       poppoll@daylilies.org 

Registration Data Collection Sub-Committee (Registration) 
       Janice Wood 
       8379 Rivertrail Cove
       Cordova, TN 38018
       901-753-2337
       datacollection@daylilies.org

Round Robins (Publications) 
       Laura Teague
       30 Carroll Gentry Road
       Madisonville, KY 42431
      270-821-3472
       roundrobins@daylilies.org 

Technology (President) 
     Heidi Douglas
     13515 Brown’s Ferry Road  
     Georgetown, SC 29440  
     843-240-2532
     technology@daylilies.org 

Video and Photographic Awards Sub-Committee (Awards and Honors) 
       Dr.  Charles A. (Charlie) Harper
       109 E. Back Bay Road          
       Bowling Green, Ohio 43402
       419-308-6603
       photographyawards@daylilies.org 

Youth (Membership) 
       Kathy D'Alessandro
       2076 Silo Lane
       
East Greenville, PA 18041
       215-679-8910
       youth@daylilies.org 

AHS Portal Staff, 2016

General Manager (President)
       Mary Collier Fisher
       32 Mylod Street
       Walpole, MA 02081      
       508-668-7399
       portalgeneralmanager@daylilies.org 

Community Calendar Manager
      Clint Fussell
      1565 Gainer Road
      Chipley, FL 32428
      850-638-7657
      communitycalendar@daylilies.org 

Community Manager and Portal Store
      Claude Carpenter
      
6075 Vickery Pt.
      
Cumming, GA 30040
      678-469-4731 
      portalcommunitymanager@daylilies.org or portalstore@daylilies.org 

       Sandy Holmes
       1950 North Regent Park
       Bellbrook, OH 45305
       937-287-8122
       portalmembership@daylilies.org 


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AHS 2016 COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS

Archives and History Committee:  Ken Cobb (NC) Archivist/Historian, Chair; Betsey Clark (ME); Patsy Cunningham (RI); Rachel Flaksman (RI); Susan Holland (ND) Ray Houston (TX); Diane Pruden (MI); John Ware (VA); and all Regional Archivists/Historians 

Awards and Honors Committee:  Melodye Campbell (NY), Chair; Judie Branson (AR); Charles Harper (OH); Don Herr (PA); Tim Herrington (GA); Steve Horan (MN); Tee Money (AL); Bill Monroe (LA); Christine Petersen (NY)

Compensation Committee
:  Bob (John) Martin (FL), Chief Financial Officer, Chair; Charles Douglas (SC), Vice President; Nikki Schmith (IL), President; Maureen Valenza (TX), Membership; and Lois Hart (KS), Publications 

Conventions:  Eddie Raye Andrews (TX), Chair; Charles and Cynthia Lucius (OH) 

Display Gardens Committee:  Mary Lou Lundblade (KS/FL), Chair; Dorothian Meyer (MI) and Cathy Minkler (KS)

E-News: Elizabeth Trotter (KY), Chair; Sue Bergeron (ON, Canada); Ken Cobb (NC); Nikki Schmith (IL); Jacob Braun (IL); and John Ware (VA) 

Endowments Committee:  Kathleen Schloeder (VA), Chair; John Falck (AL); Ed Herringshaw (LA); Ottis Houston (FL); William C. “Bill” Monroe (LA): Gilbert Stelter,  (ON, Canada);  and Marcia Zech (WA) 

Exhibitions Committee: Barbara Kirby (GA), Chair; Paulette Miller (VA); Nikki Schmith (IL); Joann Stewart, (GA) and Marion Tyus (GA) 

Exhibition Judges Clinics Expediter: Katherine Reed (RI), Chair; Luann Madden (NY);Margo Reed (VA); Elisabeth Lassanyi (CA); Brad Swedlund (UT) and Joann Stewart (GA).

Exhibitions Judges’ Records:  Joann Stewart (GA), Chair; Eloise Koonce (AZ); Margo Reed (VA); Katherine Reed (RI); Jack Alexander(TN); Scott Elliott (GA); and Dr. Robert O. Stanton (NY)

Finance Committee: Bob (John) Martin, Chief Financial Officer, Chair; Kyle Billadeau (MN) Treasurer; Nikki Schmith (IL), AHS President; Nancy Falck (AL); Mary Collier Fisher (MA); David Jewell ( ON, Canada); Kathleen Schloeder (VA ), Endowments; and Gary Rieben (UT) 

Garden Judges Records: Pat Soileau (LA), Chair and all Regional Garden Judges Liaisons 

Garden Judges Expediter: Gary Jones (CT) 

Historic Daylilies Sub Committee of Registration:
 Debbie Butler Monbeck (KY) Chair; Linda Sue Barnes (NC); Oliver Billingslea (AL); Mark Cook (FL); Nancy Falck (AL); Bryce Farnsworth (ND); Janice Kennedy (VA); Debra Scott (CO); John Stahl (NY); Gil Stelter (ON, Canada); Maureen Strong (ON, Canada ); John Ware (VA); and LaVere Webster (MI) 

International Membership: Maureen Strong (ON, Canada), Chair 

Judges’ Education Committee: Jack Alexander (KY) Chair; Exhibitions: Barbara Kirby (GA); Mary Collier Fisher (MA); David Kirchhoff (KY); Dr. Robert O. Stanton (NY); Katherine Reed (RI); Garden: Michael Bouman (MO); Sandy Holmes (OH); Adele Keohan (MA); Advisors: Nancy Falck (AL); Gary Jones (CT); Betty Roberts (CO) and Joann Stewart (GA) 

Long Range Planning Committee: Marcia Zech (WA), Chair; Eddie Raye Andrews, Conventions (TX); Kyle Billadeau (MN); Kyle Kunze (CA); Bill Maryott (CA); Pat Soileau (LA); and Maureen Strong (ON, Canada) 

Marketing Committee:  William C. “Bill” Monroe (LA): Chair; Charlie Dorsey (OH); Joe Goudeau (LA); Maureen Strong (ON, Canada); and Elizabeth Trotter (KY) 

Media Library
: Dr. Charles Harper (OH), Chair 

Membership Committee:
 Maureen Valenza (TX),Chair; Kathy D’Alessandro (PA), Youth Chair; Clint Fussell (FL); Pat Mercer (GA), Executive Secretary; and Maureen Strong (ON, Canada) International Membership Chair 

Portal Site Management: Mary Collier Fisher (MA), General Manager; Claude Carpenter (GA) Community Manager; Clint Fussell (FL); Community Calendar; Sandy Holmes (OH);  Backend Membership Manager; Mike Longo (HI), Technical Director; Pat Mercer, Executive Secretary, Membership 

Photography and Video Awards Subcommittee of Awards and Honors: Dr. Charles Harper (OH), Chair; Oliver Billingslea (AL); Claude Carpenter (GA); Tee Money (AL); and Winnie Garabis (OH)

Policy & Procedures:  Kathleen Nordstrom (MN), Chair; Maurice Greene (TN); Mary Collier Fisher (MA) and Elizabeth Trotter (KY)

Popularity Poll:  Dorothian Meyer (MI), Chair; All Regional Publicity Directors and Regional Popularity Poll Tabulators 

Publications Committee:  Lois Hart (KS), Chair; Kyle Billadeau (MN); Bob Martin (FL); Oliver Billingslea (AL); Bret Clement (IN); Nikki Schmith (IL); Scott Elliott (GA); Tim Fehr (WI) Webmaster; Brenda Macy (KY); Bob Martin (FL); Nan Ripley (IA); Meg McKenzie Ryan (CA), Executive Editor, The Daylily Journal; and Marcia Zech (WA)

Regional Officers and Newsletter Awards Sub Committee
: Betty Roberts (CO), Chair; All Regional Officers 

Registration Committee:  Kathleen Nordstrom (MN) and Kevin Walek (VA), Co-Chairs;  Debbie Butler Monbeck, Chair of Historic Daylilies Sub Committee; John Eiseman, Registration Database on CD; Gary Rieben (UT), Chair of Name Review Subcommittee; Elizabeth Trotter (KY), Registrar; and Janice Wood (TN), Chair of Registration Data Collection Sub Committee

Registration Name Review Committee: Gary Rieben (UT), Chair; Gail Korn, (NE); Lanny Morry (Ont, CA); Melanie Mason (NY); Kevin Walek (VA); Maureen Strong (ON, Canada); Kathleen Nordstrom (MN); Elizabeth Trotter (KY); and Melodye Campbell (NY).

Registration Data Sub Committee of Registration: Janice Wood (TN), Chair 

Round Robins:  Laura Teague (KY) Chair 

Scientific Studies Committee: Jeff Corbett (CA), Chair; Dr. Linda Sue Barnes (NC); Susan Bergeron (ON, Canada); Dr. Scott Elliott(GA); Dr. Gus Guzinski (MI); Dr. Pat Crooks Henley (OH); Mike Huben (MA); Pat Loveland (OR); Charmaine Rich (VT); Richard Rosen (KY); Patrick Stamile (CA); and Jessie Worsham (GA)

Special Projects: Oliver Billingslea (AL), Chair

Technology Committee:  Heidi Douglas (SC), Chair; Tim Fehr (WI)  Webmaster; Mary Collier Fisher (MA) Portal General Manager; Jacob Braun (IL)  AHS Social Media Chair; Rebecca Board (NC); Charlie Dorsey (OH)

The Daylily Journal Editorial Board: Bret Clement (IN), General Counsel; Mary Collier Fisher (MA), Member-at-Large; Nikki Schmith (IL), AHS President; Mike Huben (MA), Assistant Editor for Horticulture ; David Kirchhoff (KY), Assistant Editor at Large; Lois Hart (KS), Publications Chair; Margo Reed (VA), Member-at-Large; Julie Covington, (VA), Member-at-Large; and Kevin P. Walek (VA), Member-at-Large

The Daylily Journal Proofreaders: Mary Collier Fisher (MA); Jane Unger (WV); and John Ware (VA)

Youth Committee:  Kathy D’Alessandro (PA), Chair; Audra Burns (MI);Clint Fussell (FL); Lisa Klette (KY); Wendy Nicholds (ON, Canada); Betty Roberts (CO); Elizabeth Shooter (SC); Grace Stamile (CA); Patrick Stamile (CA); and Elliot Turkiew (NY)


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Quick E-mail Links to AHS Officials by their positions and functions...
We'll change these for you, so you can use the same address when someone new takes over a postion or adds a new job to their appointed tasks.
 
AHS Online Store Manager:
ahsstore@daylilies.org
Archivist/Historian:
archivist@daylilies.org
Awards and Honors:
awards@daylilies.org
Chief Financial Officer:
cfo@daylilies.org
Community Calendar Manager
communitycalendar@daylilies.org
Conventions:
conventions@daylilies.org
Counsel:
counsel@daylilies.org
E-News:
daylilyenews@daylilies.org
Display Gardens:
displaygardens@daylilies.org
Educatonal Outreach:
educationoutreach@daylilies.org
Endowments
endowments@daylilies.org
Exhibition Clinics
exhibitionclinics@daylilies.org
Exhibition Judges
exhibitionjudges@daylilies.org
Finance:
finance@daylilies.org
Flower Shows:
flowershows@daylilies.org
Garden Judges:
gardenjudges@daylilies.org
Garden Judges Workshops:
gardenworkshops@daylilies.org
Historic Daylilies:
historic@daylilies.org
International Membership:
international@daylilies.org
Daylily Journal:
journal@daylilies.org
Judges Education:
judgeseducation@daylilies.org
Marketing: marketing@daylilies.org
Media Librarian:
medialibrary@daylilies.org
Membership Chair:
membership@daylilies.org
Ombudsman:
ombudsman@daylilies.org
Long Range Planning:
planning@daylilies.org
Online Store Manager:
ahsstore@daylilies.org
Photography Awards
photographyawards@daylilies.org
Policy and Procedures:
policy@daylilies.org
Portal General Manager:
portalgeneralmanager@daylilies.org
Portal Community Manager:
portalcommunitymanager@daylilies.org
Portal Director:
Portal Membership Chair:
portalmembership@daylilies.org
Popularity Polls:
poppoll@daylilies.org
President:
president@daylilies.org
Publications:
publications@daylilies.org
Publication Services:
pubsales@daylilies.org
Regional Officers:
regionalofficers@daylilies.org
Registrar:
registrar@daylilies.org
Registrations Chair:
registrationchair@daylilies.org
Membership Renewals:
renewal@daylilies.org
Round Robins:
roundrobins@daylilies.org
Scientific Studies:
science@daylilies.org
Executive Secretary:
secretary@daylilies.org
Service & Individual Awards:
awards@daylilies.org
Social Media Chair: socialmedia@daylilies.org
Technology Chair:
technology@daylilies.org
Treasurer:
treasurer@daylilies.org
Vice President:
vicepresident@daylilies.org
Webmaster:
webmaster@daylilies.org
Youth:
youth@daylilies.org

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