Jane Austen Society of North America, Southwest Region

JASNA-Southwest Board of Directors

1979-Present

JASNA-Southwest was founded by JASNA charter members Cathy Fried and Donald Greene, Leo S. Bing Professor of English at the University of Southern California, in December 1979.

1979

 

Ruth apRoberts, President

 

Cathy Fried, Vice President

 

James Durbin, Secretary/Treasurer

 

Lillian Goldstein and Dawn Griffin-Arnold, Executive Committee

 

 

 

1982  

 

Dr. Edward Joseph Shoben, Jr., President

 

Cathy Fried, Regional Coordinator

 

Lillian Goldstein, Secretary/Treasurer

 

Ruth White

 

 

 

1983  

 

Albert Black, Co-President

 

Mary Black, Co-President

 

Lillian Goldstein, Secretary

 

 

 

1984 

 

Albert and Mary Black, Co-Presidents

 

Anita Fielding, Corresponding Secretary

 

Ruth White, Membership Chair

 

Lillian Goldstein, Treasurer

 

Catherine Fried, Liaison to JASNA

 

Members-at-Large:

 

Peter and Diana Birchall

 

Ed Copeland

 

Vivian and Tom Hall

 

Kathleen Levenick

 

Kathleen Peck

 

Patsy Sanford

 

Jack Smith

 

Tumoko Sugano

 

Virginia Sutton

 

Viola Thompson

 

Ken Turan

 

Al Yano

 

 

 

1985  

 

Edward Copeland, President

 

Anita Fielding, Corresponding Secretary

 

Ruth White, Membership Chairman

 

Lillian Goldstein, Treasurer

 

Members-at-Large:

 

Peter and Diana Birchall

 

Dorothy Horner

 

Robin Stroll

 

Amy Stuart

 

Viola Thompson

 

 

 

1986

 

Edward Copeland, President

 

Vivian Hall, Regional Coordinator

 

Anita Fielding, Newsletter Editor

 

Claire O’Connell, Recording Secretary

 

Ruth White, Treasurer

 

John E. Rieber, Membership Chair

 

Members-at-Large:

 

Peter and Diana Birchall

 

Mary Connery

 

Cathy Fried

 

Lillian Goldstein

 

Betsey Matthews

 

Ann Pope

 

Amy Stuart

 

Ken Turan

 

 

 

1987 

 

Peter and Diana Birchall, Co-Presidents

 

Vivian Hall, Regional Coordinator and JASNA Board Member

 

Anita Fielding, Corresponding Secretary and Newsletter Editor

 

Claire O’Connell, Recording Secretary

 

Mary Connery, Treasurer and Membership Secretary

 

Mary Hardenbrook, Computer Secretary

 

John Rieber, Computer Records

 

Members-at-Large:

 

Edward Copeland

 

Cathy Fried

 

Lillian Goldstein

 

Earl Hardenbrook

 

Betsey Matthews

 

Sheila Ober-Brown

 

Ann Pope

 

Ruth White

 

 

 

1988    

 

Peter and Diana Birchall, Co-Presidents

 

Vivian Hall, Regional Coordinator and JASNA Board Member

 

Anita Fielding, Corresponding Secretary and Newsletter Editor

 

Claire O’Connell, Recording Secretary

 

Mary Connery, Treasurer and Membership Secretary

 

John Rieber, Computer Records

 

Lucy Magruder, Program Chair

 

Gloria Gross, Program Co-Chair

 

Members-at-Large:

 

Edward Copeland

 

Cathy Fried

 

Lillian Goldstein

 

Eileen Hamor

 

Betsey Matthews

 

Sharon McMahon

 

Sheila Ober-Brown

 

Ann Pope

 

Betty Reichert

 

Trudy Saxton

 

Sandra Weiner

 

Ruth White

 

 

 

1989   

 

Peter and Diana Birchall, Co-Presidents

 

Vivian Hall, Regional Coordinator and JASNA Board Member

 

Anita Fielding, Corresponding Secretary and Newsletter Editor

 

Claire O’Connell, Recording Secretary

 

Mary Connery, Treasurer and Membership Secretary

 

John Rieber, Computer Records

 

Lucy Magruder, Program Chair

 

Gloria Gross, Program Co-Chair

 

Members-at-Large:

 

Edward Copeland

 

Cathy Fried

 

Lillian Goldstein

 

Eileen Hamor

 

Earl and Mary Hardenbrook

 

Carolyn Kunin

 

Betsey Matthews

 

Annette Matzner

 

Sharon McMahon

 

Sheila Ober-Brown

 

Ann Pope

 

Betty Reichert

 

Trudy Saxton

 

Ken Turan

 

Sandra Weiner

 

Ruth White

 

 

 

1990   

 

Lucy Magruder, President

 

Gloria Gross, Vice President

 

Kathryn Konoske, Co-2nd VP/Programs

 

Harriet Williams, Co-2nd VP/Programs

 

Annette Gordon, Secretary

 

Patricia Crawford, Treasurer

 

Anita Fielding, Membership/Newsletter

 

Diana Birchall, Past President/Advisor

 

 

 

1991-1992

 

Lucy Magruder, President

 

Gloria Gross, Vice President

 

Annette Gordon, Co-2nd VP/ Programs 1991

 

Harriet Williams, Co-2nd VP/Programs 1992

 

Diana Birchall, Newsletter Editor

 

Patricia Crawford, Secretary

 

Carol Medine, Treasurer/Membership

 

Edward Copeland, Past President/Advisor

 

 

 

1993-1994

 

Nancy Gallagher, President

 

Diana Birchall, Newsletter Editor

 

Barbara Amago, Treasurer

 

Denise Cox Blue, VP/Programs

 

Lucy Magruder, Past President/Advisor

 

 

 

1995  

 

Mimi and Norman Dudley, Co-Presidents

 

Susan Ridgeway, Vice President

 

Barbara Amago, Secretary

 

Judy Spades, Treasurer

 

Suzanne Tatian, Second VP/Programs

 

Erika Kotite, Newsletter Editor

 

Lucy Magruder and Nancy Gallagher, Co-Advisors

 

 

 

1996-1997  

 

Susan Ridgeway, President

 

Ericka Kotite, Newsletter Editor

 

Lucy Magruder, VP/Membership

 

Viki Barie

 

 

 

1998-1999  

 

Lee and Susan Ridgeway, Co-Presidents

 

Nancy Gallagher and Lucy Magruder, Newsletter Co-Editors

 

Barbara Wellman, Membership Chair

 

Claire Bellanti, Treasurer

 

Diana Birchall, Corresponding and Recording Secretary

 

Viki Barie, Program Chair

 

Suzanne Tatian, Member Without Portfolio

 

Erika Kotite, Outgoing Newsletter Editor

 

Lucy Magruder, Past President

 

 

 

2001-2002     

 

Susan Ridgeway, President

 

Pat Cross and Suzanne Tatian, Co-Vice Presidents

 

Diana Birchall, Newsletter Editor

 

Barbara Wellman, Membership Chair

 

Claire Bellanti, Treasurer

 

Nancy Gallagher, Recording Secretary

 

Mimi and Norman Dudley, Presidents Emeritus

 

 

 

2003-2004 

 

Susan Ridgeway, President

 

Natasha Zwick and Elizabeth Johnson, Co-Vice Presidents/Programs

 

Claire Bellanti, Treasurer

 

Barbara Wellman, Membership Chair

 

Diana Birchall, Newsletter Editor

 

Nancy Gallagher, Recording Secretary

 

Mimi and Norman Dudley, Presidents Emeritus

 

 

 

2005-2006 

 

Claire Bellanti and Mimi Dudley, Co-Presidents/Regional Coordinators

 

Judy Collin and Natasha Zwick, Co-Vice Presidents/Programs (2005)

 

Alice Marie White and Carla Washburn, Co-Vice Presidents/Programs (2006)

 

Patricia Cross, Treasurer

 

Barbara Wellman, Membership Chair

 

Diana Birchall and Carol Krause, Newsletter Co-Editors

 

Nancy Gallagher, Recording Secretary

 

Susan Ridgeway, Past President and Regional Coordinator

 

 

 

2007-2008  

 

Claire Bellanti and Mimi Dudley, Co-Presidents/Regional Coordinators

 

Alice Marie White Villaseñor and Carla Washburn, Co-Vice Presidents/Programs

 

Patricia Cross, Treasurer

 

Diane Erickson, Membership Secretary

 

Diana Birchall and Carol Krause, Newsletter Co-Editors

 

Nancy Gallagher, Recording Secretary

 

Jaye Scholl Bohlen, Publicity

 

Laurie Viera Rigler, Webmaster

 

Jana Bickel, Email Coordinator

 

 

 

2009-2010 

 

Nancy Gallagher, President and Regional Coordinator

 

Jana Bickel, Vice President for Programs/Email Coordinator

 

Carla Washburn, Vice President for Programs/Membership

 

Jody Gunn, Treasurer

 

Terry Ryan, Recording Secretary

 

Jaye Scholl Bohlen, Publicity Chair

 

Laurie Viera Rigler, Webmaster

 

Diana Birchall, Newsletter Editor

 

Carol Krause, Email Coordinator/Newsletter Production

 

Claire Bellanti and Mimi Dudley, Past Presidents/Regional Coordinators

 

 

 

2011-2012    

 

Nancy Gallagher, President and Regional Coordinator

 

Carla Washburn, Vice President for Programs/Membership Chair

 

Claire Bellanti, Treasurer

 

Jana Bickel, Newsletter Editor

 

Carol Krause, Email Coordinator/Newsletter Production

 

Terry Ryan, Recording Secretary and Festival of Books Coordinator

 

Kathleen Peck, Education Outreach Board Liaison

 

Jaye Scholl Bohlen, Publicity Chair

 

Laurie Viera Rigler, Webmaster

 

Jody Gunn, Member-at-Large

 

Jan Fahey, Member-at-Large

 

Alice Villasenor, Chair of Education Outreach Committee

 

Mimi Dudley, Past President/Regional Coordinator

 

Diana Birchall, Board Advisor

 

 

 

2013-2014

 

Nancy Gallagher, President and Regional Coordinator

 

Carla Washburn, Program Co-Chair

 

Lynda Hall, Program Co-Chair

 

Cheryl Cole, Secretary

 

Sonya Samuels, Treasurer

 

Terry Ryan, Electronic Communications Coordinator/Membership Chair

 

Deanna Heikkinen, Newsletter and Social Media Coordinator

 

Jaye Scholl Bohlen, Publicity Chair

 

Carol Krause, Member-at-Large

 

Jan Fahey, Member-at-Large

 

Mimi Dudley, Past President/Regional Coordinator

 

Brittany Gash, Meeting Promotion and Publicity (2014)

 

Rebecca Weersing, Chair, Education Outreach Committee

 

Emily Bergman, Chair, Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

 

Paula Dacker, Assistant, Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

 

Diana Birchall, Board Advisor

 

Claire Bellanti, Treasurer Emerita

 

 

 

2015-2016

 

Cheryl Cole, President and Regional Coordinator

 

Deanna Heikkinen, President-Elect

 

Jaye Scholl Bohlen, Secretary

 

Sonya Samuels, Treasurer and Co-Meeting Concierge

 

Terry Ryan, Meeting Registrar/Membership Chair/Webmaster

 

Carol Krause, Co-Meeting Concierge and Membership Assistant

 

Jan Fahey, Co-Program Planner

 

Lynda Hall, Co-Program Planner

 

Brittany Gash, Publicity Chair/Meeting Promotion and Publicity/Press Liaison

 

Susie Wampler, Newsletter and Social Media Editor

 

Emily Bergman, Festival and Exhibit Manager

 

Glenda Pinney, Event Planner

 

Rebecca Weersing, Education Outreach and Parliamentarian

 

Nancy Gallagher, Past President

 

Claire Bellanti, Diana Birchall and Carla Washburn, Board Advisors

 

 

 

2017

 

Cheryl Cole, President and Regional Coordinator

 

Susie Wampler, Archivist/Newsletter/Webmaster/Social Media

 

Sonya Samuels, Treasurer/Meeting Concierge

 

Carol Krause, Membership/Meeting Concierge

 

Jan Fahey and Lynda Hall, Program Planners

 

Glenda Pinney, Event Planner

 

Brittany Gash, Press Liaison

 

Jaye Scholl Bohlen, Secretary

 

Emily Bergman, Festival of Books Coordinator

 

Nancy Gallagher, Past Regional Coordinator

 

Claire Bellanti, Diana Birchall, Erika Kotite, Terry Ryan and Carla Washburn, Board Advisors