Board of Directors

SAF Board of Directors

SAF's Board of Directors provides leadership and direction to the SAF to ensure the achievement of its mission. The president, vice-president, immediate past-president, and 11 elected members (one from each voting district ) serve on the Board.


Tamara Cushing, PhD

President
Corvallis, Oregon


Henry (Gene) Kodama, CF
Vice President
Summerville, South Carolina


John McNulty, CF
Immediate Past President
Bangor, Maine


Thomas M. Hanson, CF

Brier, Washington
Board Member, District 1 
(Alaska, Inland Empire, Washington State)


Mark Buckbee
Roseburg, Oregon
Board Member, District 2
(Oregon)


Nick Dennis
Weed, California
Board Member, District 3
(Hawaii, 
Northern California, Southern California)


Beverly A. Yelczyn

Missoula, Montana
Board Member, District 4
(Alberta, Colorado/Wyoming, Dakotas, Intermountain,
Montana, Southwestern)


Tara Bal, CF
Houghton, Michigan
Board Member, District 5
(Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan,Wisconsin)


Mariann Garrison-Johnston, CF
Wanakena, New York
Board Member, District 6
(New England, New York)


Dr. David P. Gwaze

Silver Spring, Maryland
Board Member, District 7
(Allegheny, National Capital)


Anne Jewell, CF
Mechanicsville, Virginia
Board Member, District 8
(Appalachian)


Tim Phelps
Nashville, Tennessee
Board Member, District 9
(Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Great Plains, Kentucky/Tennessee,
Missouri, Ouachita)


Dr. Richard W. Brinker, CF

Auburn, Alabama
Board Member, District 10 
(Southeastern)


William “Buddy” Stalnaker, CF
Nacogdoches, Texas
Board Member, District 11
(Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas)