Board of Directors

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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.


Sam Cook
President
Raleigh, North Carolina


Rebecca Barnard
Vice President
Boston, MA


John (Chris) Maisch, CF
Immediate Past President
Fairbanks, Alaska


Chris Schnepf

Post Falls, Idaho
Board Member, District 1 
(Alaska, Inland Empire, Washington State)


Dr. Ronald (Ron) Boldenow, CF
Bend, Oregon
Board Member, District 2
(Oregon)


John Todd
Pasadena, California
Board Member, District 3
(
California, Hawaii)


Kelly Norris

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


Amber Marchel
L'Anse, MI
Board Member, District 5
(Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin)


Karen Bennett, CF
Antrim, New Hampshire
Board Member, District 6
(New England, New York)


Sarah Wurzbacher

Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Board Member, District 7
(Allegheny, National Capital)


David (Tony) Doster, CF
Wilmington, NC
Board Member, District 8
(Appalachian)


Victor (Vic) Ford, PhD, CF
Little Rock, Arkansas
Board Member, District 9
(Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Great Plains, Kentucky/Tennessee,
Missouri, Ouachita)


Thomas (Tom) Fox, PhD, CF

Yulee, Florida
Board Member, District 10 
(Southeastern)


Jason Holland
Shreveport, LA 
Board Member, District 11
(Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas)