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Officers & Directors

The Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the administrative and executive body of The Gesneriad Society. All actions of the Board of Directors are reported to the membership once a year.

Officers (2012 2014)

The Board of Directors elects officers for a two-year term from its membership at a meeting held during the annual convention. The current officers are:

President - Paul Susi, (Term 2013-15) 2 Rushmore Street, South Huntington, NY 11746
First Vice-President - Julie Mavity-Hudson, (Term 2012-14) 1015 Park Lane, Joelton, TN 37080 
Second Vice-President – Jo Anne Martinez,(Term 2013-15) 809 Taray de Avila, Tampa, FL 33613 
Corresponding Secretary - Kathy Spissman, (Term 2012-14) 4086 Brownlee Dr., Tucker, GA 30084
Recording Secretary - Leonard Re, (Term 2013-15) 9144 Helm St., Fountain Valley, CA 92708-4435
Treasurer - Becky Fontes, (Term 2012-14) PO Box 412, Maysville, KY 41056-0412


The membership elects seven directors for a three-year term at the membership meeting held during the annual convention. There are 21 directors serving staggered terms. The current directors are:

Term expiring in 2014: Dariane Joshlin, Jo Anne Martinez, Stephen Maciejewski, Charlene Marietti, Julie Mavity-Hudson, Leonard Re, Paulo Castello da Costa

Term expiring in 2015:   Stuart Hammer, Barbara Festenstein, Becky Fontes, Mel Grice, Irina Nicholson, Anne Vidaver, Vincent Woo

Term expiring in 2016: Karyn Cichocki, Nancy Kast, Lena Klintberg, Norah Otto, Mary Schaeffer, Kathy Spissman, Paul Susi

Advisory Board of Past Presidents (non voting)

Michael Riley (1985-1989), Lee Linett (1993-1997), Jon Dixon (1997-2001), Susan Grose (2001-2005), Carol Ann Bonner (2005-2007), Peter Shalit (2007-2011)


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