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Leadership & Contacts

Board of Directors

Van Schalin, Presidentvschalin@stoausa.org - Presidential Term 2013 - 2015
Angela Childress, Secretary tchild@childress.net - Term 2014 - 2017
John Eyth, Treasurer - psalm103@zoominternet.net - Term 2014 - 2016
Patsy Butman - patsybutman@icloud.com - Term 2012 - 2015
Robert Kwong - rnk.imgd@icloud.com - Term 2013 - 2016
David Mckinley - sagecopper@gmail.com - Term 2014 - 2017
Mark Russell, President Elect russellrmr@yahoo.comTerm 2012 - 2015

2014-2015 Stoa Board of Directors
at the Fall Board Meeting in San Diego, California

David McKinley
Angela Childress
Mary Winther (former Debate Chair for tj Harding)
Mark Russell
Robert Kwong
Van Schalin
Patsy Butman
Craig Smith
Wally Long (term being completed by John Eyth)

All Board and Committee members are volunteers and receive no compensation for their service.

Committee Chairs

Speech Committee
Craig Smith - Committee Chair - stoaiecommittee@gmail.com
Angela Childress - tchild@childress.net

Debbie Snyder -  debbievirginia@gmail.com

Debate Committee
         TJ HardingCommittee Chair - teamharding@yahoo.com

Team Policy Debate
   Maggie Carabelos - missmaggie17@gmail.com
   Steven Vaughan - steven@homeinfusion.comcastbiz.net
   Griffith Vertican - griffithv1@yahoo.com
   Mike Winther - winther.mike@gmail.com

Lincoln Douglas Value Debate
   Chase Harrington - chasetraver@gmail.com
   Larry Sparks - larrywsparks@msn.com
   Brad Swygard - bswygard@gmail.com  
Parliamentary Debate
    Isaiah McPeak - isaiah.mcpeak@gmail.com
    Mary Winther marywinther@gmail.com

Individual Policy Debate
    Patsy Butman - patsybutman@icloud.com
    Joanne Quan - jo.j.quan@gmail.com

         Debate Resolution Committee
               Submit debate resolution suggestions to resolutions@stoausa.org
                (Resolutions are accepted year round)

                Eric Garcia - Coach
                Konrad Hack - College Coach (Concordia University)
                Ty Harding - Alumni Coach
                Chase Harrington - Alumni Coach
                Travis Hersche - Alumni Coach
                Isaiah McPeak - Coach
                Larry Sparks - Coach
                Brad Swygard - Coach
                Doyle Srader - College Coach (NW Christian University)
                Mary Winther - Coach

IT Committee
Danny Eldridge - Committee Chair - danny.eldridge@servevita.com
Dwight Ray
Jeff Yeates

Tournament Tabulation Coordination
Van Schalin - StoaTab@gmail.com

Van Schalin - vschalin@stoausa.org

Stoa is grateful for the service of the following prior
Board Members, Committee Chairpersons and NITOC Tournament Directors:

            Scott York - Founding President

            Laura Yeates
            Joanne Quan
            Konrad Hack

            Wally Long
            Danny Eldridge
            Marie Stout

            Elise Pope
            Chris Jeub
            Jeff Schubert

    IE Committee Chair
            Charlotte Rehn

    Debate Committee Chair
            Dorr Clark

Stoa also wishes to acknowledge the significant leadership of Lars Jorgensen in the founding of Stoa.

NITOC Tournament Directors

    Danny and Pam Eldridge

    Craig and Julie Smith

    Laura Yeates

    Chris Jeub / Chris Leland

    Van and Susan Schalin

    Van and Susan Schalin