Committees

The State Association organizes committees much the same as the Subordinate Lodges to assist the member Lodges in developing their local programs and performing their fraternal and charitable activities.

Internal Committees

Advisory Committee

President Joe Basil Email
Vice President Larry Spencer Email
Secretary/Treasurer Bob Ferda Email

Audit Committee

Chairman Mike Marshall Email
Liaison Officer Dave Richcreek Email
Working Committee Executive Committee

Bylaws Committee

Chairman Roger Hawkes Email
Liaison Officer Dave Richcreek Email
Working Committee Executive Committee

Charitable Trust Committee

Chairman Dave Richcreek Email
Vice Chairman Greg Balint Email
Immediate PSP Michael Kennedy Email
Secretary Steve Scholz Email
Treasurer George Jaquish Email
Trustees Executive Committee

Convention Committee

Chairman Warren Donnelly Email
Eastside Coordinator Larry Spencer Email
Liasison Officer Dave Richcreek Email
Working Committee Sandy Barber Email
Working Committee Roger Buck Email
Working Committee Bim Lindsey Email

Executive Committee

Chairman Dave Richcreek Email
President-Elect Greg Balint Email
Vice President Michael Dahl Email
Vice President Scott Rainey Email
Vice President Bob Walker Email
Sponsor Roger True Email
Advisory Com Pres Joe Basil Email
Secretary Steve Scholz Email

State Committees Providing Lodge Support

Calendar Raffle

Accident Prevention Committee

Chairman James Bedard Email
Liaison Offier Greg Balint Email

Americanism Committee

Chairman Leslie Timmons Email
Liaison Officer Scott Rainey Email

Calendar Raffle

Chairman Joe Basil Email
Liaison Officer Dave Richcreek Email
North District Chairman Nestor Tamayao Email
West District Chairman Larry Staley Email
East District Chairman Greg Heimgartner Email
Central District Chairman Ernie Bodoh Email
South District Chairman Virginia Basil Email

Drug Awareness Committee

Chairman Alison Cline Email
Liaison Officer Michael Dahl Email
North District Chairman Sue Gregg Email
West District Chairman Nancy Oakes Email
East District Chairman
Central District Chairman George Harper
South District Chairman Cheryl Collins

Elks for Children’s Hospital Committee

Chairman Jim Howes Email
Liaison Officer Michael Dahl Email

Elks National Foundation

Chairman Lacey Braswell Email
Liaison Officer Michael Dahl Email
Grants Coordinator Lacey Braswell Email
District Chairmen are represented by each DD

Government Relations Committee

State Chairman Jill Anderson Email
Liaison Officer Scott Rainey Email

Hoop Shoot Committee

Chairman Joe Basil Email
Liaison Officer Bob Walker Email
East Side Director Rita Gardner Email
North District Chairman Susan Gregg Email
West District Chairman Syd Nunez Email
East District Chairman Rita Gardner Email
Central District Chairman Jim Howes Email
South District Chairman Robert Dahl Email

Lodge Activities Committee

Chairman Kelley Buttars Email
Liaison Officer Greg Balint Email
Central District Chairman Jessica Howes Email
East District Chairman Lana Davick Email
South District Chairman Kelley Buttars Email

Membership Committee

Chairman Justin Bailey Email
Liaison Officer Greg Balint Email
Working Committee Debra Hoose, Nancy Oakes, Ben Braden, Scott Rainey, Sheri Pelletier, Mike Campbell, Richard Shull

Most Valuable Student Program

Chairman Michael Campbell Email
Liaison Officer Bob Walker Email
North District Chairman Michael Thyng Email
Central District Chairman George Harper Email
South District Chairman Cheri Michaelson Email
West District Chairman Alison Cline Email

New Lodge Development Committee

Chairman Roger R. True PGER Email
Liaison Officer Dave Richcreek Email

Polly Garland Banquet

Coordinator Joyce Fowler Email
Liaison Officer Dave Richcreek Email
Working Committee Esquire to the DDs
Working Committee Larry Spencer Email
Working Committee Warren Donnelly Email
Working Committee Roger and Marilyn True Email

Public Relations Committee

Chairman Cheryl Collins Email
Liaison Officer Michael Dahl Email
Webmaster Josh deLacy (Branded Look LLC) Email
Co-pay Advertising Benjamin Braden Email
Photographer Michael Thyng Email
PR/Website Benjamin Braden Email

Ritual Committee

Chairman Lana Davick Email
Liaison Officer Scott Rainey Email
Working Committee Bob Walker Email
Working Committee Jay Thompson Email
Working Committee Ed Carter Email
Working Committee Lisa Carter Email
Working Committee Skip Barnes Email
Working Committee Scott Rainey Email
North District Chairman Marty Malloy Email
West District Chairman Scott Rainey Email
East District Chairman Lana Davick Email
Central District Chairman Bob Walker Email
South District Chairman Cheryl Collins Email

Officer Training Committee

Chairman Jill Anderson Email
Liaison Officer Greg Balint Email
Working Committee Lee Frankie Email
Working Committee Jay Thompson Email
Working Committee Jim Howes Email
Working Committee Jennifer Killian Email
Working Committee John Fowler Email
Working Committee Warren Donnelly Email
Working Committee Skip Barnes Email

Business Practices

Chairman John Fry

Jim Howes

Email

Email

Liaison Officer Greg Balint Email
Working Committee Bob Ferda Email
Working Committee Sandy Barber Email

Vocational Grant Program

Chairman Chuck Jennings Email
Liaison Officer Bob Walker Email
North District Chairman Bruce Fingarson Email
West District Chairman Chuck Jennings Email
East District Chairman Greg Jones Email
Central District Chairman Patricia Knight Email
South District Chairman Cheri Michaelson Email

Youth Activities

Chairman Marc Allen Email
Liaison Officer Bob Walker Email

Elks National Service Commission (Veterans Committee)

Chairman Elizabeth Johnston Email
Liaison Officer Dave Richcreek Email
Working Committee Jim and Jessica Howes – Military Children’s Backpack Program Email
Working Committee Dennis Buttars – Veterans Emergency Relief Assistance Program (VERA) Email
Working Committee Jo Wilson – Don Wilson Memorial Scholarship Email