The William Strother Society, Inc.
The William Strother Society, Inc.
The officers and directors comprise the governing body of the William Strother Society and together they form the Board of Directors.  At the biennial conference, the current Board holds an official meeting, the newly-elected Board holds a meeting, and there is a general business meeting of the members.  The executive committee conducts the business of the Society between biennial conferences.

President: Dan Martin
First Vice President: George Fenwick, Jr.
Second Vice President: Ray Moot
Secretary: Hank Bair
Treasurer: Mike Noble
Genealogist: Fran Kirkpatrick
Historian: Vacant
Membership Chair: Kaye O'Kelley
Newsletter Editor: Sally Frodge
Director (exp. 2021): Ernst Bauer
Director (exp. 2021): Cornelia Ann Burr
Director (exp. 2021): Margaret Candler King
Director (exp. 2021): Dennis John Strother
Director (exp. 2021): Donna L. Strother
Director (exp. 2021): Rosmarie Strother
Director (exp. 2023): Fran Kirkpatrick
Director (exp. 2023): Griffin Lamb
Director (exp. 2023): Robert Lamb, Jr.
Director (exp. 2023): Kaye O'Kelley
Director (exp. 2023): Richard Strother
Director (exp. 2023): Nancy Welhart
Immediate Past President: Dan Strother
Bylaws/Parliamentarian: Karl Welhart
English Ancestry Committee: Robert Lamb, Jr.
Honors Committee: Vacant
Investment Committee: Gale Strother
Nominating Committee: Ernst Bauer
Publications Committee: Ed Strother
Social Media: Ernst Bauer
Strother Photographs Committee: Jimmy Strother
Strother Store: Kate Bair
Database Administrator: Ed Strother
Webmaster/System Adminstrator: Mike Noble


The Executive Committee, made up of the elected officers (President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President, and Secretary) plus one director plus the Immediate Past President, conducts the business of the Society between regular meetings of the Board of Directors at the biennial conferences. 
The Board of Directors appoints various committees as needed to conduct the business of the Society and to provide benefits to members.
The Bylaws/Parliamentarian Committee oversees the conduct of all business meetings and ensures that the Bylaws properly reflect the needs of the Society.
The English Ancestry Committee conducts research to find the ancestors of William Strother, the immigrant, and manages the DNA project.  More information on this committee can be found in the Genealogy section.
The Honors Committee arranges for the honoring of outgoing presidents of the Society and recommends to the president others to be honored by the Society and the manner of honoring them. 
The Investment Committee oversees the finances of the Society and advises the Board of Directors and Treasurer on investments and internal controls. 
The Nominating Committee identifies members interested in serving as officers or directors and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors for elections at the next biennial conference. 
The Committee for the Preservation of Strother Family Photographs collects and preserves photographs of people and places related to the William Strother family.  Utilizing electronic storage technology, the committee is involved in a continuing project of scanning photographs and archiving them for future generations.
The Publications Committee advises the Board of Directors regarding policies to be followed in the preparation, printing and publication of Society publications and assists the Board in monitoring publication activities.  The committee is also responsible for maintenance of the Strother Family Database.
The Social Media Committee maintains the William Strother Society Facebook page and advises the Board of Directors on all social media matters.
The William Strother Society General Store maintains publications and general items related to the Strother family for sale to members and the general public.  The list of items and order form can be found in the Strother Store section.