About The Virginia Society

 

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Organized April 17, 1949, by Mrs. Charles B. Perrow in Altavista, Virginia

Chartered May 30, 1951

 Virginia State President: Faye Walton Sobel

Theme: Preserving Our Past for Future Generations

Motto: Strength in Unity

Scripture:  I can do everything through him who gives me strength.
Philippians 4:13

Projects:

1. Replenish the Tea Fund
2. Membership Growth
3. Veteran Suport
4. Recognition of Historic Sites
5. Scolarship Participation

State Society Officers 2019-2021

President: Faye W. Sobel
First  Vice President:Constance Paradiso
Second  Vice President:  Lorraine Sims
Chaplain: Sylvia G. Ryder
Recording Secretary: Nathalie Steinbach
Corresponding Secretary: Sarah Hardy
Organizing Secretary: Virginia Hurtes Rouse
Treasurer: Donna Jean Callison Hall 
Registrar: Barbara Rooney
Historian: Sandra Reese  
Librarian: Trudy Tanzillo
Appointed Officer Parliamentarian: Jennifer Smith

 

Virginia Society Honorary State Presidents

Mrs. Charles B. Perrow, Organizing President * 1949-52
Mrs. G. Lloyd Bell * 1952-54
Mrs. Donald N. Frazier * 1954-56
Mrs. Lewis Littlepage * 1956-58
Miss Anita Howard * 1958-60
Mrs. Henry A. Schauffler  * 1960-63 (Note1)
Mrs. George H. Ross * 1963-65
Mrs. Marion H. Cross *  1965-67
Mrs. Louis B. Spaeth * 1967-69 (Note 2)
Mrs. Robert P. Waters *  1969-71
Mrs. Julian H. Osborne *1971-73 (Note 3)
Mrs. David L. Bailey *  1973-75
Mrs. Frank E. Huff * 1975-77
Mrs. Darius W. Gaskins, Sr. *  1977-79
Mrs. John V. Buffington, Sr. * 1979-81
Mrs. Arthur H. Vollertsen *  1981-83
Mrs. R. Harry Bennett 1983-85
Miss Louise Lanier * 1985-87
Mrs.  Harry H. Black * 1987-89
Mrs. Robert S. Lipes * 1989-91
Mrs. Robert M.  Brown * 1991-93
Mrs. George K. Freeze 1993-95
Mrs, Robert N. McKenney * 1995-97
Mrs. Sidney Rosenberg * 1997-99 
Mrs. Elmer Birdseye 1999-2001 
Mrs. Jay Botschen 2001-03 
Mrs. Gary Bagnall 2003-05 (Note 4) 
Mrs. Horace M. Davis  2005-07 (Note 5)
Karen Landers 2007-09
Mrs. Eugene B. Ackerman  2009-11 (Note 6)
Mrs. Calhoun J. Killeen 2011-13
Mrs. Michael W. Deegan 2013-15 (Note 7)
Mrs. William Ramsey Richardson 2015-17
Ms. Janice M. Snead 2017-2019

 

*  Deceased

Notes:

  1. Mrs. Henry A. Schauffler was elected President General, NSCDXVIIC, April 15, 1967.
     Died in office.
  2.  Mrs. Louis B.  Spaeth served as President General, NSCDXVIIC, April  1973-75.
  3.  Mrs.  Julian H. Osborne elected Honorary Vice President General, NSCDXVIIC, April  1987
  4. Mrs. Gary Bagnall, National Recording Secretary, 2007-2009
  5.  Mrs. Horace M. Davis, Honorary President General, 2013-2015
  6.  Mrs. Eugene B. Ackerman, Librarian General, 2013-2017; First Vice President General, 2017-2019
  7.  Mrs. Michael W. Deegan, Librarian General 2017-2019

 

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