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OFFICERS and Directors of the Texas Gulf Coast Press Association are elected by dues paying members at the annual convention in May. The Board of Directors consists of 11 individuals....six serving as directors and five serving as officers.

Officers serve a one year term and Directors are elected for two year terms.



2013-2014 OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS

Co-Chairpersons of the Board: Mary & Murray Judson, Port Aransas South Jetty

President: Danny Reneau, The Silsbee Bee

1st Vice-President: Tania French, Port Lavaca Wave
2014 Convention Chairperson


2nd Vice-President Sue Brown, Pleasanton Express
2014 Contest Chairperson

Assistant to the President: Chad Ferguson, Columbus Banner Press
Sponsorship Chairperson

Treasurer: Nick West, Palacios Beacon
Internship Chairperson

Secretary: Hank Hargrave, Normangee Star

TERMS EXPIRING 2014
Director: Larry Hauk, Copperas Cove Leader-Press
Scholarship Chairperson


Director: Travis Martin, Copperas Cove Leader-Press

TERMS EXPIRING 2015
Director: Ramona Ferguson, Columbus Banner Press

Director: Jason Collins, Beeville Bee-Picayune

TERMS EXPIRING 2016
Director: Michael McCracken, Yoakum Herald-Times

Director: Ryan West, Palacios Beacon


PAST PRESIDENTS:

1938-40 John H. Manthey Jr., Cleveland * 1940-41 Ben F. Harigel, LaGrange * 1941-42 Franz W. Zelske, Bellville * 1942-43 Price Daniel Sr., Liberty * 1943-44 Tom S. Whitehead, Brenham * 1944-45 Frank Shannon, Wharton * 1945-46 David Read, Silsbee * 1946-47 Ernest A. Bosl, Schulenberg * 1947-48 W. M. Shannon, Richmond * 1948-49 Henry Reese III, Gonzales * 1949-50 O. J. Wilkerson, Port Neches * 1950-51 George Carmack, Houston * 1951-52 J. C. (Jake) Smyth, Liberty * 1952-53 W. H. Beaumier, Lufkin * 1953-54 Merie Luker, Grapeland * 1954-55 Patsy Woodall, Huntsville * 1955-56 Rigby Owen, Sr., Conroe * 1956-57 Robert H. Whitten, Navasota * 1957-58 W. B. Crossley, Madisonville * 1958-59 L. A. Duewall, LaGrange * 1959-60 Donald B. Bryant, Rosenberg * 1960-61 Don Reid Jr., Huntsville * 1961-62 J. Alvin Barr, Nederland * 1962-63 Fred R. Frnka, Eagle Lake * 1963-64 Henry Reese IV, Gonzales * 1964-65 W. Ross Woodall, Huntsville * 1965-66 J. Cullen Browning, Orange * 1966-67 E. H. Whitehead, Rusk * 1967-68 Camp Ezell, Beeville * 1968-69 Rigby Owen Jr., Conroe * 1969-70 Paul Durham, Diboll * 1970-71 Adair Luker, Vidor * 1971-72 Billy C. Dove, Livingston * 1972-73 Willis Webb, Conroe * 1973-74 John C. Taylor, Seguin * 1974-75 Glenn Sedam, Bay City * 1975-76 Fred V. Barbee, El Campo * 1976-77 Ernie Zieschang, Liberty * 1977-78 Sam Logan, Madisonville * 1978-79 George Bridges, Flatonia * 1979-80 Larry Power, Deer Park * 1980-81 Charles E. Cox Jr., Edna * 1981-82 Chris F. Barbee, El Campo * 1983-84 O'Ferral Pauley, Wharton * 1984-85 Steve Balke, Huntsville * 1985-86 Murray Judson, Port Aransas * 1986-87 Alvin Holley, Livingston * 1987-88 Gregory L. Peak, Livingston * 1988-89 Ms. B. J. Power, Deer Park * 1989-90 Bassett Keller, Crockett * 1990-91 Ted Leach, Carthage * 1991-92 Gary Kent, Beeville * 1992-93 Chuck Bloom, Nixon * 1993-94 Tommy Anderson, Lake Jackson * 1994-95 Mary Judson, Port Aransas * 1995-96 Nick West, Palacios * 1996-97 Clark Whitten, Navasota * 1997-98 Ron Sanders, Wharton * 1998-99 Jim Grimes, Sealy * 1999-2000 Ramona Ferguson, Columbus Banner Press *2000-01 Glenn Rea, Cuero Record *2001-02 Bill DeFries, Ingleside Index * 2002-03 Greg Peak, Polk County Enterprise * 2003-04 Patrick Martin, Normangee Star * 2004-05 Mark Henry, Lake Cities Sun * 2005-06 Kelli Barnes, Tyler County Booster * 2006-07 Larry Hauk, Copperas Cove Leader-Press * 2007-08 Hank Hargrave, Normangee Star * 2008-09 Phil Reynolds, Port Aransas South Jetty * 2009-10 Joyce Hauk, Copperas Cove Leader-Press * 2010-11 Roy Sanders, Burleson County Tribune (Caldwell) * 2011-12 Chad Ferguson, Columbus Banner Press * 2012-13 Mary & Murray Judson, Port Aransas *

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