AIS Leadership

Officers, Directors & Committees

AIS Officers:

PRESIDENT
JODY NOLIN
Rushsylvania, OH 43347
Phone: (614)507-0332 | Email: jody.nolin@gmail.com 

1ST VICE-PRESIDENT
ANDI RIVAROLA
Los Angeles, CA 90065
Phone:(818)802-4188 | Email: andinsky@gmail.com

2ND VICE-PRESIDENT
BONNIE NICHOLS
3365 Northaven Rd., Dallas, TX 75229
Phone:(214)-676-9892 | Email: BJNHTN@aol.com

SECRETARY 
MICHELLE SNYDER
225 Sky Line Drive, Sedona, AZ 86336
Phone:(928)282-5867 | Email: aissecretary@irises.org

TREASURER 
JILL BONINO
3110 Kirkhan Drive, Glendale, CA 91206
Phone:(818)790-3256 | Email: aistreasurer@irises.org


EDITOR 
JANE MILLIMAN
Email:irises@janemilliman.com

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
GARY WHITE
Lincoln, NE 68512
Phone: (402)421-6394 | Email: in2iris@yahoo.com

AIS Administrative Officers:

REGISTRAR / RECORDERS
JOHN I. JONES AND JOANNE PRASS-JONES
35572 Linda Drive, Fremont, CA 94536-1523 
Phone:(510)795-9723 | Email: aisregistrar@irises.org

MEMBERSHIP SECRETARY 
TOM GORMLEY
205 Catalonia Ave.
PO Box 177
DeLeon Springs, FL 32130
Phone:(386)277-2057 | Email: aismemsec@irises.org

PUBLICATION SALES DIRECTOR
JOHN AND KAY LUDI
35071 SE Hwy 211, Boring, OR 97009-9584
Phone:(503)826-8808 | Email: aisstore@irises.org 

RECORDING SECRETARY AND POLICY
CLAIRE SCHNEIDER
Ramona CA 92065
Phone:(760)331-8694 | Email:itsaclearday.claire@gmail.com

Directors

Directors (terms expiring in 2020):

SUSAN DRIVER

Phone:(931)314-6959 | Email: susandriver801@gmail.com

ANITA MORAN
Pylesville, MD 21132
Phone:(410)937-3388 | Email: anita.iris@pilmore.com

JOHN LUDI
35071 SE Hwy 211, Boring, OR 97009-9584
Phone:(503)668-9230 | Email: kludi@juno.com

GERRY SNYDER
225 Sky Line Drive, Sedona, AZ 86336
Phone:(928)282-5867 | Email: aisvotes@voteirises.org

 

Directors (terms expiring in 2021):

NEIL HOUGHTON
Mendon, NY
Phone:(585)301-8256 | Email: neil.houghton@me.com

WAYNE MESSER
P.O. Box 64, Huxley, IA 50124
Phone:(515)597-4240 | Email: wrmesser@gmail.com

PHYLLIS WILBURN
P.O. Box 9, Rescue, CA 95672
Phone:(530)642-9942 | Email:abirder@aol.com

JANIS SHACKELFORD
El Cajon, CA 92021
Phone:(619)561-6323 | Email:jgshackelford@cox.net

Directors (terms expiring in 2022):

LORENE CRONE
Jackson, TN 38305
phone:(731)499-3887 |Email: lorenerobinson@charter.net

DOUG CHYZ
Stafford, VA
Phone:(540)650-6202 |Email: dougchyz50@verizon.net

HOWIE DASH
1534 Arco De Goya, Las Cruces, NM 88007
Phone:(575)652-7550 | Email:howiedash@aol.com

CLAIRE SCHNEIDER
Ramona CA 92065
Phone:(760)331-8694 | Email:itsaclearday.claire@gmail.com

RVP Representative

SUSAN BOYCE
Roy, UT 84067
Phone: (801)644-7172 Email: irisgal@hotmail.com

Presidents of The American Iris Society

Jody Nolin 2019 – current
Gary White 2016 – 2018
James Morris 2013 – 2015
Judy Keisling 2010 – 2012
Roy Epperson 2008 – 2010
Jeanne Clay Plank 2005 – 2007
Terry Aitken 2002 – 2004
Clarence Mahan 1999 – 2001
David Niswonger 1996 – 1998
Claire Barr 1993 – 1995
Kenneth Waite 1990 – 1992
James Rasmussen 1987 – 1989
Ron Mullin 1984 – 1986
Harold L. Stahly 1981 – 1983
Leon Wolford 1978 – 1980

Clarke Cosgrove 1975 – 1977
Hugo Wall 1972 – 1974
William T. Bledsoe 1969 – 1971
Hubert A. Fischer 1966 – 1968
Robert S. Carney 1963 – 1965
Lowell Fitz Randolph 1960 – 1962
Marion R. Walker 1956 – 1959
Harold W. Knowlton 1953 – 1955
Guy Rogers 1949 – 1952
Franklin P. Cook 1947 – 1948
Jesse E. Wills 1943 – 1946
William McKee 1940 – 1942
Harry H. Everett 1935 – 1939
John C. Wister 1920 – 1934

Committees

Chairs of Standing Committees:

Affiliations Chair/Liaison:

Jody Nolin
Rushsylvania, OH 43347;
phone: (614) 507-0332 | e-mail: affiliatesliaison@irises.org

Awards:

Gerry Snyder
225 Sky Line Drive, Sedona, AZ 86336
phone: (928) 282-5867 | e-mail: aisawards@irises.org

Bulletin Advertising:

Dawn Boyer
1900 Daws Drive, Amarillo, TX 79124
phone: (806) 881-9775 | e-mail: dawn.boyer@yahool.com

Calendar:

SUSAN DRIVER
Phone:(931)314-6959 | Email: susandriver801@gmail.com

Convention Liaison:

Andi Rivarola (Acting)
Los Angeles, CA 90065
Phone:(818)802-4188 | Email: andinsky@gmail.com

Electronic Services:

Bryce Williamson
P.O. Box 972, Campbell, CA  95009-9702
phone 408-370-2955  bmw95009@gmail.com

Lorene Crone
Jackson, TN  38305
phone 731-499-3887  lorenerobinson@charter.net

Encyclopedia Manager:

Bob Pries
Roxboro, NC 27574
phone: (336) 597-8805 | e-mail: robertpries@embarqmail.com

EXHIBITIONS COMMITTEE:

Exhibition Schedules:

Lois Rose
P.O. Box 30 , Partlow , VA 22534
phone: (540) 582-5799 | e-mail: lowy222@aol.com

Exhibition Supplies:

Nick Stewart
Lawton, OK 73505
580-917-3035 nicolstew7@yahoo.com

Exhibition Show Reports:

Wayne Messer
PO Box 64, Huxley, IA 50124
phone: 515-597-4240 | e-mail:wrmesser@gmail.com

Foundation Liaison:

Jill Bonino
3110 Kirkham Drive, Glendale, CA 91206
phone: (818) 790-3256 | e-mail: jillbon@earthlink.net

Honorary Awards:

Gary White
Lincoln, NE 68512
Phone: (402)421-6394 | Email: in2iris@yahoo.com

Insurance:

Michelle Snyder
225 Sky Line Drive, Sedona, AZ 86336
phone: 928-282-5867 | e-mail: aisinsurance@irises.org

Iris Program Resources (Speakers):

Hooker Nichols
Dallas, TX 75229
Phone:(214)-676-9892 | Email: BJNHTN@aol.com

Iris Program Resources (Slides & Digital):

Neil Houghton
Mendon, NY 14506
Phone: (585) 301-8256 | images@irises.com

Judges:

Bonnie Nichols
3365 Northaven Rd., Dallas, TX 75229
Phone:(214) 676-9892 | Email: BJNHTN@aol.com

Judges Handbook Revision Committee:

Betty Roberts
Colorado Springs, CO 80920-7713
phone: 719-282-9642 | e-mail: florabetty39@aol.com

Librarian:

Dave Silverberg
32009 S. Ona Way, Molalla, OR 97038-9244
phone: 503-829-2928 | e-mail: aislibrary@irises.org

AIS Library is located at: 115 E. Main Street, Suite 11, Molalla, OR 97038

National Collections, Display & Test Gardens

Bob Pries
Roxboro, NC 27574
phone: (336) 597-8805 | e-mail: robertpries@embarqmail.com

Photo Contest:

Amberlee Pick with assistance from Anita Moran and

Cheryl Deaton
27218 Walnut Springs, Canyon Country, CA 91351
phone: (661) 252-6771 | e-mail: aisyouth@irises.org

Public Relations & Marketing:

Bob Pries
Roxboro, NC 27574
phone: 336-597-8805 | e-mail: aispublicrelationsmktg@irises.org

Co-Chair:

Susan Grigg
Raleigh, NC 27614
phone: (919)870-8345 | e-mail: irismom1@att.net

Social Media Manager:

Andi Rivarola
Los Angeles, CA 90065
phone: (818) 802-4188 | e-mail: andinsky@gmail.com

Registrations:

John I Jones and Joanne Prass-Jones
35572 Linda Dr., Fremont, CA 94536
phone: (510) 795-9723 | e-mail: aisregistrar@irises.org

RVP Counselor:

Howie Dash
1534 Arco De Goya, Las Cruces, NM 88007
phone: (575)541-4438 | email: howiedash@aol.com

RVP Representative:

Susan Boyce
Roy, UT 84067
phone: (801) 644-7172 | irisgal@hotmail.com

Scientific Advisory Committee:

Dr. Robert M. Hollingworth
Williamston, MI 48895
phone: 517-930-0180 | e-mail: cyberiris@att.net

Section and Cooperating Society Liaison:

Phyllis Wilburn
P.O. Box 9, Rescue, CA 95672
Phone: (530) 642-9942 | Email: abirder@aol.com

Silent Auction:

Open

Symposium:

Riley Probst
Modesto, CA 95355
phone: (209) 551-6323 | e-mail: rprobst02@earthlink.net

Youth:

Cheryl Deaton
27218 Walnut Springs, Canyon Country, CA 91351
phone: (661) 252-6771 | e-mail: aisyouth@irises.org