Elected 2020 – Virtual Business Meeting

The Manuscript Society membership, scheduled to attend the annual business meeting in Williamsburg, VA in May 2020, voted to elect new trustees and officers during a Virtual Business Meeting May 26-30, 2020.  Below is a complete list of both new and continuing officers and trustees.


Douglass Rohrman
3576 Avendid Amoroso
Escondido, CA 92029

Vice President
Ellen Howell Myers
307 Arcadia Place
San Antonio, TX 78209

Anthony Loscalzo
9511 Collins Avenue
Surfside, FL 33154-2619

Executive Director
Dr. Shirley J. Sands
PO Box 13349
Overland Park, KS 66282


Ending 2021:

  • Brian Kathenes, Hope, NJ
  • Peter Klarnet, New York, NY
  • Carolyn Sung, Bethesda, MD
  • Kent Yabuki, La Jolla, CA

Ending 2022:

  • Richard R. Ellis, Torrance, CA
  • Alfred Lemmon, New Orleans, LA
  • Kevin Segall, Los Angeles, CA
  • Robert Snyder, Yonkers, NY
  • Bill Van Laethem, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Ending 2023:

  • Elizabeth Dow, Hartwick, VT
  • Stuart Embury, Holdrege, NE
  • Dan Hamelberg, Champaign, IL
  • Vernon R. Morris, Jr., Sebring, FL
  • Jim West, St Johns, FL

Life Trustees:

  • Herbert Rubin

The Board of Trustees includes:

Former Presidents Allen Ottens, Edward N. Bomsey, Michael J. Dabrishus, Beverly Hill, Robert Hopper, Kenneth W. Rendell, Rodney Armstrong, John M. Taylor, Mary C. Schlosser, Robert K. O’Neill, Chris Coover, John D. Haskell, Jr., Scott W. Petersen, Anthony J. Mourek, Ivo Meisner, and Barton L. Smith