Honored Master Signature Members

These artists have been recognized as Master Signature Members
having received the prestigious Society's Award of Excellence five or more times.

Charles Allmond
Chris Bacon
Gerald Balciar
Robert Bateman
Carl Brenders
Burt Brent
Carel Pieter Brest van Kempen
Guy Coheleach
Bob Kuhn (in memoriam)
Walter Matia
Leo Osborne
Sherry Salari Sander
Morten Solberg
Kent Ullberg


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Signature Members

*Denotes Distinguished Signature Member: These artists have had the honor of having their work included in a minimum of fifteen (15) Annual Exhibitions.


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Robert K. Abbett, CT
Beverly S. Abbott, VA
Sue deLearie Adair, NY
Jodie L. Adams, MI
Al Agnew, MO
John Agnew, OH
Douglas Aja, VT
Douglas Allen, Jr., NJ*
Charles Allmond, DE*
Tom Altenburg, MO
William Alther, CO
Anthony Alonso, FL
Thomas Anderson, CA
Michelle Armitage, CA
Julie Askew, England
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Chris Bacon, Canada*
Peter M. Baedita, FL
Tucker Bailey, NC
Gerald Balciar, CO*
John E. Banovich, MT*
Barbara Banthien, CA
Mike Barlow, MT
Al Barnes, TX
Robert Bateman, Canada*
John Perry Baumlin, NY
Joy Kroeger Beckner, MO
Renee Bemis, IL*
Julie Bender, GA
Eric Berg, PA
Linda Besse, WA
Jeffry Birchill, GA
Thomas J. Bishop, AZ
Judy Black, TX
Allen Blagden, CT
Sandra Blair, PA
Aaron Blaise, FL
Beatrice Bork, NJ
Peta Boyce, Australia
Ajay Brainard, CT
Burt Brent, CA*
Carel Pieter Brest van Kempen, UT*
J. Clayton Bright, PA
Avis Brown, NY
Linda Budge, AZ
Kenneth Bunn, CO
Dan Burgette, ID
Kerri Burnett, Canada
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Robert Caldwell, VA
Clarence P. Cameron, WI
Ray Carbone, ME
Salvatore Catalano, NJ
Chris Carl Chantland, MI
Chapel, CA
Julie Chapman, MT
Daniel Chen, OR
Tim Cherry, MO*
Richard Clopton, CA
Caroline Winston Cochran, NY
James Coe, NY
Guy Coheleach, FL*
Mark Collins, VA
Guy Combes, CA
Randall Compton, AK
Bunny Connell, WY
Robert Cook, England
Peter S. Corbin, NY
Juan Pablo Zapata Cornejo, Peru
Mary Cornish, VA
Colleen R. Cotey, WA
Anni Crouter, MI
Dennis Curry, CA
Frances Anne Curtis, FL
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Dan D'Amico, CO
Carol Darling, TX
Nancy Darling, NC
Darrell Davis, TX
Patricia Davis, CO
Willem De Beer, England
Louis De Donato, NY*
Ewoud De Groot, Netherlands
Didier Debruyne, VA
Leslie Delgyer, NJ*
Andrew Denman, CA
Sue Dickinson, South Africa
Joseph Digangi, FL
T. Lynn DiGiacomo, AZ
Kim Diment, MI
Shane Dimmick, CO
Paul Dixon, South Africa
Mel Dobson, MT
Kelly Dodge, Canada
Mick Doellinger, TX
Michael Dumas, Canada
Kathleen E. Dunn, WA
Lori Dunn, Canada
Corinne Dupeyrat, France
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Lisa Egeli, MD
Stephen C. Elliot, CO
Lyn Ellision, Australia
Beth Parcell Evans, NJ
Leslie Evans, TX
Maurice Eyeington, PA
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Melanie Fain, TX
Larry Fanning, CO
Anne S. Faust, LA*
Linda Feltner, AZ
Walter Ferguson, Israel
Del Filardi, MA
Trey Finney, SC
Cynthie Fisher, MT
Susan Fox, CA
Anne Frey, NY
Kathleen M. Friedenberg, PA*
Sharon Fullingim, NM
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Christophe Karl Gabriel, NC
Martin Gates, FL
David C. Gallup, CA
Jeff Gandert, OH
Ann E. Geise, OH
Anthony Gibbs, England
Albert Earl Gilbert, CT*
Daniel Glanz, CO
Wilhelm J. Goebel, MD
Sue Gombus, IN
Veryl Goodnight, CO
Shawn Gould, CA
Sandra Graves, CO
Peter Gray, South Africa*

Claiborne Duncan Gregory Jr., VA
Simon Gudgeon, England
Bob Guelich, TX*
Mitch Gyson, NY
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Grant Hacking, NH
Hap Hagood, VA
Gary Hale,OK
Joyce Hall, SC
Nancy Ruth Halliday, IL
Lorna Hamilton, Ireland
John Nelson Harris, FL
Guy Harvey, FL
Kendra Haste, United Kingdom
Margaret Hawley, CA
Janet N. Heaton, FL *
Cathy Hegman, MS
Elizabeth Henry, NM
Heiner Hertling, MI
Matthew Hillier, MD
Mark Hobson, Canada
Tony Hochstetler, CO
Cindy House, NH
Nancy Howe, VT*
Karen Hultberg, WA
Cary Hunkel, WI
Leslie Hutto, SC
Ivan W. Hyatt, CA
Wes Hyde, CO
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Terry Isaac, Canada
Nikolay Ivanov, Russia
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Pat Jackman, OR
Ryan D. Jacque, MA
Brett Jarrett, Australia
Brian Jarvi, MN
Stephen A. Jesic, Australia
Jay J. Johnson, MA
Joni Johnson-Godsy, KS
Richard Jones, NY
Lars Jonsson, Sweden
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Karryl, PA
Mark Kelso, IN
Steve Kestrel, CO
Brenda Kidera, MD
James Kiesow, WI
David N. Kitler, Canada
Christine Knapp, CO
John Kobald, CO
Jack Koonce, ID
Kim Kori, AZ
Stephen Koury, FL
Robert C. Kray, PA
Robert Krieg, NM
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Susan Labouri, CA
Laney, WY*
Brent Langley, IL
Judy D. Larson,CA
Bonnie Latham, MN
Karen Latham, MN
Rebecca Latham, MN
Karen Leslie Laurence-Rowe, Kenya
Rod Lawrence, MI
Karen Leffel-Massengill, FL
T. J. Lick, MI
Esther Lidstrom, CO
Patsy Lindamood, FL
Janeice Linden, CO
Glen Loates, Canada
Lynne Lockhart, MD
Anne E. London, LA
Louise Lopina, CA*
Cammie Lundeen, CO
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Dorcas MacClintock, CT*
Sam MacDonald, Scotland
Rob MacIntosh, South Africa
Terri Malec, OR
Richard Malenky, NY
B. J. Martin, VA
Roger Martin, NC
Sharon Irene Martin, CO
Jeanette Martone, NY
Diane Mason, CO
Terry Mathews, Kenya
Peter Mathios, OR
Walter Matia, MD*
Sally Maxwell, TX
Chris T. Maynard, WA
Chris McClelland, Australia
A. J. McCoy, Canada
Jan Martin McGuire, OK*
George McMonigle, PA
Eric Meyer, IL
Judith Angell Meyer, CO
Geordie Millar, Canada
Darin Miller, OH
Terry Miller, MD*
Tiffany Miller Russell, CO
Ann M. Milton, CO
Tara Moore, MT
Dale Muller, MT
Sean Murtha, CT
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Sadao Naito, Japan
Yoshikazu Natsume, Japan
Barbara Nelson, SC
Rock Newcomb, AZ
Ken Newman, ID
Alison Nicholls, NY
Calvin Nicholls, Canada
Timothy Nimmo, CO
Arnold Nogy, Canada
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Ralph Oberg, CO
Michael Oberhofer, Australia
James Offeman, TX
Steve Oliver, PA
Ron Orlando, PA
Leo Osborne, WA*
Dan Ostermiller, CO*
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Richard Painter, TN
Kathy S. Paivinen, CA
Matthew Gray Palmer, WA
Dino Paravano, AZ*
Emily Parkman, OH*
Leon Parson, ID
Victoria Parsons, CO
Kathy Partridge, NY
R. Kent Pendleton, CO
Cristina G. Penescu, CA
Patricia Pepin, Canada
Louise Peterson, CO

Bryce Pettit, UT
David Petlowany, OH
Anne Peyton, AZ
John C. Pitcher, VT
Anthony Robert Pridham, Australia
Randy Puckett, CA
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Stephen C. Quinn, NJ
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Kelly Leahy Radding, CT
Don Rambadt, WI
David Rankin, OH*
Mae Rash, MD
Gamini Ratnavira, CA
Don Ray, FL
Ruth Ray, VA
Linda Raynolds, WY
Kevin Redmayne, Australia
Maynard Reece, IA
Sonia Reid, CO
Gene Edward Reineking, WI
Linda Relis, FL
Vicki L. Renn, PA
Diana Reuter-Twining, VA
Paul Rhymer, MD
Andrea Rich, CA
Martiena Richter, MO
Derek Robertson, Scotland
Julia Rogers, MD
Rosetta, CO*
Joan Binney Ross, FL
Linda Rossin, NJ
Ken Rowe, AZ
Ed Royal, FL
Donald Rubin, CO
Jon Ruehle, AR
Bart Rulon, WA*
Terri Russell, OK
John Ruthven, OH*
Kathleen B. Ryan, GA
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Jonathan Sainsbury, Scotland
Alan Sakhavarz, Canada
Lennart Sand, Sweden
Sherry Salari Sander, MT*
Laurence Saunois (France)
Patricia Savage, NC
Stefan Savides, OR
Betty B. Schabacker, NC
Sharon K. Schafer, NV
George L. Schelling, PA*
William Schnute, NH
Burton Schuman, CT
Jeanne Filler Scott, KY
Sandy Scott, WY*
Robert Seabeck, WY
John Seerey-Lester, FL
Suzie Seerey-Lester, FL
Clare Shaughnessy, Wales
Kathleen Sheard, MT
Cathy Sheeter, CO
Donald W. Sible, CA
Rachelle Siegrist, TN
Wes Siegrist, TN
Kelly Singleton , MD
Robert S. Sleicher, NY
Daniel Smith, MT
Dee Smith, FL
Roger Smith, MI
Geoffrey C. Smith, FL
Morten Solberg, FL*
Heather Soos, Canada
Leslie E. Spano, NY
Joshua Spies, SD
Linda St. Clair, NM
Gary Staab, MO
James Stafford, WA
Pati Stajcar, CO
Debbie Stevens, TX
William Stout, CA
Debbie Edgers Sturges, ID
Joseph Sulkowski, TN
Mark A. Susinno, PA*
Joseph D. Swaluk, MA
Jan Sweeney, England
Francis E. Sweet, MD*
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Jason Tako, PA
Kristine Davis Taylor, CA
Mary C. Taylor, NY
Fred W. Thomas, WA
J. Sharkey Thomas, Canada*
Dana Lee Thompson, VA
Eric Thorsen, MT
Karmel Machele Timmons, CO
Margery Torrey, WY
Sergei Traschenko, Canada
Bob Travers, NC
France Tremblay, Canada
Debra Trent, MD
Wayne Trimm, NY*
Ezra Noel Tucker, CO
David Turner, VA
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J. Kent Ullberg, TX*
Heidi Uotila, AZ
Marlowe Urdahl, AZ
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Joseph Vance, Jr., NC*
Diane Versteeg, WA
Dick Van Heerde, Netherlands
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Lynn Wade, FL
Donald Webster, OK
Dale A. Weiler, NC
Sue Westin, VT*
Jacques Wetterer, France
J. Christopher White, CO
W. Leon White, WA
Jeffrey Whiting, Canada
Timothy Widener, MI
Kay Williams, TN
Ronnie Williford, TX
Ria Winters, Netherlands
Kay Witherspoon, CO
Ellen Woodbury, CO
Jan Woods, AR
Steve Worthington, NM
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Scott Yablonski, CO
Susan Bankey Yoder, PA
Sherrie York, CO
Aaron Yount, IL
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Pete Zaluzec, IL


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Associate Members


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Karen Allaben-Confer, NY
Patricia Arbino, CA
Maxine Arbuckle, Canada
Mickey Asche, MS
B
Anita Baarns, VA
Aimee Baldwin, CA
Tammy Bality, CO
Sharon Mary Bamber, Canada
Nancy Bass, VA
Mary Beacon, CO
Julie Bell, PA
Sally Berner, WI
John Craig Bone, NC
John Patrick Brennan, FL
George Bumann, WY
Helene Burrow, England
DeVere E. Burt, OH
C
Sharon M. Call, VA
Michael E. Calles, UT
Durwood Dean Coffey, MI
Barbara Conaway, AZ
Carrie Cook, TX
Jean Cook, KS
D
Susan Dorazio, CT
E
Robin Anne Earles, MT
Carolyn H. Edlund, NY
Darryn Eggleton, Switzerland
Peter Elfman, Sweden
Camille Engel, TN
Mary C. Erickson, NC
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Alan Robert Feldmesser, FL
Gary Ferguson, OR
Cathy Ferrell, FL
James Fiorentino, NJ
Jeanette Fournier, NH
Sharon A. France, IL
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Tykie Ganz, FL
Anita P. Gersch, NC
Andrea Gianchiglia, NJ
Jim Gilmore, CO
Pat Gilmore, CA
Lisa Gleim, GA
Susie E. Gordon, OH
Laurel Gregory, CO
Georgette Evans Grey, NM

Patricia A. Griffin, PA
Gemma Gylling, CA
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Tracy Hall, England
Stephen W Hamlin, MA
Judith Hartke, NY
Lucia Heffernan, UT
Hava Hegenbarth, IA
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J
Clint Dana Jammer, Ontario, Canada
Kate Jenvey, Australia
Brenda D. Johnson, CA
Gary R. Johnson, CA
Ott Jones, MT
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Deborah Kaspari, OK
Peggy M Kauffman, NY
Clive Kay, Canada
Stephen James Kesler, UT
Morgen Kilbourn, NC
Yvonne Kitchen, OR
Marie Pierce-Ruhland Koehlinger, MO
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Deborah LaFogg Docherty, FL
Judy M. Lalingo, MD
Heather Elyse Lara, CA
Martin Lasack, CA
Yves Laurent, Canada
Heather Laws, Canada
Debbie Lynn Lentz, OH
Carol Lundeen, MN
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Lynn Maderich, MN
Karla Mae Mann, VA
Laura Mark Finberg, PA
Eileen Matias, OH
Janis Mattson, VT
Stella Clare Mays, UK
Douglas McCallum, IL
Kirk McGuire, CA
Nance F. McManus, NM
Billy-Jack Milligan, Ontario, Canada
Sumner Misenheimer, MA
Dianne Munkittrick, SC
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Munenori Okada, Japan
Karie Jean O'Donnell, MA

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Pokey Park, AZ
Cees Cornelis Penning, FL
Pollyanna Pickering, England
John Potter, MT
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Carrie Gantt Quade, NM
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Arlene Rheinish, CA
Margaret Rice, LA
Elizabeth Rieke-Hefley, NE
Maureen Riley, MI
Sandy Rourke, Canada
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Gayla Beth Salvati, OK
Rikki Morley Saunders, PA
Jenny Forge Schmalstieg, KS
Ann Self, KS
Carles Toldrà Sifrés, Spain
William Silvers, CA
Leslie N. Sinclair, AZ
Judith Gebhard Smith, WA
Eileen Sorg, WA
Bruce Speidel, WY
Eva Stanley, IN
Andrea Steiner, MI
Tiffany Stevenson, UT
Aleta Steward, MA
Jan Stommes, WI
Linda Sutton, CA
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Edward Takacs, FL
Rita Thornton, CO
Chirag V. Thumbar, India
Gunnar Tryggmo, Sweden
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Burneta Venosdel, OK
Lani Vlaanderen, CO
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Randy Warren, Canada
Joe Weatherly, CA
Pat Weaver, FL
Rosellen I. Westerhoff, MT
Victoria Wilson-Schultz, MN
Manda J. Wolfe, CA
Terry Woodall, OR Christopher Paul Wozniak, MI
Amy Bartlett Wright, RI
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Keri Young, AR
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Honorary Members


Robert Abbett
Guy Coheleach
Walter Ferguson

Dorcas MacClintock
Terry Mathews
Ann Milton
Ralph Oberg

Emily Parkman
Maynard Reece
William Schnute
Wayne Trimm


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Members in Memoriam

Death has claimed many members of the Society of Animal Artists since it's founding in 1960. These artists supported the Society during their lifetimes and each made his or her special contribution to art. Although separated from us by death they are fondly remembered by their fellows.
(Please notify the Society if you know of a member not listed below)

Dennis Anderson
Dharbinder Bamrah
Cheryl Battistelli
William F. Bartlett
Thomas Beecham
Beverly Bender
Edward Bierly
Patricia Allen Bott
Guido Borghi
Joseph L. Boulton
Jean Bowman
Paul Bransom
Larry Chandler
Gardel Dano Christensen
John Clymer
Gifford Cochran
Farrell R. Collett
Simon Combes
Joseph A. Davis
Charles De Feo
Jack L. Dumas
Donald R. Eckelberry
Mel Fillerup
Charles Frace
Anne Frey
Elizabeth Rungius Fulda
Arthur D. Fuller
Donald Grant
Grant O. Hagen

Joseph Halko
Evelyn Haller
Peter Haller
John F. Hamberger
Cleo Hartwig
Everett Hibbard
Harry L. Hoffman
Anna Hyatt Huntington
Laurence G. Isard
Francis L. Jaques
Katherine Todd Johnstone
Louis Paul Jonas
Alma Kline
Les Kouba
Robert Krieg
Robert Kuhn
James Landenberger
Ole Larsen
Gertrude K. Lathrop
Fred Machetanz
Gregory McHuron
Stanley Meltzoff
Donald Miller
Ugo Mochi
C. E. Monroe Jr
Lanford Monroe
Benson Moore
Marilyn Newmark
Robert E. Pease

Roger Tory Peterson
Harriet E. Phillips
Werner R. Plangg
Karl Plath
Catherine Porteous-Sutton
Julio Pro
Mary Purdey
Robert L. Refvem
William Reusswig
Robert Sadler
Robert R. Salo
Lloyd Sandford
Sam Savitt
Robert Scriver
John Schoenherr
Robert M. Scriver
Louise Shattuck
Joseph Sibal
Richard Sloan
Sharon Sommers
Helen Damrosch Tee-Van
Linda Thompson
Clarence Tillenius
Walter A. Weber
Katharine Lane Weems
Clement Weisbecker
Robert G. Wehle
Milton C. Weiler
Walter J. Wilwerding
Artists toil, move on, and are no more. Their works remain, enriching the world.


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Society Officers & Executive Board

Renee Headings-Bemis
Renee Headings-Bemis, President
Allen Blagden
Allen Blagden, Vice-President
Douglas Allen
Douglas Allen, Vice-President
Wes Siegrist
Wes Siegrist, Vice-President,
Social Media Communications
Diane Mason
Diane Mason, Treasurer
Kim Diment
Kim Diment, Secretary
James Coe
James Coe, Member and Exhibition Jury Chairman
Joesph Vance, Jr.
Joseph Vance, Jr., Nominating Committee Chairman
Jan Martin McGuire
Jan Martin McGuire, Social Media Communications
Robert Caldwell
Robert Caldwell, Social Media Communications
John Agnew
John Agnew, Social Media Communications
David Rankin
David Rankin
Leslie Delgyer
Leslie Delgyer
Paul Rhymer
Paul Rhymer
Terry Miller
Terry Miller
Sean Murtha
Sean Murtha
Julie Askew
Julie Askew


Office and Website

Bob Mason
Bob Mason, Executive Director
David J. Wagner -Curator and Tour Director
David J. Wagner, Ph.D., Curator/Tour Director (pictured with Rosetta and Leslie Delgyer)
Wes Siegrist
Wes Siegrist, Webmaster


Previous Presidents of the Society


Elizabeth Rungius Fulda 1960
Paul Bransom 1961-1976
Albert Earl Gilbert 1977-1983
Joseph Vance, Jr. 1984-1994
Charles Allmond, III 1995-2000
Francis Sweet 2001-2003
Leslie Delgyer 2004-2008
Diane Mason 2008-2013
Reneé Bemis 2014-



All images on this website are © The Society of Animal Artists and the respective Artists.
Photos on this page courtesy of Jay Johnson, Bob Mason, Wes Siegrist, David J. Wagner, and the respective Board Members.

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