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Our History

1981
ARID is Founded

The 1981 Initial Board and Incorporators

Daniel Burch, Barbara Northup, Robert E. Parrish, II, C.E. Schmeckenbecher, Tommy Walker

1981-1983
Board of Directors Elected

Elected July 1, 1981 (1981-1983)

President: Ken Musteen (81-83)

Vice President: Barbara Northup (81-83)

Secretary/Treasurer: Eddie Schmeckenbecher (81-83)

1983-1985
Board of Directors Elected

Elected July 1, 1983 (1983-1985):

President: Myra Taff-Watson (83-85)

Vice President: Zania Musteen (83-85)

Secretary/Treasurer: Gloria Kemp (Wright) (83-84; resigned 84)

1984
Board Change

The Secretary/Treasurer position became two positions:

Secretary: Linda Stauffer (84-85)

Treasurer: Shirley Herald (84-85)

1985-1987
Board of Directors Elected

Elected July 1, 1985 (1985-1987):

President: Myra Taff-Watson (85-87)

Vice President: Zania Musteen (85-87)

Secretary: Linda Stauffer (85-87)

Treasurer: Shirley Herald (85-86; resigned 86)

Member-at-Large: Nancy Fairchild (Quinn) - 1 yr. (85-86)

Member-at-Large: Ira Gerlis - 2 yrs (85-87)

Member-at-Large: Karin Krebs (Binko) - 3 yrs (85-88; resigned 87 running for President)

1986
Board Change

Appointed July, 1986 (resignation of Treasurer)

Treasurer: Rob Parrish (86-87)

Elected July 1, 1986:

Member-at-Large: Shirley Herald (86-88)

Member-at-Large: Laura Nodurfth (86-88)

1987-1989
Board of Directors Elected

Elected July 1, 1987 (1987-1989):

President: Karin Binko (87-89)

Vice President: Myra Taff-Watson (87-89)

Secretary: Linda Stauffer (87-89)

Treasurer: Rob Parrish (87-89; resigned 88)

Member-at-Large: Betty Steed (87-89)

Continuing

Member-at-Large: Shirley Herald (87-88)

Member-at-Large: Laura Nodurfth (87-88)

1988
Board Change

Appointed June 1988

Member-at-Large: Shirley Herald (88-89)

Elected July 1, 1988:

Member-at-Large: Rhonda Cunningham (88-90)

Member-at-Large: Laura Nodurfth (88-90)

1989-1991
Board of Directors Elected

Elected July 1, 1989 (1989-1991):

President: Karin Binko (89-91)

Vice President: Linda Stauffer (89-91)

Secretary: Myra Taff-Watson (89-91)

Treasurer: Shirley Herald (89-91)

Member-at-Large: Zania Musteen (89-91)

Continuing

Member-at-Large: Rhonda Cunningham (89-90)

Member-at-Large: Laura Nodurfth (89-90)

1990
Board Change

Elected July 1, 1990:

Member-at-Large: Ira Gerlis (90-92)

Member-at-Large: Laura Nodurfth (90-92)

1991-1993
Board of Directors Elected

Elected July 1, 1991 (1991-1993):

President: Jan Sturdivant (91-93)

Vice President: Barbara Northup (91-93)

Secretary: Sherry Willingham (Shaw) (91-93)

Treasurer: Karen Palmer (91-93)

Member-at-Large: Sharon Rankin (91-94; resigned 93)

Member-at-Large: Linda Stauffer (93)

Continuing

Member-at-Large: Ira Gerlis (91-92)

Member-at-Large: Laura Nodurfth (91-92)

1991
Board Change

Elected July 1, 1992:

Member-at-Large: Betty Steed (92-94)

Member-at-Large: Kristy Schwall (92-94; resigned 92)

Member-at-Large: James Virgilio (92-94)

1993-1995
Board of Directors Elected

Elected July 1, 1993 (1993-1995):

President: Linda Stauffer (93-95)

Vice President: Jami Hollingsworth (93-95)

Secretary: Carolyn Snyder (Jolley) (93-95)

Treasurer: Laura Nodurfth (93-95)

Member-at-Large: Pamela Taylor (93-95)

Continuing

Member-at-Large: Betty Steed (93-94)

Member-at-Large: James Virgilio (93-94)

1994
Board Change

Elected July 1, 1994:

Member-at-Large: Priscilla DePrato (Brown) (94-96)

Member-at-Large: James Virgilio (94-96)

1995-1997
Board of Directors Elected

Elected July 1, 1995 (1995-1997):

President: Ray James (95-97)

Vice President: Carolyn Snyder (Jolley) (95-97)

Secretary: Dyna Pierce (95-97)

Treasurer: Penne Gailbraithe (95-97)

Member-at-Large: Paula Carpenter (95-97; resigned 9/95)

Member-at-Large: Lorette Mann-Dale (95-97)

Member-at-Large: James Virgilio (cont. 95-96)

Continuing

Member-at-Large: Priscilla DePrato (Brown) (95-96)

1996
Board Change

Elected May 1996:

Member-at-Large: James Virgilio (96-98; resigned 97)

Member-at-Large: Debbie Spiker (96-98)

1997-1999
Board of Directors Elected

Elected July 1, 1997 (1997-1999):

President: Jami Hollingsworth (97-99)

Vice President: Rebecca Leavell (97-99)

Secretary: Susie Williams (97-99)

Treasurer: Eddie Schmeckenbecher (97-99)

Member-at-Large: Julie Poe (97-99)

Member-at-Large: Dyna Pierce (97-99)

Continuing

Member-at-Large: Debbie Spiker (continued 98-99)

1998
Board Change

Elected July 1, 1998

Member-at-Large: Shana Kirksey (Mile) (98-00)

Member-at-Large: Jim Barnes (98-00)

1999-2001
Board of Directors Elected

Elected July 1, 1999 (1999-2001):

President: Susie Williams (99-01; resigned 00)

Vice President: Sharon Downs (99-01; moved to President position 2000)

Secretary: John West (99-01; moved to Vice President position 2000)

Treasurer: Jami Hollingsworth (99-01)

Member-at-Large: Lori Van Ornun (elected 99-01)

Continuing

Member-at-Large: Shana Kirksey (Mile) (99-00; moved to Secretary position 2000)

Member-at-Large: Jim Barnes (99-00)

2000
Board Change

Elected July 1, 2000

Member-at-Large: Jim Barnes (00-02)

Member-at-Large: Jeanne Riggs (00-02)

Appointed October, 2000 (resignation of President)

President: Sharon Downs (00-01)

Vice President: John West (00-01)

Secretary: Shana Kirksey Mile (00-01)

2003-2005
Board of Directors Elected

Elected July 1, 2003 (2003-2005):

President: Laura Walker-Arrington (03-05)

Vice President: William Gourm (03-05)

Secretary: Missy Mills (03-05)

Treasurer: Betsy Domingue (03-05)

Member-at-Large: Flint Fears (03-05)

2004
Board Change

Elected July 1, 2004

Member-at-Large: Karen Northup (04-05; resigned for VP position)

Member-at-Large: Sarah Wedaman (04-06)

2005-2007
Board of Directors Elected

Elected July 1, 2005 (2005-2007):

President: Debbie Woodroof (05-07; resigned 1/07)

Vice President: Karen Owens (Northup) (05-07; moved 1/07 to President position)

Secretary: Katie Becker (Gallaher) (05-07)

Treasurer: Amy Hebert (05-07)

Member-at-Large: Flint Fears (05-06; resigned 11/06)

Appointed July 1, 2005 (resignation of Member-at-Large)

Member-at-Large: Cheri Courtright (05-06)

2006
Board Change

Elected July 1, 2006

Member-at-Large: Gillian Swaim (06-08)

Member-at-Large: Cheri Courtright (06-08; resigned 01/07)

2007
Board Change

Appointed January, 2007 (resignation of President and Member-at-Large)

President: Karen Owens (Northup) (07)

Vice President: Karin Binko (07)

Member-at-Large: Diane Hill (07; resigned 6/30)

Appointed March 2007

Member-at-Large: Pat Nickell (07-08)

2007-2009
Board of Directors Elected

Elected July 1, 2007 (2007-2009):

President: Karin Binko (07-09)

Vice President: Raphael (Ray) James (07-09)

Secretary: Laney Yates (07-09)

Treasurer: Jami Hollingsworth (07-09)

Member-at-Large: Pamela Brannan (07-09)

Continuing

Member-at-Large: Gillian Swaim (06-08)

Member-at-Large: Pat Nickell (07-08)

2008
Board Change

Elected July 1, 2008

Member-at-Large: NeCol Wilson (08-10)

Member-at-Large: Pat Nickell (08-09)

Member-at-Large: Nikki Wentz Cherry (08-10)

2009-2011
Board of Directors Elected

Elected July 1, 2009 (2009-2011):

President: Pat Nickell (09-11)

Vice President: Laney Yates (09-11)

Secretary: Jami Hollingsworth (09-11)

Treasurer: Elise Kirkpatrick (09-11)

Member-at-Large: Akeya Peoples (09-11)

Continuing

Member-at-Large: Nikki Wentz Cherry (09-10)

Member-at-Large: NeCol Wilson (09-10)

2010
Board Change

Elected July 1, 2010

Member-at-Large: Nikki Wentz Cherry (10-12; resigned 6/11 running for President)

Member-at-Large: NeCol Wilson (10-12)

2011-2013
Board of Directors Elected

Elected July 1, 2011 (2011-2013):

President: Nikki Cherry (11-13)

Vice President: Laney Yates (11-13)

Secretary: Katie Becker (11-11; resigned 10/11)

Treasurer: Alvin-Bailon Zafe Haas (11-13)

Member-at-Large: NeCol Wilson (10-12; resigned 8/11)

Member-at-Large: Akeya Peoples (11-11; resigned 9/11)

Member-at-Large: Jamie Lane-Ross (11-13; resigned 1/12)

2011
Board Change

Appointed August, 2011 (resignation of Member-at-Large)

Member-at-Large: Sebrena Westcott (11-13)

2012
Board Change

Appointed January, 2012 (resignation of Member-at-Large)

Secretary: Katelyn Wilson (11-13)

Appointed January, 2012 (resignation of Member-at-Large)

Member-at-Large: Wesley Porter (12-13)

Elected July 1, 2012

Member-at-Large: Darlene Bagley (12-13)

Resigned September 2012

Member-at-Large: Wesley Porter (12-13; resigned for VP position)

Appointed September 2012

Vice President: Wesley Porter (12-13)

Member-at-Large: Amanda Firth (12-13; fulfill vacated MAL)

2013-2015
Board of Directors Elected

Elected July 1, 2013 (2013-2015):

President: Cheryl Thomas (13-15)

Vice President: Anna Litchfield (13-15)

Secretary: Katelyn Wilson (13-15)

Treasurer: Alvin-Bailon Haas (13-15)

Member-at-Large: Glenn Anderson (13-15)

Member-at-Large: Jen Andrews Powers (13-14; resigned 2014)

Member-at-Large: Darlene Bagley (13-14; resigned 2014)

2014
Board Change

Appointed December 2014 (resignation of Member-at-Large)

Member-at-Large: Chrystal Honorable (14-15)

Elected July 1, 2014

Member-at-Large: Tironica Hamilton (14-15)

2015-2017
Board of Directors Elected

Elected July 1, 2015 (2015-2017):

President: Clint Brockway (15-17)

Vice President: Debbie Pearce (15-17)

Secretary: Chrystal Honorable (15-17)

Treasurer: Ashley Beaty (15-17)

Member-at-Large: Kari Houtchens (15-17)

Member-at-Large: Nelvia Agnew (15-16; resigned 2016)

Member-at-Large: Haleigh Herring (15-17)

2016
Board Change

Appointed July 1, 2016 (resignation of Member-at-Large)

Member-at-Large: Michael McMahon (16-17)

2017-2019
Board of Directors Elected

Elected July 1, 2017 (2017-2019):

President: Katelyn Wilson (17-19)

Vice President: Cheri Courtright (17-19)

Secretary: Gwenyth Sutphin (17-19)

Treasurer: Nicholas Winchell (17-19)

Member-at-Large: Kari Houtchens (17-18; resigned 2018)

Member-at-Large: Ashley Beaty (17-19)

Appointed March 2017

Member-at-Large: Michael McMahon (17-18; resigned 2018)

2018
Board Change

Elected Sept. 15, 2018

Member-at-Large: Mary Adams (18-19)

Member-at-Large: NeCol (Wilson) Whitehead (18-19)

In 2018 removed the staggered terms of Members-At-Large (MAL) and changed to the election of all MALs to occur at the same time as the officers of the ARID Board of Directors.

2019-2021
Board of Directors Elected

Elected July 1, 2019 (2019-2021):

President: Meagan Beaty (19-21)

Vice President: Bobbie Ann Walker (19-21)

Secretary: Savannah Nellis (19; resigned Aug 2019)

Treasurer: Nicholas Winchell (19-21)

Member-at-Large: NeCol Whitehead (19-21)

Member-at-Large: Rhonda Read (19-21)

Member-at-Large: Bea Hogan (19-21)

Appointed September 1, 2019 (resignation of Secretary)

Secretary: Beth Smith (19-20; resigned 9/27/20)

2020
Board Change

Appointed September 1, 2020 (resignation of Secretary)

Secretary: Ashley Beaty (20-21)

2021-2023
Board of Directors Elected

Elected July 1, 2021 (2021-2023):

President: Nicholas Winchell (21-23)

Vice President: Chrystal Honorable (21-23)

Secretary: Melina Rivera (21-23)

Treasurer: NeCol Whitehead (21-23)

Member-at-Large: Stephanie Ott (21-23)

Member-at-Large: Rhonda Read (21-23)

Member-at-Large: Aaron Johnson (21-23)

2023-2025
Board of Directors Elected

Elected July 1, 2023 (2023-2025):

President: Nicholas Winchell (23-25)

Vice President: Nikki Cherry (23-25)

Secretary: Rhonda Read (23-25)

Treasurer: Donna Gibson (23-25)

Member-at-Large: Kyra Hawkins (23-25)

Member-at-Large: Jamie Lane-Ross (23-25)

Member-at-Large: Aaron Johnson (23-25)

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