The Society is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization governed by a 15-member Board of Directors that supports the 7 officers of the Society. The Board meets 5 times per year September through May while the Executive Committee (composed of the officers) meets in alternate months, also 5 times per year, October through June. Standing or specialized committees, typically headed by a Vice President, are responsible for planning and implementing various programs and activities. The key committees cover: Music, Arts, Library, Finance, Information Technology, Marketing/Events, Membership, Capital Projects,  Maintenance, Planning/Nominating, Scholarship, Film, and Personnel. A copy of our By-Laws can be downloaded here.

Officers and Executive Committee

Anton Michels

Vice President of Development
Ernie Weiler

Lew Volgenau

Assistant Treasurer
Tim Rausch

Vice President of Strategic Planning/Assistant Secretary
Bill Hardham

Vice President of Capital Projects
Hans Mueller

VP of Finance
Brian Norton

Mark McGuigan



Directors, Class of 2021
Barbara Afanassiev
Edward Cattell
Frank Klare
Hajo Oltmanns
Hardy von Auenmueller

Directors, Class of 2022
Jean Godsall-Myers
Harold Glass
Marwan Kreidie
Marnie Old
Karin Volkwein-Caplan

Directors, Class of 2023
Helga Halbfass
Del Hausman
Allen Krumm
Jim Niessen
Maria Sturm

President Emeritus

James Mundy
Hardy von Auenmueller
Ernest Weiler


Office Manager
Liesl Jandrey

Administrative Assistant
Elena Nahrmann

Bettina Hess