Past Presidents

The LAAHU President is typically first elected as the President-Elect and ascends the following year as President.

The Criteria for LAAHU President 
• Contributes “directly” to the Association
• Provided service or assistance to others within the Association and or industry
• Acted as a leader or coach who challenged others to aspire to a greater goal or understanding
• Provides leadership, coaching or assistance in more than one discipline (education, legislation, marketing, sales, etc.)
• Provides leadership over a period of time indicating a long term commitment

Past Presidents

2019-2021  Brian Sullivan
2018-2019  Neil Booth 
2017-2018  Bobbie Kaelin 
2016-2017  Dawn McFarland 
2015-2016  Alan Katz 
2014-2015  Dede Kenedy-Simmington 
2013-2014  Dede Kenedy-Simmington
2012-2013  David Benson
2011-2012  Elizabeth Holman / Christyl Doyle
2010-2011  Joe Navarro
2009-2010  Ross Pendergraft 
2008-2009  Ken Doyle 
2007-2008  MD Sam Smith
2006-2007  Joan Bumgarner
2005-2006  Kathy Dibble
2004-2005  Bruce Benton 
2003-2004  Bruce Benton
2002-2003  David Benson
2001-2002  David Benson
2000-2001  Joan Bumgarner
1999-2000  Joan Bumgarner
1998-1999  Linda Vogel 
1997-1998  David Nelson
1996-1997  Sylinder Williams, AKA, Linda Curtis
1995-1996  John J. Nelson
1994-1995  Barry Fisher
1993-1994  Thomas Polenzani Sr.
1992-1993  Warren Blumberg
1991-1992  Roxie Rhoden
1990-1991  Ernie McKinnis
1989-1990  Glen Benton
1988-1989  Charles Rhoden
1987-1988  Roy Rogaway
1986-1987  Rosanne Crisci-Swan
1985-1986  Heidi Stiegel
1984-1985  Jeffrey Miles
1983-1984  Gary Mussell
1982-1983  Anthony Halby
1981-1982  Robert Ault
1980-1981  Clinton Mayers
1979-1980  Richard Alt