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The Organization Structure of the Society of Mayflower Descendants in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is based on that found in the Plymouth Colony. It is headed by a Governor who has an Assistant Governor (now called Deputy Governor) and a board consisting of a number of other Assistants.

The Organization Structure of the Society of Mayflower Descendants in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is based on that found in the Plymouth Colony. It is headed by a Governor who has an Assistant Governor (now called Deputy Governor) and a board consisting of a number of other Assistants. Its current officers, assistants, committee chairs, appointees, colony officers and past governors are as follows:

Officers
Governor: Peter M. Adams
Assistant Governor: Deborah Markowitz
Secretary: Christine (Tina) Hoffman
Assistant Secretary: Daniel Lute
Treasurer: Michael Gardner, Esq.
Assistant Treasurer/Sales: Joan Reese
Historian: Valerie Cullen
Registrar: Pamela A. Kolyer
Elder/Thanksgiving Service: Rev. Judith Meier
Captain: Carolyn Adams
Counselor: Thomas R. Kellogg, Esq.
Membership Officer: Reed Kneale, Sr.
 DGG: Joan Reed Miller  AG: Thomas Kellogg, Esq.
 Surgeon: Ronald W. Simonson, Jr, MD  

The Assistants
Suzie Knowles Sherri Smith
Cynthia Jordan Jean Conroy
James Buckner Peter Dustin
Ann Etris Walton Van Winkle III
Billie Gailey  

Colony Officers

Western (Pittsburgh Area)

Colony Governor
Lois Lang

Susquehanna (Harrisburg Area)

Colony Governor
Dan Lute

Living Past Governors
Frederick T.J. Clement, Jr. (1996-1997)
Lynmar Brock, Jr. (1971-1973)
Henry Justi (1983)
Mimi Johnson (2004)
Joan C. Miller (2011-2012)
Edward Parker, IV (1998-2000)
Scotti Sawyer-Kershner (2013-2016)
D. Weston Darby, Jr. (1979-1980)
   

Committee Chairpersons
Audit: Peter Dustin
Nominating: Chair: Joan Miller
Archivist: Layton Fireng
Paralimentarian (ad Hoc) Chair: Tom Kellogg, Esq
Bylaws Committee (ad hoc): Thomas Kellogg, Esq.
Photographer: Joan Stanford
Education: Chair: James Buckner
Membership Officer/Chair: Reed Kneale, Sr.
Finance Committee Chair: Eric Gunther
Publicity/Community Relations: Chair: OPEN
Junior Membership Chair: OPEN
Scholarship: Chair: James Buckner
Elder Thanksgiving Service: Rev. Judith Meier
Social Events: Chair: Debbie Markowitz
Hilary Armstrong (Asst Treas.)
Newsletter: Ann Etris
Web Site: Deborah G. Miller
Newsletter Co-Chair: Sherri Smith, Debra G. Miller
Webmaster: Joseph Wood
   

 

Past Governors of the SMDPA

Charlemagne Tower, Jr. 1896 - 1903
Francis Olcott Allen 1904 - 1908
Charlemagne Tower, Jr. 1909 - 1910
George Champlin Mason 1911 - 1920
George Fales Baker, M.D. 1921 - 1922
Ashbel Welch 1923 - 1924
Georges Fales Baker, M.D. 1925 - 1926
Joseph Wharton Lippincott 1927
Herman Vandenburg Ames 1928 - 1929
Louis Iungerich Matthews 1930 - 1931
Samuel Leonard Kent 1932 - 1933
Tristram Coffin Colket, 2nd 1934 - 1935
Laurence Howard Eldredge 1936 - 1937
Frank Worthington Melvin 1938 - 1939
Leon Stauffer Oliver 1940 - 1941
Alexander Reed McIntire 1942 - 1943
Margaret Antoinette Lennig 1944 - 1945
George Scott Castle 1946 - 1947
Louis Iungerich Matthews 1948 - 1950
Ralph Dornfield Owen 1951 - 1953
Bertram Lippincott 1954 - 1956
Ledyard Hart Hecksher 1957 - 1959
Arthur Thatcher Lukens 1960 - 1961
Norman Joy Greene 1961 - 1962
Henry Martin Justi, Jr. 1963 - 1964
Donald Weston Darby 1965 - 1967
Charles Brunner Barclay 1968 - 1970
  Lynmar Brock, Jr. 1971 - 1973
Arthur Thatcher Lukens, Jr. 1974 - 1976
Roosevelt Schuyler Lippincott 1977 - 1978
  Donald Weston Darby, Jr. 1979 - 1980
Conrad Wilson 1981 - 1982
  Henry Kellogg Justi 1982 - 1983
Joseph Lanktree Castle, II 1984 - 1985
Barbara Brock Kidder 1986 - 1988
William Brewster 1989 - 1990
Constance Flynn Lagerman 1991 - 1992
Randolph Dickinson Zelov 1993 - 1995
  Frederick Tomson Jones Clement, Jr. 1996 - 1997
  Edward Augustus Parker, IV 1998 - 2000
Stacy Budd Campion Wood, Jr. 2001 - 2003
  Mimi Barclay Johnson 2004 - 2004
Winchell S. Carroll 2005 - 2007
Norman P. Robinson 2008 - 2010
  Joan C. Miller 2011 - 2012
  Scotti Sawyer-Kershner 2013 - 2016