Supreme Guardian Council

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Theme Guiding Job’s Daughters Into the Future
Emblems Lighthouses and Guide Dogs for the Blind
Fun Emblem Walter the Wombat
Flowers Star Gazer Lily
Colors Royal Blue, Yellow, and Fuschia
Scripture Proverb 11: 14

Where no counsel is, the people fall: but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety. (21st Century King James Version)

Motto Lucem Accepimus Lucem Demus (We Have Received Light, Let Us Give Light)
Watchwords Friendship, Leadership, Citizenship
Charities

 

SG: AmFar (American Foundation for AIDS Research) in memory of Mike Pelham

ASG: Donations for Guide Dog Schools in your Jurisdiction

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Supreme Guardian Council Officers

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Elected Officers

Office Name Jurisdiction
Supreme Guardian Pat Pelham Maryland
Associate Supreme Guardian Tim McIsaac Manitoba
Vice Supreme Guardian Shelly Cole Utah
Vice Associate Supreme Guardian Ralph Schmidt Missouri
Supreme Guide Pam Henderson Kansas
Supreme Inner Guard David Kirk Queensland
Supreme Marshal Linda Luttrell Oklahoma
Supreme Outer Guard Tom Selby Ohio

Appointed Officers

Office Name Jurisdiction
Supreme Chaplain Peter Scholz Michigan
Supreme Treasurer Forrest Nace Pennsylvania
Supreme Secretary Roberta Ridenour Maryland
Supreme Director of Music Marsha Bright Delaware
Supreme Librarian Valorie Koogle Virginia
Supreme 1st Messenger Charlotte Keel California
Supreme 2nd Messenger Lorrie Brunson Washington
Supreme 3rd Messenger Susan Rial Arizona
Supreme 4th Messenger Hillary Cohan Florida
Supreme 5th Messenger Lindsey Lorteau Manitoba
Supreme Senior Custodian Wayne Capper Alberta
Supreme Junior Custodian John Jubala Minnesota

Past Supreme Guardians & Associate Supreme Guardians

Year Supreme Guardian / Associate Supreme Guardian Jurisdiction
1921-1922 Ethel T. Wead Mick (Founder) Nebraska
James Bednar Nebraska
1922-1923 Effie Redman Illinois
Benjamin Thomas Nebraska
1923-1924 Millicent McCord Loper Nebraska
Benjamin Thomas Nebraska
1924-1925 Mae Marcum Jacobs Indiana
Nicholas Murray Illinois
1925-1926 Lucy Crocker Illinois
Charles Beetem Maryland
1926-1927 Evelena Cockran Kansas
John Miehle Jr. Illinois
1927-1928 Marie Barnes Scott Ohio
Guy Hursh Kansas
1928-1929 Jenny Boswell Thomas California
Phillip Ross Wisconsin
1929-1930 Elle Falkenhainer Missouri
William Thompson Maryland
1930-1931 Florence Christy Oregon
Harry Schmidt District of Columbia
1931-1932 Harriet Hoover Minnesota
Frank Jones California
1932-1933 Gertrude Benjamin Utah
Herbert Dunaham Missouri
1933-1934 Ida Smith California
Guy Henderson Illinois
1934-1935 Edna Pauley Indiana
W.F. Cochran Kansas
1935-1936 Henrietta Fray Wisconsin
Curtis Christy Oregon
1936-1937 Harriet McArthur Missouri
Warren Tiler Sr. Utah
1937-1938 Elizabeth Warden Michigan
Edward Schauer Wisconsin
1938-1939 M. Virginia Thompson Maryland
Edward Way Idaho
1939-1940 Stella Jensen California
Louis Carl Virginia
1940-1941 Velma Schlorff Nebraska
Max Loewen Missouri
1941-1942 Hazel Bridge Arizona
Ralph Thompson Oregon
1942-1943 Enola Henry California
Arthur Seher Wisconsin
1943-1944 Rosa Schneeberger Illinois
George Hooper Ohio
1944-1945 Edna Burch Swanson Colorado
Clarence Krahmer Minnesota
1945-1946 Ura Feely Kansas
William Hirn Nebraska
1946-1947 Laura Wallace District of Columbia
Adam Trapp Illinois
1947-1948 Lessie Galles New Mexico
Mattrup Jensen California
1948-1949 Lula Leyda Washington
William Buchelt Wisconsin
1949-1950 Ruth Lawrence Jackson California
Allen Write Michigan
1950-1951 Beatrice Ross Virginia
Jerry Kosar Illinois
1951-1952 Jane Enockson Minnesota
Leon Larson California
1952-1953 Gladys Hall Oregon
Edward Hartig Kansas
1953-1954 Neva Slater Indiana
Otto Bullis Nebraska
1954-1955 Florence Melgard Idaho
John Pulling British Columbia
1955-1956 Laura Seher Wisconsin
Dalton Bundy Virginia
1956-1957 Ruth Mary Leavitt Missouri
James Crew Reynolds Wyoming
1957-1958 Charlotte Avery Swerm Arizona
Erik Anderson Maryland
1958-1959 Sylvia Benedict Ohio
George Garlach Illinois
1959-1960 Iva Owen California
Thorstein Larsen Utah
1960-1961 Dee Bundy Virginia
Ray Thorn Indiana
1961-1962 Gladys Claypool Washington
Ralph Wilson Kansas
1962-1963 Doris Benson Finley Nebraska
Carl Ehlert Oregon
1963-1964 Ruth Scouler Johnson Colorado
Perry Johnson California
1964-1965 Grace Becker Illinois
M.W. “Lee” Leaphart Virginia
1965-1966 Mary Etta Wright Pennsylvania
Herb Spong British Columbia
1966-1967 Velma Joy Bernie Oregon
Harvey Smith Nebraska
1967-1968 Velma Wilson Kansas
Richard Bruner California
1968-1969 Doris Angelroth Wisconsin
David Dinsdale Illinois
1969-1970 Ina Erith British Columbia
Howard Downer Wyoming
1970-1971 Agnes Bryant Ohio
Lonnie Williams Washington
1971-1972 Zelma McCauley California
Leland Gillette Utah
1972-1973 Annetta Poff Maryland
Elmer Randall Delaware
1973-1974 Sylvia Pon Brown Michigan
Leon Fleisher Virginia
1974-1975 Ruth Goss Indiana
William Witham Ohio
1975-1976 Idakatherina Schenk Missouri
George Cawcutt Wisconsin
1976-1977 Bertha Brown Pennsylvania
Carl Schou Nebraska
1977-1978 Irene Woodward Idaho
Roy Wyne District of Columbia
1978-1979 Delores Johnson Illinois
Wallace O’Brien Michigan
1979-1980 Haroldine Walker Delaware
Gene Bass Wyoming
1980-1981 Beatrice Atwood California
Robert Potter Arizona
1981-1982 Viola Browne Saskatchewan
George McCulloch Maryland
1982-1983 Audra Piner Indiana
James Chapman Kansas
1983-1984 Eileen Orton Oregon
Rodney Riddle Virginia
1984-1985 Delpha Hinman South Dakota
Albert Howe Missouri
1985-1986 Emma Tedrick Ohio
Charles Terrill Michigan
1986-1987 Hazel Gray Washington
Jack Halstad California
1987-1988 Diane Ross Maryland
John Mueller Delaware
1988-1989 Sandi Gibson Alberta
C.D. Elliot Jr. Virginia
1989-1990 Ruth O’Connell Duenk Wisconsin
Hubert Haynes Indiana
1990-1991 Lynda Stone Oregon
Harold Craig Washington
1991-1992 Marie Ackerman Minnesota
Robert Neff Ohio
1992-1993 Marlene Frakes Missouri
Graham Davey Arizona
1993-1994 Tomilynn W. McManus Washington
Kennely J. Bastin Indiana
1994-1995 Marty Schaefer California
Charles Bruce Virginia
1995-1996 Judith Bavister Queensland
James Patterson, Jr. Maryland
1996-1997 Brenda D. Hansel Utah
Bruce T. Haubrich Wisconsin
1997-1998 Miriam “Mim” Lamont British Columbia
Donald G. Harris Wyoming
1998-1999 Marilee Smiley Michigan
Bill Dinkmeyer Missouri
1999-2000 Valerie Cooper Idaho
John H. Smith Virginia
2000-2001 Judy Masters Kansas
Cline “Cub” Jack California
2001-2002 Vanessa Fowler Queensland
W.F. (Bill) Walker Washington
2002-2003 Susan Mentel Illinois
David Moffitt Utah
2003-2004 Shirley Bryngelson Wyoming
Ashley Underwood Missouri
2004-2005 Jeannine Hinman California
Bob Thurman Oregon
2005-2006 Louise Windbiel British Columbia
Ken Smiley Michigan
2006-2007 Denise Noonan Indiana
Tom Sapp Illinois
2007-2008 Janine Coley Wisconsin
Mike Hoglund Maryland
2008-2009 Marilyn Olson Wyoming
Bob Clore Virginia
2009-2010 Elaine Gray Queensland
Dave Robblee Wyoming
2010-2011 Toni Underwood Missouri
Rick Holloway Idaho
2011-2012 Bobbie Hoglund Maryland
Randy Hansen Utah
2012-2013 RoseMarie Short California
Ron Johnson Michigan
2013-2014 Patty Reardon Washington
Gary Semaniuk Alberta
2014-2015 Barbara Cooper Illinois
Mike Allen Wisconsin
2015-2016 Jeannie Link-Johnson Michigan
John Coulter Oregon