Clan Guthrie Officers & Board of Directors (BOD)
Officers of Clan Guthrie-USA
Operations Leaders of Clan Guthrie-USA
MEMBERSHIP, LARRY GUTHRIE - As Membership Coordinator, Larry is responsible for membership recruitment, providing membership information to prospective new members, and membership retention. Larry retired from the Board of Directors in 2006 after serving a 5-year term, and returned to the Board in 2008 to replace Bill Guthrie of Chicago. He and his wife Jeanne (Clan Travel Coordinator) live in Cedar Rapids, IA where Larry works for AAA.
GENEALOGY, LOLITA GUTHRIE - Lolita was Genealogy Coordinator from 1997 until 2011. Maggie Strom has recently taken responsibility for this role.
The Clan is seeking a replacement to provide genealogy research guidance for members and other Guthries. If you know any qualified person who might volunteer in this role, please contact Wm. "Jack" Moore or any Board members.
WEBSITE ADMINISTRATOR and WEBMASTER(S), JASON HIMSEY and DAVID LINSCOTT - Jason Himsey is the Website Administrater and Senior Webmaster. Jason is responsible for technical oversight and maintenance of the Clan Guthrie website. David Linscott, a second-generation lifetime Clan Guthrie member, assists Jason with website coding and updates.
CATALOG SALES, PATTI GUTHRIE - Patti and her husband Lew live in Chalfont, PA where they own an antiques business. Patti became Catalog Administrator in 1993. Her position is responsible for providing merchandise that promotes the name and traditions of the Guthrie Family/Clan: 1) In a market where Guthrie merchandise is hard to find, and 2) At an attractive price. Through Patti's efforts, Guthrie merchandise is available through mail order and on the Clan Guthrie web site.
GAMES, WILLIAM 'JACK' MOORE - Jack succeeded Marjory Cherry as the Clan Guthrie Games Coordinator to plan the schedule of Games that Clan Guthrie participates in each year, assign Tent Hosts to represent Clan Guthrie at each scheduled event, and oversee distribution of Games Props and Traveling Games Kits. Jack has been the Clan Guthrie Games Commissioner for California, hosting Guthrie participation in several regional Games each year since 2001. Jack and his wife Judie live in Concord, CA. Both participated in the 1996 Clan Tour of Scotland. Jack heads his own architectural firm in the San Francisco Bay Area. His interests include genealogy and speaking Gaelic.
NEWSLETTER EDITOR, PEGGY GUTHRIE WINK - Peggy has been responsible for the Clan Guthrie News since its first issue was created in 1982. Today she continues to coordinate the layout and publication of the newsletter, featuring articles and news of significant interest to our membership while maintaining the high standards of quality we have become accustomed to. She and her husband, Dick Wink, live on Lake of the Ozarks in Stover, MO where Peggy continues to manage her Kansas City located graphic arts business virtually. Peggy was the founder of Friends of Guthrie Castle, Inc. after the worldwide meeting of Guthries at Guthrie Castle in 1980 and played a principle role in the creation of Clan Guthrie as a split-off of FOGC in 1982.
TRAVEL, JEANNE GUTHRIE - Jeanne is the wife of Clan Director, Larry Guthrie of Cedar Rapids, IA. Jeanne plans and customizes the tours offered by Clan Guthrie-USA, Inc. through her personally-owned business, GuthrieStyle Tours. Clan sponsored tours that Jeanne has organized and run include the excellent Millennium Extravaganza Tour of Scotland in 2000 and the recently completed 2005 Tour of Scotland. Through special arrangement, Jeanne provides discounts to Clan Guthrie members for all her other annual tours that are listed on the Clan Guthrie web site. Jeanne also assists in the operations of the Clan Guthrie web site by monitoring and answering all messages received in the site's guest book.
DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR, JASON HIMSEY - In the spring of 2012 Jason volunteered his services to Clan Guthrie in taking on the challenge of becoming the Clan's first On-Line Database Administrator. In this capacity, Jason is helping to keep track of membership data and membership status. This new position was created to oversee the implementation and user support for the new on-line Access Database that has replaced the Clan's obsolete DOS Database. Jason and his wife Vanessa live in Lorton, VA and have a daughter and son. Jason is a career officer in the US Coast Guard.
Board of Directors
WALLACE N. GUTHRIE, JR.(Term 2010-2015) - RADM Wallace N Guthrie (Wally) is recently retired from the navy. Most of his sea duty was in submarines. He was also asigned at the Pentagon as the Deputy Director, Naval Reserve, during Operation Desert Storm (1989-1991). After 38 years in the Navy, he retired as a Rear Admiral, but continued to work in Washington as the Superintendent, Defense Information School, Fort Meade, MD. He and his wife Ginny have 3 children and 10 grandchildren. They now live in St. Petersburg, FL. Wally is a Life Member of Clan Guthrie and is looking forward to help guide the future of the Clan through his position on the Board of Directors. This is Wally's 2nd term as a Director.
LARRY G. GUTHRIE (Term 2011-2016 replaced seat vacated by William N. Guthrie 2006-2008) - Larry retired from the Board of Directors in 2006 after serving one full 5-year term. He returned to the Board to serve out the remainder of the term vacated by William N. Guthrie. Larry is the Membership Coordinator for Clan Guthrie where he is responsible or membership recruitment, providing membership information to prospective new members, and for membership retention. He and his wife Jeanne, who serves as the Clan Travel Coordinator, live in Cedar Rapids, IA where Larry's has been employed by AAA Travel for 30 years.
JOHN S. GUTHRIE, JR. (Term 2012-2017) - As Chairman of the Board, John coordinates the Board's agenda, discussions, and decisions of the Board. He spent much of his career in the Active Army and the Army Reserves, retiring as a Major General. His civilian career included two years as a member of the White House Staff, with subsequent service at the US Department of Energy and The Department of Defense. Since retiring, John has held a number of leadership positions in Veteran's Service Organizations and also flew as a Command Pilot for the Coast Guard Auxiliary and for Angel Flight, USA. He and his wife Elaine, live in Bradenton, FL. John is serving his 2nd 5-yr term on the BOD.
WILLIAM "JACK" MOORE (Balance of term vacated by Dr. Herb Guthrie 2009-2013) - Jack has been the Clan Guthrie Games Commissioner for California, hosting Guthrie participation in several regional Games each year since 2001. Jack and his wife Judie live in Concord, CA. Both participated in the 1996 Clan Tour of Scotland. Jack heads his own architectural firm in the San Francisco Bay Area. His interests include genealogy and speaking Gaelic.
HARRY L. GUTHRIE (Balance of term vacated by Jerry A. Guthrie 2009-2014) - Harry retired as President of Clan Guthrie-USA, Inc. after 30-years serving in that office (i.e., since CG-USA was founded in 1982). He assumed the Chair of Jerry A Guthrie upon Jerry's career move to Cosa Rica in 2012. Harry attended the worldwide meeting of Guthries at Guthrie Castle in 1980 and played an instrumental role in the creation of both Friends of Guthrie Castle and Clan Guthrie. Harry led the effort to incorporate Clan Guthrie in 1987 and served continuously on its Board of Directors until 2003. He has participated directly, or indirectly, in setting up the operations of all of Clan Guthrie's services and activities. He and his wife, Patricia, live in Pittsfield, MA, which is located in The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts.
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