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A Moment in the Spotlight for 20 of Those Who Led the Association in Years Past

Several past AASA presidents were recognized at Friday's General Session 2.

AASA’s elected leadership of years gone by get a moment in the spotlight (literally) at the AASA national conference each. That takes place at the 2nd General Session.

Kristi Wilson, the immediate past president, introduced 20 of her fellow association presidents who were in attendance. Some of the presidents served more than 25 years ago and remain active in AASA.

“We have a great history, and we have built on that history from those who went before us,” Wilson said from  the podium stage Friday morning.

Several past AASA women presidents gathered at the Effie H. Jones memorial luncheon Friday.

The past presidents who were recognized (and who intended to be present) were:

1989 – 1990   A. Dean Speicher

1993 – 1994   Robert P. Fox

1994 – 1995   Roland C. Haun

1998 – 1999   Daniel A. Domenech

1999 – 2000   Joseph J. Cirasuolo

2001 – 2002   Don W. Hooper

2004 – 2005   Donald L. Kussmaul

2006 – 2007   Eugene G. White

2007 – 2008   Sarah D. Jerome

2008 – 2009   Randall H. Collins

2010 – 2011   Edgar B. Hatrick III

2011 – 2012   Patricia E. Neudecker

2013 – 2014   Amy F. Sichel

2014 – 2015   David K. Pennington

2015 – 2019   David R. Schuler

2016 – 2017   Alton L. Frailey

2017 – 2018   Gail Pletnick

2018 – 2019   Christopher O. Gaines

2019 – 2020   Deb Kerr

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