Chapter Leaders - Historic

Over the years, the Philadelphia Chapter of the SLA has had many amazing volunteers. Below are the chapter leaders from 1919 to present.

Time served is fiscal year June 1 – May 31 until noted.

1919-1920 President William E. Saunders
  Secretary Helen M. Rankin
  Treasurer Caroline E. Williams
1920-1921 President Joseph F. Collins
  Vice President Victor Egbert
  Secretary Helen M. Rankin
  Treasurer Florence G. Humphreys
1921-1922 President Louise Keller
  Vice President E. Mae Taylor
  Secretary Helen M. Rankin
  Treasurer Florence G. Humphreys
1922-1923 President Louise Keller
  Vice President Joseph F. Kwapil
  Secretary Helen M. Rankin
  Treasurer Florence G. Humphreys
1923-1924 President Deborah Morris
  Vice President Charlotte G. Noyes
  Secretary Helen M. Rankin
  Treasurer Anna S. Bonsall
1924-1925 President Deborah Morris
  Vice President Charlotte G. Noyes
  Secretary Helen M. Rankin
  Treasurer Anna S. Bonsall
1925-1926 President Louise Keller
  Vice President Helen M. Gruner
  Secretary Helen M. Rankin
  Treasurer Anna S. Bonsall
1926-1927 President Anna S. Bonsall
  Vice President Charlotte G. Noyes
  Secretary Helen M. Rankin
  Treasurer Gertrude W. Maxwell
1927-1928 President Gertrude W. Maxwell
  VicePresident Charlotte G. Noyes
  Secretary Helen M. Rankin
  Treasurer Anna S. Bonsall
1928-1929 President Gertrude W. Maxwell
  Vice President Alfred Rigling
  Secretary Helen M. Rankin
  Treasurer Laura E. Hanson
1929-1930 President Dorothy Bemis
  Vice President Alfred Rigling
  Secretary Helen M. Rankin
  Treasurer Laura E. Hanson
1930-1931 President Dorothy Bemis
  Vice President Alfred Rigling
  Secretary Helen M. Rankin
  Treasurer Laura E. Hanson
1931-1932 President Alfred Rigling
  Vice President Richard H. Oppermann
  Secretary Helen M. Rankin
  Treasurer Ann Harned
1932-1933 President Alfred Rigling
  Vice President Richard H. Opperman
  Secretary Helen M. Rankin
  Treasurer Ann Harned
1933-1934 President Alfred Rigling
  Vice President Richard H. Opperman
  Secretary Helen M. Rankin
  Treasurer Ann Harned
1934-1935 President Alfred Rigling
  Vice President Ralph Shoemaker
  Secretary Helen M. Rankin
  Treasurer Ann Harned
1935-1936 President W.L. Robinson
  Vice President Charlotte N. Taylor
  Secretary Helen M. Rankin
  Treasurer Laura E. Hanson
1936-1937 President W.L Robinson
  Vice President Charlotte N. Taylor
  Secretary Helen M. Rankin
  Treasurer Laura E. Hanson
1937-1938 President Charles Katz
  Vice President Edith Hartwell
  Secretary Helen M. Rankin
  Treasurer Marcella Hasselberg
1938-1939 President Caroline I. Ferris
  Vice President Paul Gay
  Secretary Helen M. Rankin
  Treasurer Katherine D. Patterson
1939-1940 President Caroline I. Ferris
  Vice President Paul Gay
  Secretary Helen M. Rankin
  Treasurer Katherine D. Patterson
1940-1941 President Paul Gay
  Vice President Katherine D. Patterson
  Secretary Helen M. Rankin
  Treasurer George E. Pettengill
1941-1942 President Paul Gay
  Vice President Mrs. Katherine Patterson Gay
  Secretary Helen M. Rankin
  Treasurer George E. Pettengill
1942-1943 President Paul Gay
  Vice President Mrs. Gertrude D. Hess
  Secretary Helen M. Rankin
  Treasurer Ida J. Draeger
1943-1944 President Sarah W. Parker
  Vice President Lura Shorb
  Secretary Helen M. Rankin
  Treasurer IdaJ.Draeger
1944-1945 President Sarah W. Parker
  Vice President Lura Shorb
  Secretary William H. Haas
  Treasurer Margaret M. Henrich
1945-1946 President Lura Shorb
  Vice President George E. Pettengill
  Secretary Mres. Eleanor B. Allen
  Treasurer Margaret M. Henrich
1946-1947 President George E. Pettengill
  Vice President Grace D. Ottey
  Secretary Rebecca K. Bonner
  Treasurer Margaret M. Henrich
1947-1948 President Helen Mary Pyle
  Vice President A. Jeannette Thorougbgood
  Secretary Mrs. Rebecca B. Monego
  Treasurer Mrs. Lucile T. Caldwell
1948-1949 President Helen Mary Pyle
  Vice President Elliott H. Morse
  Secretary Evelyn Butler
  Treasurer Mrs. Lucile T. Caldwell
1949-1950 President Elliott H. Morse
  Vice President Mrs. Marie S. Goff
  Secretary Eleanor Este Campion
  Treasurer Ruth E. Curtiss
1950-1951 President Mrs. Marie S. Goff
  Vice President M. Margaret Kehl
  Secretary Sarah D. Jones
  Treasurer E. Naomi Frazer
1951-1952 President Eleanor Este Campion
  Vice President Mary E. Banker
  Secretary Frances E. Peters
  Treasurer E. Naomi Frazer
1952-1953 President Mary E. Banker
  Vice President Carroll C. Moreland
  Secretary Margaret W. Imbrie
  Treasurer Grace D. Ottey
1953-1954 President Carroll C. Moreland
  Vice President Robert T. Lentz
  Secretary Margaret W. Imbrie
  Treasurer Winifred G. Woodward
1954-1955 President Robert T. Lentz
  Vice President Gretchen E. Runge
  Secretary Margaret W. Imbrie
  Treasurer Winifred G. Woodward
1955-1956 President Gretchen E. Runge
  Vice President Marjorie E. Lyons
  Secretary Doris F. Zimmerman
  Treasurer Olive F. Whitehead
1956-1957 President Marjorie E. Lyons
  Vice President Thomas L. Martinke
  Secretary Jean M. Steever
  Treasurer Olive F. Whitehead
1957-1958 President Thomas L. Martinke
  Vice President Eleanor Tafel
  Secretary Jean M. Steever
  Treasurer Albert C. Gerould
1958-1959 President Eleanor Tafel
  Vice President Margaret W. Imbrie
  Secretary JoAnne Duffy Woodward
  Treasurer Albert C. Gerould
1959-1960 President Margaret W. Imbrie
  Vice President Elizabeth W. Gillies
  Secretary Loretta McConnell
  Treasurer Marion Kreiter
1960-1961 President Elizabeth W. Gillies
  Vice President Sylvia Heyl
  Secretary Mary E. Nehlig
  Treasurer Ralph B. Baker
1961-1962 President Sylvia Heyl
  Vice President Jean M. Steever
  Secretary Mary E. Nehlig
  Treasurer Ralph B. Baker
1962-1963 President Jean M. Steever
  Vice President Albert C. Gerould
  Secretary Jacqueline Bastille
  Treasurer Philip B. Perkins
1963-1964 President Albert C. Gerould
  Vice President Richard A. Davis
  Secretary Mary F. Haynes
  Treasurer Philip B. Perkins
1964-1965 President Richard A. Davis
  Vice President Beverly M. Knower
  Secretary Phylis V. Gentieu
  Treasurer James B. Woy
1965-1966 President Beverly M. Knower
  Vice President William B. Saunders
  Secretary Irene E. Fink
  Treasurer Lucyann M. Ennis
1966-1967 President William B. Saunders
  Vice President Mary E. Nehlig
  Secretary Alberta D. Berton
  Treasurer Ellen Brennan
1967-1968 President Mary E. Nehlig
  Vice President Dorcas H. Cheavens
  Secretary Linda K. Kosmin
  Treasurer William L. Page
1968-1969 President Erich Meitmer
  Vice President Linda K. Kosmin
  Secretary Geraldine McCulley
  Treasurer William L. Page
1969-1970 *President --
  Vice President Alberta D. Berton
  Secretary E. Naomi Frazer
  Treasurer Norman Morphet
1970-1971 President Alberta D. Berton
  Vice President Gwendolyn MacMurray
  Secretary Barbara Ann Holley
  Treasurer Norman Morphet
1971-1972 President Gwendolyn MacMurray
  Vice President Geraldine McCulley
  Secretary Barbara Ann Holley
  Treasurer Norman Morphet
1972-1973 President Geraldine McCulley
  Vice President Janet Gaudin
  Secretary Ruth Burns
  Treasurer Barbara Turnbull
1973-1974 President Janet Gaudin
  Vice President Olive F. Whitehead
  Secretary Ruth Burns
  Treasurer Barbara Turnbull
1974-1975 President Olive F. Whitehead
  Vice President Anthony Costanzo
  Secretary Mary Heaton
  Treasurer Barbara Turnbull
1975-1976 President Anthony Costanzo
  Vice President Jean Adelman
  Secretary Mary Heaton
  Treasurer Barbara Turnbull
1976-1977 President Jean Adelman
  Vice President Matjorie A. Fletcher
  Secretary Claire Waldner
  Treasurer John A. Timour
1977-1978 President Marjorie A. Fletcher
  Vice President John C. Harris
  Secretary Jean Denio
  Treasurer John A. Timour
1978-1979 President John C. Harris
  Vice President John A. Timour
  Secretary Hollace A. Rutkowski
  Treasurer John E. James
1979-1980 President John A. Timour
  Vice President Hollace A. Rutkowski
  Secretary Janet M. Wolverton
  Treasurer Linda-Jean Smith
1980-1981 President Hollace A. Rutkowski
  Vice President Nancy S. Selzer
  Secretary Janet M. Wolverton
  Treasurer Linda-Jean Smith
1981-1982 President Nancy S. Selzer
  Vice President Jacqueline N. Weitzel
  Secretary Janet M. Wolverton
  Treasurer Donna Zoccola
1982-1983 President Jacqueline N. Weitzel
  Vice President Donna Zoccola
  Secretary Nancy Todd
  Treasurer Nancy Thoman
1983-1984 President Donna Z. Soultoukis
  Vice President Penny Young
  Secretary Steven J. Bell
  Treasurer Nancy Thoman
1984-1985 President Penny Young
  Vice President Larry D. Taylor
  Secretary Steven J. Bell
  Treasurer Marie S. Knup
1985-1986 President Larry D. Taylor
  Vice President Sylva Baker
  Secretary Anna Mae Penrose
  Treasurer Marie S. Knup
1986-1987 President Sylva Baker
  Vice President Jocelyn Baade Toman
  Secretary Anna Mae Penrose
  Treasurer Martha Z. Kirby
1987-1988 President Jocelyn Baade Toman
  Vice President Barbara Mattscheck
  Secretary Jane Dawson
  Treasurer Martha Z. Kirby
1988-1989 President Barbara Mattscheck
  Vice President Peggy Lynch
  Secretary Dori Whitehurst
  Treasurer Arlene Smith
1989-1990 President Peggy Lynch
  Vice President Marie S. Knup
  Secretary Luray Minkewicz
  Treasurer Arlene Smith
1990-1991 President Marie S. Knup
  Vice President Judith Hesp
  Secretary Luray Minkewicz
  Treasurer Roderick MacNeil
1991-1992 President Judith Hesp
  Vice President Pamela N. Danziger
  Secretary M. Diane Dugan
  Treasurer Roderick MacNeil
1992-1993 President Hollace A. Rutkowski
  Vice President William M. Woodruff
  Secretary M. Diane Dugan
  Treasurer Nancy B. Rainey
1993-1994 President William M. Woodruff
  Vice President Roderick MacNeil
  Secretary Suzanne Devlin
  Treasurer Nancy B. Rainey
1994-1995 President Roderick MacNeil
  Vice President Linda Cooper
  Secretary Suzanne Devlin
  Treasurer William H. Patterson
1995-1996 President Linda Cooper
  President-Elect Karen Sandlin-Silverman
  Past President Roderick MacNeil
  Secretary Amy Stone
  Treasurer William Patterson
1996-1997 President Karen Sandlin-Silverman
  President-Elect Elizabeth Swan
  Past President Linda Cooper
  Secretary Amy Stone
  Treasurer Merrill Stein
1997-1998 President Elizabeth Swan
  President-Elect Anita Wagner
  Past President Karen Sandlin-Silverman
  Secretary Amy Stone
  Treasurer Merrill Stein
1998-1999 President Anita Wagner
  President-Elect Jacquelyn B. Knuckle
  Past President Elizabeth Swan
  Secretary Hollace Ann Rutkowski
  Treasurer Ann Koopman
1999-2000 President Jackie Knuckle
  President-Elect Millicent Gaskell
  Past President Karen Silverman
  Secretary Denise Watkins
  Treasurer Ann Koopman
2000-2001 President Millicent Gaskell
  President-Elect Barbara Wilson
  Past President Jackie Knuckle
  Secretary Denise Watkins
  Treasurer Ann Koopman
2001-2002 President Barbara Wilson
  President-Elect Jack Morris
  Past President Millicent Gaskell
  Secretary Lenore Hardy
  Treasurer Ann Koopman
2002-2003 President Jack Morris
  President-Elect Steve Marvin
  Past President Barbara Wilson
  Secretary Lenore Hardy
  Treasurer Martha Kirby
2003-2004 President Steve Marvin
  President-Elect Denise Watkins
  Past President Jack Morris
  Secretary Lenore Hardy
  Treasurer Martha Kirby
2004-2005 President Denise M. Watkins (18 mos)
June 1, 2004 – Dec 31, 2005 President-Elect Patti Insetta-Rath (18 mos)
  Past President Steve Marvin (18 mos)
  Secretary Jack Morris (18 mos)
  Treasurer Ann Koopman (18 mos)
2006 (Jan 1 – Dec 31) President Patti Insetta-Rath
Change to President-Elect Luray Minkiewicz
Calendar Past President Denise Watkins
Year Secretary Rebecca Stanley
  Treasurer Ann Koopman
2007 President Luray Minkiewicz
  President-Elect Vivian Carlson
  Past President Patti Insetta- Rath
  Secretary Rebecca Stanley
  Treasurer Karen Silverman
2008 President Rod MacNeil
  President-Elect Nancy Linwood
  Past President Luray Minkiewicz
  Secretary Margy Grasberger
  Treasurer Karen Silverman
2009 President Nancy Linwood
  President-Elect Karen Krasznavolgyi
  Past President Karen Silverman
  Secretary Margy Grasberger
  Treasurer Linda Corson
2010 President Karen Krasznavolgyi
  President-Elect Robert Guerrero
  Past President Nancy Linwood
  Secretary Nicole Snyder
  Treasurer Linda Corson
2011 President Robert Guerrero
  President-Elect Brian DeMarchi
  Past President Karen Krasznavolgyi
  Secretary Nicole Snyder
  Treasurer Linda Corson
2012 President Brian DeMarchi
  President-Elect Valerie Ryder
  Past President Robert Guerrero
  Secretary Elaine Dean
  Treasurer Linda Corson
2013 President Valerie Ryder
  President-Elect Lou Ann DiNallo / Mary Ellen Myers
  Past President Brian DeMarchi
  Secretary Elaine Dean
  Treasurer Sabina Tannenbaum
2014 President Jack Morris
  President-Elect Marrette Pearsall
  Past President Valerie Ryder
  Secretary Sabine Lanteri
  Treasurer Sabina Tannenbaum
2015 President Marrette Pearsall
  President-Elect Stephanie Ferretti
  Past President Robert Guerrero
  Secretary Sabine Lanteri
  Treasurer Sabina Tannenbaum
2016 President Stephanie Ferretti
  President-Elect Robert Guerrero
  Past President Marrette Pearsall
  Secretary Karen Stesis
  Treasurer Sabina Tannenbaum
2017 President Robert Guerrero
  President-Elect Beth Ten Have
  Past President Stephanie Ferretti
  Secretary Karen Stesis
  Treasurer Marrette Pearsall
2018 President Beth Ten Have
  President-Elect Leigh Milligan
  Past President Robert Guerrero
  Secretary Karen Stesis
  Treasurer Marrette Pearsall

*Duties and obligations were assumed by the Vice President