Board of Directors

Stoa Board of Directors 2016-2017

Mark Russell, President Term 2015 – 2017 Contact
Angela Childress, Treasurer Term 2014 – 2017 Contact
CJ Tam, Secretary Term 2016 – 2020 Contact
MelRae Ambs Term 2015 – 2018 Contact
David McKinley Term 2014 – 2017 Contact
Patricia Shaw Term 2016 – 2020 Contact
Craig Smith Term 2015 – 2018 Contact
Stoa Board of Directors Contact

Committee Chairs

Speech Committee

Debbie Snyder – Committee Chair
Sandra Bateman
Sue Danielson
Leslie Martin
Renee Ortiz
Contact Speech Committee

Debate Committee

Mary Winther – Committee Chair
Contact Debate Chair

Team Policy

Maggie Carabelos
TJ Harding
Katie Herche
Steven Vaughan
Griffith Vertican
Mike Winther
Contact Team Policy Committee

Lincoln Douglas Value Debate Committee

Chase Harrington
Larry Sparks
Brad Swygard
Contact Lincoln Douglas Committee

Parliamentary Debate

Isaiah McPeak
TJ Harding
Colleen Enos
Contact Parliamentary Committee

Debate Resolution Committee

Eric Garcia – Coach
Konrad Hack – College Coach (Concordia University)
Ty Harding – Alumni Coach
Chase Harrington – Alumni Coach
Isaiah McPeak – Coach
Larry Sparks – Coach
Brad Swygard – Coach
Doyle Srader – College Coach (NW Christian University)
Mary Winther – Coach
Submit Resolution Suggestion

I.T. Committee

MelRae Ambs
Van Schalin

Tournament Tabulation Coordination

Van Schalin


MelRae Ambs
Van Schalin

Stoa is grateful for the service of the following prior
Board Members, Committee Chairpersons and NITOC Tournament Directors:

Scott York – Founding President
Van Schalin

Konrad Hack
Joanne Quan
Laura Yeates

Marie Stout
Danny Eldridge
Wally Long
John Eyth

Jeff Schubert
Diana Wolfson
Chris Jeub
Elise Pope
Patsy Butman
Robert Kwong

Speech Committee Chair
Charlotte Rehn
Craig Smith

Debate Committee Chair
Dorr Clark
TJ Harding

Stoa also wishes to acknowledge the significant leadership of Lars Jorgensen in the founding of Stoa.

NITOC Tournament Directors

Van and Susan Schalin

Van and Susan Schalin

Chris Jeub / Chris Leland

Laura Yeates

Craig and Julie Smith

Danny and Pam Eldridge

Joanne Quan

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