Board of Directors

David McKinley, President Term 2014 – 2017 Contact
Greg DeJager, Treasurer Term 2017 – 2021 Contact
CJ Tam, Secretary Term 2016 – 2020 Contact
MelRae Ambs Term 2015 – 2018 Contact
Maggie Carabelos Term 2017 – 2021 Contact
Patricia Shaw Term 2016 – 2020 Contact
Craig Smith Term 2015 – 2018 Contact
Mike Winther Term 2017 – 2021 Contact
Stoa Board of Directors Contact

Committee Chairs

Speech Committee

Angela Childress – Committee Chair
Sandra Bateman
Shelley DeJager
Vanessa de la Pena
Sue Danielson
Leslie Martin
Matthew Shipley
Contact Speech Committee

Debate Committee

Katie Herche – Committee Chair
Contact Debate Chair

Team Policy Task Force

TJ Harding
Steven Vaughan
Griffith Vertican
Mary Winther
Contact Team Policy Task Force

Lincoln Douglas Value Debate Task Force

Chase Harrington
Larry Sparks
Contact Lincoln Douglas Task Force

Parliamentary Debate Task Force

TJ Harding
Colleen Enos
Contact Parliamentary Task Force

 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


Melrae Ambs and Angela Childress


Craig and Julie Smith

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