Western Literature Association Presidents 1966 to Present

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Western Literature Association Presidents 1966 to Present

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010


WLA leaders who have served as presidents of the organization and have hosted the annual conference.

NOTE: If you have a photograph of a past president who is not pictured below, or if you are a past president and you’re not happy with your photo below, please send photos to Sabine Barcatta, Western Literature Association, PO Box 6815, Logan UT 84341. Digital photographs preferred, but printed photos acceptable. (They will be returned after scanning.)

Susan Bernardin, 2015 Reno, Nevada

Susan Bernardin, 2015 —Reno, Nevada

David Fenimore, 2015 — Reno, Nevada

David Fenimore, 2015 — Reno, Nevada

Laurie Ricou, 2014 — Victoria, BC, Canada

Laurie Ricou, 2014 — Victoria, BC, Canada

Anne Kaufman, 2014 — Victoria, BC, Canada

Anne Kaufman, 2014 — Victoria, BC, Canada

Richard Hutson, 2013 — Berkeley, California

Richard Hutson, 2013 — Berkeley, California

Sara Spurgeon, 2012 — Lubbock, Texas

Sara Spurgeon, 2012 — Lubbock, Texas

Nancy Cook, 2011 — Missoula, Montana

Nancy Cook, 2011 — Missoula, Montana

Bonney MacDonald, 2011 — Missoula, Montana

Bonney MacDonald, 2011 — Missoula, Montana

Gioia Woods, 2010 — Prescott, Arizona

Gioia Woods, 2010 — Prescott, Arizona

David Cremean, 2009 — Spearfish, South Dakota

David Cremean, 2009 — Spearfish, South Dakota

Karen Ramirez, 2008 — Boulder, Colorado

Karen Ramirez, 2008 — Boulder, Colorado

Nic Witschi, 2008 — Boulder, Colorado

Nic Witschi, 2008 — Boulder, Colorado

Ann Putnam, 2007 — Tacoma, Washington

Ann Putnam, 2007 — Tacoma, Washington

Tara Penry, 2006 — Boise, Idaho

Tara Penry, 2006 — Boise, Idaho

William Handley, 2005 — Los Angeles, California

William Handley, 2005 — Los Angeles, California

Susan Kollin, 2004 — Big Sky, Montana

Susan Kollin, 2004 — Big Sky, Montana

Krista Comer, 2003 Houston, Texas

Krista Comer, 2003 — Houston, Texas

Judy Nolte Temple, 2002 — Tucson, Arizona

Judy Nolte Temple, 2002 — Tucson, Arizona

Susan Naramore Maher, 2001 — Omaha, Nebraska

Susan Naramore Maher, 2001 — Omaha, Nebraska

Robert Murray Davis, 2000 — Norman, Oklahoma

Robert Murray Davis, 2000 — Norman, Oklahoma

Michael Kowalewski, 1999 — Sacramento, California

Michael Kowalewski, 1999 — Sacramento, California

Robert Thacker, 1998 — Banff, Alberta, Canada

Robert Thacker, 1998 — Banff, Alberta, Canada

Gary Scharnhorst, 1997 — Albuquerque, New Mexico

Gary Scharnhorst, 1997 — Albuquerque, New Mexico

Susanne K. George Bloomfield, 1996 — Lincoln, Nebraska

Susanne K. George Bloomfield, 1996 — Lincoln, Nebraska

Laurie Ricou, 1995 — Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Laurie Ricou, 1995 — Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Stephen Tatum, 1994 — Salt Lake City, Utah

Stephen Tatum, 1994 — Salt Lake City, Utah

Diane Quantic, 1993 — Wichita, Kansas

Diane Quantic, 1993 — Wichita, Kansas

Joseph Flora, 1992 — Reno, Nevada

Joseph Flora, 1992 — Reno, Nevada

James Work, 1991 — Estes Park, Colorado

James Work, 1991 — Estes Park, Colorado

Lawrence Clayton, 1990 — Denton, Texas

Lawrence Clayton, 1990 — Denton, Texas

Barbara Meldrum, 1989 — Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Barbara Meldrum, 1989 — Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Glen Love, 1988 — Eugene, Oregon

Glen Love, 1988 — Eugene, Oregon

Susan J. Rosowski, 1987 — Lincoln, Nebraska

Susan J. Rosowski, 1987 — Lincoln, Nebraska

Tom Pilkington[pictured in the middle, receiving award], 1986 — Durango, Colorado

Tom Pilkington[pictured in the middle, receiving award], 1986 — Durango, Colorado

Gerald Haslam, 1985 — Fort Worth, Texas

Gerald Haslam, 1985 — Fort Worth, Texas

Ann Ronald, 1984 — Reno, Nevada

Ann Ronald, 1984 — Reno, Nevada

George Day, 1983 — St. Paul, Minnesota

George Day, 1983 — St. Paul, Minnesota

Martin Bucco, 1982 — Denver, Colorado

Martin Bucco, 1982 — Denver, Colorado

James Maguire, 1981 — Boise, Idaho

James Maguire, 1981 — Boise, Idaho

Helen Stauffer, 1980 — St. Louis, Missouri

Helen Stauffer, 1980 — St. Louis, Missouri

Bernice Slote, 1980 — University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Bernice Slote, 1980 — University of Nebraska, Lincoln (courtesy University of Nebraska, Lincoln Archives)

Richard Etulain, 1979 — Albuquerque, New Mexico

Richard Etulain, 1979 — Albuquerque, New Mexico

Mary Washington, 1978 — Park City, Utah

Mary Washington, 1978 — Park City, Utah

Arthur Huseboe, 1977 — Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Arthur Huseboe, 1977 — Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Lawrence L. Lee, 1976 — Bellingham, Washington

Lawrence L. Lee, 1976 — Bellingham, Washington

Maynard Fox, 1975 — Durango, Colorado (photo to come)

John S. Bullen, 1974 — Sonoma, California

John S. Bullen, 1974 — Sonoma, California

Max Westbrook, 1973 — Austin, Texas

Max Westbrook, 1973 — Austin, Texas

Thomas J. Lyon, 1972 — Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Thomas J. Lyon, 1972 — Jackson Hole, Wyoming

John R. Milton, 1971 — Red Cloud, Nebraska

John R. Milton, 1971 — Red Cloud, Nebraska

Don D. Walker, 1970 — Sun Valley, Idaho (photo to come)

Morton L. Ross, 1969 — Provo, Utah

Morton L. Ross, 1969 — Provo, Utah

Jim L. Fife, 1968 — Colorado Springs, Colorado (photo to come)

Delbert E. Wylder, 1967 — Albuquerque, New Mexico

Delbert E. Wylder, 1967 — Albuquerque, New Mexico

C. L. Sonnichsen, 1966 — Salt Lake City, Utah

C. L. Sonnichsen, 1966 — Salt Lake City, Utah

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