~ West Texas Historical Association ~

WTHA Board

2010 board members met before the annual meeting to discuss issues concerning the organization and present nominations for next year's board. Pictured are some of the members, including Jim Matthews, Robert Hall, Travis Roberts, Monte Monroe, Robert Carr, Paul Carlson, Bruce Galsrud, Troy Ainsworth, Tom Crum, and Jean Stuntz.

Below are current WTHA officers and board members

President............................................ Jean Stuntz, Canyon
Vice President.................................... Kevin Sweeney, Plainview
Executive Director............................... Tai D. Kreidler, Lubbock
Associate Director............................... B. Lynn Whitfield, Lubbock
West Texas Historical Review Editor... Robert G. Weaver, Lubbock
West Texas Historical Review Associate Editor... Elissa Stroman, Lubbock
West Texas Historical Review Assistant Editor... Katelin Dixon, Lubbock
WTHR Book Review Editor.................... Timothy Bowman, Canyon
Board of Directors...............................
Barbara Brannon, Spur - 2020
John Caraway, Abilene - 2019
James Collett, Midland - 2021
  Cecilia Guiterrez-Venable, China Grove - 2019
  Alex Hunt, Canyon - 2019
  Ada Lou Lester, Mobeetie - 2020
  Monte Monroe, Lubbock - 2019
  Linda Pelon, Dallas - 2021
  Garland Richards, Blackwell - 2021
  Joyce Gibson Roach, Keller - 2020
  Jennifer Spurrier, Lubbock - 2020
  Joe Weaver, San Angelo - 2021
   
Life-Directors................................. Paul Carlson, Ransom Canyon
  Garry Nall, Amarillo
Ex-Officio Board Members................ Bill O'Neal, Carthage
  Glen Ely, Grand Junction (CO)
Annual Conference Coordinator......... Austin Allison, Lubbock
The Cyclone newsletter Editor............. Jim Matthews, San Antonio
Social Media Editor........................... Wes Sheffield, Burleson
Web Page Editor............................. Lynn Whitfield, Lubbock
Program Committee Chair................. Paul Carlson, Ransom Canyon
 
WTHA Editorial Board
Since 1925, the West Texas Historical Association has published the WTHA Year Book. Published annually, the Yearbook contains peer reviewed articles as well as other information about the organization. In 2014, the name of the Yearbook was officially changed to the West Texas Historical Review (WTHR).

 

Editor..................................... Robert G. Weaver, Texas Tech University
Associate Editor....................... Elissa Stroman, Texas Tech University
Assistant Editor........................ Katelin Dixon, Texas Tech University
Editorial Review Board.............. Tom Britten, University of Texas-Brownsville
  Ty Cashion, Sam Houston State University
  Arnoldo Deleon, Angelo State University
  Harry Hewitt, Midwestern State University
  Jorge Iber, Texas Tech Univeristy
Garry Nall, Amarillo
  J’Nell Pate, Azle
  Jeff Shepherd, University of Texas, El Paso
Past Presidents of WTHA

  • 2016-2017 - Glen Ely, Fort Worth
  • 2016 - John Miller Morris, San Antonio (passed away during term)
  • 2015 - Diana Hinton, Midland
  • 2014 - Bill O'Neal, Carthage
  • 2013 - J. Tillapaugh, Odessa
  • 2012 - Mary Sue Potts, Matador
  • 2011 - Bruce Glasrud, San Antonio
  • 2010 - Keith R. Owen, Lubbock
  • 2009 - Tiffany Fink, Abilene
  • 2008 - Shirley Eoff, San Angelo
  • 2007- Travis Roberts, Marathon
  • 2006 - Cheryl Lewis, Hamlin
  • 2005 - J'Nell Pate, Azle
  • 2004 - Preston Lewis, San Angelo
  • 2003 - Kenneth Davis, Lubbock
  • 2002 - Tom Crum, Granbury
  • 2001 - Garry Nall, Canyon
  • 2000 - Clint Chambers, Lubbock
  • 1999 - Darlene Bellinghausen, Knox City
  • 1998 - Harwood P. Hinton, Austin
  • 1997 - Mildred Sentell, Snyder
  • 1996 - Frederick W. Rathjen, Canyon
  • 1995 - Lou Rodenberger, Abilene
  • 1994 - Jack Loftin, Windthorst
  • 1993 - Lawrence Clayton, Abilene
  • 1992 - Paul H. Carlson, Ransom Canyon
  • 1991 - Earl H. Elam, Alpine
  • 1990 - Elmer Kelton, San Angelo
  • 1989 - David J. Murrah, Lubbock
  • 1988 - Mrs. John Berry, Clyde
  • 1987 - Monte Lewis, Cisco
  • 1986 - Roger M. Olien, Midland
  • 1985 - Fane Downs, Abilene
  • 1984 - Robert E. Byrns, San Angleo
  • 1983 - J. Conrad Dunagan, Monahans
  • 1982 - Leona Bruce, Santa Anna
  • 1981 - Joseph M. Nance, College Station
  • 1980 - Maj. Gen. Jim Dan Hill, Abilene
  • 1979 - Clayton Williams, Fort Stockton
  • 1978 - B. R. Hunter, Wichita Falls
  • 1977 - James M. Day, El Paso
  • 1976 - Robert E. Steakley, Odessa
  • 1975 - Robert Cotner, Austin
  • 1973-1974 - Ralph Smith, Abilene
  • 1971-1972 - Kenneth Neighbours, Wichita Falls
  • 1969-1970 - Escal F. Duke, San Angelo
  • 1967-1968 - John Berry, Clyde
  • 1965-1966 - Fred R. Cotten, Weatherford
  • 1963-1964 - R. Ernest Lee, Sr., Wichita Falls
  • 1961-1962 - W. Earl Brown, Abilene
  • 1959-1960 - Ben O. Grant, Albany
  • 1957-1958 - Floyd F. Ewing, Jr., Wichita Falls
  • 1955-1956 - James T. Padgitt, Coleman
  • 1954 - Seth Shepard McKay, Lubbock
  • 1952-1953 - J. W. Williams, Wichita Falls
  • 1951 - Ernest Wallace, Lubbock
  • 1949-1950 - M. L. Crimmins, San Antonio
  • 1924-1948 - R. C. Crane, Sweetwater [named President Emeritus for Life in 1949]
WTHA Fellows
Established in 2008, the "Fellows" designation recognizes WTHA members who have made large contributions to the organization and scholarly world.

  • Tom Alexander, Kerrville, 2018
  • H. Allen Anderson, Lubbock, 2014
  • B. W. Aston, Abilene, 2009*
  • Darlene Bellinghausen, Knox City, 2013
  • Suzanne Campbell, San Angelo, 2015
  • Paul Carlson, Canyon, 2008
  • Robert Carr, Lubbock, 2011
  • Clint Chambers, Lubbock, 2011
  • Tom Crum, Granbury, 2012
  • Kenneth Davis, Lubbock, 2010
  • Arnoldo DeLéon, 2008
  • Glen Ely, 2016
  • Shirley Eoff, Abilene, 2011
  • Bruce Glasrud, Seguin, 2012
  • Harwood P. Hinton, Austin, 2012*
  • Arnoldo DeLéon, 2008
  • Tai D. Kreidler, 2016
  • Preston Lewis, 2016
  • Sylvia Mahoney, Fort Worth, 2015
  • Jim Matthews, San Antonio, 2014
  • Monte Monroe, Lubbock, 2017
  • David Murrah, Rockport, 2013
  • Garry Nall, Canyon, 2010
  • Bill O'Neal, Carthage, 2017
  • Freedonia Paschall, Lubbock, 2018
  • J'Nell Pate, Azle, 2009
  • Frederick Rathjen, Canyon, 2009*
  • Travis Roberts, Jr., Marathon, 2015
  • Lou Rodenberger, Abilene, 2008*

WTHA Life Members

  • H. Allen Anderson, Lubbock
  • B. W. Aston, Abilene*
  • Darlene Bellinghausen, Knox City
  • Annette Cheek Bishop, Houston
  • Ira Blanton, Lubbock
  • Bob Brinkman, Roundrock
  • Clara J. Brown, Truscott
  • Stewart Caffey, Abilene
  • Clifton Caldwell, Albany*
  • Shirley Caldwell, Albany
  • Paul H. Carlson, Ransom Canyon
  • John Carpenter, Fort Stockton
  • Clint Chambers, Lubbock
  • Mary Ruth Chatham, Houston
  • Dominick (Nick) Cirinicone, Hurst
  • John W. Crain, Dallas
  • Fane Downs, Fort Stockton
  • Mrs. Conrad Dunagan, Monahans
  • Kathlyn Dunagan, Monahans
  • Sylvan Dunn, Nixon*
  • Peggy Elliott, Sweetwater
  • Glen S. Ely, Fort Worth
  • Drue Farmer, Lubbock
  • Robert F. Fee, Lubbock*
  • Tiffany Haggard Fink, Abilene
  • Homer O. Gainer, Houston
  • Robert J. Hall, Pittsburg
  • Betty Hargus, Fort Stockton
  • Teresa Roberts Harkey, McKinney
  • Johnny Henry, Canyon
  • Jon Holmes, Lubbock
  • Kenneth R. Jacobs, Abilene
  • Elmer Kelton, San Angelo*
  • C. Richard King, Stephenville
  • Robert A. Knezek, Arlington
  • Tai Kreidler, Lubbock
  • Marty Kuhlman, Canyon
  • Tom Lee, Seymour
  • Cheryl R. Lewis, Hamlin
  • Preston Lewis, San Angelo
  • John B. Meadows, Austin
  • Monte Monroe, Lubbock
  • John Miller Morris, Austin*
  • David J. Murrah, Rockport
  • Annette Fowler Nall, Canyon
  • Garry L. Nall, Canyon
  • Janet Neugebauer, Lubbock
  • Roger M. Olien, Midland
  • Bill O'Neal, Carthage
  • Keith Owens, Lubbock
  • JoAnn Pospisil, Houston
  • David Pratt, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Gene Preuss, Houston
  • Garland Richards, Fort Chadbourne
  • Lana Richards, Fort Chardbourne
  • Joyce Gibson Roach, Keller
  • Billy Gene (Ike) Robert, Marathon
  • Travis Roberts, Jr., Marathon
  • Travis Roberts III, Sanderson
  • Lou Rodenberger, Abilene*
  • Mildred B. Sentell, Snyder
  • Jake W. Sheffield, Burleson
  • Wes J. Sheffield, Burleson
  • Elizabeth Snapp, Denton
  • Harry Snapp, Denton
  • Scott Sosebee, Nacogdoches
  • Jennifer Spurrier, Lubbock
  • Hubert Strom, Fort Worth
  • Jean Stuntz, Canyon
  • Donathan Taylor, Abilene
  • Robert R. Truitt, Jr., Midland
  • Donald R. Walker, Lubbock
  • Margaret Waring, Comanche
  • Fred Westmoreland, Midland
  • Donald W. Whisenhunt, Bellingham, WA
  • Paul Wright, Alpine
  • William P. Wright, Jr., Abilene

 

*deceased member

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Lubbock, Texas

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Keith Owen, 2010 President, gave a fun  presentation titled "The Reason Why."

Tiffany Fink, 2010 incoming president, introducing outgoing president Shirley Eoff for her closing presentation at the Saturday business meeting. Photo by Gene Preuss.

Dr. Robert Carr proudly showing off his certificate as Dr. Kenneth Davis reads Carr's bio for his induction as a 2011 Fellow of the WTHA.

Garry Nall was another 2011 inductee as a Fellow of WTHA. He was presented his certificate by outgoing president Keith Owen.

As his final address as WTHA president for 2006-2007, Travis Roberts gave a presentation on 500 years of the Trans-Pecos region.

At Saturday's luncheon, incoming president Travis Roberts Jr. presented outgoing president Cheryl Lewis with the gift of a beautiful landscape painting.

Cheryl Lewis, WTHA president for 2005-2006, presided over the events for the March 2007 meeting.


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