BURP Officers Thru the Ages

Following is a complete listing of the BURP officers through BURP’s history.
The numbers, functions and names of offices have changed over the years.
The information listed below was taken from past BURP News newsletters.
Office name changes –
 The early VP positions evolved into the
Ministers of Education/Enlightenment and Culture.
 The Secretary was always the newsletter editor which evolved
into the Minister of Truth.
 The Membership Chairman evolved into Minister of Propaganda
but is now called the Minister of Membeersip.
 The office of Libeerian was called Minister of History from 2005 to 2010 and
Minister of Information or Historian other times.
 The Web and the newsletter functions have been combined in the
Minister of Propaganda in 2011
 The current Official office names as defined in the BURP Bylaws are:
Fearless Leader
Minister of Prosperity
Minister of Propaganda
Minister of Enlightenment
Minister of Culture
Minister of Membeersip
BURP officers are elected each year at the December BURP meeting.

2016

Fearless Leader: Emily Michelsen
Co-Ministers of Enlightenment: Mike Reintz and Wendy Aaronson
Co-Ministers of Culture: Dave White and Greg Leifer
Minister of Membeership: Dan Rozman
Minister of Prosperity: Thomas Sords
Secretary: Bill Ridgely
Ministers of Propaganda: Bill Ridgely, Robert Stevens and Andrea Albersheim

2015
Fearless Leader: Emily Michelsen
Co-Ministers of Enlightenment: Mike Reintz and Wendy Aaronson
Co-Ministers of Culture: Dan Bremer and Bob Rouse
Newsletter Editor: Rich Sampson
Minister of Membeership: Dan Rozman
Minister of Prosperity: Thomas Sords
Secretary: Bill Ridgely
Ministers of Propaganda: Bill Ridgely, Robert Stevens and Rich Sampson

2014
Fearless Leader: Tom Cannon
Co Ministers of Enlightenment: Mike Reintz and Thomas Sords
Co-Ministers of Culture: Wendy Aaronson & Nick Griner
Newsletter Editor: Rich Sampson
Minister of Membeership: Dan Rozman
Minister of Prosperity: Bob Sholtes
Secretary: Bill Ridgely
Co-Ministers of Propaganda: Bill Ridgely & Howard Michelsen

2013
Fearless Leader: Tom Cannon
Ministers of Enlightenment: Steven Marler, Robert Stevens & Joe Federico
Co-Ministers of Culture: Wendy Aaronson & Nick Griner
Newsletter Editor: Rich Sampson
Minister of Membeership: Howard Michelsen
Minister of Prosperity: Bob Sholtes
Secretary: Bill Ridgely
Co-Minister of Propaganda: Bill Ridgely & Matthew Pyle

2012
Fearless Leader: Mel Thompson
Co-Ministers of Enlightenment: Steven Marler & Robert Stevens
Co-Ministers of Culture: Justin Housenger & Mike Reinitz
Newsletter Editor: Rich Sampson
Minister of Membeership: Howard Michelsen
Minister of Prosperity: Mark Hogenmiller
Secretary: Bill Ridgely
Co-Ministers of Propaganda: Bill Ridgely & Matthew Pyle

2011
Fearless Leader: Mel Thompson
Minister of Enlightenment: Tim Artz
Co-Ministers of Culture: Wendy Aaronson & Mike Evans
Newsletter Editor: Larry Koch
Minister of Membeership: Howard Michelsen
Minister of Prosperity: Mark Hogenmiller
Libeerian/Secretary: Bill Ridgely
Co-Ministers of Propaganda: Bill Ridgely & Matthew Pyle

2010
Fearless Leader: Robert Stevens
Minister of Enlightenment: Tim Artz
Co-Ministers of Culture: Colleen Cannon & Wendy Aaronson
Newsletter Editor: Larry Koch
Minister of Membeership: Jamie langlie
Minister of Prosperity: Mark Hogenmiller
Libeerian/Secretary: Bill Ridgely

2009
Fearless Leader: Andy Anderson
Minister of Enlightenment: Tim Artz
Co-Ministers of Culture: Christine Johnbrier & A.J. Delange
Minister of Truth: Beth Madden
Minister of Propaganda: Jamie Langlie
Minister of Finance: Robert Stevens
Libeerian: Bill Ridgley
Ministers of the Web: Paul Langlie

2008
Fearless Leader: Jamie Langlie & Alan Hew
Co-Ministers of Enlightenment: Wendy Aaronson & Tom Cannon
Co-Ministers of Culture: Wendy Schmidt & Bruce Bennett
Minister of Truth: Beth Madden
Minister of Propaganda: Christine Johnbrier
Minister of Finance: Larry Koch
Libeerian: Bill Ridgely
Co-Ministers of the Web: Paul Langlie & SteinLanglie

2007
Fearless Leader: Kathy Koch
Co-Ministers of Enlightenment: Wendy Aaronson & Tom Cannon
Co-Ministers of Culture: Jamie Langlie & Jeamie Osburn
Minister of Truth: Beth Madden
Minister of Propaganda: Christine Johnbrier
Minister of Finance: Larry Koch
Libeerian: Mel Thompson
Co-Ministers of the Web: Paul Langlie & Stein Langlie

2006
Fearless Leader: Steve Marler
Co-Ministers of Enlightenment: Wendy Aaronson & Tom Cannon
Co-Ministers of Culture: Jamie Langlie & Bud Hensgen
Minister of Truth: Bill Ridgely
Co- Ministers of Propaganda: Jim Rorick & Linda Rorick
Minister of Finance: Larry Koch
Libeerian: Mel Thompson
Co-Ministers of the Web: Paul Langlie & Stein Langlie

2005
Fearless Leader: Colleen Cannon
Minister of Enlightenment: Wendy Aaronson
Co-Ministers of Culture:
Mark Hogenmiller & Bud Hengen
Minister of Truth: Bill Ridgely
Co-Ministers of Propaganda: Jim and Linda Rorick
Minister of Prosperity: Dan Fapp
Libeerian/Secreary: Pat and Janet Crowe
Co-Ministers of the Web: Paul Langlie & Jamie Langlie

2004
Fearless Leader: Rick Garvin
Minister of Enlightenment: Wendy Aaronson
Co-Ministers of Culture: Dave Pyle & Mel Thompson
Minister of Truth: Bill Ridgely
Co-Ministers of Propaganda: Jim Rorick & Linda Rorick
Minister of Finance: Kathy Koch
Co-Libeerian: Pat Crowe & Janet Crowe
Co-Ministers of the Web: Paul Langlie & Jamie Langlie

2003
Fearless Leader: Rick Garvin
Minister of Enlightenment: Wendy Aaronson
Co-Ministers of Culture: Tom Cannon & Betsy Kepler
Minister of Truth: Christine Lewis
Minister of Propaganda: Bob Kepler
Minister of Finance: Kathy Koch
Co-Libeerians: Pat Crowe & Janet Crowe
Co-Ministers of the Web: Paul Langlie & Jamie Langlie

2002
Fearless Leader: Bill Ridgely
Minister of Enlightenment: Wendy Aaronson
Co-Ministers of Culture: Steve Marler & Robert Stevens
Minister of Truth: Christine Lewis
Minister of Propaganda: Bob Kepler
Minister of Finance: Kathy Koch
Libeerian: Wendy Schmidt
Co-Ministers of the Web: Paul & Jamie Langlie

2001
Fearless Leader: Bill Ridgely
Minister of Education: Wendy Aaronson
Minister of Culture: Alison Skeel
Co-Ministers of Truth: Jamie & Paul Langlie
Minister of Propaganda: Bob Kepler
Minister of Finance: Ralph Bucca
Minister of History: Wendy Schmidt
Minister of the Web: Lynn Ashley

2000
Fearless Leader: John Dittmann
Minister of Enlightenment: Wendy Aaronson
Minister of Culture: Bruce Bennett
Co-Ministesr of Truth: Jamie & Paul Langlie
Minister of Propaganda: Bill Ridgely
Minister of Finance: Ralph Bucca
Libeerian: Wendy Schmidt
Minister of the Web: Lynn Ashley

1999
Fearless Leader: Steve Marler
Minister of Enlightenment: Wendy Aaronson
Minister of Culture: Andy Anderson
Minister of Truth: Delano DuGarm
Minister of Propaganda: Bill Ridgely
Minister of Finance: Christine Newman
Libeerian: Bill Newman
Minister of the Web: Lynn Ashley

1998
Fearless Leader: Tom Cannon
Minister of Education: Wendy Aaronson
Minister of Culture: Jay Adams
Minister of Truth: Dan Brown
Minister of Propaganda: Bill Ridgely
Minister of Finance: Steve Marler
Libeerian: Bob Cooke
Minister of the Web: Lynn Ashley

1997
Fearless Leader: Tom Cannon
Minister of Education: Wendy Aaronson
Minister of Culture: Mark Stevens
Minister of Truth: Dan Brown
Minister of Propaganda: Bill Ridgely
Minister of Finance: Doug Kruth
Libeerian: Bob Cooke
Minister of the Web: Lynn Ashley

1996
Fearless Leader: Larry Koch
Minister of Education: Wendy Aaronson
Minister of Culture: Becky & Dave Pyle
Co-Ministers of Truth: Polly Goldman & Bruce Feist
Minister of Propaganda: Bill Ridgely
Minister of Finance: Doug Kruth
Libeerian: Bob Cooke

1995
President: Polly Goldman
Education: Wendy Aaronson
Culture: Delano DuGarm
Minister of Truth: Bruce Feist
Minister of Propaganda: Bill Ridgely
Minister of Finance: Bob Dawson
Libeerian: Katy DuGarm

1994
President: Tim Artz
Education: Wendy Aaronson
Culture: Rex White
Co-Ministers of Truth: Polly Goldman & Bruce Feist
Minister of Propaganda: Bill Ridgely
Minister of Finance: Larry Koch
Libeerian: Katy DuGarm

1993
President: Wendy Aaronson
Education: Rick Garvin
Culture: Tim Artz
Co-Ministers of Truth: Polly Goldman & Bruce Feist
Minister of Propaganda: Bill Ridgely
Minister of Finance: Larry Koch
Information: Dot Steller

1992
President: Jim Dorsch
Minister of Truth: Dan Carter
Minister of Education: Rick Garvin
Minister of Culture: Wendy Aaronson
Minister of Propaganda: Tim Ness
Minister of Finance: Steve Snyder
Minister of Information: Bert Tagge

1991
President: Ralph Bucca
Vice Presidents: Wendy Aaronson & Chuck Popenoe
Secretary: Erik Henchal
Treasurer: Jim Dorsch
Libeerian: Bill Ridgely
MemBeerSip Chairman: John Gardiner

1990
President: Bill Ridgely
Vice Presidents: Jim Dorsch & Dick Roepke
Newletter Editor: Erik Henchal
Treasurer: Chuck Popenoe
Libeerian: Ralph Bucca
MemBeerShip Chairman: Bert Tagge

1989
President: Tom McGonigle
Vice Presidents: Chuck Popenoe & Dick Roepke
Editor: Andy Beaulieu
Treasurer: Bill Ridgely
Libeerian: Jim Dorsch
MemBeerShip Chairman: John Gardiner

1988
President: Ralph Bucca
Vice Presidents: Phil Hugill & Rod Rydlun
BURP News Editor: Bill Ridgely
Treasurer: Duane Fraver
Libeerian: Don Kaliher

1987
President: Rod Rydlun
VP / Activities: Ralph Bucca
Secretary: John Gardiner
Treasurer: Duane Fraver
Libeerian: Katherine Long

1986
President: Dan McCabe
Vice President: Ralph Semler
Activities: Matt Mueller
Secretary: Joel Spencer
Membership: Ralph Bucca
Treasurer: Hank Rupprecht
Librarian: Hank Rupprecht

1985
President: Joel Spencer
Exec VP: Bob Wright
Conference VP: Dan McCoubrey
Activities VP: Dan McCabe
Secretary: Hank Rupprecht
Membership Chairman: Ralph Bucca
Treasurer: Bob Bauer
Librarian/Historian: Bob Klothe

1984
President: Dan McCoubrey
Exec VP: Phil Angerhofer
Activities Chairman: Dan McCabe
Parliamentarian: Paul Smith
Secretary: Hank Rupprecht
Treasurer: Bobby Bauer
Special: Ernie Weissenborn
(Chairman of Perverse & Perverted Humor)

1983
President: Ralph Semler
Project VP: Phil Angerhofer
Program VP: Dave McColloch
Secretary: Dan McCoubrey
Treasurer: George Burgess

1982
President: Rick Gaskins
Secretary: Dan McCoubrey
Treasurer: George Burgess