Past Presidents

Fifteen individuals are posed in two rows, with five seated in the first row and 10 standing behind. They are looking at the camera and smiling.

“The President shall serve a one-year term after which he/she shall be designated Immediate Past President for one year. The President shall preside at all meetings of the Society.” —SOT Bylaws

Thank you to all the individuals who have served as President, lending SOT your expertise and guidance in pursuit of the Society’s mission and strategic priorities.

  • 2021–2022……Myrtle Davis
  • 2020–2021……George P. Daston
  • 2019–2020……Ronald N. Hines
  • 2018–2019……Leigh Ann Burns Naas
  • 2017–2018……Patricia E. Ganey
  • 2016–2017……John B. Morris
  • 2015–2016……Peter L. Goering
  • 2014–2015……Norbert E. Kaminski
  • 2013–2014……Lois D. Lehman-McKeeman
  • 2012–2013……William Slikker Jr.
  • 2011–2012……Jon C. Cook
  • 2010–2011……Michael P. Holsapple
  • 2009–2010……Cheryl Lyn Walker
  • 2008–2009……Kenneth S. Ramos
  • 2007–2008……George B. Corcoran
  • 2006–2007……James A. Popp
  • 2005–2006……Kendall B. Wallace
  • 2004–2005……Linda S. Birnbaum
  • 2003–2004……Marion F. Ehrich
  • 2002–2003……William F. Greenlee
  • 2001–2002……David L. Eaton
  • 2000–2001……Daniel Acosta Jr.
  • 1999–2000……Jay I. Goodman
  • 1998–1999……Steven D. Cohen
  • 1997–1998……R. Michael McClain
  • 1996–1997……James S. Bus
  • 1995–1996……Jack H. Dean
  • 1994–1995……Meryl H. Karol
  • 1993–1994……I. Glenn Sipes
  • 1992–1993……John L. Emmerson*
  • 1991–1992……Donald J. Reed*
  • 1990–1991……Curtis D. Klaassen
  • 1989–1990……Roger O. McClellan
  • 1988–1989……James E. Gibson
  • 1987–1988……Jerry B. Hook*
  • 1986–1987……John Doull*
  • 1985–1986……Emil A. Pfitzer*
  • 1984–1985……Frederick W. Oehme*
  • 1983–1984……Gabriel L. Plaa*
  • 1982–1983……Robert L. Dixon*
  • 1981–1982……Robert B. Forney*
  • 1980–1981……Perry J. Gehring*
  • 1979–1980……Tom S. Miya*
  • 1978–1979……Leon Golberg*
  • 1977–1978……Harold M. Peck*
  • 1976–1977……Robert A. Scala
  • 1975–1976……Seymour L. Friess*
  • 1974–1975……Sheldon D. Murphy*
  • 1973–1974……Joseph F. Borzelleca
  • 1972–1973……Victor A. Drill*
  • 1971–1972……Wayland J. Hayes Jr.*
  • 1970–1971……Robert L. Roudabush*
  • 1969–1970……Ted A. Loomis*
  • 1968–1969……Carrol S. Weil*
  • 1967–1968……John A. Zapp Jr.*
  • 1966–1967……Verald K. Rowe*
  • 1965–1966……Frederick Coulston*
  • 1964–1965……Harry W. Hays*
  • 1963–1964……Paul S. Larson*
  • 1962–1963……C. Boyd Shaffer*
  • 1961–1962……Harold C. Hodge*

*Deceased