SATW Foundation
Board of Directors & Trustees

A board of directors, all serving as volunteers, governs the SATW Foundation. From the directors, up to 10 trustees are elected to serve as officers and oversee day-to-day business. These trustees also serve on a volunteer basis, donating their time and talent.

Founding Chairman
LOWELL THOMAS
Multi-media Travel Journalist
1892–1981
Honorary Chairman
JAMES MICHENER
Author
1907–1997        
                
Founding Director
LEN BARNES
Editor Emeritus
Michigan Living
Traverse City, MI
1919 2014
President
DAVID G. MOLYNEAUX
Editor
TheTravelMavens.com
Oberlin, OH
Vice President
JANE WOOLDRIDGE
Executive Business Editor
The Miami Herald
Miami, FL
Secretary
LILIANE J. OPSOMER
Director of Marketing
Keen Communications
Birmingham, AL
Treasurer
ELLIOT A. GILLIES 
President
Gillies & Zaiser  
Pomona, NY
Assistant Treasurer
ROBERT HARU FISHER
Freelance Writer/Editor
New York, NY
Trustees At Large
EDWARD H. STONE
President/Owner
Stone Communications
Fairfield Glade, TN/Estero, FL


JOHN D. MACDONALD
Travel Editor Emeritus
The Seattle Times
Seattle, WA


CYNTHIA BOAL JANSSENS
Editor, AllThingsCruise.com
Johannesburg, MI
Administrator
MARY LU ABBOTT
Editor Emeritus
Where to Retire Magazine
Fredericksburg, TX
DIRECTORS:  
TOM ADKINSON

VP/Director of Communications
BOHAN Advertising/Marketing
Nashville, TN

ANNE BANAS
Editor
BBC Travel
New York City, NY

LARRY BLEIBERG
Freelance Editor/Writer
Birmingham, AL

 

LEE FOSTER
Travel Writer/Photographer
Foster Travel Publishing
San Francisco, CA

CATHARINE HAMM
Travel Editor
Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles, CA

MARY ANN HEMPHILL
Freelance Travel Journalist
Newport Beach, CA

SPUD HILTON
Travel Editor
San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco, CA

ROBERT N. JENKINS
Freelance Travel Journalist
St. Petersburg, FL

STEVE JERMANOK
Freelance Travel Journalist
Newton, MA.

PAUL LASLEY
Executive Producer/Editor
On Travel Radio
Santa Ana, CA

STUART G. NEWMAN
President
Stuart Newman Associates
Miami, FL

ROBERT W. SEHLINGER
Publisher
Menasha Ridge Press
Birmingham, AL

 
MARTHA W. STEGER
Freelance Writer
Midlothian, VA