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
CATHARINE HAMM
President
Catharine Hamm Communications
Los Angeles, CA
Vice President
DAVID G. MOLYNEAUX
Editor
TheTravelMavens.com

Cleveland, OH
Secretary
LILIANE J. OPSOMER
Freelance Writer/Blogger
Birmingham, AL
Treasurer
EDWARD H. STONE
President/Owner
Stone Communications
Fairfield Glade, TN/Estero, FL
Trustees At Large
JOHN D. MACDONALD
Travel Editor Emeritus
The Seattle Times
Seattle, WA


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

Freelance Writer
Nashville, TN

ANNE BANAS
Editor
BBC Travel
New York City, NY
LARRY BLEIBERG
Freelance Editor/Writer
Charlottesville, VA
ELLIOT A. GILLIES 
President
Gillies & Zaiser  
Leland, NC
JANE WOOLDRIDGE
Executive Business Editor
The Miami Herald
Miami, FL
MARY ANN HEMPHILL
Freelance Writer
Newport Beach, CA

SPUD HILTON
Editor

Where Traveler SF Bay Area
San Francisco, CA

ROBERT N. JENKINS
Freelance Writer
St. Petersburg, FL

STEVE JERMANOK
Travel Writer/Blogger
ActiveTravels, LLC

Newton, MA.

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

MARTHA W. STEGER
Freelance Writer
Midlothian, VA

ROBERT W. SEHLINGER
Publisher
Keen Communications
Birmingham, AL