Honoraries

Former Chairmen and Presidents

YEARNAME
1969Fritz Schwenk ✝ *) **)
1970Adolf Naujakot ✝ *) **)
1971Ed Lohmann ✝ *) **)
1972Fritz Schwenk ✝ *) **)
1973Bill Carle ✝
1974Joe Illig ✝
1975Ed Lohmann ✝ *) **)
1976Joe Illig ✝
1977Bill Carle ✝
1978Fritz Schwenk ✝ *) **)
1979Joe Holzgrefe
1980Rolf Henn ***)
1981Tom McGonigle
1982Albert Jones ✝
1983Harold Mueller
1984Peter Schulz
1985Paul Vest
1986Ernie Degen
1987Guenter Irmen
1988Mike Rice ✝
1989Buck Britton
1990Albert Jones ✝
1991Rich Keesecker
1992Ed Lohmann ✝ *) **)
1993Fritz Schwenk ✝ *) **)
1994Al Wallmeyer
1995Peter Schulz
1996Don Morris ✝
1997Hans Stienen ***)
1998Herb Harfst
1999Brent Tresgar
2000Herb Harfst
2001Herb Harfst
2002Allan Mills
2003Allan Mills
2004Bob Carle ***)
2005Bob Carle ***)
2006Hans Stienen ***)
2007Hans Stienen ***)
2008Bob Carle ***)
2009Bob Carle ***)
2010Russ Boraas ***)
2011Russ Boraas ***)
2012Hans Stienen ***)
2013Hans Stienen ***)
2014Chris Reitmeier
2015Chris Reitmeier
2016Hans Stienen ***)
2017Hans Stienen ***)
2018Russ Boraas ***)

Legend:

*)  Co Founders of the Richmond Oktoberfest
**)  Holder of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
***) Holder of the Friendship Award of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

Former Queens

YEARNAME
1971Melissa Dunn (Lampe)
1972Judy Burcham (Harris)
1973Pat Ford (McGee)
1974Linda Leftwich ✝
1975Rosie Grover (Oakley)
1976Beverly Turner (Burton)
1977Carmen Hoge
1978Diane Schwenk (Comer)
1979Ann Mueller (Dudley)
1980Holly Trimble (Herro)
1981Carrol Thilbolt (Kollman)
1982Kathy Wilson
1983Lesley Harwell (Bracken)
1984Liz Schulz (Hostetter)
1985Beth Frye (Smith)
1986Rebecca Park (Raya)
1987Lisa Pannunzio (Grimm)
1988Dale Sherrod (Britton)
1989Martina Grashoff (Reutten)
1990Denise Pyles
1991Paula Meuschke
1992Sandy Korb
1993Erica Balasa
1994Erika Crowder (Stienen)
1995Sandra Hurdelbrink
1996Alane Cameron Miles
1997Tara Mills
1998Natalie C. Harfst
1999Portia J. Butler
2000Stefanie Boraas
2001Claudine Fiore (Woods)
2002Katherine Westermann
2003Rebecca Korb
2004Jonna Miller
2005Jennifer Berbach
2006Helga Pearson
2007Bethany Bruning
2008Marilynn Duncan
2009Heyde Dreissigacker
2010Monique Voss
2011Debbie Brokaw
2012Janel Harding
2013Emma White
2014Emily Womble
2015Jane Harding
2016Shannon Grubb
2017Christie Gordon
2018Margaret Latimer

Honorary Presidents

YEARNAME
2011Inge Preisner
2012Walter Schubert ✝
2013Dr. Peter Schulz
2014Christel Albus
2015Paul Preisner
2016Buck Britton
2017Peter Preisner ✝, Hermann Ramdohr
2018Robert Carle