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John (Jack) Parker, FSHD
Author’s note: I am indebted to Sarah Parker, Carol Urness, and Ed Dahl, who helped me write this remembrance. The photo of Jack Parker is used with permission by the publishers of A Book for Jack: Words To, By and About John Parker (1991).
Election of Officers – 2006-2007
Two new officers and three new Members of Council have been elected for varying terms. The new Councilors are
Joyce Lorimer, Ronald Grim, and Richard Pflederer. They will serve for two years. Also serving for two years is
George Chalou, the Treasurer, a new office created by Council at the 2005 Williamsburg meeting. Elected to serve a three-year term as Executive Secretary (another new office) is
Katherine Goodwin. All new officers will begin their terms at the conclusion of the annual meeting in Portland, Oregon in September 2006.
SHD AGAIN IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST:
The SHD returns to the Pacific Northwest in 2006 for its annual meeting in Portland, Oregon. Eight years ago we enjoyed Vancouver,
British Columbia, and 13 years ago Vancouver, Washington. Portland, Oregon is a fantastic venue, especially in this final year of the Lewis & Clark (L&C) commemorations. Portland is known as a great walking city and a serious wine and food destination; everything is very convenient, and within an hour’s drive is the Willamette Valley, famous for its wines. Our host hotel is an easy walk to Thursday and Friday events and sessions, is the site of the annual dinner, and is one block from Pioneer Courthouse Square – the
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