SOS and SF name new leaders

 

Linda Theil and new SOS President John Hamill

Hamill to lead SOS
John Hamill was named as the new president of the Shakespeare Oxford Society during a meeting of the board of directors after the society’s annual meeting yesterday in Houston. Hamill will serve a one-year term as president. He has been a member of the SOS board since 2001 and has chaired the publications committee. Hamill replaces outgoing president Matthew Cossolotto.

SOS membership elected Cossolotto, Richard Smiley, and Richard Joyrich to three-year terms on the board of directors and elected Hamill to fill the remaining one-year term of former board member Andrew Frye.

Earl Showerman

New SF president Earl Showerman, Houston 2009

Showerman to lead SF
The Shakespeare Fellowship chose new president Earl Showerman at their annual meeting to replace outgoing president Alex McNeill. Showerman will chair next year’s SF/SOS Joint Conference to be held September 16-19, 2010 at the Ashland Springs Hotel in Ashland, Oregon. Showerman has reserved a block of tickets at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland for conference attendees.

Fellowship members elected Showerman, Patricia Urquart, and Ian Haste to three year terms on the board and elected Ted Story to a two-year term.

Both annual meetings took place at this years Shakespeare Fellowship and Shakespeare Oxford Society joint conference at the Doubletree hotel and conference center in Houston, Texas.

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Comments

  • Hank Whittemore  On November 10, 2009 at 8:47 PM

    Congratulations to all! Welcome to the new and vibrant era of Hamill & Showerman!

  • Matthew Cossolotto  On November 13, 2009 at 1:39 AM

    Congrats and good luck to John Hamill (SOS) and to Earl Showerman (SF) as they begin their terms as president.

    Matthew Cossolotto

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