FOHBC Shores up Board with Vacating Posts

FOHBC MedicineManAn important Conference Call was scheduled by Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors (FOHBC) Board President, Gene Bradberry on 28 April 2011 to replace the vacating Board Positions for Secretary (Randy Driskill resigned), Business Manager (June Lowry resigned), Membership Director (Ed Herrold resigned) and Convention Directory (Wayne Lowry resigned). The Board Member line-up as it stands now according to Gene…

“The newly appointed and approved ones are: Jim Bender, Membership Director; Jim Berry gave up his Public Relations post and took Secretary; Tom Phillips will be the new Conventions Director after the Convention; Alan DeMaison will be the new Business Manager after the convention. There are two vacant posts right now. Merchandising Director which Kent Williams resigned from and the Public Relations Director which Jim Berry gave up to become Secretary. I am going to try and fill the two vacant posts in the next couple of weeks”.

The list published on the FOHBC web site (see link below) includes the Lowry’s since they agreed to hold their positions up until the Memphis Board Meeting on 24 June 2011.

FOHBC Officers 2010-2012

I am optimistic that we can finally move forward in harmony. Thank you Randy, Ed, June and Wayne for your service.

About Ferdinand Meyer V

Ferdinand Meyer V is a native of Baltimore, Maryland and has a BFA in Fine Art and Graphic Design from the Kansas City Art Institute and School of Design. Ferdinand is the founding Principal of FMG Design, a nationally recognized design consultation firm. Ferdinand is a passionate collector of American historical glass specializing in bitters bottles, color runs and related classic figural bottles. He is married to Elizabeth Jane Meyer and lives in Houston, Texas with their daughter and three wonderful grandchildren. The Meyers are also very involved in Quarter Horses, antiques and early United States postage stamps. Ferdinand is the past 6-year President of the Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors and is one of the founding members of the FOHBC Virtual Museum.
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3 Responses to FOHBC Shores up Board with Vacating Posts

  1. Warren Friedrich says:

    This is very good news! The political sabotaging of good FOHBC members had left a bad taste with many members; glad to see the changes. I’m now optimistic that the FOHBC organization will actually be able to accomplish much more in the future.

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  3. Marianne Dow says:

    Thanks for posting this info, Ferdinand. I was at the Mansfield Bottle Show this weekend, and the Federation was the topic of many convos, with no one really knowing the details. It is great that you are shedding some light on this frustrating and confusing situation. Transparency is important if the FOHBC is to retain any credence.

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