Gordon Stanley - Fulton, Texas Position in civilian life: Real estate investmentor and antique dealer. RSA position: Former Charter RSA Director and Past President (1986 to 1991). An RSA Charter member since 1982 . What he collects: Remington pipecased handguns. A collector since 1970. His favorite Remington: An engraved No.1 Smoot Serial number 1 with revolving recoil shield. What he appreciates most about RSA: The RSA Journal and individual research that the members are doing and the sharing. What he might want to change about the RSA: Nothing - all seems to be going quite well!! What he might want to change about the RSA: Keep membership growing and keep active with NRA and other major shows. George Slatten - Sante Fe, New Mexico Position in civilian life: Director of Repair Services RSA position: RSA Past President. RSA member since 1991. What he collects: Remington Model 12 rifles, handguns, historical paper, etc. A collector since I was born, but started collecting guns in high school. His favorite Remington firearm: Hard to pick just one, but first choice would be the Remington No.7 rolling block sporting & target rifle. What things does he appreciate most about the Remington Society: Camaraderie, sharing information and interests. What he might want to change about the RSA: Growth in membership, more general member participation. Where does he want to see the RSA in five years: In sound financial status.
Rich Shepler - Duck River, TN Position in civilian life: VP Latin America CIGNA Intl. RSA position: RSA President appointed January 2006 Other RSA positions held: RSA Director, and RSA Seminar Coordinator. An RSA member since 1988. What he collects: Remington spur trigger revolvers, Remington handguns in general, Remington sewing machines, and a little bit of everything Remington. A collector since 1975 His favorite Remington firearm: An engraved, partially gold washed, pearl grippe d No. 2 Smoot revolver. What things does he appreciate most about the Remington Society? Opportunity to meet and share information with other Remington enthusiasts. What he might want to change about the RSA? Have more members actively involved in RSA activities. Where does he want to see the RSA in five years? More younger collectors to carr y on for the future.
Mike Strietbeck - El Toro, California Position in civilian life: Business owner - manufacturing packaging products. RSA positions: Vice President (since 2003) - Research Team Member (since 2002) - RemShots (since 2005). An RSA member since 1997. What he collects: Remington handguns, Revolving rifles, Cane rifles, Remington Knives and Remington-related paperwork. A gun collector since 1997. His favorite Remington firearm? Remington Coral colored Gutta Percha Cane rifle and an engraved Remington Revolving rifle. What things does he appreciate most about the Remington Society? The friendship. What he might want to change about the RSA? A wider volunteer base. Where does he want to see the RSA in five years? With an RSA owned building to house papers, books, and artifacts. John Gyde - Creswell, Oregon Position in civilian life: Retired banker Current RSA Position: RSA Vice- President (formerly RSA Treasurer). Appointed in 2005. An RSA member since 1987. What he collects: Remington .22 rifles, specializing in Model 12 slide-action rifles. A collector since 1980. His favorite firearm: A Remington Model 572 that belonged to my father. What things does he appreciate most about the Remington Society: Great people who are willing to share their vast Remington knowledge. What might he want to change about the RSA: Tough question. We walk a tight line between being too formal and too informal as an organization. We need to keep a middle ground so we can have fun and still get some things accomplished. I think that were doing just fine, but a little more structure and accountability might be OK. Where does he want to see the RSA in five years: I hope we can continue to grow gradually and offer our members value, fellowship and information on all things Remington. As Leon said, we need to Fight the Good Fight.
Roy Marcot - Tucson, Arizona Position in civilian life: Historian and author, specializing in Remington firearms. He has authored six gun books since 1985. RSA position: RSA Journal Editor since 1991. An RSA member since 1985. What he collects: Remington historical information and artifacts. The RSA Historical Archives boasts more than 139 linear feet of Remington-related material. A collector since 1979. His favorite Remington firearm: Remington Model 121 slide-action .22 rifle. What things does he appreciate most about the Remington Society: The way an organization can grow from an acorn of an idea in 1981, to a professional group of 600+ dedicated collectors and historians in 2007. What he might want to change about the RSA: Get more members involved. Where does he want to see the RSA in five years: Approaching 1,000+ members, worldwide.
Bob Creamer - Salem, Oregon Position in civilian life: Head of a CPA firm. RSA position: RSA Treasurer. An RSA member since 1996. What he collects: Remington Engraved Model 8 rifles and Model 81 rifles and Model 51 pistols. A collector since 1964. His favorite Remington firearm: My fathers 8mm Lebel which he used on numerous hunting trips. What things does he appreciate most about the Remington Society: Friendships with numerous great RSA members. What he might want to change about the RSA: To have more members participate more actively in the Society. Where does he want to see the RSA in five years: Many more active members.
Sue Creamer - Salem, Oregon Position in civilian life: Bobs wife; Mother to ten children; and Grandma to 14. I also work at Bobs CPA firm. RSA position: RSA Secretary. An RSA member since 1996. What she collects: Whatever Bob likes. What things does she appreciate most about the Remington Society: Historical RSA Seminars that bring the history alive with great RSA friends. I especially appreciate the fellows who do so much to support the RSA. What she might want to change about the RSA: Having more people pitch in to help the Society run. Where does she want to see the RSA in five years: The same great Journal, and with lots more good friends and Remington collectors to Share the History.
David Fagan - Glen Ellyn, Illinois Position in civilian life: Systems Analyst (USCMS) - Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. U.S. CMS - Collaboration of U.S. scientists participating in the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland. RSA position: RSA Webmaster and Technical support RSA member since 2001. An RSA Life Member since 2004. What he collects: Remington derringers and all other Remington small single, revolvers, pepper-boxes, and associated items. A collector since 1990. His favorite Remington firearm: Remington-Elliot Zig-Zag Derringer. What things does he appreciate most about the Remington Society: The people I have met, the volume of knowledge within the membership and their willingness to share. What he might want to change about the RSA: Im always pushing to take advantage of the newer technology to facilitate everything from the management tasks to the distribution of knowledge and history contained in the both the minds and file drawers of our membership. Where does he want to see the RSA in five years: An increased membership that includes a number proportionate to the large amount of people who express interest in the post black-powder to modern rifle and shotguns. The membership is out there, but have not found or understand the great value our organization can offer from the current membership which have extensive knowledge. I would also like to see greater support from organizations who benefit from the increased interest in the collecting and purchasing of antique and modern firearms.
Jack Heath - Thornton, Pennsylvania Position in civilian life: Member of the sales and marketing department of Remington Arms Company from 1962 to 1996; and part time to 2001. Was the Company Historian from 1986 to 2001. RSA position: RSA Board of Directors , (formerly RSA VP). An RSA member since 1987. What he collects: Anything with REMINGTON on it. A gun collector since 1962. His favorite Remington firearm: My Model 1100 , 20 gauge shotgun. What things does he appreciate most about the Remington Society: The people and their knowledge. What he might want to change about the RSA: So far so good, but come up with some way to attract the younger collector and appeal to the modern hunter and shooter by creating more interest in the more modern products. Where does he want to see the RSA in five years: 1,000 Members and more people involved in operating the organization. Edward A. Hull - Seal Beach, California Position in civilian life: Retired aerospace engineer and retired Air Force pilot. RSA position: RSA Director - from a long time ago Other positions held: RSA Vice President- West. An RSA member since 1982. What he collects: Early military rolling blocks and musket conversions to breech loaders. A collector since 1969. His favorite Remington firearm: Prototype Remington-Rider rolling block carbine. What things does he appreciate most about the Remington Society: Our great members. Where does he want to see the RSA in five years? Serving more members.
Bob Hatfield - Lake Ozark, Missouri Position in civilian life: Retired ad executive RSA position: RSA Board member since 2003. Formerly RSA Secretary (2002) and Merchandising Manager (2001). An RSA member since 1993. What he collects: Most anything Remington. A collector since 1940. His favorite Remington firearm: XP100 .221 Fireball pistol given by Leon Wier. What things does he appreciate most about the Remington Society: The camaraderie. What he might want to change about the RSA: Get members more involved. Where does he want to see the RSA in five years: The RSA to have a membership and display table at every gun show attended by a RSA member.
Garland Jackson - Sterling, Ohio Position in civilian life: Retired machinery mechanic with Morton Salt (2004). RSA position: RSA Director. An RSA member since 1987. What he collects: Remington double barrel shotguns - both hammer guns and hammerless. A collector since 1973. His favorite Remington firearm: A Remington Model 1878 Duck Gun. What things does he appreciate most about the Remington Society: The people getting together telling, seeing and showing what they collect. What he might want to change about the RSA: Do things to get women (wives) to come to seminars or other RSA get-togethers. Where does he want to see the RSA in five years: More members and more get-togethers. Gordon Fosburg - Lake, Michigan Position in civilian life: Factory management (retired). RSA Position: RSA Director 1982-86; RSA Director 1996-97; RSA Secretary 1997-2002; Coordinator of RSA Journal Back Issues and magazine sleeves 1997- present. An RSA Member Since 1981 - Charter Member. What he collects: Remington historical paper and advertising. A gun collector since 1970. Favorite Remington Firearm: Model 6 Single Shot Rifles. What things does he appreciate most about the Remington Society: The historical knowledge of our members; Like interests and friendships; The RSA Seminars and Research trips. What he might want to change about the RSA: Attract younger members; and more involvement by existing members. Where does he want to see the RSA in five years: At 750+ members. Gene Myszkowski - Stuyvesent Falls, New York Position in civilian life: Retired Health Economist, New York State Department of Health RSA position: RSA Director since 1997. RSA member since May 18, 1982 - Charter member # 67, probably the only annual Charter member. What he collects: Remington-Lees, Model 760s and Model 7600s. A collector since 1960. His favorite Remington firearm: My first new rifle - a Remington Model 722 in .244 Rem, now in 6mm Remington and rebuilt so that only the action is original. It is an old friend in the woods and never let me down. My favorite collectors arm: A Special Remington- Lee Sporting Rifle - one of three known. What things does he appreciate most about the Remington Society: The camaraderie a good group to be with and having a mutual interest. What might he want to change about the RSA: They are already working on it... increase interest in collecting post WWII Remingtons. Where does he want to see the RSA in five years: Doubled in size.
Robert Bob Pryor - Santa Clara, California Position in civilian life: Security Manager RSA position: RSA Show Coordinator. RSA Life Member since 2001. Annual Membership started in late 1990s. What he collects: Remington Model 1875s, 1888s & 1890s; Model 51s. A gun collector since 1955 His favorite Remington firearm: Remington Model 1875 - serial number 1 What things does he appreciate most about the Remington Society: The quality of our leadership. We are very fortunate to have the services of so many fine, qualified people willing to give so much of themselves. What he might want to change about the RSA: I want to see membership grow. Where does he want to see the RSA in five years: The RSA is already recognized as the leader and authoritative source for all information Remington. What still needs to be done is to have a much closer tie to the Remin gton Company and for the RSA to grow to about ten times our current size.
Jay Huber - Ft. Lauderdale, Florida Position in civilian life: Worked in various marketing executive positions for B endix Radio, RCA and General Electric in the communications field. Retired 18 years ag o. RSA position: Presently a RSA Director. Formerly a RSA Vice President. An RSA Charter Life member. What he collects: Remington firearms, knives, advertising catalogs, research mat erial and memorabilia. A collector since the 1960s. His favorite Remington firearm: A Remington Cane Gun and Remington 1894 Model Double Barrel shotguns. What things does he appreciate most about the Remington Society: Meeting and talking with people with my same interests in Remington, and absorbing the infor mation they have to offer. What he might want to change about the RSA: I would like to see more young blood get involved in the running of RSA.



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