Current Officers

Secretary General Xiang Ji China

Secretary General Elect Judit Vörös Hungary

Treasurer Alan Sawitzky USA

Webmaster Ricky Spencer Australia



Secretary General: Jean-Marc Hero, Australia

Secretary General Elect: Xiang Ji, China

Treasurer: Alan Savitsky, USA

WWW Manager: Arie van der Meijden, Portugal

Chair IHC: Richard Griffiths, UK

A group photo is of the Secretary Generals of the WCH
from left to right: Jean-Marc Hero (current), Aaron Bauer (2008-2012), Walter Hodle (2004-2008), Ulrich Joger (2001-2005), Marvalee Wake (1993-1997), Kraig Adler (1982-1989) and David Wake who was instrumental in establishing the WCH and invited Kraig Adler to be the first Secretary General. Missing SG’s are Marinus Hoogmoed (1989-1993) and Mike Tyler (1997-2001)


1982-1989 Kraig Adler 

1989-1993 Marinus Hoogmoed 

1993-1997 Marvalee Wake

1997-2001 Mike Tyler

2001-2005 Ulrich Joger 

2005-2008 Walter Hödl

2008-2012 Aaron Bauer


1982-1989 Marinus Hoogmoed

1989-1993 Robert L. Carroll

1993-1997 Roger Avery

1997-2001 Roger Avery

2001-2005 W. Ronald Heyer

2005-2008 W. Ronald Heyer

2008-2012 Alan Sawitzky

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