Past Leaders

WMA Chairpersons


Name of Chair Years as Chairs Country NMA Membership
Louis H. Bauer 1947 (organizing meeting) USA
T. Clarence Routley 1947-1951 CANADA
Pierre Glorieux 1951-1952 BELGIUM
Dag Knutson 1952-1955 SWEDEN
L. Garcia Tornel 1955-1958 SPAIN
L. R. Mallen 1958-1960 AUSTRALIA
Gunnar Gundersen 1960-1962 USA
Felix Worre 1962-1964 LUXEMBOURG
Gerald D. Dorman 1964-1965 USA
Leonard W. Larson 1965-1966 USA
Gerald D. Dorman 1966-1968 USA
A. H. Tonkin 1968-1969 SOUTH AFRICA
D. P. Stevenson 1969-1972 UNITED KINGDOM
Burt L. Davis 1972-1973 USA
R. R. Winton

1973

(filled Davis’ resignation)

AUSTRALIA
André Wynen 1973-1975 BELGIUM
J. Imfeld 1975-1976 SWITZERLAND
A. G. Boohene

1976

(filled Imfeld’s resignation)

GHANA
A. Moniz de Aragao 1976-1977 BRAZIL
Walpole Lewin 1977-1980 UNITED KINGDOM
L. H. Steen 1980-1982 USA
L. L. Wilson 1983-1984 AUSTRALIA
J. J. Coury 1985-1987 USA
S. Mishima 1987-1991 JAPAN
H. Sacher

1992

(filled Mishima’s illness)

AUSTRIA
J. Painter 1993-1994 USA
A. Milton 1995-2000 SWEDEN
R. D. Smoak 2001-2002 USA
Yoram Blachar 2003-2006 ISRAEL
J. Edward Hill 2007-2010 USA
Mukesh C. Haikerwal 2011-2014 AUSTRALIA
Ardis Dee Hoven 2015 USA

Vice-chair of Council

Name of Vice Chair Years Country
Dag Knutson 1947-1950 Sweden
Pierre Glorieux 1950-1951 Belgium
Elmer L. Henderson 1951-1952 USA
Paul Cibrie 1952-1955 France
Gunnar Gundersen 1955-1956 USA
L. R. Mallen 1956-1958 Australia
L. A. Hulst 1958-1959 Netherlands
Gunnar Gundersen 1959-1960 USA
Felix Worre 1960-1962 Luxembourg
Gerald D. Dorman 1962-1963 USA
L. W. Larson 1963-1964 USA
J. R. Nicholson-Lailey 1964-1965 Great Britain
J. Joncheres 1965-1970 France
H. J. Sewering 1970-1971 Germany
Burt L. Davis 1971-1972 USA
R. R. Winton 1972-1973 Australia
H.A.M. Khan 1973-1974 Pakistan
A. Moniz de Aragao 1974-1975 Brazil
A. G. Boohene 1975-1977 Ghana
R. Castellanos 1977-1978 Venezuela
T. Takemi 1978-1981 Japan
L. L. Wilson 1981-1982 Australia
J. Monier 1983-1984 France
T. Yamazaki 1985-1986 Japan
S. Mishima 1986-1987 Japan
J. Moulin 1987-1988 France
H. Sacher 1989-1991 Austria
J. Moulin 1992-1994 France
T. J. Moon 1995-2005 Korea
N. Hashimoto 2005-2006 Japan
K. Iwasa 2006-2008 Japan
Masami. Ishii 2009-2014 Japan
Frank Ulrich Montgomery 2015- Germany