Founding Board and Charter Members

In 1973, an ad-hoc committee was created to help plan a convention of flutists. The group became the members of the first Board of Directors.

Robert Cole
Bernard Goldberg
Walfrid Kujala, secretary
Harry Moskovitz
Alexander Murray
James Pellerite, vice-president
Roger Stevens
Philip Swanson, treasurer
Albert Tipton
Mark Thomas, president
David Van Fleet

The first convention was held at the Royal Inn in Anaheim, California, August 10, 1973, and drew 75 attendees.

Paul Beatty
Almeda Boatright
Bertil van Boer
Israel Borouchoff
Carol van Bronkhorst
Beatrice Chauncey
James and Karen Christensen
Donna Clarke
Wayne Combs
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Jean Cunningham
Darlene Dugan
Philip Dunigan
Andrew Emery
Ray Fabrizio
Raoul Fajardo
Claude Fouse
Sarah Baird Fouse
Laura George
Bernard Goldberg
Susan Greenberg
Don Griffis
James Grine
Monti Gturzmaker
Paige Guertin
Rosalie Hamm
Jean Harling
Henry Henstell
John Hicks,
Arthur Hoberman
Ina Mae Holt
Carolyn Hoyer
Diane Kern
Walfrid Kujala
Jane Longley
Betty Bang Mather
Peter Middleton
George Morey
Mrs. Jaques Moe
Harry Moskovitz
Alexander Murray
Louise Del Negro
Charles Osbourne
Joseph Osley
Jay Peitzer
Althea Pena
Judy Phillips
Lillian Porter
Martha Rearick
Karlin Rhees
Janet Scott
Gretel Shanley
Rosamond Shelton
Ken Sherman
Mary Jean Simpson
Christine Smith
Libby Jo Snyder
Roger Stevens
Sheridan Stokes
Norton Strand
Christine Suetholz
Frank Suetholz
James Swain
Philip Swanson
Sue Swilley
Linda Tauber
Judith Thomas
Mark Thomas
Elanor Tibbals
Albert Tipton
George Waln
Erick Wand
J.M. Washburn
Billy Watt
Robert Willoughby
Miriam Winters