has retired from his position as UPCA club secretary and manager of the national contest after 15 years. He has done a wonderful job of running the contest and will be missed.
Taking over Dave's position as Secretary is Eric Karloski
. Eric has represented the Furniture City Pipe Society (Flint, MI) for several years and has served on the UPCA Steering Committee.
has agreed to remain the UPCA Treasurer for another year.
Mike "Doc" Garr
has decided to step down from his role as President of the UPCA and has agreed to the role of Vice President. Tom Wolfe
has been elected to the club's President after serving one year as Vice President. (Tom is also the club's webmaster.)
The position of manager of the UPCA National Pipe Smoking Contest
is now vacant. Anyone willing and able to take on this demanding position is asked to contact the president
, or any other board member.