AIO Board of Directors and Committee Structure

Board members are responsible for communicating with the committee(s) in their columns.
Committees are chaired by the first person listed. Board and some committee terms expire following the annual convention in the year listed.

President ’21
Jeffrey Dexter
330-682-6065 w

Vice President ‘21
Matthew Parsons
585-229-5888 w

Charles Kegg
330-877-8800 w

Secretary ‘20
Joseph O’Donnell

Receive and review nominations for membership, recommend action to board. Seek new members, recommend action regarding inactive members.

Review by-laws, minutes of board and annual meetings. Review proposed amendments to the by-laws.

Joseph O’Donnell
Mark Hotsenpiller
John Panning

Board Member ‘20
Jim Steinborn
970-227-5699 m

Board Member ‘19
Benjamin Young
360-256-8466 w

Board Member ‘20
Joel Vanderzee
519-584-0882 w

Board Member ‘19
Cameron Couch
330-877-8800 w

Board Member ‘19
William E. Catanesye, III
781-858-5087 m

Administer training program and plan educational content of conventions and mid-year seminars.

Fredrick Bahr ’19
John Boody ’19
Brad Jones ’19
Michael Lauffer ’19
Stephen Spake ’19

Establish criteria, scope and procedure for annual exams.

Bryan Timm 16’
Christopher Nagorka ‘15
Joseph G. Zamberlan ‘17

Receive complaints and inquiries regarding ethics matters. Recommend action to board of directors

Michael L. Bigelow
C. Joseph Nichols
Roger Inkpen

Procure and review articles, administer literary awards.

Scot Huntington
Richard Houghten
John Panning
Fredrick W. Bahr
Christoph Wahl

AIO/APOBA Exhibits
Further the goals of the AIO through outreach projects. Coordinate and staff the organ industry display booth at AGO and NPM conventions.

Viktoria Franken
Michael Lauffer

Workplace Safety & Environmental  Sustainability
Draw up guidelines to help all AIO members to better understand and comply with environmental and workplace safety regulations.

Joseph Rotella
Andrew Forrest

Convention Overview
Hold review session in February to evaluate previous convention. Help new convention committees with organization and hotel negotiations.

Stephen Spake
Robert Sullivan
Co-Convention Coordinators

Brad Jones

Review AIO financial records and report to the membership at annual business meeting.

James Steinborn

Website Resources
Develop a comprehensive online website resource for pipe organ service information

Bryan Timm
Christopher Nagorka
Dennis P. Milnar

Select candidates for election at annual business meeting.

Cameron Couch
Joel Vanerzee
Nathan Bryson
Christoph Wahl
Jonathan Ross

Executive Secretary
Mark Hotsenpiller
469 Chenery, San Francisco, CA  94131
415-385-8204    e-mail:

Journal Editor
Fredrick Bahr
224 Tecumseh Meadows Dr, Norman, OK  73069
330-323-6436; e-mail: