Board and Staff

The Board of Directors of G.A.R. Post 25, Inc. represents a wide range of experience and skills. Members are teachers, business owners, nonprofit management professionals, artists, musicians, builders, contractors, counselors, social workers, ministers and community leaders. It is a working board, whose members take responsibility for managing the corporation and our programs. Sumner Hall is currently seeking funding to hire professional staff to manage the day-to-day operations of the museum and enhance program offerings. To donate to this effort, please contact

Board Officers
Larry Wilson, President
Ruth Shoge, First Vice President
Barbara Foster, Second Vice President
Cheryl Vauls, Secretary
Yvette Hynson, Treasurer

Board of Directors
Jana Carter
Marc Dykeman
Abraham Hunter
Nivek Johnson
William Leary
Sam Moore
Milford Murray
Doncella Wilson

Ex-Officio Advisor
Robert Ingersoll, Immediate Past President

Cheryl Hoopes, Membership & Administrative Services Manager Gordon Wallace, Jr, Media & Communication Coordinator