Learn from some of the Society's certified leadership facilitators!
Meet the faculty for Virtual HU’s Leadership Seminar
The Leadership Seminar is set to be a highlight at Virtual Harmony University. This 12 session program will guide you, inform you and support you as you become the leader that your organization needs.
Your guides are a cadre of Leadership Operations Team (LOPT) Certified Facilitators who are active BHS members with an abundance of expertise and experience!
Meet the instructors:
Christian Hunter – Christian is the Vice President of Membership for the Mid-Atlantic District; 2013 and 2014 Chair of the Membership Committee; Governance & Bylaws Committee; Member at Large on the Mid-Atlantic District Board of Directors for many years, a member of its Nominations Committee, as well as a member of the BHS Operations Team.
Alan Lamson – Alan has been a BHS member since 1981, Past chapter and district president, International President 2011-12, LA/COTS instructor/dean, SCJC Contest Administrator 2007-present, NED Yankee Division Seniors Quartet Champion.
Manny Lopez – Manny is an active quartet singer, with collegiate quartet “Varsity”, the male quartet “Exclamation” and currently singing lead in mixed quartet “Southern Stride”. Most recently Manny was certified as a Leadership Facilitator in BHS, to achieve successes beyond just the music.
Bill Hickman – Bill is a 40 year member of the Society who can’t seem to sit still, having sung in 6 districts, 10 choruses and numerous quartets. He is a Certified Leadership Facilitator for the Society and is currently President of the Bellevue, Washington Chapter.
Bob Cox – Bob is a 46 year Society Member; Chapter President (1979-80, 1995-96, 2017-18), District President (1997-98), Society Board (1999-2000), COTS/Leadership Facilitator (1996-Pres), International Convention Chair (1992 & 2012), District/Society Ethics Committee (2017-Pres), Multiple Committee and Chair positions at Chapter/ District/Society level.
Chris Rimple – Chris has served in multiple Chapter and District officer roles, is a BHS Leadership Operations Team Certified Facilitator, and has instructed at Harmony University, Harmony Colleges, and Regional Leadership Academies.
Terry Reynolds – Terry is a 36 year Society Member, BHS Leadership Operations Team (LOPT), Alexandria Harmonizers Assistant Director (1993-present), Chapter President (2014-15), Chapter Executive Director (2016-18), COTS/Leadership Facilitator (2000-Present), Certified Trainer Chorus Director Workshop Intensive (CDWI) (2001-Present).
Beverly Greene – Beverly has been active in local Barbershop support for over 20 years in many roles, and became a BHS “Member” day one of EiH availability in June 2018 (Associate member prior). She is currently an LOPT Certified Leadership Facilitator, NSC District Leadership Academy Dean, Chapter VP of Marketing & Promotion, and co-presenter and co-author of the Compellingly Attractive Chapter Meetings workshops (CACM).
Rob Macdonald – Rob is a 40-year member with BHS, he is a founding member of his chapter and served multi-years as chapter President, Secretary and Music VP. Rob was EVG's District President 2015-16, served 7 years on the Board and now is Director of Events for the EVG District.
Trenton Ferro – Trenton has been a BHS member since 1975. In first group of trained Chapter Counselors. Society Leadership Task Force, Society CSLT, COTS Chapter Counselor & Leadership Instructor, Certified Leadership Facilitator. JAD Board. ILL 2013 Seniors Quartet Champion.
Don Fuson – Don has been a Society member since 2000; Registered Quartet Member (2001-present), Chapter President (2001-2004), COTS Leadership/Presidents (2002-present), CSD District President (2007-2008), International Board (2011-2014), International President (2015-2016), Society Finance Committee (2015-2020), Society LOPT Facilitator (2017-2020), District Seniors Quartet Champ (2013), International Seniors Chorus Champ (2020).
Ric Keaster – Ric has been a Barbershopper (tenor/bari/bass) since 2015; BHS Leadership Facilitator (since 2017); District Director of Administrative Leadership (2020); Huntington (WV) Tri-State Chapter President (2016-2020); 27 years Faculty/Administration in Higher Education; Professor Emeritus – Educational Leadership – Western Kentucky University.