MRA Past Presidents

Our Past Presidents and their years of Service to the Mountain Rescue Association.

In honor of our Founding Members and Past Presidents, this presentation has their photos, MRA team affiliation, and years of service as MRA President. Click here to view.


FirstLastSAR Team AffiliationStartEnd
DougMcCallSeattle Mountain Rescue2020
ArtFortiniSierra Madre Search and Rescue20182020
BryanEnbergNew Jersey SAR20162018
DaveClarkePortland Mountain Rescue20142016
DougWessenJuneau Mountain Rescue20122014
NeilVan DykeStowe Mountain Rescue20102012
CharleyShimanskiAlpine Rescue Team20082010
FranSharpTacoma Mountain Rescue Unit20062008
MontyBellSan Diego Mountain Rescue Team20042006
DanHourihanAlaska Mountain Rescue Group20022004
RockyHendersonPortland Mountain Rescue Unit20002002
TimKovacsCentral Arizona Mountain Rescue Association19982000
TimCochraneVail Mountain Rescue Group19951998
KevinWalkerRiverside Mountain Rescue Unit19931995
DickBethersSalt Lake County Search and Rescue19911993
DrewDavisLarimer County Search and Rescue19901991
HunterHollowayAlpine Rescue Team 19881990
WaltWalkerRiverside Mountain Rescue Unit19861988
AbbieKeithSierra Madre Search and Rescue19841986
ArnoldGaffreySierra Madre Search and Rescue19821984
Judy M.HannaCentral Washington MRU19801982
ChuckDemarestRocky Mountain Rescue Group19781980
PhilUmholtzBay Area Mountain Rescue Unit19751978
LynnBuchananCentral Washington Mountain Rescue19741975
PaulWilliamsSeattle MRU19721974
DaveMooreAlpine Rescue Team19701972
RayNealSouthern Arizona Rescue Association19691970
KenCarpenterEverett Mountain Rescue Unit19671969
VanceYostAltadena Mountain Rescue19651967
JohnArensHood River Crag Rats19631965
Dorrell E.LoofMountain Rescue Council19611963
Richard “Dick”PooleyPortland Mountain Rescue Unit19591961
PaulWilliamsSeattle Mountain Rescue Council19591959