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Governance

The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey, Inc. is incorporated in the State of New Jersey under provisions of the New Jersey Nonprofit Corporation Act, and is also known and registered in New Jersey as The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey and the New Jersey Society of the Cincinnati. The Society is a non-profit, public charity operated to qualify under the Internal Revenue Code as a tax exempt organization.

The Society is governed by a Board of Trustees elected by the members for fixed periods. As of October 7, 2017, the trustees are:

President Benjamin Charles Frick
Vice President Brigadier General (Ret) Guy Keller Dean III
Secretary John McConville Shannon
Treasurer John Logan Brown
Assistant Secretary Frederic Rogers Kellogg
Assistant Treasurer Gerald Van Syckle Henderson, Jr.
Judge Advocate Donald Geoffrey Bidmead Gamble
Registrar Louis Sanford Rice III

The president and vice president serve three-year terms; with the president limited to a single term. The other officers are elected for one-year terms.

Two members are appointed by the president to serve as the New Jersey Society’s

  1. representatives on the Standing Committee of the unincorporated Society of the Cincinnati and
  2. directors of the Society of the Cincinnati, Inc.

As of 20 November 2017, they are:

Paul D. Huling
David P. Kollock

COMMITTEES

DELEGATES AND ALTERNATES TO THE 2019 TRIENNIAL MEETING OF THE GENERAL SOCIETY

DELEGATES

President Benjamin C. Frick
President Guy Keller Dean III Vice
Secretary John M. Shannon
Treasurer John Logan Brown
Assistant Secretary Frederic R. Kellogg

ALTERNATES

Assistant Secretary Gerald V.S. Henderson
Registrar L. Sanford Rice III
Judge Advocate D. Geoffrey Gamble
Voting Member-Standing Committee Paul D. Huling
Alternate Member-Standing Committee David P. Kollock

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

Louis S. Rice III, Chairman
John Logan Brown
William Becket Brown III
James Bradley Burke
Richard Marshall Burr
Philip Rowland Church Dudley
John William Gareis
John McConville Shannon
Kelly Loyd Stewart
Randall Lenox Taylor