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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 5, 2019, 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 Members of the Standing Committee of the Unincorporated Society of the Society. As of 20 November 2017, they are:

Member Paul D. Huling
Alternate David P. Kollock

Two members are appointed by the president to serve as Directors of the Incorporated Society of the Cincinnati. As of 20 November 2017, they are:

Paul D. Huling
David P. Kollock

COMMITTEES

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

Chairman L. Sanford Rice
Member J. Logan Brown
Member William B. Brown, III
Member James B. Burke
Member Richard M. Burr
Member Benjamin C. Frick (ex-officio)
Member John W. Gareis
Member Patrick G. McCullough
Member John M. Shannon
Member Kelly L. Stewart

EVENTS COMMITTEE

Chairman Brigadier General (Ret) Guy Keller Dean III

FINANCE AND BUDGET COMMITTEE

Chairman John Logan Brown

HISTORY PRIZE COMMITTEE

Chairman Frederic Rogers Kellogg

NEW JERSEY ANNUAL GIVING COMMITTEE

Chairman Donald Geoffrey Bidmead Gamble

NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE

Chairman John W. Gareis, MD

SPECIAL PROJECTS COMMITTEE

Chairman Gerald Van Syckel Henderson, Jr.

WEBSITE AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

Chairman John McConville Shannon
Member Southwick Cary Briggs
Member Herbert Cameron Haight
Member Patrick Glendon McCullough