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Desert Explorers - DE Alumni
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It's said that friends are your chosen family. This page is dedicated the the past and present Desert Explorers Family.

If you are part of the "tribe" and you don't see someone here that should be here, please send the Webchick a photo.  Any photos that are an improvement over the current image are welcomed. If you dislike your own photo, then by all means, send in a better one!

Reda Anderson

Reda Anderson

member,Trip Leader. Reda passed away on October 25, 2012.
Robb Anderson

Robb Anderson

Wandering Member, Trip Leader.
Mickey Ashley

Mickey Ashley

Founding Member Backroads Explorers
Janet Austin

Janet Austin

Member, resides in Diamond Bar CA, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Pete Austin

Pete Austin

Member, resides in Diamond Bar CA, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Craig Baker

Craig Baker

Founding member, resides in Sylmar CA.
Bruce Barnett

Bruce Barnett

Member
Sue & Elwood Berry

Sue & Elwood Berry

Members
Shirley & Bob Bolin

Shirley & Bob Bolin

Members
Penelope Bullock

Penelope Bullock

Wandering Member
Larry Boerio

Larry Boerio

Member.
Tom Church

Tom Church

Founding Member Backroads Explorer Tom has passed away.
Coop Cooper

Coop Cooper

Member
Rick Cords

Rick Cords

Member. Rick passed away on February 1, 2014
Lorene Crawford

Lorene Crawford

Member. Lorene has passed away
Joe Dekehoe

Joe Dekehoe

Trip Leader, Author. Relocated to Estes Park, Colorado.
Daniel Dick

Daniel Dick

Member
Bob Dodds

Bob Dodds

Trip Leader, Relocated to Missouri
Nancy Dodds

Nancy Dodds

Trip Leader, Relocated to Missouri.
Rich Dotson

Rich Dotson

Member since 2012, affiliated with the Needles Museum
Anne Duffield

Anne Duffield

Founding Member, Backroads Explorer, Trip Leader, Archeology Professional. "Canologist"
Dolly Dupree

Dolly Dupree

Member since 2014
Jerry DuPree

Jerry DuPree

Member since 2014
Chris & Leslie Ervin

Chris & Leslie Ervin

Members, residents of Goffs CA
Jerry Etchison

Jerry Etchison

help, need photo. Jerry passed away in December 2016.
Jeff Evans

Jeff Evans

help need a photo
Paul Ferry

Paul Ferry

Member since 1990's, resides in Point Roberts- Washington
Kate Fosselman

Kate Fosselman

Member
Leonard, Rebecca, and Hannah Friedman

Leonard, Rebecca, and Hannah Friedman

Members
Ann Fulton

Ann Fulton

Founding Member Backroads Explorers, currently wandering
Carlos Gallinger

Carlos Gallinger

Member At-Large
George Gilster

George Gilster

need photo
Dave Given

Dave Given

Member, Trip Leader
Debbie Given

Debbie Given

Member

"Wild Bill" Gossett

Member,Trip Leader
Barb Gossett

Barb Gossett

Member, Trip Leader
Jean Hansen

Jean Hansen

Member, Trip Leader.
Sonny Hansen

Sonny Hansen

Member,Trip Leader
Jerry Harada

Jerry Harada

Trip Leader and Extraordinary cook. Jerry passed away on August 6,2017.
Joanie Harada

Joanie Harada

Trip Leader
Ruth & Emmett Harder

Ruth & Emmett Harder

Members, Trip Leaders. Ruth is a former Chairperson.
Axel Heller

Axel Heller

Help need a photo ! Resides in Long Beach, CA.
Claudia Heller

Claudia Heller

Member,Trip Leader, author.
Alan Heller

Alan Heller

Member,Trip Leader
Vicki Hill

Vicki Hill

Member,Former Chairperson, Trip Leader
Alan Hodes

Alan Hodes

Wandering Member
Karen Hodes

Karen Hodes

Wandering Member
Charles Hughes

Charles Hughes

Member, Trip Leader. Resident of Arizona and New Hampshire.
Mary Hughes

Mary Hughes

Member,Trip Leader. Resident of Arizona and New Hampshire.
Steve Jarvis

Steve Jarvis

Member
Bob Jacoby

Bob Jacoby

Current presiding Chairperson of Desert Explorers, trip leader
Bob Jaussaud

Bob Jaussaud

Founder of Desert Explorers, Backroads Explorer, Former Chairman, Trip Leader. Lobbied for open trails in Washington DC.
Bob Jaussaud

Bob Jaussaud

This is probably a more accurate depiction of Bob!
Sue Jaussaud

Sue Jaussaud

Founding Member, Backroads Explorer, Trip Leader
Neal Johns

Neal Johns

Founder of Backroads Explorers, Desert Explorer, Chairman Emeritus, Trip Leader, Lobbied in Washington DC for open trails. "Aridologist"
Neal Johns

Neal Johns

Probably a more accurate photo of Neal Johns! There is not enough room here to describe the "real" Neal.....
Marian Johns

Marian Johns

Founding Member, Backroads Explorer, Former Chairperson, Trip Leader.Aka Saint Marian because she puts up with Neal.
Terry & Suzy Johnson

Terry & Suzy Johnson

Members since 2016. "Crazy Suzy" is our Web Designer.
Chuck Kalbach

Chuck Kalbach

Member - (better photo wanted)
Ted Kalil

Ted Kalil

Trip Leader, former Treasurer. Self titled "Leader Demeritus" Ted has passed away
Sue Kalil

Sue Kalil

Member
Myrtie Keddy

Myrtie Keddy

Member, both of Desert Explorers and MRVM (retired)
Jay Lawrence

Jay Lawrence

Founding Member, Backroads Explorer, Trip Leader, Desert Explorers Newsletter Editor
Sylvia Lawrence

Sylvia Lawrence

Member, Trip Leader
Ron Lipari

Ron Lipari

Member, Trip Leader
Maybelle Lipking

Maybelle Lipking

Relocated
Cheryl Mangin

Cheryl Mangin

Member since 2012, affiliated with the Needles Museum
Bill

Bill "Shortfuse" Mann

Bill has passed away. Founding Member, Trip Leader for MRVM, author.
Dottie Mann

Dottie Mann

Mojave River Valley Museum trip leader, (retired)
John Marnell

John Marnell

Member, Trip Leader
Bob Martin

Bob Martin

Help! photo needed
Marilyn Martin

Marilyn Martin

Founding Member,Former Newsletter Editor. Marilyn passed away on June 20, 2015.
Steve Marschke

Steve Marschke

Member,Trip Leader, President for Society for the Conservation of Bighorn Sheep (SCBS)
Catherine Mayfield

Catherine Mayfield

Wandering Member
Nancy Maclean

Nancy Maclean

Member since 1990, Backroads Explorer. Resides in La Canada, CA
Dave McFarland

Dave McFarland

Member, Trip Leader
Joan McGovern-White

Joan McGovern-White

Member, former Newsletter Staff.
Homer Meek

Homer Meek

Member
Dan Messersmith

Dan Messersmith

Member, Trip Leader, Leader of Mojave Outback Explorers aka MOE, resides in Kingman, AZ
Deb Miller Marschke

Deb Miller Marschke

Member, Trip leader, Website Coordinator. "RoadRunner"
Barbara Midlikowski

Barbara Midlikowski

Member
Ron Midlikowski

Ron Midlikowski

Member
Nelson Miller

Nelson Miller

Member, Trip Leader
Chuck & Kathy Mitchell

Chuck & Kathy Mitchell

Help! need photos
Bob & Karen Monson

Bob & Karen Monson

Members
Jeanne Murrin

Jeanne Murrin

Member
Debbie Nakamura

Debbie Nakamura

Member
Gwen Neill

Gwen Neill

Member
Bill Neill

Bill Neill

Founding Member, Backroads Explorer, Trip Leader, "Tamarisk Eradicator"
Terry & Eileen Ogden

Terry & Eileen Ogden

Members
Bill Ott

Bill Ott

Member, "FyreMeister" Bill passed away July 10, 2004
John Page

John Page

Founding Member,Trip Leader,Former Website Coordinator (Web Dude). John passed away on September 8, 2015.
Bob Peltzman

Bob Peltzman

Members, and "Lost Again" on a monthly basis
Joe Pizzitola

Joe Pizzitola

Member
Karen Pizzitola

Karen Pizzitola

Member
Richard Pope

Richard Pope

Need photo!
Gary Preston

Gary Preston

Member. Gary passed away February 24, 2016
Jim Proffitt

Jim Proffitt

Member.Jim passed away on September 1, 2012.
Don Putnam

Don Putnam

Member, both of Desert Explorers and MRVM. Don passed away on August 14, 2012.
Fred Raab

Fred Raab

Member

"Sir" Bob Rodemeyer

Member, Trip Leader. Bob passed away in 2014.
Ana Marie Romero

Ana Marie Romero

Member,Trip Leader. Relocated to Grass Valley, CA.
Jean Roode

Jean Roode

Member, Newsletter Editor
Ron Ross

Ron Ross

Member since 1990, Backroads Explorer, JPL Scientist. Resides in La Canada, CA.
Mal Roode

Mal Roode

Member, Trip Leader, Trip Coordinator.
Alan Romspert

Alan Romspert

Founding Member, Backroads Explorer, Trip Leader. "Flower Child" Alan passed away on August 19, 2009
Bobbi Sanchez

Bobbi Sanchez

Member
Nan Savage Healy

Nan Savage Healy

Member, Trip Leader
Allen & Kenna Schoenherr

Allen & Kenna Schoenherr

Members, Trip Leaders. "The Good Allen"
Ken & Diane Sears

Ken & Diane Sears

Founding Members, Backroads Explorers, Trip Leaders, Diane made our first website
Glenn Shaw

Glenn Shaw

Member, Trip Leader. Resides in Blue Diamond, NV
Danny & Norma Siler

Danny & Norma Siler

Members
Mignon Slentz

Mignon Slentz

Member, Trip Leader. Resides in Boulder City, NV
Bill & Julie Smith

Bill & Julie Smith

Members
George & Anne Stoll

George & Anne Stoll

Founding Members, Backroads Explorers, Trip Leaders
Dwight Stroud

Dwight Stroud

Member. Dwight has passed away.
Don Sweinhart

Don Sweinhart

Member
Gary & Marilyn Hilder

Gary & Marilyn Hilder

need a photo
Bob Thille

Bob Thille

Member
Gary Thomas

Gary Thomas

Member at-Large
Mike Vollmert

Mike Vollmert

Member
Betty Wallin

Betty Wallin

Founding Member, Backroads Explorer, Trip Leader
Jim Watson

Jim Watson

Member
Allan & Ding Wicker

Allan & Ding Wicker

Members. Allan is a Former Chairman. General Meeting & Christmas party hosts.
Webchick

Webchick

Deb Miller Marschke. Probably a more accurate depiction of me!

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