International
Matsumura Seito Society


IMSS President, Advisors, and

Board Of Directors

 

President:

Soke Dave Shelton, 10th Dan, PhD
Executive Director, President, and Grandmaster
International Matsumura Seito Society,
Founder, RyuHa Master
Shorin Ryu Matsumura Soken Do
Sylacauga, Alabama

Assistant Kai Director:

Hanshi Carl Stringfellow, 9th Dan
Assistant Kai Director
Musha Kai Martial Arts Mobile Karate Club
Mobile Karate Club
Mobile, Alabama

Advisors:

Senior Advisor – Soke Jeff Hughes, 10th Dan
Senior Advisor – O’Sensei Harold Brosious, 10th Dan
Senior Advisor – Soke Bill Rankin, 10th Dan
Senior Advisor – Professor Larry Hilton, 10th Dan
Senior Advisor – Soke Montezuma Cantu, 10th Dan
Senior Advisor – Professor Jaime Abregana Jr., 10th Dan
Senior Advisor – Soke Edward Badiang, 10th Dan
Senior Advisor – Soke William Solano, 10th Dan
Senior Advisor – Hanshi Felix Revette, 10th Dan (In Loving Memory)
Senior Advisor – Grandmaster Joseph Bannon, 10th Dan
Senior Advisor – Soke John Ruberto. 9th Dan, Chinese Martial Arts (In Loving Memory)
Senior Advisor – Soke-Dai Nasiakos Spyros, 9th Dan
Senior Advisor – Hanshi Rick Chenoweth, 8th Dan, Alabama Law Enforcement Liason

Board Of Directors:

Soke Bill Rankin, 10th Dan – Northeast United States Regional Director
Soke Edward Badiang, 10th Dan – Hawaii and Pacific Director
Soke Felix Revette, 10th Dan – New York Director ( In Loving Memory )
Soke William Solano, 10th Dan – Puerto Rico and Latin America Director
Soke Montezuma Cantu, 10th Dan – Oklahoma Director
Soke-Dai Nasiakos Spyros, 9th Dan – European Director
Soke Nimr Hassan, 10th Dan – Pennsylvania Director
Soke Rocky Williford, 10th Dan – California Director
Shodai Soke Frank Steinbuchel, 10th Dan – Germany Director
Soke John Ruberto, 9th Dan – Michigan Director (In Loving Memory)
Hanshi Bob Kucera, 9th Dan – Alabama Director
Hanshi Rick Chenoweth, 8th Dan – Assistant Alabama Director
Kyoshi Jesse Barnett, 7th Dan – Mississippi Director
Soke-Dai Brandon Wiley, 7th Dan – Louisiana Director
Shihan-Dai Randy Dupre’, 5th Dan – Assistant Louisiana Director
Sensei Pat Olson, 2nd Dan – Texas Director
Shihan Chris Foster, 6th Dan – Kentucky Director
Kyoshi Lee DuPlechian, 7th Dan – Colorado Director
Sensei Steven Watson, 3rd Dan – Australia Director

Special Appointments:

Hanshi Bob Kucera, 9th Dan – IMSS Official Chaplain
Shihan-Dai Randy Dupre’,5thDan – IMSS Official Chaplain
Hanshii Dr. Stephen Robidoux, MD, 8th Dan – IMSS Official Physician
Kyoshi Jesse Barnett, 7th Dan – Ambassador At Large
Sensei Sheriff Diane Harris, 1st Dan – Ambassador At Large
Sensei Lisa Perry, 1st Dan – IMSS Secretary
Ms Agnes Peick, 1st Dan – IMSS Official Photographer
Sensei Paula Reeves, 1st Dan – IMSS Hombu Sensei, IMSS Seminar / Camp Coordinator
Deshi Aaron Ritthaler, YonKyu, Hombu Sempai

Your IMSS Hombu Staff: (Left to Right) Deshi Rhonda Adams, Soke, Deshi Wes McCarter, Kohai Shelby Carter, Sensei Raymond Hobbs, Sensei Reid Brasher, Kohai Sweetie Wilkerson, Tetsudai Christina Hobbs, Sempai Sharon Carter