Regional Coordinators

SMH Regional Coordinators have access to Society funds to support military history activities in their regions. For more information, contact your regional coordinator.

A Request Form seeking funding for such activities can be downloaded here.

Region I: Europe, Africa, Middle East

Sebastian Cox
Head of Air Historical Branch (RAF), RAF Northolt
West End Road
Ruislip, Middlesex HA4 6NG United Kingdom
Telephone:  44 (0)20 8833 8150

Region II: Eastern Canada, New York and New England (Quebec, Maritime Provinces, CT, MA, ME, NH, NY, RI, VT)
Professor Steve Waddell
Department of History
United States Military Academy
West Point, NY 10996

(845) 938-7973

Deputy Regional Coordinator
Dr. Nicholas Sarantakes
Associate Professor
U.S. Naval War College
686 Cushing Road
Newport, RI 02840

(401) 841-1249

Region III: Mid-Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, NJ, PA, VA, WV)
Dr. Frank Blazich, Jr.
Division of Armed Forces History
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History
14th St and Constitution Ave NW
MRC 620 PO Box 37012
Washington, DC 200136-7012

Phone: (202) 633-7665

Region IV: South (AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN, APO Miami, Caribbean, Central and South America)
Dr. Robert H Clemm
Global College of PME, Air University
51 Maxwell Blvd
Maxwell AFB AL 36112-6426

(334) 953-6180

Region V: Midwest (IL, IN, KY, MI, OH, WI, Ontario)
Dr. Hal M. Friedman
History Program
Department of Social Sciences
School of Liberal Arts
Henry Ford College
K-106 Walter Reuther Liberal Arts Building
5101 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, Michigan 48128­-1495

FAX 313-845-9778

Region VI: Great Plains (CO, IA, KS, MN, MO, MT, NE, ND, SD, UT, WY, Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan)
George Eaton, (also Coordinator for the Missouri Valley History Conference)

Mike Burns, Deputy Coordinator for the Northern Great Plains History Conference

Daniel Sauerwein, Assistant Coordinator, Membership Liaison

Brian Laslie, Assistant Coordinator, Membership Liaison - Colorado area

Taylor Hamblin, Assistant Coordinator, Educational Outreach (high school, teacher training)

Region VII: Southwest (AR, AZ, LA, NM, OK, TX, Mexico)
Dr. Timothy C. Hemmis
Assistant Professor of History
Texas A&M University - Central Texas


Region VIII: Pacific Coast (CA, ID, NV, OR, WA, BC, Yukon, NWT,)
Rabbi Kevin Scott Bemel
256 South Robertson Blvd., No. 120
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Phone: (310) 994-6385

Region IX: Pacific (AK, HI, Asia, Oceania, Pacific Islands)
Nathan Finney, PhD
Goodpaster Scholar, U.S. Army

Brian Farrell, Deputy Regional Coordinator
Professor of History
National University of Singapore
Email: Home -

Margaret Hutchison, Deputy Regional Coordinator
Australian Catholic University

Tristan Moss, Deputy Regional Coordinator
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
University of New South Wales, Canberra

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