ABOUT

US

AAF Dallas is the oldest civic organization in the Big D and has been the trusted business partner by connecting our corporate members and sponsors since 1908.

Our working board of volunteers is dedicated to our mission to protect and promote the wellbeing of the advertising industry through our government relationships, to provide thought leadership to our members through innovative programming, to attract top talent by supporting and growing future industry leaders via our Educational Foundation, to foster diversity in advertising, and to honor advertising excellence.

AAF Dallas activities has been recognized nationally- we were the Division 1 (over 500 members) Club of the Year in 2011 and more recently in 2018.

We’re a proud member of the American Advertising Federation (AAF). Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the AAF acts as the “Unifying Voice” for 40,000 professionals in the advertising industry. The AAF has a national network of 200 ad clubs located in ad communities across the country.

OUR MISSION

Our mission is to:

  • Provide thought leadership by discussing the latest trends in technology, creativity and marketing
  • Protect and promote advertising within all levels of government
  • Honor advertising excellence

  • Support and grow future industry leaders via our educational Foundation

  • Promote diversity in advertising

AAF Dallas membership is comprised of more than 1000+ career-minded professionals interested in supporting the Dallas advertising community with industry knowledge and influential relationships. Our membership is employed primarily in the advertising and marketing industry in Dallas and includes CEOs, business owners, VPs, directors, managers, creative directors, account managers, media directors, agency professionals, production professionals educators, and media sales (publishing, broadcast, radio, online).

PRESIDENTS

  • 2020-present, Rosie Rosales
  • 2020-present, Kendall Mason
  • 2019-2020, Farhan Rehmani
  • 2019-2020, Hilary Watson (Ad 2 Dallas)
  • 2018-2019, Crystal Gonzales
  • 2018-2019, Erika Long (Ad 2 Dallas)
  • 2017-2018, Suzanne La Forgia
  • 2017-2018, Tina Tsang (Ad 2 Dallas)
  • 2016-2017, Troy Lott
  • 2016-2017, Ethan Bailey (Ad 2 Dallas)
  • 2015-2016, Jason Dove
  • 2015-2016, Allison Farris (Ad 2 Dallas)
  • 2013-2015, Larry Brantley
  • 2014-2015, Kala Brock-Stevens (Ad 2 Dallas)
  • 2012-2013, Darynda Jenkins
  • 2011-2012, Angelo Antoline
  • 2010-2011, Gayle Boone
  • 2009-2010, Lindsay Jacaman
  • 2008-2009, Grant Moise
  • 2007-2008, Sean Jackson
  • 2006-2007, Rod Underhill
  • 2005-2006, Richard Jones
  • 2003-2004, Angela Odorfer
  • 2004-2005, Steve Wellman
  • 2002-2003, Dennis C. D’Amico
  • 2001-2002, Tony Scott
  • 2000-2001, Elena Rohweder-Turner
  • 1999-2000, Bryon Morrison
  • 1998-1999, Brandee Knox
  • 1997-1998, Mark Johnson
  • 1996-1997, Tracey (Mahoney) Turner
  • 1995-1996, Bob Kowynia
  • 1994-1995, Maura Allen
  • 1993-1994, Gordon Law
  • 1992-1993, Jim Cole
  • 1991-1992, Scott Hudgins
  • 1990-1991, Marty Gast
  • 1989-1990, Dave Winslow
  • 1988-1989, Robert D. Lee
  • 1987-1988, Stephen V. Morelock
  • 1985-1987, Thomas R. Sandoz, Jr.
  • 1984-1985, James P. (Jim) Goodnight
  • 1983-1984, H. Winfield (Win) Padgett
  • 1982-1983, R. Webb Sherrill
  • 1981-1982, George Arnold
  • 1980-1981, Camille Keith
  • 1978-1979, Charles B. (Chuck) Baker
  • 1977-1978, John A. Wolf
  • 1976-1977, L.R. (Ray) Ward
  • 1975-1976, R. H. Stewart Mitchell
  • 1974-1975, Bill D. Kerss
  • 1973-1974, Donald H. Waddington, Jr.
  • 1972-1973, Gene Cuny
  • 1971-1972, John A. Rector, Jr.
  • 1970-1971, William H. Martin
  • 1969-1970, W.W. (Bill) Aston
  • 1968-1969, Joseph W. James
  • 1967-1968, Barton D. Rominger
  • 1966-1967, Wm. E. Cunningham, Jr.
  • 1965-1966, John J. Coyle
  • 1964-1965, J. Neal Hall
  • 1963-1964, John R. McCarty
  • 1962-1963, Bill Wagley
  • 1961-1962, George J. Watts
  • 1960-1961, Lloyd Price
  • 1959-1960, H.M. Walne
  • 1958-1959, Will H. Rogers
  • 1957-1958, J. Frank Parker
  • 1956-1957, Loflin E. Harwood
  • 1955-1956, Frank P. McGowan
  • 1954-1955, Clifton Blackmon
  • 1953-1954, John L. Briggs
  • 1952-1953, Rex V. Lentz
  • 1951-1952, G. Duffield Smith
  • 1951, James M. Floyd
  • 1950-1951, T.J. McHale
  • 1949-1950, P.M. Rutherford, Jr.
  • 1948-1949, W. A. Roberts
  • 1947-1948, L. C. Roberts
  • 1946-1947, Joe A. Lubben
  • 1945-1946, Ira E. DeJernett
  • 1944-1945, Don L. Baxter
  • 1943-1944, Thelma Gaines
  • 1942-1943, R.L. Johnson
  • 1941-1942, Stanley Campbell
  • 1940-1941, Laurence R. Melton
  • 1939-1940, Dudley B. Kennedy
  • 1938-1939, Margaret Evans
  • 1937-1938, Sig H. Badt
  • 1936-1937, Willard G. Wiegel
  • 1935-1936, Jordan C. Ownby
  • 1934-1935, J. Richad Brown
  • 1933-1934, William S. Henson
  • 1932-1933, Will C. Grant
  • 1931-1932, Charles Bennett Mills
  • 1929-1930, Roy Cowan
  • 1928-1929, George B. Latham
  • 1927-1928, Lorry A. Jacobs
  • 1926-1927, Joe Marion Dawson
  • 1925-1926, Alfonso Johnson
  • 1924-1925, Beeman Fisher
  • 1923-1924, Herbert Stellmacher
  • 1922-1923, Milburn Hobson
  • 1921-1922, Shearon Bonner
  • 1920-1921, Cap. W. A. Wynee
  • 1919-1920, W. R. Patterson
  • 1918-1919, J. Howard Payne
  • 1917-1918, J.C. Phelps
  • 1916-1917, Maj. H.W. O. Kinnard
  • 1915-1916, Alfred T. Lloyd
  • 1914-1915, Ike I. Lorch
  • 1913-1914, Richard Haughton, Sr.
  • 1912-1913, A.G. (Bert) Chaney
  • 1908-1912, Fred E. Johnston
  • 1908, George W. Baker

CONTACT

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