The Board of Directors (2020) of the KSS consists of the following KSS members:
|Board Member (Chairman): Simon Howlett|
Born: 3 March 1969
Job: Film Maker, Digital Marketing & Content Creation
KSS member: #1200
Collecting areas: North Korea, particularly those political orientated design.
Joined KSS in 2018, board member since September 2018, Chairman since February 2020.
|Vice-Chairman: Robert (Bob) A. Finder|
Residence: Tennyson, South Australia, Australia
Born: 27 April 1947, Missouri, USA
Job: Retired (Chemical Engineer—Biotech)
KSS Member: #757
Collecting area(s): South Korea prior 1972, Netherlands and Colonies prior 1972
Joined KSS in 1976, board member since October 2018.
|Secretary-Treasurer: Yong Sok Yi|
Residence: Tracy, California, USA
Born: 21 September 1967
Job: Letter Carrier, United States Postal Service; US Army Retired
KSS member: #1212
Collecting areas: North Korea prior to 1980 with special interest in large sheet and domestic print.
Joined KSS in 2018, board member since February 2019, Secretary-Treasurer since February 2020.
|Board Member (Editor, specialty projects): James Huntley Grayson|
Residence: Sheffield, United Kingdom
Born: 31 July, 1944
Job: emeritus professor
KSS Member: #1118
Collecting area(s): I collect all periods of Korean stamps before 2010, but my special interest is in the cultural and political meaning of the images which appear on stamps. I collect stamps from all of the East Asian countries past and present. I'm also interested in the very first issues of any stamp issuing authority.
Joined KSS around 2000, board member since September 2018.
|Board Member: Chen, Yi-Fu|
Residence: Taipei, Taiwan
Born: August 05, 1971, Taipei, Taiwan
Job: Family Medicine Physician
KSS Member: #1204
Collecting area(s): North Korea (1946 - present), also other Asian countries
Joined KSS in 2018, board member since February 2019.
|Board Member (Editor): Stewart Steres|
Residence: Buffalo Grove, Illinois, USA
Born: 21 September 1943
Job: retired (pharmacist)
KSS member: #1027
Collecting area(s): South Korea stamps, booklets and commemorative folders.
Joined KSS about 1990, board member since 1996.
|Board Member (Editor, Auction News): Florian Eichhorn|
Residence: Wiesbaden, Germany
Job: Historian (non-affiliated)
KSS member: #867
Collecting areas: postal history, used stationery, postmarks, communications related ppc/ephemara, literature of:
Old Korea and the Koreas to 1970; Japan (inc. dependencies, but WWII-occupations only China/HK); China to 1958; Dutch East Indies/Early RSI to 1952.
Joined KSS in 1987, board member since February 2020.
|Publisher/Webmaster: Ivo Spanjersberg|
Residence: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Born: January 10, 1976, in Den Helder (the Netherlands)
Job: business intelligence consultant (Dutch government)
KSS Member: #1177
Collecting area(s): South Korean revenue stamps
Joined KSS in 2015, Chairman 2018-2019, Publisher since February 2020.
|Board Member: John E Talmage, Jr|
Residence: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA
Born: March 15, 1939, in Kunsan, Korea, son of Presbyterian missionaries
Job: retired (physicist, PhD)
KSS Member: #456
Collecting area(s): I concentrate on Korea and Japan, mainly before 1960. I'm also interested in China before and through World War II. Mostly just stamps, but some postal history.
Joined KSS in 1967, Secretary-Treasurer between 1996 and 2020.
|Board Member:Peter B. Corson|
Residence: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Born: 14 September 1939
Job: retired from Duke Energy Co.; part-time adjunct on faculty of North Carolina State University, Mechanical Engineering Dept since 1976
KSS member: #1163
Collecting areas: North Korea 1948 to approx 1980; stamps and covers.
Joined KSS in 2009, board member since September 2018.
For rules and regulations regarding the Board of Directors please see the KSS By-Laws. For previous Boards since 1952 please see our historical Board page. If you’d like to contact any Board member, please use our contact form.