About Us

THE EXPLORERS CLUB

St. Louis, Missouri

The St. Louis Chapter of The Explorers Club was founded in 1988 by Audrey Spafford Jung who also served as our first Chairman. Audrey, a cave explorer, was one of the first women admitted as a member of The Explorers Club.

Our current Chairman is Marguerite Perkins Garrick MN03

Our illustrious past Chairmen have been:

  • Robert P. Stupp
  • Carol M. Perkins
  • Carlota “Lotsie” H. Holton
  • Mabel L Purkerson, M. D.
  • Benjamin H. Hulsey, Esq.

 

We meet for speaker dinner programs from September through May, and often plan a chapter adventure in the summer months.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

2018

Chairman: Marguerite Garrick

Vice Chair: Lorie Karnath

 Assistant Secretary: Cynthia S. Peters

Treasurer: John Hume

Assistant Treasurer: John Lautenschlager

Membership Chair: Mabel Purkerson

ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Benjamin Hulsey, Chairman Emeritus

Mabel Purkerson, Chairman Emerita

Lotsie Holton, Chairman Emerita

Audrey Spafford Jung emerging from a cave adventure

Contact Us

The Explorers Club Saint Louis
c/o Marguerite Perkins Garrik
886 Queen Anne Place
St. Louis, Missouri 63122

Email ritey1951@aol.com