A member of the Georgetown Beard Club since its beginning back in 2015, Rob Kiddie has served as club president since January 2019. He previously served as club secretary in 2016 and 2017.
Occupation: Musician, Soapmaker, Computer Repair
A man of many talents, Xander Ortiz is the founder and oldest member of the Georgetown Beard Club. After noticing the negative image some people held men with facial hair, Xander founded the club in December 2015 as a way to improve the image of those who choose the facial hair lifestyle. Xander currently serves as the club secretary. He previously served as club president in 2016, 2017, and 2018.
One of the oldest members of the Georgetown Beard Club, Steve Stratton has served as vice president of the club since the first officer elections were held in 2016. He has been instrumental in the club’s fundraising efforts serving as chief cook for monthly cookouts held on the second Saturday of most months.
Santa Phil Gingras
Occupation: Santa Claus, of course!
From October through December, Santa Phil Gingras can be found bringing happiness to children far and wide. Based in Georgetown, Santa Phil travels as far away as Oklahoma (we won’t hold that against him) making appearances at hospitals, schools, companies, and even private households spreading the Christmas spirit as only a true Santa Claus can. Santa Phil has served as club treasurer since 2018.
Occupation: Mortgage Processing
After a successful showing at the World Beard and Moustache Championships in September 2017, Albert Padilla joined the Georgetown Beard Club. He has handled the club’s public relations since 2018 and has been instrumental in planning and organizing the large annual fundraisers held by the club since he joined.