Milwaukee Barbarians Athletic Club ratified and first board elected.

On January 16, 2014 the Barbarians officially ratified their by-laws, elected the first Board of Directors and incorporated as the Milwaukee Barbarians Athletic Club.

In a special ceremony, “Papa Joe” Kloiber was unanimously elected as the first President of the Barbarians, a testament to all his years of service to the Wisconsin rugby community. 

Following his election, Papa Joe immediately resigned his post and the following board members were elected to represent the club and serve as the first board:

  • Victor Drover, President
  • Joe Cunningham, Manager
  • Aaron Young, Treasurer
  • Erik Schleicher, Club Secretary
  • Jason Talbot, Member At Large

Vic Drover
Vic Drover

Vic has a long history in and around the sport of rugby both in Canada and the US. He has played for and started numerous clubs (Vandal's RFC, Strathcona Druids, Suffolk Bull Moose, West Side Harlequins, Milwaukee Barbarians, Hamilton Girls Rugby), and served many roles over the years at all administrative levels. Vic joined the Harlequins in 2007 and remained an active club member through the transition to the Barbarians. These days, he spends his rugby time playing tag rugby and touring with the Old Boys, keeping the club website updated, helping organize the Lakefront 7s, and fundraising.

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