President… Andrew “Devildoc” Mutchler
Andy is a retired Federal Law Enforcement Officer. Prior to his career in law enforcement he was a member of the United States Navy, serving as a Fleet Marine Force (FMF) Corpsman assigned with the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marines, 2nd Marine Division. He has been a member of the Riverdale Heights Volunteer Fire Department since 1974.
Vice President… Lee “Scrib” Scribner
Lee is an Account Manager with API Source Promotional Products Owner Operator Scribner Insurance Agency - 1990 to 2005 Private Pilot – 2004 Member of NHRA – MD - 1990 Member of Branchville Volunteer Fire Department since 1991 Member of Maryland Red Knights - 2005 Account Manager – API Source – Promotional Products.
Yoda was a 2013 Charter Member of Delaware Chapter 5 in Dover. As National Secretary, Yoda is the Chief Administrative Officer for the Foundation’s 1,000+ dedicated members. He brings to the Foundation more than 28 years of executive leadership that includes extensive international business experience in North America, Europe, and Asia. Yoda applies expertise to drive comprehensive strategies and solutions to improve operations, in both federal government and private sector.
In July 2015, Yoda retired from the US Air Force Reserve. His military highlights include the test launch of a Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile and post-9/11 mobilizations for Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Yoda earned a Master of Business Administration degree at the University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations at the University of Delaware.
Sergeant At Arms… Chris “Goat” Kalwa
I joined the Hogs and Heroes Foundation because of the mission it carries out to help the military, police, fire and EMT's and their families.
Sr. Road Captain… Chris “Cloner” Cloen
Chris was active duty Marine Corps from 1990 to 1994, while in the Marines he served in the infantry as a TOW Gunner. He served with 4th Marine Regiment in Okinawa Japan, Marine Security Guard School in Quantico, VA, and Heavy Guns, Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion 7th Marines in Twenty Nine Palms, CA. After receiving an Honorable Discharge, he returned to his hometown of Buffalo, NY. He then enlisted in the Air Force Reserves as a Med Tech with the 914th at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Base. He received an Honorable Discharge from the Air Force in January 2001.
Chris was a career Paramedic from 1998 to 2011. During that time, he responded to the World Trade Center Attacks through the New York State Mutual Aid System. Additionally, from 1995 to 2009, Chris was a Volunteer Fireman at Sheridan Park Volunteer Fire Company in Tonawanda, NY. During that time frame he was elected to the positions of Rescue Lieutenant, Rescue Captain, Day Lieutenant, Vice President, and President of the fire company. He currently still lives in the Buffalo, NY area and works in Human Resources and Labor Management Relations.
Chris joined the Hogs and Heroes in 2012 as a member of NY Chapter 1. He served as the Treasurer of NY 1, Assistant NY State Director, New York State Director, and currently sits on the National Executive Board as the Sr. Road Captain
Asked why he joined the Foundation,
“Being a Veteran, Fireman, and Paramedic, I have unwavering belief and am 100% dedicated to the Mission of the Hogs and Heroes. I have seen and participated in the missions that our organization does to support out Military, Police, Fire, Paramedics, and EMT’s and am proud of the work our members do in their communities!”
Sr. Ride Safety Officer… Manny “Rev Man” Perez
Manny is a retired U.S. Army soldier who loves to ride. He was born in N.Y. City and since then he has moved and lived all over the world. He’s been riding motorcycles for over 25 years and in that time he has ridden all over the east coast and as far south-west as Texas. He has also ridden in several South American countries. Manny has owned metrics and Harleys. He has always believed in helping others and giving of himself and what he has to say of the Hogs & Heroes… “I believe in what Hogs & Heroes stand for and what we do.”
Ex Officio – Sr. Road Captain ( Retired )… Gil “Seeker” Blankenship
Gil spent 14 years in the Intelligence field of the US Marine Corps which included assignments in the States with both First (Hawaii) and Second (Camp Lejeune) Radio Battalions , Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Since exiting the Corps in the mid 90's Gil has remained in the Intel field, working as a government contractor which has included assignments in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East (I'm seeing a pattern). Gil holds an Amateur Radio License (KA3SKO), is active in photography and computers - and is learning videography. Gil holds certifications in a number of fields including photography, computing (MCSE), and technical training (CTT+).