Bob Heim was one of the club's founding members and long-time member. He served as Treasurer for many years, as well as was a Midwest Federation Director. With his support, the Club has received equipment to set up a club lapidary workshop, which is currently being organized by members.
Rich Perry was one of the Clubs show dealers and members for many years. Regular visits to Tuscon to purchase inventory for Rusty's Rock Shop made the Perry's well known both in Tuscon and Central Illinois. Rich helped organize the CIGMC Shows for many years, and was a valuable supporter of the Club.