U.S. Route 6 (US 6), also called the Grand Army of the Republic Highway,US Route 6 Tourist Association is working to save our American Heritage through Cultural Preservation, see what's new in economic development.

U.S. Route 6 Tourist Association
1657 S.W. Old Clifton Rd.
Port Orchard, WA.  98367
Phone: 360/876-5063



Like to become a sponsor of the U.S. Route 6 Tourist Association?  Visit our sponsorship page for more information.   Help us make Historic U.S. Route 6 a registered scenic byway and destination highway.

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Administrative Personnel Chart

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The Board of Directors

Bernice A. Maxfield
Chair of the Board and Financial Director
President of Security Financial Services
a Not-for-profit IRS 501 (c) (3) Corp.
(Picture by Larry Steagall - Kitsap Sun Newspaper.)

Russ and Mary Lombard with their
1956 Cadillac - A&W Port Orchard, WA
Mary A. Lombard
Vice Chair - Editor and Secretary

Sherry Shopshire, Vice Chair
Professional Seamstress
As part of our Cultural Preservation Program, Sherry oversees Fashions, Apparel and Wardrobes worn during the early 1900s through the 1970s.
Remember the Poodle skirts of the mid - 1950s?
Women Fashions and the Automobiles

Mary J. Thomas
Vice Chair - Marketing / Commercial Art
Officers, Directors and Staff
Russell J. Lombard
and wife Mary
Founder - President & CEO

Guy R. Cook, Vice President - Webmaster

Effective February 14, 2022 by a vote of the Board of Directors of the U.S. Route 6 Tourist Association, let it be known that Guy R. Cook has been appointed to the position of Vice President and that of official Webmaster for the National - U.S. Route 6 Tourist Association.

Mr. Cook is also an official spokesperson on behalf of the National U.S. Route 6 Tourist Association. NOTE: Mr. Cook has served as Webmaster on behalf to the Association for over 20 years.


Kenneth Oltjenbruns
Executive Director

Joe Hurley
Executive Director


Julie Lombard, sign dedication
Santa Clarita, California

Julie C. Lombard
Administrative Assistant
Route 6 Productions
(Lives in Pasadena, California and works as
a script writer in the movie industry.)

Jennifer Harrison exploring the back country in the Route 6 State of Nevada.

Jennifer A. Harrison
Ambassador at Large
(Co-Founder - Past Vice President
and Board Member. Started with us
as a High School Student Intern.)
Currently, Med Student - Henderson, NV

Malerie Yolen - Cohen and husband Jeff
Ambassador at Large
(Travel Writer - Member)

Malerie Yolen-Cohen: Road Trip: Finding America's Heart Driving Cross-Country on Route 6

Ashley J. (Hofmann) Thompson
Ambassador at Large
College Student Intern who
created the first state division of
the National Association.
Past Executive Director of the


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