Frank Lee Perryman

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Frank Lee Perryman

Frank Lee Perryman, a native of Sylacauga, Alabama, is the son of Frank Gene Perryman and Dora Frances Vinson.  He was graduated with a B.A. in Marketing from the University of Alabama

Mr. Perryman is Director of Broadcast Technology for the Associated Press based in Washington, D.C. He joined AP in 1980 as Broadcast Executive for Florida, followed by a similar role in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. In 1985, he was assigned to the Office of the Director in Washington and, in 1997, was named Deputy Director, Administration, responsible for day-to-day administrative operations, contract administration, strategic planning, budgeting, and development & implementation of administrative and news/weather relay systems. He also served as Assistant Secretary of AP until 1995. Since 1989, his primary focus has been technology projects, and his Washington and London teams develop, market, and support innovative production technology used in most of the world’s broadcast newsrooms.

Society Memberships

* American Descendants of the House of Burgesses 1619-1699
* Ancient Heraldic and Chivalric Order of Albion
* Baronial Order of the Magna Charta
* Descendants of Sheriffs and Constables in Colonial and Antebellum
* Descendants of the Founders of New Jersey
* Descendants of the Illegitimate Sons & Daughters of the Kings of Britain
* Descendants of the Knights of the Bath
* First Families of Alabama
* First Families of Georgia 1733-1797
* General Society of Colonial Wars (member of the District of Columbia
* Guild of Colonial Artisans and Tradesmen 1607-1783 (former First Vice
   President General)
* Hereditary Order of Descendants of Colonial Governors
* Hereditary Order of Descendants of the Loyalists and Patriots American
* Hereditary Order of the First Families of Massachusetts
* International Military Order of the Southern Cross
* Jamestowne Society (Treasurer of the Washington and Northern Virginia
* Military Order of the Crusades
* Military Order of the Stars and Bars
* National Gavel Society
* National Huguenot Society
* National Society of Saints and Sinners
* National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
* National Society of Sons of the American Colonists (Archivist-General)
* National Society Sons and Daughters of Antebellum Planters, 1607-1781
   (Secretary General, 2007-2009)
* National Society Sons and Daughters of the Pilgrims (former Deputy
   Governor General, 2007-2009)
* National Society Sons of Colonial New England 1620-1776
* Order of the Second World War
* Naval Order of the United States
* One Hundred Living Descendants of Blood Royal
* Order of Americans of Armorial Ancestry (former Registrar General)
* Order of Descendants of Colonial Physicians and Chirurgiens
* Order of Indian Wars in the United States of America
* Order of Descendants of Colonial Cavaliers
* Order of the Crown in America
* Order of the Crown of Charlemagne in the United States of America
* Order of the Merovingian Dynasty
* Order of the Second World War
* Order of the Merovingian Dynasty
* Order of Three Crusades, 1096-1192
* Presidential Families of America (President General)
* Saint Andrew’s Society of Washington, D.C.
* Society of Descendants of the Colonial Clergy
* Society of the Descendants of Washington's Army at Valley Forge
* Society of the First Families of Maryland
* Society of the First Families of South Carolina, 1670-1700
* Society of the Friends of St. George’s and Association of Descendants of
   Knights of the Garter
* Sons and Daughters of the Colonial and Antebellum Bench and Bar, 1585-
   1861 (President General)
* Sons of Confederate Veterans

Chivalric Orders

* The Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem
(bestowed by Elizabeth II, Queen of England)

Other Notes

Mr. Perryman is an active member of the First Presbyterian Church, as well as the National Press Club, where he serves as a member of the Broadcast Committee and Speakers Committee.  Additionally he earned the rank of Eagle Scout, and retains membership in the National Genealogical Society; the Alabama Genealogical Society; the Virginia Genealogical Society; and the New England Historic and Genealogical Society.

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