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Poughkeepsie Branch AAUW, Inc.

P.O. Box 1908, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601


The AAUW Board meets on the first Thursday of each month, September through June.


Annual Reports from Board Members/Initiatives>>


2016-2017 Poughkeepsie Branch Board Officers

Position Name Phone
President Maria DeWald 266-4960
Program Vice President Monique Jones 849-1692
Program Vice President Sandy Lash 227-4650
Membership Vice President Susie Blecker 462-7074
  Sheila Zweifler 462-6478
Development Vice President Jocelynn Banfield 545-5551
Communications Vice President Bonnie Auchincloss 635-5191
Secretary Kathy Friedman 485-8671
Treasurer Diane Jablonski 485-6228
Membership Treasurer Mary Anne Hogarty 221-0203


Appointed Board Positions

Position Name Phone
College/University Representative    
Community Initiative Liaison Barbara Hugo 876-6686
Diversity Chair Jacqueline Goffe-McNish 471-7220
Historian Eileen Hayden 485-4399
Honors and Awards Chair Betty Harrel 462-2141
Interest Groups Chair Barbara Lemberger 635-8516
International Relations Chair Sabashnee Govender  914/850-0195
Immediate Past President Barbara Van Itallie 462-3924
Legal Advocacy Fund Chair Janna Whearty 546-9190
Newsletter Editor Margaret Nijhuis 635-8612
Nominating Committee Chair    
Public Policy Chair Patricia DeLeo 883-5181
Publicity Chair Cathy Kinn 462-3196
Webmaster Mary King 518/615-9573


Community Outreach Projects/Annual Event Coordinators

Off Board

Position Name Phone
Annual Meeting Judy Linville 889-4802
Court Watch Chair Ann Pinna 462-3140
Diversity Initiative Chair Jacqueline Goffe-McNish 471-7220
Extending Girls' Horizons Chair Peggy Kelland 297-0507
International Initiatives Chair Sabashnee Govender 914/850-0195
LAF/ Rotary Ribfest Sharon Clarke 473-9468
Leading to Reading Chair Betty Harrel 462-2141
Live Your Dream Girls' Conference Chairs Diana Babington 471-5385
  Lori Scolaro 797-8366
Mothers Project Lula Allen 284-2331
  Kay Bishop 677-8793
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) Chair Let's Do Math Anthula Natsoulas 452-5946
STEM Marist Liberty Partnership Chair Kris Puzza 221-3488
Woman of the Year Chairs 2016 Mary Lou Davis 223-5544
  Gail Sisti 564-4268
Writers' Tea Chairs Lula Allen 284-2331
  Linda Roberts 227-5287


Off Board Positions


Position Name Phone
Assistant Historian Barbara Hespenheide 452-3241
Assistant Newsletter Editor Kathy Friedman 485-8671
Assistant Secretary Susan Doyle 914/474-1232
Communications Assistant Joanne Scolaro 592-8314
Database Manager Claudette Hennessy 236-8275
Facebook Manager Mary Coiteux 226-8275
Keyes Fund/NCCWSL Chair Marcine Humphrey 485-7697
Photography Committee Chair Bonnie Auchincloss 635-5191
State & National AAUW Liaison Mary Lou Davis 223-5544
Suffrage Chair Pat Luczai 463-4662
Technical Support Mary Ann Boylan 462-2504




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Website comments are welcome and may be directed to Mary King. This page last updated on May 5, 2017