Department and Standing Committee's Chairmen and Membership 2014-2015

AMERICAN HOME
Provides programs with information on personal health & well-being, finances, decorating, organizing, parenting, etc.  
Essentially, all aspects pertaining to the home.
Sharon Capistran, Chairman

COMMUNITY SERVICE / PUBLIC SERVICE
Initiates and participates in a wide array of community projects including but not limited to the school system, the police and
fire departments, as well as other community organizations.  This committee shall be allotted a designated amount of money for
a community project of their choice, subject to the Executive Board approval.
OPEN, Chairman

CONSERVATION
Provides information on local, state and national environmental issues and conservation concerns.
Donna Hardy, Chairman

EDUCATION
Provides the club with information on all aspects of education, both locally and statewide.
OPEN, Chairman

FINE ARTS & LITERATURE
Involves an appreciation and support of the arts and local artisans including, but not limited to, arts and crafts, writing,
photography, music, drama, literature, etc.  Also, provides information on upcoming events and program ideas.
Amy Roberge, Chairman

HOSPITALITY
Coordinates hall set up for monthly and special meetings.  Schedules and works with hostesses to provide refreshments for
meetings.
Eileen Gresian, Chairman

INTERNATIONAL OUTREACH
Informs and educates Club Members as to the purpose and work being done through the International General Federation of
Women's Clubs.  May also provide information on a variety of different topics originating from places world-wide.
Diane M.  Bednarz, Chairman

MEMBERSHIP
Responsible for recruitment of new members and to interest former members to rejoin.  Also maintains all aspects of the
membership process and record keeping.
OPEN, Chairman

NOMINATION
Responsible for all aspects of selecting Club Members for officer and standing committee positions.
Connie Wiersma, Chairman

PUBLIC RELATIONS/COMMUNICATIONS
Acts as a liaison between the Club and the local newspapers and community access channels to inform the community about
the work we do as well as any upcoming events.
OPEN, Chairman; Tina Alberto, Webmaster

SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE
Awards annual scholarships to recipients.
Susan Pickering, Chairman; Judy Lynch, OPEN

VETERANS' SERVICE
This committee works to promote awareness and support of veterans and various veteran's organizations.
Karen Beane, Chairman

Special Committees
BYLAWS
Joanne Moore, Chairman

BEREAVEMENT
Joanne Moore, Chairman

SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE
Susan Pickering, Chairman; Judy Lynch, & OPEN

SCHOLARSHIP TRUST FUND
Est. December 1975
HELEN M. RYAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Merle Lalor, Lifetime Member
Phyllis Smyth, Lifetime Member

President, De
borah Baisley
Treasurer, Joanne Moore
Member, D
iane M. Bednarz
GFWC Uxbridge Woman's Club
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