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Rose Homish & Betsey Uslenghi, 2015-2016 Co-Presidents

Rose Homish & Betsey Uslenghi, 2015-2016 Co-Presidents

 

Officers for 2015 – 2016

Co-Presidents:    Rose Homish & Betsey Uslenghi
Program VP: Frances Pickard & Gloria Niedbala
Membership VP:  Sharon Nerone
Secretary: Debi Breit-Adams
Financial Officer: Nancy Mahosky

Next Board Meeting:  Combined board meeting scheduled for August 12th, Beaver Library, 6:00pm.

Betsy, Mary Beth, and Debi visiting the Nittany Lion while attending the AAUW Annual State Meetingaauwpa4.11.1

Congratulations to the following new slate of officers for 2015-2017.  Installation will take place at the May meeting.

Installation

Installation

President – Betsey Uslenghi (2015 – 2017)
Membership Vice Pres. – Sharon Nerone (2015-2017)
Secretary- Debi Breit Adams (re-elect 2015 – 2017)

 

 

 

Betsey, Sharon, & Debi

Betsey, Sharon, & Debi

 

 

 

 

 

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 AAUW-PA Annual Meeting was held on April 10-11, 2015, Ramada Inn State College

KnowYourRightsHuman Rights —Voter Rights—Women’s Rights

This year’s theme was in keeping with the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights movement. The keynote speaker was Dr. Susan Russell, the 2014-15 Penn State laureate. Session topics included voter rights, human trafficking, human rights across the world, and the next generation of AAUW leaders. Eileen Hartmann gave an AAUW National update.

 

Dr. Susan Russell

Dr. Susan Russell

 

Penn State Humphrey Fellows panel discussion on Human Rights and Women's Rights

Penn State Humphrey Fellows panel discussion on Human Rights and Women’s Rights

Eileen Hartmann, AAUW National Director

Eileen Hartmann, AAUW National Director

 

 

 

 

 

AAUW State President Dot McLane posed with AAUW Beaver Valley members

AAUW State President Dot McLane posed with AAUW Beaver Valley members

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AAUW WESTERN DISTRICT MEETING was held Saturday, October 18th at the Butler County Community College in Cranberry Township.  The following branches were represented:  Beaver Valley, Butler, Fox Chapel Area, Indiana, North Hills-McKnight, and Pittsburgh.  Ron Cowell, President of Education Policy Leadership Center and Dr. Linda Hippert, Executive Director of the Allegheny Intermediate Unit spoke on concerns, issues, and policies that affect public education.

AAUW Western District Coordinators, Cheryl Towers and Nancy Weinstein with guest speakers Ron Cowell and Dr. Linda Hippert

AAUW Western District Coordinators, Cheryl Towers and Nancy Weinstein with guest speakers Ron Cowell and Dr. Linda Hippert