Commission on Women

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Salem County Commission on Women

94 Market Street, Salem, NJ 08079
856-935-7510 x8203

Meetings: 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Ware Agricultural Complex, 51 Cheney Road, Pilesgrove, NJ 08098

Resolution 84-171:
Advisory Commission to the Freeholder Board on educating the public on women’s issues/problems and improve relationships between women and county government.

Chairperson: Linda DuBois, Pittsgrove (2015)
Vice Chairperson: Peggy Kavanaugh, Salem (2016)
Recording SecretaryCarol Waddington, Pennsville (2015)
Treasurer: Joyce Skradzinski, (2017)
Corresponding Secretary: Brenda Banks, Pennsville (2015)

Members:
Loretta Elwell (2017)
Charlotte Dorn, Oldmans (2015)
Niki Trunk, Monroeville (2016)
Sally Maurer, Pilesgrove (2017)
BJ Ayars, Elsinboro (2017)
Terry Foster (2015)
Jean S. Chetney, Esq., (2016)
Elaine Dunner (2017)
Marsha McDade, Pennsville (2016)
Lynn Barnhart Pennsville (2016)
Freeholder Member: Beth E. Timberman, Doug Painter and Ben Laury

 

Download the 2015 Commission on Women Scholarship Application:
2015 Scholarship Application WORD DOCUMENT | 2015 Scholarship Application PDF

 

2015 Women of Achievement Honorees

Patty Bomba
Beth Davenport
Debbie Gralley
Sue Ann Leighty
Britney Lilya
Diane McAllister
Brenda O’Donald
 
Dawn Parker
Patti Schnieder
Kathleen Sheffield
 

 

Former Women of Achievement Honorees

1989— Mollie Archer, Janice Barry, Mildred Beardsley, Julia Branan, Nancy Diehl, Joan Dyer, Shirley Brooks, Trudi Hathaway, Sr. Marian Hummell, Gloria Jennings, Jane Master

1990— Mae Allen, Dorothy Anthony, Elizabeth Fogg, Sally Larrabee, Margaret Mahala, Judy Marraccini, Isabel Myers, Carrie Robinson

1991— Doris Bryant, Callie Davis, Mary T. Davis, Gertrude Evans, Ann Gardner, Gilda Gill, Jean Hepner-Jack, Aleasa Hogate, Dr. Willetta Mulhorn, Mary Saletra

1992— Geraldine Burt, Betty Cobb, Dr. Goldana Cramer, Hazel Anne Davis, Dr. Rachel Davis Dubois, Janet Emmons, Mary Leptien, Virginia Powell, Janet Sheridan, Mary Slusher

1993— Helen Acton, Florence Ahl, Jean Bailey, Pat Bullock, Doris Dague, Mary June Kershner, Nellie Rodriquez,
Elizabeth Slusser

1994— Thelma Carey, Jean Casper, Kathleen Chance, Winifred Coney, Claudia Fuse, Susan Getman, Dr. Linda Jolly,Verna Murray, Shirley Ohlsen, Barbara Smith

1995— Kathleen Bohren, Gail Boyd, Doris Grell, Meryl Hendrickson, Anne Henky, Minnie Quatrini, Janet Richmond, Joan Wentzell

1996—Ida Acoo, Janet Agnew, Marlena Bauman, Mary Coombs, Dr. Linda Jeffrey, Edythe Montgomery, Ellen Nakamura, Lucille Pote, Estelle Sherman

1997— Florida Dixon, Patricia Drager, Sally Funk, Caroline Hourani, Ella Lake, Joanne Marone, Dr. Audrey Pettijohn, Rebecca Purchase

1998— Jeanette Burgess, Theresa Haaf, Selma Levitsky, Martha Rogers, Sharon Schultz, Ann Tatnall, Cindy Waddington, Mauriel Wallace, Dorothy Ward

1999— Nyada Giles Clark, Annette Devitt, Angela Greenwald, Kathryn Hines, Almeda Johnson, Katherine Malosak, Lovia Parker, Dorothy Toulson

2000— Rose Bestwick, Beverly Dodge, Nellie Kates Fogg, Jennifer Jones, Donna Miller, Myra Detra Robinson, Doris Stewart

2001— Virginia Boardman, June Hale Elwell, Laura Jean DeMaris, Joan Hassler , Louise Moore

2002— Sr. Carol Adams, Jean Bishop, Patricia Braxton, Lori Couch, Joyce Massey, Darlene Maxwell, Eleanor Peak Zane

2003— Joan M. Baille, Donna A. Bruno, Beth Detwiler, Doris N. Moore, Debbie Pettit, Bessie Smith, Carol B. Tighe

2004— Debra Behnke, Betsy Davis, Sandra Dorrell, Marilyn Lindenmuth, Kay Schrier, Rita Shade, Linda Smith, Marylou Timberman, Maizie Williams, Mary Wilson

2005— Betty Jean Eby, Sharon Kellum, Netta Godfrey Layman, Cheryl Lowe, Janet Munyan, Kathy Ridley, Lydia Thompson, Mary Ellen Volkmar

2006— Grace Alliegro, Dorothy Bunting, Eleanor Clunn, Carolyn Furio, Josie Moore, Alice Waddington

2007— Geraldine Brown, Barbara Dawson, Arline Field, Dorothy Kramme, Elizabeth Meyers, Karen Roots, Ceil Smith

2008— Gwen Parris-Atwell, Cora Santiago, Donna Federanko-Stout, Anna Claxton, Mary L. Trapani

2009— Joy Epstein, Lorraine Kite, Mary E. Palfrey, Dr. Jin-Pill Kim, Minnie Ware

2010—  D. Ann Hathaway, Terri Foster, Evelyn Shuman, Robin Buoncuore

2012—Jeanette Belitza, Peggy Haines, Valerie Lacy, Pearl Parris, Debbie Sickler, Regina Shuster, Kim Smith, Patricia Snyder, Sherri Watts, Girl Scouts of Central and Southern New Jersey

2013— Kathy Bodine, Christine DeGraff, Sherry L. Dougherty, Freda Earnest, Christine Hooks, Jan P. Long, Margaret Maxwell-Mood, Karen Tuthill, Michelle Yangello, Needlework Guild of America: Salem County Branch

2014 – Debbie Ashcraft, Karen S. Ayars, Elaine Dunner, Pam Holmes, Jennifer Robinson

 

2014 Luncheon

2015-honorees

2014 Women of Achievement Luncheon, including Honorees: Debbie Ashcraft, Karen S. Ayars, Elaine Dunner, Pam Holmes, Jennifer Robinson

 

2012

Luncheon was held on March 31, 2012 at the Washington Club, in Penns Grove, NJ Left to right: Chairman Joan Cole, Pearl Parris, Freeholder Beth Timberman, Peg Haines, Jeannette Belitza, Valerie Spence-Lacy, Regina Shuster, Pat Snyder, Debbie Sickler, Kim Smith, & Sherri Watts

Luncheon was held on March 31, 2012 at the Washington Club, in Penns Grove, NJ
Left to right: Chairman Joan Cole, Pearl Parris, Freeholder Beth Timberman, Peg Haines, Jeannette Belitza, Valerie Spence-Lacy, Regina Shuster, Pat Snyder, Debbie Sickler, Kim Smith, & Sherri Watts

Joan Cole and Jean Jack persuade Evern Ford to buy a brownie.

Joan Cole and Jean Jack persuade Evern Ford to buy a brownie.

 

Click to View : Commission on Women Road Rally Video – High Resolution