AAUW, with its nationwide network of approximately 170,000 members and supporters, 1,000 branches, and 800 college and university partners, has been a leading advocate for equity and education for women and girls since 1881.
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Carla Piluso, AAUW Gresham Area Branch, has been elected to the Oregon House of Representatives, District 50. Piluso is the former Gresham police chief, and is currently serving as vice chairwoman of the Gresham-Barlow School District. Congratulations, Carla. Carla joins Gresham Area Branch member Senator Laurie Monnes-Anderson in the Legislature.
Arline LaMear, Astoria Branch, was elected mayor of Astoria on Tuesday, November 4. Congratulations, Arline.
Stefani Seffinger, Ashland Branch, was elected to the Ashland City Council on November 4. For the last four years, she served as an elected commissioner on Ashland Parks & Recreation Commission. Congratulations, Stefani.
Save the Date
Plan on coming to Central Oregon for the next state convention, April 17-19, 2015. It will be held at Eagle Crest Resort, just outside of Redmond. Hope to see you all there.
Registration for the 2015 AAUW National Convention in San Diego, June 18-21 is now open. Go to convention.AAUW.org for information.
Family Forward Oregon’s Women’s Economic Forum
AAUW of Oregon was well represented at Family Forward Oregon’s Women’s Economic Forum at Oregon Health & Science University on September 27, 2014, featuring Rep Nancy Pelosi, D CA.
L to R: Cynthia Rauscher, Gresham Area Branch, AAUW of Oregon Immediate Past President, Lynette Sahnow, Tigard Area Branch Public Policy Chair, Joyce Zook, Salem Branch, AAUW of Oregon Co-President, Ilga Ross, Portland Branch Co-President and Penney Hoodenpyle, Online Branch, AAUW of Oregon Co-President.
Trek Tech Pictures
Click on the link to the right labeled Trek Tech Success under AAUW Updates for a report on a 2014 STEM camp.
Membership is open to all graduates who hold an associate or equivalent, a baccalaureate, or higher degree from a college or university on the AAUW list of qualified institutions. Student affiliate memberships are also available for those currently enrolled in a qualified institution of higher learning.
About the Member Center
There are many pages on this Web site that are available for browsing and we hope that our visitors find them to be both enjoyable and informative (click navigation buttons above).
In addition, there is a second part to the site that is non-public. It is called the Member Center and that is where members of AAUW will find the forms, lists, and documents that are the basic tools for the smooth running of our organization. Back issues of the state newsletter are available also.
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