Approximately 33 LWV-Collin County members attended the lunch and annual meeting at Spring Creek BBQ in Frisco. LWV-CC members elected officers and board members, approved a budget, and adopted local program activities for 2017-2018. Read the annual meeting workbook
2017-2018 Officers and Board Members
Officers and board members, shown left to right, are: Holly Nichols, Marybeth Bonczek, Ruth McGuffey, Sharon Hirsch, Mary Alice Garza, Patty Jantho, Shirley Wilson-Sigler, Eloise Richardson, Melissa Kenfield, Jackie Fleschman, Jo Ann Englar, Sharon Goldgar, Janice Schieffer and Janet Imhoff. Board member Jyo Pai was also elected but did not attend the meeting.
President's Star Award
Jo Ann Englar received the President's Star Award for her outstanding contributions as March Luncheon Co-chair in 2016 and 2017. She was presented with a Texas Lone Star trivet by Patty Jantho in appreciation of her "star" quality.
Approved Plans for 2017-2018
Annual Meeting 2016
LWV-TX president Elaine Wyant joined LWV-CC president Janice Schieffer and members for the annual meeting on May 21. Officers and board members were elected, a budget was approved, and local programs were adopted for 2016-2017. Read the annual meeting workbook
, and view the slideshow
Ruth McGuffey received the President's Star Award
for her outstanding contributions as Webmaster and Voters Service VP.
Patty Jantho received the Celebration of Women Award for starting our annual Women's History Month Luncheon, and writing and producing two readers theater plays about the women's suffrage movement.
Marybeth Bonczek was recognized for attending the most meetings as part of the Know Your Government action plan in 2015-2016.
Approximately 35 LWV-Collin County members and friends attended the brunch and annual meeting on May 16, 2015, at the Medical Center of Plano. Plano Mayor Harry LaRosiliere described new developments and programs in Plano. LWV-CC members elected officers and board members, approved a budget, amended bylaws, and adopted local program activities for 2015-2016.
2015-2016 Officers and Board Members
Officers and board members for 2015-2016 were installed by past president Elizabeth Erkel. From left to right, the ones attending the annual meeting are: Ruth McGuffey, Janet Imhoff, Janice Schieffer, Mary Alice Garza, Sharon Goldgar, Patty Jantho, Donna Bening, Alaina Names and Jo Ann Englar. Other officers and board members elected but not attending the meeting are Holly Nichols, Jackie Fleschman, Penny Phillips, Margaret Bogle, Caryn Hawkins, and Eloise Richardson.
A Lifetime Membership certificate, signed by LWVUS President Elisabeth MacNamara, was presented to Meg Titus. She was honored as a 50-year member at the March 2014 luncheon, but at that time confirmation of her start date was not available. Since then, Treasurer Sharon Goldgar updated her status in the national database and arranged for a certificate to make it official.
A President's Award was presented to Sharon Goldgar for her many years of keeping the League's financial records in impeccable order, overseeing membership records, maintaining distribution lists, sending out E-News and VOTER newsletters, tracking reservations and payments, greeting members and others at meetings, and always representing our League in a friendly, professional manner. This award was presented by Patty Jantho, Elizabeth Erkel, and Janice Schieffer.