|Patricia Ho - President||Patricia Fae Ho served as the AAUW North Shore (MA) Branch president, AAUW of Massachusetts state president, and New England regional director before her election to the AAUW board. She is a dual member of the AAUW Honolulu and Diamond Head (HI) Branches and the AAUW Wasatch (UT) Branch. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and an RSA/Cambridge certificate from the International Teaching and Training Center in the United Kingdom. She was the director of the Endicott College Center for Teacher Excellence in Massachusetts and worked as a gifted/enrichment education specialist in New York. Ho is chair of the County Commission on the Status of Women in Massachusetts, past president of Health Quarters, and a Peabody Essex Museum overseer.|
Julia T. Brown - Vice President
|Julia Brown was the board parliamentarian 2011-2013, serves as the liaison to the governance and audit committees, and sits on the marketing/branding working group. She has a bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma State University, a doctoral degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Law, and a master’s of law degree in military justice from the Judge Advocate General’s School. She has completed further studies in public policy and public administration.|
|Amy Blackwell - re-elected||Amy Blackwell is a member of the AAUW Douglas County (CO) Branch and serves as AAUW of Colorado public policy co-director, volunteer lobbyist, and social media administrator. She earned an associate degree from Craven Community College, as well as bachelor’s degrees in history and biology and a master’s degree in history from the University of Houston. Blackwell owns and operates a marketing and communications company and is an outreach volunteer for a domestic violence agency. She has served on gender research delegations to South Africa and Cuba and has climbed 17 of Colorado’s “fourteeners” — mountains 14,000 feet or higher.|
Kathryn Braeman - re-elected
||Kat Braeman, a lawyer and former judge, is an advocate for equity. She is a member of the AAUW Lobby Corps. She helped create a new AAUW Capitol Hill (DC) Branch, which focuses on legislative and leadership issues. Braeman has also been a state and local leader in Virginia and has served with the AAUW Leadership Corps. She has a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University, a master’s degree in English from the University of Kansas, and a doctoral degree in law from the University of Nebraska. Braeman served in federal agencies in Washington, D.C., for 30 years. She is a member of the National Association of Women Judges, and at age 32, she ran in the Nebraska primary for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Braeman serves as board liaison to the Legal Advocacy Fund and helped develop the Know the Score: Title IX Compliance Program in a Box.|
|Sandra Camillo - re-elected||Sandy Camillo is a dual member of the Ballwin-Chesterfield (MO) Branch and the East Hampton (NY) Branch. She has served as co-chair of the public policy, fundraising, and issues and diversity committees in the Ballwin-Chesterfield Branch. She has also served as national public policy committee liaison, $tart $mart facilitator, and Leadership Corps member. As a National Board Director, she has worked extensively on a policy and procedures task force. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from St. John’s University and a postgraduate certificate in administration from the University of Dallas. In her professional life she has been a school principal, receivership specialist, paralegal and writer. In addition, she is a court appointed child advocate and trained mediator. She has served on numerous boards in New York, Missouri and Texas. Sandy loves spending time with her husband, four children and three grandchildren.|
|Charmen Goehring - re-elected||
Charmen Goehring has been an AAUW member since 1992, when her grandmother paid her membership dues as a graduation gift. Since then, she has served in nearly every position on the boards of four branches — and as president of three — and has sat on two national committees. She is currently a director-at-large on the AAUW board and the AAUW of Maine president. She is passionate about honoring AAUW’s history and opening the organization up to future generations.
Charmen Goehring has been an AAUW member since 1992, when her grandmother paid her membership dues as a graduation gift. Since then, she has served in nearly every position on the boards of four branches — and as president of three — and has sat on two national committees. She is currently a director-at-large on the AAUW board and the AAUW of Maine president. She is passionate about honoring AAUW’s history and opening the organization up to future generations. Goehring is also a wife, the mother of two boys, a special education teacher, a local planning board member, and a volunteer for her son’s school, scouts, and her church. In her spare time, she operates her Mary Kay business and loves to read novels and historical fiction, follow politics, and hang out with her family and friends. One of her favorite AAUW membership benefits is the ability to meet friends from all over the country.
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|David Kirkwood - re-elected||Dave Kirkwood recently retired from Unisys Corporation, where he held positions in engineering, finance, and manufacturing. He is currently serving a second term on the AAUW board. His AAUW experience includes participation in the final editorial review of the strategic process document; an appointment to the executive search committee, which recommended hiring current AAUW Executive Director Linda Hallman; and two terms on the membership committee. He has served as board liaison to the fundraising committee and chair of the audit committee and the communications working group, which, along with AAUW staff, developed the One Member, One Vote process. He is also a Breaking through Barriers major gifts recruiter and donor.|
|Betsy McDowell - re-elected||Betsy McDowell is past president of AAUW of Oregon and a member of the AAUW Salem (OR) Branch, where she served for many years on the leadership team. She is a certified $tart $mart facilitator and is in her second term as an AAUW director-at-large. She has served the board on the finance, long-range plan, member communication, and leadership committees and on the archives task force. McDowell holds a bachelor’s of science degree and a doctor of optometry degree from Pacific University and works in a group practice in Salem. New hobbies include English horse riding and golf.|
Peggy Ryan Williams