Officers & Committees

Our officers are a diverse and interesting group of women from a variety of backgrounds. Elected officers include the President, President Elect, Vice President for Programs, Vice President for Membership, Secretary and Treasurer. They form the Executive Board. Appointed officers include Communications, Public Policy, Scholarship and Ways and Means. The elected and appointed officers together form the Board of our branch. Volunteers from our membership fill many committee and ancillary positions along with our many interest group leaders and coordinators.

AAUW Fort Myers / Lee County Officers

Elected Officers – Executive Board

President Marilyn Myli
President Elect Kathy Jones
VP Programs Phyllis Wayco
VP Membership Jacqueline Kloess & Judith Sims
VP Membership Jacqueline Kloess
Co-Secretary Cathy Chapman
Elizabeth Foster
Treasurer Mary Kellner


Appointed Officers – Board Members

Communications Carol Fuechsel
Public Policy Marilynn Edwards
Scholarship Janet George
Bonnie Ryan
Ways & Means Carolyn Nance



  • Communications:
    ·   Directory Editor
    ·   Historian
    ·   Torch Editor
    ·   Website Editor
  • Carol Edmier, Chair
    ·   Ellen Schneider
    ·   Suzan Harden
    ·   Margaret Drennan-Cihi
    ·   Marie Glasgow
  • Scholarship:
    ·   Edison Science Fair
    ·   Scholarships/Awards
  • Janet George & Bonnie Ryan, Co-Chairs
    ·  Catherine Tucker
    ·  Scholarship Co-Chairs, Treasurer,
    Scholarship Committee
  • Ways & Means:
    ·   Fashion Show
    ·   Adopt A Precinct
  • Carolyn Nance, Chair
    ·   Catherine Tucker & Brenna Tucker, Co-Chairs
    ·   Carolyn Nance

Ancillary Positions

AAUW Name Tags Marlene Palmer
Greeters Dottie Houck & Jean Kohart
Sunshine Ann Compton
Torch Circulation Marilyn Workman

Interest Group Coordinators

Book Groups Liz Foster
Bridge Donna Randolph
Hand & Foot Nancy Kuyoth
Mahjongg Jean Schoenthaler

We encourage all members interested in working on a committee, helping with one of our special events, or joining an interest group to contact the listed Board officers. This is a great way to get to know other members. All contacts may be easily made via our branch email