2017-2018 Officers & Directors

President – Lori Tiffany
President Elect – Liz Apodaca
Recording Secretary – Dr. Yani Feliciano
Treasurer – Diana Gonzalez
Assistant Treasurer – Gina Miranda
Director SI/SIA Programs – Dr. Wendy Kreider
Director SIW Programs – Carolyn Theisen
Director Fundraising – Petra Schmischke
Director Public Awareness – Patty Kotze
Director Membership – Lori Eshilian
Immediate Past President - Dr. Caren Grisham

Delegates to Region

One Year – Dr. Caren Grisham
Two Years – Lori Tiffany
Three Years – Liz Apodaca

Soroptimist Village Directors

(Non-Board Positions)

One Year – Mary Ann Pacheco
Two Years – Teresa Molina
Proxy – Three Years – DeeDee Bellows

Need Lori's photo

Past Presidents

1947-1948 Ruth White
1948-1949 Charlotte Carbert
1949-1950 Lydia Amaral-Mabel Rice
1950-1951 Mary Healy
1951-1952 Katherine Gray
1952-1953 Georgia Corporon
1953-1954 Nell Hill
1954-1955 Margaret Renshaw
1955-1956 Ruth Barber
1956-1957 Velma Stubbs
1957-1958 Marilynn Hofstetter
1958-1959 Evelyn Biddle
1959-1960 Mabel Bankhead
1960-1961 Ann Ricker
1961-1962 Mary Ellen Kimbel Coffin
1962-1963 Elsa Duncan
1963-1964 Mildred De Voss
1964-1965 Martha Hittinger
1965-1966 Viola MacMurray
1966-1967 Patricia Hofstetter
1967-1968 Velma Marsh
1968-1969 Edna (Carolyn) Nail
1969-1970 Nell Jones-Margaret Copeland
1970-1971 Margaret Copeland
1971-1972 Julie Hockett
1972-1973 Marge McGrew
1973-1974 Gladys Clem
1974-1975 Orlene White
1975-1976 Carol Smith
1976-1977 May Ann Hanstrom Murray
1977-1978 Dorothy Gibson
1978-1979 Roberta Green
1979-1980 Eugenia Papageorge
1980-1981 Hazel Marie Farris
1981-1982 Eugenia Papageorge
1982-1983 Louise Martin
1983-1984 Lois Neece
1984-1985 Janice Patronite
1985-1986 Bonnie Myers
1986-1987 Barbara Stone
1987-1988 Ellen Salter
1988-1989 Kathy Warren
1989-1990 Susie Harvey
1990-1991 Rosalie Dannenbaum
1991-1992 Margaret Bernal
1992-1993 Carolyn Theisen
1993-1994 Elizabeth Camp
1994-1995 Rhonda Kaley
1995-1996 Pat Hakimian
1996-1997 Cathy Behnke
1997-1998 Jan Mericle
1998-1999 Marina Anaya
1999-2000 Mary Ann Gilbert
2000-2001 Margaret Donnellan-Todd
2001-2002 Jane Dicus
2002-2003 Bonnie Watje
2003-2004 Robin De La Pena
2004-2005 Rebecca Eberle-Romberger
2005-2006 Diane Liberti
2006-2007 Kathy Mischo
2007-2008 Judy McAlister
2008-2009 Melanie Bickley
2009-2010 Nancy Meschuk
2010-2011 Mary Rawalt
2011-2012 Dr. Wendy Kreider
2012-2013 Katherine L. Dowling
2013-2014 Petra Schmischke
2014-2015 Teresa Molina
2015-2016 Mary L. Venegas
2016-2017 Dr. Caren Grisham

Soroptimist International of Whittier

Soroptimist is a global women’s organization whose members volunteer to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment. More than 80,000 Soroptimists in over 120 countries and territories support community-based and global projects benefiting women and girls.