Past State Presidents

CFBPW is proud of our past leaders who have so successfully taken the helm of our organization and guided us through the years. We are grateful for their service.

CALIFORNIA STATE FEDERATION

NAME/ CLUB/ TERM

* Jane C. Humphreys BPW of Los Angeles 1920-21
* Susan T. Smith Sacramento 1921-23
* Augusta L. Fraser San Diego 1923-24
* Zoe Clements San Francisco 1924-26
* Margaret Yale Burbank 1926-27
* Mary Margaret Brayton San Francisco 1927-28
* Ada Margaret Brayton Pasadena 1928-29
* Ida Reed San Francisco 1929-31
* Monte Bedwell Bakersfield 1931-32
* Winifred Frye Santa Barbara 1932

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE
NAME/ CLUB/ TERM

* Dr. Lillian Shields Oakland 1927-28
* Annie Woodall Berkeley 1928-30
* Dr. Florence Mae Morse National of Los Angeles 1930-32
* Maude Empey San Jose May 1932-Jan 1, 1933
* Winifred Frye Santa Barbara 1933-34

CALIFORNIA FEDERATION B.P.W.C.
NAME/ CLUB/ TERM

* Maude Empey San Jose 1934-35
* Carolyn Weber San Francisco 1935-37
* F. Louise Jolly Paradise 1937-38
* Anne F. Leidendecker National of Los Angeles 1938-39
* Dana M. Newton Ontario 1939-40
* Florence Stahl San Jose 1940-41
* Margaret K. Holcomb Glendale 1941-42
* Eleanor C. Parkin Redding 1942-43
* Francis Marie Brey Porterville 1943-44
* Dorothy Decker Santa Ana 1944-45
* Ethel M. Johnstone San Francisco 1945-46
* Lily O. Hawkinson National of Los Angeles 1946-47
* Laura Lorraine Sebastopol 1947-48
* Lela Swasey Santa Cruz 1948-49
* Leicester Fulwider Velada of Hollywood 1949-50
* Dorothy M. Donahoe Bakersfield 1950-51
* Dr. Dorothy Patterson Sacramento 1951-52
* Ivy A. Grace Hollywood 1952-53
* Kathryn A. Maloney San Francisco 1953-54
Helen Maddex Pacifica of San Francisco 1954-55
* Gladys Anne Sheerin Visalia 1955-56
* Evelyn E. Whitlow National of Los Angeles 1956-57
* LaDocia Ellis Chico 1957-58
*Dorothy Ford Miracle Mile of Los Angeles 1958-59
* Elizabeth Chapman McKnight Stockton 1959-60
* Zella Stone Upland 1960-61
* Lily M. Budde San Francisco 1961-62
* Cravens Douglass Hansen El Segundo 1962-63
* Ruth Church Gupta Pacifica of San Francisco 1963-64
* Dr. Muriel B. Duncan Velada of Hollywood 1964-65
Cleo Elliott East Oakland 1965-66
* Julia K. Arri Pomona 1966-67
*Zoe Matthews Oakland 1967-68
* Jo Wheeler Griffith Park of Los Angeles 1968-69
* Velva Reagan Visalia 1969-70
* Marion Burbridge Tarzana 1970-71
Los McLain Pacifica of San Francisco 1971-72
Virginia Hagenlocher Hermosa/Manhattan 1972-73
* Frances Jamieson San Francisco 1973-74
* Marilyn DeRose Fullerton 1974-75
* Betty J. Eagon Pomona 1975-76
* Marjorie O. Maunder North Bay 1976-77
*Barbara Sampson Mountain View 1977-78
Edna Cornaggia Baldwin Park 1978-79
Bridget Byers Ven Del Mar 1979-80
* Orval Winters Uptown San Bernadino 1980-81
* Margaret Gordon San Diego 1981-82
* Marian Ash Fair Oaks 1982-83
*Mary Stevens Van Nuys 1983-84
*Annette M. Suth Mountain View 1984-85
Geneva Philpot Visalia 1985-86
JoAnn Ritko Pozzi Petaluma 1986-87
*Joyce C. Morrissey Wilshire 1987-88
Ronde M. Winkler Whittier 1988-89
Bessie Hironimus Oroville 1989-90
Trudy Waldroop Chico 1990-91
Margo Kowalski West Sonoma County 1991-92
* Veda Seth Manzano Rio Honda Area 1992-93
Anne Johnson-Curtis Victor Valley 1993-94
Adrienne Edmondson North Orange County 1994-95
Dolores “Dee” Eldridge Northern Mines 1995-96
Carolyn Trout Blundell Burbank 1996-97
Lois A. Close Ontario 1997-98
Jacqueline “Jackie” Melvin Greater San Fernando Valley 1998-99
Laurie Anderson Buena Center 1999-2000
Barbara J. Davis Fresno 2000-01
Linda J. Lucas Red Bluff 2001-02
Manjul Batra Berkeley 2002-03
* Lila Hines El Monte 2003-05
Connie Stahl Santa Barbara 2005-07
* Kathryn Hopkins Downtown Capital 2007-08
Trudy Waldroop Chico 2008-09
Janet Ramsey Merced 2009-10
Lesa Rasmussen Merced 2010-11
Sandra Thompson Burbank 2011-13
Linda Wilson East Los Angeles-Montebello 2013-15
Pat Long, Red Bluff 2015-16
Michelle Husby, Berkeley, 2016-17

* Deceased