Virginia Branches and Leaders

Virginia has 24 branches located around the state.  Each offers opportunities for local advocacy.  Each is unique in their priorities, programs, and other activities.  Below is a list of Virginia branches and presidents. To get to know a branch, visit a branch program in person, read the branch newsletter, or peruse its website.  Follow Branches at Facebook or Twitter.

  • Click the branch name below to go to the branch website or page. Find out about programs and activities.  At each branch website you will find contact information for that branch.
  • Click here to read branch newsletters.  Read to learn about programs and activities. 
  • Click the branch Facebook or Twitter links below to go to the branch Facebook or Twitter pages.

Alexandria
Sylvia Linke
Diane Schrier
Alexandria Branch Facebook
Newport News
Marilyn Riddle
 Arlington
Karen Darner
Theresa Bratt
Norfolk
Wilma Robinson
Portsmouth
Phyllis Shannan
AAUW Portsmouth VA Facebook
Fairfax City
Dianne Blais

Reston-Herndon Area
Cyndi Shanahan
Judith Polizzotti

AAUW Reston-Herndon Area Facebook

Falls Church Area
Elizabeth Kessell   Sharon Zackula
Roanoke Valley
Cacky Wright
AAUW Roanoke Valley Branch Facebook
Greater Manassas
Hannah Senft
Smith Mountain
Betsy DeWeese
Greater Richmond
Laura Wimmer
Greater Richmond (VA) Facebook
Greater Richmond Twitter
Springfield-Annandale
Nancy Miller
Cathleen Boivin
AAUW Springfield-Annandale Facebook
Hampton
Joan Jenkins
Suffolk
Denise Murden
Harrisonburg
Laura Zarrugh
AAUW Harrisonburg Facebook
Vienna Area
Laurie Cole
Lynchburg
Elizabeth Lipscomb
Katherine Quale
Virginia Beach
Jeanette Olson
AAUW Virginia Beach Branch Facebook
McLean Area
Susan Christie
Naz Basit
Winchester
Mary Froehlich
Patricia Kadel                                                                                                                                                                Winchester Branch Facebook
Mt. Vernon
Patsy Quick
AAUW-Mt. Vernon (VA) Branch Facebook
Woodbridge
Irene Cromer
Colleen Hauser
Wytheville
Maureen Baxter
Alma Watson