Chapter Advisory Board

The Chapter Advisory Board (CAB) is comprised of the Executive Board (the elected officers) and the Appointed Positions (committee chairs appointed by the President and approved by the Executive Board).  Elected and appointed CAB positions are held for the business year which starts in January.   Neighborhood Group Leaders are non-voting members of the CAB.  The StandingRulesSPS_1_7_19 (PDF document) provides further information about the roles of CAB members.

Under the SPS Chapter Standing Rules, only members in the following elected and appointed positions on the CAB can make or second motions or vote on motions before the CAB.

Executive Board Members

  • Marilyn Lawler, President
  • Ellen Daly, 1st VP – Program/Events Chair
  • Doreen  Rabe, 2nd VP – Membership Chair
  • Nadeen Ward, Secretary
  • Lucine Lane, Treasurer

Appointed Board Members:

  • Utahna Slater, Southern Neighborhood Group Coordinator
  • Michele Howe, Northern Neighborhood Group Coordinator
  • Aletha Gilbreth, Sunshine/Historian
  • Barbara O’Neill/Aletha Gilbreth, Community Service Liaison
  • Joanne Schoner, Retail Liaison
  • Kate Freeburg, Newsletter Editor
  • Ellen Daly, Communications
  • Kelli Wise, Webstitcher
  • Executive CAB, Annual Meeting 2019 Organizers
  • Melanie Ransom, Style Show 2019 Coordinator
  • Nancy Loiselle, Spring Fling Coordinator

Each issue of the Chapter newsletter “Forever in Stitches” has a full list of all CAB members.

The CAB meets every other month and all meetings are open to the general membership.  However, only Executive Board and appointed CAB members have voting rights at CAB meetings.  The  meetings are on the 2nd Sunday after the month the newsletter is published except in May (which is Mother’s Day) The meetings are held at the

Pierce County Fire Station #69
17210 – 110th Ave East, Puyallup

from  1:30 to 3:30 p.m.