Executive Committee



Jo-Ann Clear, President

Karen Smith, First Vice President

, Second Vice President

Darlene Lee, Third Vice President

Vacant, Recording Secretary

Vacant, Corresponding Secretary

RoseMary Shaw, Treasurer

Ann Salpeter Schockett, Immediate Past President


Nancy Nugent, Esq., Parliamentarian


Karen Chestnut-Sayers, Bylaws Committee Chair

Loraine Kokotos, Calendar Chair

Grace Colucci, Campaign Committee Chair

Marge Bridson, Credentials Committee Chair

RoseMary Shaw, Finance Committee Chair

Edna Smith, Information Technology Committee Chair

Karen Smith, Judicial District Coordinator

Pamela Murray-Wojtowicz
Sharon Exley
RoseMary Shaw
Lori Patricola
Fran Brechter
Barbara Ellman
Scherie Murray
Sharon Pratt
Jeannie Collini, Judicial District Directors

Belinda Lindros, Leadership Committee Chair

Kaye Surman, Legislation Committee Chair

Freida von Schiller, Membership Chair

Inez Palladino, Millennium 2000 Committee Chair

Jill Jackson, National and State Awards Committee Chair

Sarah Helene Baiano, Online Media Chair

Rosemary Serra, NYSFRW Political Action Committee Chair

Mary Reilly, Past Presidents Advisory Committee Chair

Jo-Ann Clear, Program Committee Chair

Edna Smith, Public Relations Committee Chair

Lydia Biskup, Resolutions Committee Chair

Joann Adams, Esq., Rules Committee Chair

Darlene Lee, Ways and Means Committee Chair


Nicole Russo Weingartner, Liaison to the NYSYRs

Heather Piedmont,  Representative to the NYSGOP


Joan Braunstein, Caring for America Chair

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