Who We Are
Our Values: Faith, Compassionate Caring, Collaboration
2023-2024 International Board
President: Sandy Pace, Virginia
Vice President: Cathy Duncan, New York
Secretary: Bernadette V. Hudnell, Mississippi
Treasurer: Bruce McLelland, Ontario
Around the World Director: Linda Hilmer, Indiana
Branch President Representative: Linda Hilmer, Indiana
Chautauqua Housing Director: Christine Dawson, Ontario
Chautauqua Properties Director: John Hilmer, Indiana
Communications Director: Michael Salfi, Ontario
Health Careers Scholarship Director: Lori Frank, Member at Large (Officer – potential future Board Member)
Learn and Discern Internship Director: Bruce McLelland, Ontario
Native American Scholarship Director: Louise Maynor, North Carolina (Board Member 2023 – 2024)
Student Ministry Director: Heather Pilkey, Ontario (Officer – potential future Board Member)
Past International President: Susan Kildow, Ohio
Parliamentarian: Phoebe McLelland, Ontario
Historian: Norma Stack, Missouri
*Note: All Board members, officers, and staff sign a Conflict of Interest certification form annually.
- At the International level, our membership totals around 2,500 members from North America. Our international headquarters are located in western New York at the Chautauqua Institution on Lake Chautauqua. firstname.lastname@example.org
- If there are at least 50 members located in one state or province, the group is organized as a Branch.
- At the local level, a Circle is formed with a group of three or more members.
We embody God’s love transforming lives of all kinds of people of all age and circumstance.
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