Quick Facts

Quick Facts – August 2023

AAUW Washington Online Branch


Elected Officers and Executive Committee, 2-year terms (begin July 1); The President is elected in even years and the Vice Presidents in odd years.

President                                                                            Kelvie Comer  2022-2024

Vice President/Secretary                                                  Mardy Stevens  2023-2025

Vice President/Finance and Membership                      Florence Vining 2023-2025

Officers Appointed by the Executive Committee:

Program Chair                                Melissa Johnsen

Communications Chair             Mary Letterman

Advocacy/Public Policy Chair     Dorothy McBride

Tech Trek                                   Pam McBain

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion     Yvonne Berliner

Fundraising                              Ellen Imsland

The Board of Directors consists of 9 members – the elected and appointed officers.


Board meets in person or electronically at least 4 times per year.  Approves budget, sets dues, fills vacancies in VP positions for partial term.

Quorum:  Majority (5)

Executive Committee:  Acts on behalf of the branch between board meetings.  Appoints appointed officers, ratifies committee chair appointments of president.

Quorum:  Majority (2)

Membership:  Two meetings per year in person or electronically.  Annual meeting between Jan 1 and May 1.  Vote for elected officers in even years.  Two-thirds vote required to approve non-mandatory bylaws changes.

Quorum:  20% of membership (would be 4 if we have a membership of 16-20)


Tax Identification Number (EIN):  36-4626575

Checking Account at Umpqua Bank

Branch ID from Association:  WA9067-Washington Online Branch (approved Feb. 2008)

Website: wa-online@aauw.net

Member page password WA9067

Facebook Page:  AAUW Washington Online Branch – NOT restricted to paid members -113 likes.


The AAUW dues year runs annually from date of joining; it  includes National ($72 ), State ($10) and Branch ($20) for a total of $102 for the year (2023-24) .  In April, The Finance VP or National AAUW will send a notice for dues renewal.  Just follow the directions. For those whose primary membership is with another branch, dues for this branch are $20.  Student Affiliates pay $2 for branch affiliation, plus fees for state and national.  Student “E-Affiliates” are not required to pay state or national dues as long as they are undergraduates at a partner institution.